The Da Vinci Quotes

* Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity, and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.
* The color of the object illuminated partakes of the color of that which illuminates it.
* He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
* A good painter has two main objects to paint, man and the intention of his soul. The former is easy, the latter hard as he has to represent it by the attitude and movement of the limbs.
* Where the spirit does not work with the hand there is no art.
* One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
* Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master.

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