Inspiration by Leonardo da Vinci

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As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
- Leonardo da Vinci

It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

An average human looks without seeing, listens without hearing, touches without feeling, eats without tasting, moves without physical awareness, inhales without awareness of odour or fragrance, and talks without thinking.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will then be powerless to vex your mind.
- Leonardo da Vinci

He who does not oppose evil......commands it to be done.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Details make perfection, and perfection is not a detail.
- Leonardo da Vinci

It is an acknowledged fact that we perceive errors in the work of others more readily than in our own.
- Leonardo da Vinci