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The author of the following quotes: Leonardo da Vinci

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Dominion over yourself
You will never have a greater or lesser dominion than that over yourself...the height of a man's success is gauged by his self-mastery; the depth of his failure by his self-abandonment. ...And this law is the expression of eternal justice. He who cannot establish dominion over himself will have no dominion over others.
Leonardo da Vinci | discipline

Dreams and imagination
Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?
Leonardo da Vinci | dreams

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

Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation... even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.
Leonardo da Vinci | motivational

Learning and the mind
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Leonardo da Vinci | education

Learning how to live
While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.
Leonardo da Vinci | life

Life is pretty simple
Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is the doing something else.
Leonardo da Vinci | life

Never finished
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Leonardo da Vinci | art

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

Present time
In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.
Leonardo da Vinci | time

Spirit working
Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art.
Leonardo da Vinci | art

They happened to things
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 | motivational

Those who can smile in trouble
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
Leonardo da Vinci | strength

Well spent
Life well spent is long.
Leonardo da Vinci | life

Where you will long to return
For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.
Leonardo da Vinci | travel

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