10 Memorable Leonardo da Vinci Quotes

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  1. 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.
  2. Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.
  3. The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things. –
  4. Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.
  5. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
  6. The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art.
  7. He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows  where he may cast.
  8. Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.  —
  9. I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.  —
  10. All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.

 

Some Of My Favorite Quotes

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“Do what you can, where you are, with what you have.”
–Teddy Roosevelt

“It’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”
–Abraham Lincoln

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.”
–Mark Twain

“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.”
–Henry Ford

“There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.”
–Roger Staubach

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
–Eleanor Roosevelt

“There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.”
–Aristotle

“Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.”
–The Dalai Lama

“Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.”
–Vince Lombardi

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”
–Chinese Proverb

“I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'”
–Muhammad Ali

“Life is 10 percent what happens to me and 90 percent of how I react to it.
–Charles Swindoll

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”
–George Eliot

“Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.”
–Babe Ruth

“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.”
–Albert Einstein

“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.”
–Stephen Covey

“The secret to success is constancy of purpose.”
–Benjamin Disraeli

“If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.”
–Booker T. Washington

“One man with courage makes a majority.”
–Andrew Jackson

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”
–Dr. Forrest C. Shaklee

“Champions keep playing until they get it right.”
–Billie Jean King

“It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves, that will make them successful human beings.”
–Ann Landers