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Leonardo da Vinci

“All knowledge which ends in words will die as quickly as it came to life, with the exception of the written word: which is its mechanical part.” Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci

“Just as food eaten without appetite is a tedious nourishment, so does study without zeal damage the memory by not assimilating what it absorbs.” Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci

“There are four powers: memory and intellect, desire and covetousness. The two first are mental and the others sensual. The three senses sight, hearing, and smell cannot well be prevented; touch and taste not at all.” Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci

“Although nature commences with reason and ends in experience, it is necessary for us to do the opposite, that is to commence with experience and from this to proceed to investigate the reason.” Leonardo da Vinci