Leonardo da Vinci Quotes

Why should I know Leonardo da Vinci?

Leonardo da Vinci was a true Renaissance Man. As a homo universalis he painted the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper while inventing helicopters and other fancy scientific stuff. He lent his name to one of the turtles and to actor Leonardo DiCaprio.

Born April 15, 1452
Died May 02, 1519

Books by Leonardo da Vinci


Best 11 Quotes by Leonardo da Vinci

“God sells us all things at the price of labor.”

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

“It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.”

Leonardo da Vinci

“Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets.”

Leonardo da Vinci

“Truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness.”

Leonardo da Vinci

“Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?”

Leonardo da Vinci

“As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.”

Leonardo da Vinci

“Experience will be my mistress.”

Leonardo da Vinci

“He who wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year.”

Leonardo da Vinci

“People of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.”

Leonardo da Vinci

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”

Leonardo da Vinci