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Leonardo da Vinci
(1452-1519) born on
Apr 15
Italian painter, sculptor, architect, engineer. He was a "renaissance man" best remembered for his paintings, "Mona Lisa," 1503; "The Last Supper," 1498.
         
   
F
All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.

R
Just as iron rusts from disuse, even so does inaction spoil the intellect.
A
Human subtlety . . . will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature because in her inventions nothing is lacking, and nothing is superfluous.
N
Time stays long enough for those who use it.
K
Obstacles cannot crush me; every obstacle yields to stern resolve.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
R: In "Readers' Digest."
A: In "Shorter Bartlett's Familiar Quotations," by John Bartlett, 1937, 1980, 1992.
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
   


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