"Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Leonardo da Vinci on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Leonardo da Vinci on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Leonardo da Vinci on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Leonardo da Vinci on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Leonardo da Vinci on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Art is never finished, only abandoned."
"Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art."
"The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art."
"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."
"He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind."