"Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Leonardo da Vinci on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Leonardo da Vinci on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Leonardo da Vinci on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Leonardo da Vinci on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Leonardo da Vinci on Oscar Wilde
"Art is never finished, only abandoned."
"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."
"Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it."