Supreme happiness will be the greatest cause of misery, and the perfection of wisdom the occasion of folly.
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.
If the painter wishes to see beauties that charm him, it lies in his power to create them, and if he wishes to see monstrosities that are frightful, ridiculous, or truly pitiable, he is lord and God thereof.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
The mind that engages in subjects of too great variety becomes confused and weakened.
Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.