Det. Danny Fisher: I'm training the world's most dominant pug. He's going through a bulking phase.
Truly man is the king of beasts, for his brutality exceeds them. We live by the death of others. We are burial places.
I would venture to affirm that a man cannot attain excellence if he satisfy the ignorant and not those of his own craft, and if he be not 'singular' or 'distant,' or whatever you like to call him.
Many have made a trade of delusions and false miracles, deceiving the stupid multitudes.
Sculptured figures which appear in motion, will, in their standing position, actually look as if they were falling forward.
Mechanics is the paradise of the mathematical sciences because by means of it one comes to the fruits of mathematics.
We are deceived by promises and time disappoints us...
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality. Leonardo da V
I have found that, in the composition of the human body as compared with the bodies of animals, the organs of sense are duller and coarser. Thus, it is composed of less ingenious instruments, and of spaces less capacious for receiving the faculties of sense.
Those who become enamoured of the art, without having previously applied to the diligent study of the scientific part of it, may be compared to mariners who put to the sea in a ship without rudder or compass and therefore cannot be certain of arriving at the wished for port.
Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will then be powerless to vex your mind.
Nature appears to have been the cruel stepmother rather than the mother of many animals.
An artist who lacks the power of self-criticism accomplishes but little. It is good if your work stands higher than your own opinion of it; bad if it is on the same level. But it is a great disaster if your work stands lower than your judgment of it.
My body will not be a tomb for other creatures.
True and great love springs out of great knowledge, and where you know little you can love but little or not at all.
Perspective is nothing more than a rational demonstration applied to the consideration of how objects in front of the eye transmit their image to it, by means of a pyramid of lines. The Pyramid is the name I apply to the lines which, starting from the surface and edges of each object, converge from
Life, when is spent well, is long.
Whoever despises the high wisdom of mathematics nourishes himself on delusion and will never still the sophistic sciences whose only product is an eternal uproar.
I have offended God and mankind because my work didn't reach the quality it should have.
He who walks straight rarely falls.
O admirable necessity! O powerful action! What mind can penetrate your nature? What language can express this marvel? None, to be sure. This is where human discourse turns toward the contemplation of the divine.