A painter should begin every canvas with...
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
– Leonardo da Vinci (12)
- It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end. – Leonardo da Vinci
- Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets. – Leonardo...
- Art is never finished, only abandoned. – Leonardo da Vinci
- Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence. – Leonardo da Vinci
- Our lives were made with the death of others. – Leonardo Da Vinci
- Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. – Leonardo Da Vinci
- The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding. – Leonardo da Vinci