Horrible Histories Presents: Leonardo Da Vinci
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Known as the "Renaissance Man", Leonardo Da Vinci was the quintessential embodiment of Renaissance ideals. Although primarily renowned as a painter, he was actually a polymath, accomplished in multiple realms of study. See Da Vinci as characterized by the hit BBC children's television show Horrible Histories.
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Quotes from Leonardo da Vinci, the original Renaissance Man Learning never exhausts the mind. Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is the doing something else. It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things. Art is never finished, only abandoned.
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