Thought for the Day – May 27th

05-27

“Si come il ferro s’arrugginisce sanza esercizio, e l’acqua si putrefà o nel freddo s’addiaccia, così lo ‘ngegno sanza esercizio si guasta.”
da Vinci, Leonardo. The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci. (15th & 16th Century), Vol II
SEE (English): http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/5000/pg5000.html
SEE (English): http://www.sacred-texts.com/aor/dv/index.htm
SEE (Italian): http://it.wikisource.org/wiki/Aforismi,_novelle_e_profezie
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonardo_da_Vinci
WEB PRESENCE: http://www.drawingsofleonardo.org/
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NOTE: Full description – “Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, & writer whose genius, perhaps more than that of any other figure, epitomized the Renaissance humanist ideal”

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