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Thought for the Day – Friday, October 18th, 2013


Shaw, George Bernard. Maxims for Revolutionists. 1903. #124
SEE: http://books.google.com/books?id=KS9HAAAAYAAJ
BACKGROUND IMAGE: Created using .abr brushes (GIMP & Photoshop) on October 17, 2013. Brushes “Leonardo Da Vinci Brushes 1.0” and “Leonardo Da Vinci Brushes 2.0” created by DeviantArt User “Squalo”.
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SEE: http://squalo.deviantart.com/art/Leonardo-Da-Vinci-Brushes-2-0-11140029
AUTHOR IMAGE: George Bernard Shaw. 1936. Accessed on October 12, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:George_Bernard_Shaw_1936.jpg
SEE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Bernard_Shaw
SEE: http://www.shawsociety.org.uk/
SEE: http://chuma.cas.usf.edu/~dietrich/shawsociety.html
QUOTE FONT: Queen & Country, http://www.dafont.com/queen-country.font
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Thought for the Day – Monday, October 14th, 2013


“Inpedimento no mi piega;
ogni ipedimeto è distrutto dal rigore;
No si uolta chi a stella è fisso.”
Da Vinci, Leonardo. The Writings of Leonardo Da Vinci, 1478-1519. Google E-Book. 2010
Footnote 682
SEE (English & Italian): http://books.google.com/books?id=lFXyZLM1XxYC
SEE (English & Italian): http://books.google.com/books?id=M_MVAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA356
BACKGROUND IMAGE: Climbing the Dent du Chatelet, NW Face. Wainer. Feb 1, 2013. Accessed on October 13, 2013. http://www.camptocamp.org/images/392719/fr/climbing-the-dent-du-chatelet-nw-face
SEE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bornes_Massif
AUTHOR IMAGE: Leonardo da Vinci. Raffaello Sanzio Morghen. Engraving from portrait. Ufizi. 18th Century. Accessed on October 13th, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:LEONARDO.JPG
SEE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonardo_da_vinci
QUOTE FONT: P22 Da Vinci Forward, http://fonts.by/en/pages/podrobno.php?table=handwritten&id=232
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Thought for the Day – May 27th


“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/
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”