Leonardo da Vinci Quote

Men born in hot countries love the night because it refreshes them and have a horror of light because it burns them; and therefore they are of the colour of night, that is black. And in cold countries it is just the contrary.


The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci (Richter, 1888) - XVII Topographical Notes

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Men born in hot countries love the night because it refreshes them and have a horror of light because it burns them; and therefore they are of the...

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Men born in hot countries love the night because it refreshes them and have a horror of light because it burns them; and therefore they are of the...

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Men born in hot countries love the night because it refreshes them and have a horror of light because it burns them; and therefore they are of the...

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Men born in hot countries love the night because it refreshes them and have a horror of light because it burns them; and therefore they are of the...