Leonardo da Vinci quote about mind from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci - Small rooms or dwellings discipline the mind, large ones weaken it.
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Small rooms or dwellings discipline the mind, large ones weaken it.
 Leonardo da Vinci, The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci (1478 – 1519). copy citation

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Author Leonardo da Vinci
Source The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci
Topic mind comfort discipline
Date 1478 – 1519
Language English
Reference
Note Translated by Jean Paul Richter in 1888
Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/5000/pg5000-images.html

Context

“And these appear on such walls confusedly, like the sound of bells in whose jangle you may find any name or word you choose to imagine.
II. THE ARTIST'S STUDIO.—INSTRUMENTS AND HELPS FOR THE APPLICATION OF PERSPECTIVE.—ON JUDGING OF A PICTURE.
On the size of the studio. 509. Small rooms or dwellings discipline the mind, large ones weaken it. On the construction of windows (510-512). 510. The larger the wall the less the light will be. 511. The different kinds of light afforded in cellars by various forms of windows. The least useful and the coldest is the window at a.” source

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