Quotations by Leon Battista Alberti
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Born: Tuesday, February 14, 1404
Died: Thursday, April 25, 1472 (68 years old)
A man can do all things if he but wills them.
Beauty: the adjustment of all parts proportionately so that one cannot add or subtract or change without impairing the harmony of the whole.
(Keywords: Change, Harmony)
Men can do all things if they will.
(Keywords: Men, Will)
We must always take from nature what we paint and always choose the most beautiful things.
When I investigate and when I discover that the forces of the heavens and the planets are within ourselves, then truly I seem to be living among the gods.
(Keywords: Gods, Living)