February 20, 2009
How to Procrastinate Like Leonardo da Vinci
"Dimmi, dimmi se mai fu fatta cosa alcuna." ("Tell me, tell me if anything ever got done.")
On his deathbed, they say, Leonardo da Vinci regretted that he had left so much unfinished.
Leonardo had so many ideas; he was so ahead of his time. His notebooks were crammed with inventions: new kinds of clocks, a double-hulled ship, flying machines, military tanks, an odometer, the parachute, and a machine gun, to