He was born out of wedlock so had no right to education. He was
considered an outcast and society looked down on him. Yet he managed to ignore
them all – all those eyes who stared with loathing when he walked by, as if he
had stolen something from them, as if they had become lesser people because of
He was curious of the world. Of how everything was
structured to make things work so seamlessly. He was astonished by the way
birds used their wings to fly or how water was present almost everywhere. He had
a mind that was constantly alert. His thoughts would keep him awake at night
and without food, for he was too busy thinking about how he could make
improvements in an already magnificently built world. He wanted humans to go
further. But they had to want that too.
He was a scientist, an inventor, a sculptor, an artist, a
musician, a thinker. He was a genius. One who comprehended the need to go out
and do things to achieve something. One the world acknowledged too late in
He was the one who proved the world was a better place
because of him. But people couldn’t see it.
His name was Leonardo.
“There are three
classes of people: those who see, those who see when they are shown, those who
do not see”
“Learning is the only
thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets”
– Leonardo Da Vinci