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How to Procrastinate Like Leonardo da Vinci

February 20, 2009 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

"Dimmi, dimmi se mai fu fatta cosa alcuna." ("Tell me, tell me if anything ever got done.")

 — Attributed to Leonardo

On his deathbed, they say, Leonardo da Vinci regretted that he had left so much unfinished.

Leonardo had so many ideas; he was so...

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