Lucius Annaeus Seneca Quotes on art

No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be subdued by discipline... view

By: Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Whatever one of us blames in another, each one will find in his own heart... view

By: Lucius Annaeus Seneca

To be able to endure odium is the first art to be learned by those who aspire to power... view

By: Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The heart is great which shows moderation in the midst of prosperity... view

By: Lucius Annaeus Seneca

A large part of mankind is angry not with the sins, but with the sinners... view

By: Lucius Annaeus Seneca

A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party.. view

By: Lucius Annaeus Seneca

A well governed appetite is the greater part of liberty... view

By: Lucius Annaeus Seneca

All art is but imitation of nature... view

By: Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Life is the fire that burns and the sun that gives light. Life is the wind and the rain and the thunder in the sky. Life is matter and is earth, what is and what is not, and what beyond is in Eternity... view

By: Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I will govern my life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one and read the other, for what does it signify to make anything a secret to my neighbor, when to God, who is the searcher of our hearts, all our privacies are open?.. view

By: Lucius Annaeus Seneca

If thou art a man, admire those who attempt great things, even though they fail... view

By: Lucius Annaeus Seneca

L'art de vivre, il faut toute la vie pour l'apprendre ; et ce qui vous surprendra peut-être davantage, toute la vie il faut apprendre à mourir... view

By: Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Nous ne vivons que la moindre partie du temps de notre vie ; car tout le reste de sa durée n'est point de la vie , mais du temps... view

By: Lucius Annaeus Seneca

La plus grande partie de la vie passe à mal faire, une grande partie à ne rien faire, toute la vie à ne pas penser à ce que l'on fait... view

By: Lucius Annaeus Seneca

La méchanceté boit elle-même la plus grande partie de son venin... view

By: Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Le vrai bonheur ne cherche pas à l'extérieur ses éléments : c'est en nous que nous le cultivons ; c'est de lui-même qu'il sort tout entier. On tombe à la merci de la Fortune, dès qu'on cherche au-dehors quelque part de soi... view

By: Lucius Annaeus Seneca

C'est une erreur de vivre selon le mode d'autrui et de faire une chose uniquement parce que d'autres la font. C'est un inestimable bien de s'appartenir à soi-même... view

By: Lucius Annaeus Seneca