"To be able to endure odium is the first art to be learned by those who aspire to power."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Lucius Annaeus Seneca on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Lucius Annaeus Seneca on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Lucius Annaeus Seneca on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Lucius Annaeus Seneca on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Lucius Annaeus Seneca on Oscar Wilde
"Believe me, that was a happy age, before the days of architects, before the days of builders."
"Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it."
"The deferring of anger is the best antidote to anger."
"Anger: an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured."
"The greatest remedy for anger is delay."