- Johnny Litton (The Philippine Star) - November 4, 2018 - 12:00am "Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing." Lucius Annaeus Seneca The always thoughtful Aficionado Perfumes and Personal Care president and CEO Joel Cruz recently hosted and organized an elegant Filipiniana-themed party in honor of his lovely and inspiring mother, Milagros Cruz, at the Grand Ballroom of the elegant Rizal Park Hotel in Ermita, Manila.
Brodsky's theme here is based, most likely, on the works of Seneca (Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Seneca the Younger), who was a countryman of Martial and patronized the poet in the first years of living in Rome:
First-century philosopher Lucius Annaeus Seneca wrote, "All art is but imitation of nature." The beauty and awe of the natural world is a source of inspiration for every type of art form throughout human history.