Errare humanum est - To err is human | Errare humanum est is the beginning of a longer Latin saying: Errare humanum est, sed in errore perseverare diabolicum. | About this Latin proverb: What is the meaning? The author? History? What about language and grammar? |

San Jeronimo


The saying often is falsely attributed to   the stoic philosopher Seneca, to his   “Epistulae Morales” letter 57.12 …

But letter 57 ends with 57.9! 

Errare humanum est!


left side: Jerome


right side: Seneca

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