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27 Quotes that will make you want to go to Italy

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Here are 27 quotes that may make you consider Italy for a holiday.

Quotes about Italy
(photo by: Rick Cooper)

1. Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy – Bertrand Russell

2. A man who has not been in Italy, is always conscious of an inferiority – Samuel Johnson

3. Italy has changed. But Rome is Rome – Robert De Niro

4. Bologna with its medieval beauty, it has it all – Mario Bataliif

5. I like the idea of keeling over in my tomato vines in Sardinia or northern Italy – Anthony Bourdain

6. Italy, there are so many significant architectural structures in history such as the Pantheon in Rome, or the Duomo – Tadao Ando

7. I don’t drink tea in Italy – Christian Louboutin

8. If countries were people, England and France would be old men. Italy would be dead – will.i.am

9. No matter where I’ve been overseas, the food stinks, except in Italy – Carmen Electra

10. In Italy they take cheap cloth and make it look expensive, but I take expensive cloth and make it look cheap – Vivienne Westwood

11. Stroll into work at 10. Lunch from 12 till three. Leave work at five. That’s living! – John Lydon

12. The Creator made Italy from designs by Michaelangelo – Mark Twain

13. You may have the universe if I may have Italy – Giuseppe Verdi

14. Even now I miss Italy dearly, I dream about it every night – Eila Hiltunen

15. Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go – Truman Capote

16. Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life – Anna Akhmatova

17. It is the city of mirrors, the city of mirages, at once solid and liquid, at once air and stone – Erica Jong

18. Methinks I will not die quite happy without having seen something of that Rome – Sir Walter Scott

19. In Italy, the concept of the family is very important – Monica Bellucci

20.  Thou Paradise of exiles, Italy! – Percy Bysshe Shelley

21. White phantom city, whose untrodden streets are rivers, and whose pavements are the shifting Shadows of the palaces and strips of sky – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, “Venice”

22. For us to go to Italy and to penetrate into Italy is like a most fascinating act of self-discovery – D.H. Lawrence

23. Open my heart and you will see Graved inside of it, Italy – Robert Browning

24. In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance – Orson Welles

25. I love the language, it sounds as if it should be writ on satin with syllables which breathe of the sweet South – George Gordon Noel Byron

26. Italy is a geographical expression – Prince Clemens Lothar Wenzel Metternich

27. English artists are usually entirely ruined by residence in Italy – John Ruski

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