Quotation Explorer - 'Italy'

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. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love; they had five hundred years of democracy and peace and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock. - Orson Welles
We are all pilgrims who seek Italy. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
My heart is aching for the people of Nice, Italy. I am so sad that I have no words to express my frustration. - Debasish Mridha
When life gives you twists and turns, Chique Yourself Up in Italy! - Barbara Conelli
Traveling is the ruin of all happiness! There's no looking at a building after seeing Italy.
Italy and London are the only places where I don't feel to exist on sufferance. - E.M. Forster
Despite her unrepentant aversion to Italian food, which her husband put down to her nation's historic distrust of Italy, she suddenly declared: "All I want in life is to be able to get a take-away pizza! - Julia Stuart
People go to church for the same reasons they go to a tavern: to stupefy themselves, to forget their misery, to imagine themselves, for a few minutes anyway, free and happy.-- Circular Letter to My Friends in Italy - Mikhail Bakunin
Don Bradman will bat no more against England, and two contrary feelings dispute within us: relief, that our bowlers will no longer be oppressed by this phenomenon; regret, that a miracle has been removed from among us. So must ancient Italy have felt when she heard of the death of Hannibal. - R.C. Robertson-Glasgow
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