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I suppose that Italy must always lie like some lovely sunken island at the bottom of all passionate dreams, from which at the flood it may arise; the air of it is charged with subtle essences of romance. One supposes Italy must be organized for the need of lovers.
I suppose my liking for Italy is partly atavism, my family are of the old Roman stock. They came from the Alps north of Venice.
Italians love sun, sin, and spaghetti.
Oh, I don't know. Italy always seemed an awfully long way to go for fascism and olives." "I rather like olives." "Mother rather liked fascism. We had to burn all the photographs when war was declared." They
...is there anywhere in the world as full of beauty as Italy?
If there is one country and its people that have contributed most to western civilisation's man-made world continuously for the last 2000 years, it must surely be Italy.
Totally contrary to my genetic makeup, contrary to my usual behavior and preferences, contrary to all logic, I fell madly in love with Italy, its people and its chaos.
Goodbye, Earth! So long, you piece of crap, except for Italy.
The Italy of my children will be at head of Europe, economically. Because Italy has all the conditions to be the country of the startups, the country of artisans and quality, and the country of the big companies.
I never really liked Italy. 'Lots of cement' is my long-standing quote.
Un viaggiatore americano ha scritto: "Italy is the land of human nature".
You are a republic of voices tonight. Unfortunately, that republic is Italy.
But Italy is not an intellectual country. On the subway in Tokyo everybody reads. In Italy, they don't. Don't evaluate Italy from the fact that it produced Raphael and Michelangelo.
I like France quite a lot, and I like Italy.
From Roman times to the present, Italy has been a country to fall in love with - a tribute to all that is enduring, crazy, pagan, joyous, melancholy, at once banal and divine, in the human spirit.
Italy in the Seventies seems like a fascinating place.
Italy is only a geographical expression.
Tiles, the best furniture, fabrics, bath fixtures, bronze - just leaf through any design magazine and you immediately understand they're all 'Made in Italy.' We have the premier opera house in the world, La Scala, and behind the Nobel given to CERN is the research of many Italians.
Sassicaia from Tuscany,
Italy's siren call lures us more and more.
The word 'Italy' is a geographical expression, a description which is useful shorthand, but has none of the political significance the efforts of the revolutionary ideologues try to put on it, and which is full of dangers for the very existence of the states which make up the peninsula.
If I spoke Italian, I'd be in Italy in a minute. I love the food, I love the way people live there. I mean, it really is my idea of paradise.
Italy is another Pack's territory. You're a guest; make sure that you are a polite one.
God, I hope he told Heather that.
Italy is now a great country to invest in ... Today we have fewer communists and those who are still there deny having been one. Another reason to invest in Italy is that we have beautiful secretaries ... superb girls.
No matter where I've been overseas, the food stinks, except in Italy.
I love places that have an incredible history. I love the Italian way of life. I love the food. I love the people. I love the attitudes of Italians.
The value of 'Made in Italy' must necessarily be up-to-date. This is the philosophy that Italia Independent has embraced. We decided from the outset to do away with stereotypes and attune ourselves to the extreme pace, to the incessant metamorphoses of the globalized world.
Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy.
I have the Italian flag embroidered onto all my dress-shirt cuffs. I am very proud to be Italian.
Italy has changed. But Rome is Rome.
Were the Inhabitants of Italy charming as their Country, all other Regions would be depopulated I think.
I am a product of my native land, Tuscany, Italy.
I think I went to Italy initially for the art, architecture, food and history, but I stayed there because of the people in Cortona.
Even when it comes to zippers and buttons, Italy reigns supreme. The luxury market is ours, as demonstrated by the voracity with which various foreign conglomerates are buying up the jewels of our manufacturing sector.
American? Indian? I don't know what these words mean. In Italy, it is all about blood, family, where you come from. I'm asked where I am from. I'm from nowhere; I always was, but now I am happy knowing it.
If I go to Germany, I learn something in addition. The German television is very precise and respectable. One has never stress. In Italy it is more dynamic. But I amuse myself madly in both countries.
There is in the DNA of the Italians a bit of madness, which in the overwhelming majority of cases is positive. It is genius. It is talent. It's the masterpieces of art. It's the food, fashion, everything that makes Italy great in the world.
The life in Italy is the life of a wealthy country: consumptions haven't diminished, it's hard to find seats on planes, our restaurants are full of people.
I have never let down Italy, and I never will. I love my country, and I owe a lot to my country, and in that sense, whatever I can and will be able to do for my country, I will do.
Viva Italia! Goodbye to all poor peoples everywhere! ... Pusha da button!
Midnight, and love, and youth, and Italy!
Italy and London are the only places where I don't feel to exist on sufferance.
Milan. What a beautiful place to die.
Maybe the whole of italy is becoming a sort of Sicily.
You give Italy Jesus Christ and you get the Roman Catholic Church.
The name of Italy has magic in its very syllables.
In my father's scheme of things, there were Italians and then there was the rest of the world.
I'm not Italian, I am Neapolitan! It's another thing!
Italy wants peace and quiet, work and calm. I will give these things with love if possible and with force if necessary.
Oh Rome! My country! City of the soul!
I am proud to be Italian because I was born in Italy, I grew up in Italy, I went to school in Italy and I have worked in Italy. I'm Italian.
There is something majestic in the bad taste of Italy.
Playing in Italy was like being in a foreign country.
I love the Italian culture - it's a beautiful culture. I love the language, the Italian people, their music, their attitudes ... I just love it! Sometimes I think I'm an Italian trapped in a Spanish woman's body.
Germany, the diseased world's bathhouse.
I spent most summers in Italy as a child either in Tuscany or at the Amalfi coast.
To penetrate into Italy is like a most fascinating act of self-discovery-back, back down the old ways of time. Strange and wonderful chords awake in us, and vibrate again after many hundreds of years of complete forgetfulness.
Whether a gastronomic tour of Italy, an elegant meal at the home of an Italian acquaintance, or "cooking Italian" back in one's own kitchen, the prospect is mouth-watering.
Thank God for the Italians, the most forgiving people of the world. And they sing so loud you can barely hear the music!
I don't like to go to strange places. I was in Italy for about five hours on my way to Africa.
Libya, Eritrea, Abyssinia, Somaliland, nourished by Italian taxation, comprised a vast region in which nearly a quarter of a million Italian colonists toiled, and began to thrive, under the protection of more than four hundred thousand Italian and native troops.
The Italians are the most civilized people. And they're very warm. Basically, they're Jews with great architecture.
UK - that was Britain.
Tell me about
your Italian journey
I am not ashamed
I wept in that country
beauty touched me
I was a child once more
in the womb of that country
I am not ashamed
I have tried to return to paradise
I say to the young, be happy that you were born in Italy because of the beauty of the human capital, both masculine and feminine, of this country ... No other country has such human capital.
Italy is full of historical buildings. And Europe holds a great history of philosophy from Greece until today. I read all those books and see these buildings, and I think of where I stand when I design my architecture.
I grew up in Italy, and our country is a country of great agriculture and food produce. It wasn't like I was urban and only knew about high-heeled shoes and purses and never knew where my eggs came from.
the splendid manhood and womanhood of Italy
If there is a gratification which I envy any people in this world it is to your country [Italy] its music. This is the favorite passion of my soul, and fortune has cast my lot in a country where it is in a state of deplorable barbarism.
Italy was a surprise in my life. I went there just to make money and then go back to Israel and study psychology. The arts wasn't something I grew up with or thought I could be part of.
When life gives you twists and turns, Chique Yourself Up in Italy!
I lived in Italy for three years and wanted no part of the country's disreputable way of life.
If you stop for lunch elsewhere in the world, you tend to eat a sandwich, and a bad one. Italy is unique for the style of life. I think everyone envies it a bit.
2-0 is a cricket score in Italy
My office in Milan is in an old factory. I have all my companies here, including Italia Independent and Independent Ideas.
It's fascinating to travel around Italy and realize just how many different ways they make spaghetti.
If the landscape of human emotion were to exist in country, it would be in Italy." ~Lisa Fantino/Amalfi Blue
Whenever I can, in my study, on the subway, in bed before going to sleep, I immerse myself in Italian. I enter another land, unexplored, murky. A
As long as a certain problem primarily affects a different country, in this case Italy, one might not put it at the very top of one's list of priorities.
Italy is not technically part of the Third World, but no one has told the Italians.
The Italians have their priorities right: They're driven, they do their work, but they really enjoy the day-to-day and they don't put off the enjoyment of the everyday for some future goal.
The Lazio fans always stop [at the bakery] on their way home from the stadium to stand in the street for hours, leaning up against their motorcycles, talking about the game, looking macho as anything, and eating cream puffs.
I love Italy.
You know, people come to Italy for all sorts of reasons, but when they sat, it's for the same two things."
"Love and gelato.
There are terrible living conditions and unhappiness, (even) where everybody is Italian.
Italy is a divided country without a center.
Venice, Italy, is one of my favorite cities, a place I've been lucky enough to visit twice.
I grew up in the south of Italy, next to the sea, which was a great place to grow up. The type of life we lived there was very relaxing. Just very fun, open-minded people. It was all very sociable and low-key.
Italy is not a country for beginners.
Never trust an Italian. The Nazis did that, and look where it got them.
I think people in Italy live their lives better than we do. It's an older country, and they've learned to celebrate dinner and lunch, whereas we sort of eat as quickly as we can to get through it.
Italy is famous for fashion, food, Ferrari, and furniture - furniture was a segment where the companies in the high end are all small.
Italian culture is so deeply soaked in an appreciation of the good things in life.
There are three reasons why I live in Scotland. First, I like silence, and you have to be a millionaire to buy silence in Italy. Second, I like cold weather. Third, in Italy I have too many relatives and know too many people, so I never get a quiet time.
My favorite thing is Spaghetti with white clam sauce anywhere on the Amalfi Coast or the Tuscan Coast.
Nothing except time is wasted in Italy.
Italians make you laugh and break your heart.
Italians are fantastic people, really. They can work you over in an alley while singing an opera.
If I'm in Italy, I'm going to have a cappuccino and two small brioches and then a mix of orange and grapefruit. I don't drink tea in Italy.
Whenever I go anywhere but Italy for a vacation, I always feel vaguely disappointed, as if I have made a mistake.
Report of fashions in proud Italy Whose manners still our tardy-apish nation Limps after in base imitation