Quotes and Sayings about Rome

Quotes and Sayings about Rome

Rome - the eternal city, a treasure trove of history and passion. The ancient ruins speak of bygone times, while the bustling streets reflect the life and culture of the present. The romantic alleys lead to breathtaking squares, where the heart skips a beat. In Rome, past and present merge into an unforgettable experience. The Italian liveliness, delicious food, and warm-hearted people embrace every visitor. Rome is like a passionate lover, enchanting us with its beauty and history, leaving us longing to return again and again.

Harvey Dent: "When their enemies were at the gates, the Romans would suspend democracy and appoint one man to protect the city. It wasn't considered an honor, it was considered a public service."
Rachel Dawes: "Harvey, the last man who they appointed the Republic was named Caesar and he never gave up his power."
Harvey Dent: "Okay, fine. you either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain..."
Harvey Dent in Batman - The Dark Knight
All right, but apart from the sanitation, medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh water system and public health. What have the Romans ever done for us?
Rome is the mob. Conjure magic for them, and they'll be distracted. Take away their freedom, and still they'll roar.
Gracchus in Gladiator
When most first think of the word "empire", we think of the big one: Star Wars! Or Rome. And this is history, so it's Rome.
Philomena Cunk in Cunk On Earth - Episode 1
Teutoburg Forest, 9 AD. Three Roman legions are advancing towards Germania. The largest army in the world is met with many quarreling tribes. The Romans called them "barbarians". Their encounter changed the course of history.
Barbarians - Season 1 Episode 1
Italy has changed. But Rome is Rome.
They say money can't buy happiness. But it can book your flight to Rome - which is kinda the same.

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The Azzurri, led by coach Roberto Mancini, played together with great team spirit and personality. After 50 years, the trophy returns to Italy.
Mario Draghi - July 2021, after EURO finals
They thought the trophy would stay in London, now it's going to Rome. Italy has schooled again.
Leonardo Bonucci - July 2021, after EURO finals
I came, I saw, I conquered.
Experience is the teacher of all things.
I love the name of honor, more than I fear death.
The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.
Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.
One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.
True happiness is... to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
Only the dead have seen the end of war.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.
To completely be yourself can take up a lot of courage.
The Greeks were the only ones who had an ear for music.
Hidden talent counts for nothing.
Within our mandate, the ECB is ready to do whatever it takes to preserve the euro. Believe me, it will be enough.
Mario Draghi - am 26.07.2012
There is no better protection against the euro crisis than successful structural reforms in southern Europe.
If a June night could talk, it would probably boast it invented romance.
Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.
Horror is the future. And you cannot be afraid. You must push everything to the absolute limit, or else life will be boring. People will be boring. Horror is like a serpent: always shedding its skin, always changing. And it will always come back. It can't be hidden away like the guilty secrets we try to keep in our subconscious.
Horror by definition is the emotion of pure revulsion. Terror of the same standard, is that of fearful anticipation.
Music needs room to breathe.
I have to see a definitive cut of the film before I even start thinking about the music, I tell the director what my feelings are and what I would like to do. He accepts what I say or discusses it or destroys it. Eventually, we have to find a compromise.
A different language is a different vision of life.
A good opening and a good ending make for a good film provide they come close together.
I am still against any kind of censorship. It's a subject in my life that has been very important.
A monoculture is not only Hollywood, but Americans trying to export democracy.
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To the women of this nation I want to say that being underestimated is a great advantage, because often they don't see you coming.
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Cogito, ergo sum. I think; therefore I am.
What an artist dies in me!
[Qualis artifex pereo.]
Nero - last words
And why do we fall, Bruce? So we can learn to pick ourselves up!
Alfred in Batman - Begins
Cop partnerships are like marriages. You know each other better than your wives.
Harvey Dent in Gotham - Season 1 Episode 18
You know, you come from nothing, you're going back to nothing. What have you lost? Nothing!
Death smiles at us all. All a man can do is smile back.
Maximus in Gladiator
This is how liberty dies - with thunderous applause!

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