A few beautiful and inspiring quotes about Rome, other than the one that “all roads lead to Rome”:
“From the dome of St. Peter’s one can see every notable object in Rome… He can see a panorama that is varied, extensive, beautiful to the eye, and more illustrious in history than any other in Europe.” – Mark Twain
“Rome is not like any other city. It’s a big museum, a living room that shall be crossed on one’s toes.” – Alberto Sordi.
“Yes, I have finally arrived to this Capital of the World! I now see all the dreams of my youth coming to life… Only in Rome is it possible to understand Rome.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
”Italy has changed. But Rome is Rome.” – Robert De Niro
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“Rome holds my psyche in balance. Whenever I’m there, it’s like a holiday.” – Giambattista Valli
“A fool is one who admires other cities without visiting Rome.” – Francesco Petrarca
“Rome – the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems moving in funeral procession with strange ancestral images and trophies gathered from afar.” – George Eliot
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