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11 Italy quotes that explain why everyone wants to move there

11 Italy quotes that explain why everyone wants to move there

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It looks like everyone wants to move to Italy nowadays. And no wonder why – read these quotes about Italy from famous people and you will want to do it, too.

1. The Creator made Italy from designs by Michaelangelo.Mark Twain

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

3. Move to Italy. I mean it: they know about living in debt; they don’t care. […] Nice cars. Sharp suits. Great food. Stroll into work at 10. Lunch from 12 till three. Leave work at five. That”s living! – John Lydon, English lead singer of The Sex Pistols

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

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

6. Everything you see I owe to spaghetti.Sophia Loren

7. 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. – George Clooney

8. You may have the universe if I may have Italy. Giuseppe Verdi

9. In Italy they take cheap cloth and make it look expensive, but I take expensive cloth and make it look cheap. They just don t understand. – Vivienne Westwood

10. In Italy, they add work and life on to food and wine. – Robin Leach

11. It’s easy to understand why the most beautiful poems about England in the spring were written by poets living in Italy at the time. Philip Dunne

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