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Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions,
by Giotto di Bondone

Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions,
and the city of yearning.
- Giotto di Bondone

The sincere friends of this world are as ship lights
in the stormiest of nights.
- Giotto di Bondone

The human heart is as a frail craft on which we wish to reach the stars.
- Giotto di Bondone

Take pleasure in your dreams; relish your principles
and drape your purest feelings on the heart of a precious lover.
- Giotto di Bondone

 

Every painting is a voyage into a sacred harbour.
- Giotto di Bondone

Rome has not seen a modern building in more than half a century.
It is a city frozen in time.
- Richard Meier

Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate,
now what's going to happen to us with both a House and a Senate?
- Will Rogers

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That Rome was comparatively great and wealthy is certain.
- Goldwin Smith

The history of the Church of Rome is a constant leakage
of members into such breakaway cults,
which go on splitting.
- Mary Douglas

But my mother loved The Elephant Man,
and my father gave David Lynch a scholarship to study in Rome.
- Isabella Rossellini

I would rather be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome.
- Epicurus

The ecclesiastical system of Rome, and particularly its leaders,
for a thousand years and more thought that the earth
is fixed and that everything else revolves about it.
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford

When in Rome, live as the Romans do;
when elsewhere,
live as they live elsewhere.
- Saint Ambrose

What we need now is a Treaty of the World not a Treaty of Rome.
- Bernie Ecclestone

The first persecution of the Church took place in the year 67,
under Nero, the sixth emperor of Rome.
- John Foxe

I went to the Conservatory of Music in school in Rome.
- Cecilia Bartoli

Are we like late Rome, infatuated with past glories,
ruled by a complacent, greedy elite,
and hopelessly powerless to respond to changing conditions?
- Camille Paglia

I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.
- Augustus

When thou art at Rome, do as they do at Rome.
- Miguel de Cervantes

For, just as it has been said that there is no half-way
house between Rome and Reason,
so it may be said that there is no half-way house between
State Socialism and Anarchism.
- Benjamin Tucker

They say Rome wasn't built in a day,
but I wasn't on that particular job.
- Brian Clough

I go to Paris, I go to London, I go to Rome,
and I always say, 'There's no place like New York.
It's the most exciting city in the world now.
That's the way it is.
That's it.'
- Robert De Niro

Rome had Senators too, that's why it declined.
- Frank Dane

My visit this autumn is an opportunity to continue
that rich tradition of visits between Canterbury and Rome.
- Rowan Williams

Every one soon or late comes round by Rome.
- Robert Browning Hamilton

Rome was a poem pressed into service as a city.
- Anatole Broyard

Ritual murder is referred to in court files which are located in Rome.
There are pictures in it which show that in 23 cases,
the Church itself has dealt with the question.
- Julius Streicher

As a result of the historic catastrophe in which Titus
of Rome destroyed Jerusalem and Israel was exiled from its land,
I was born in one of the cities of the Exile.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

The American Republic was bound - is still bound -
to follow in the centuries to come the same course
to destruction as did Rome.
- Robert Welch

When I first met Sean Connery he was as charming and
wonderful as I first anticipated.
I left Rome thinking: even if I don't do this,
at least I have had a day with Sean.
- Catherine Zeta-Jones

I had rather be first in a village than second at Rome.
- Julius Caesar

Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it
is now overwhelmed by its own greatness.
- Titus Livius

Rome is my most favorite city, so I really enjoy to
stay here and the whole tournament.
- Daniela Hantuchova

I remember the Curia said, that's up to the American bishops,
not up to Rome.
- Hans Kung

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

All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.
- Tacitus

Thus again the Netherlands, for the first time since the fall of Rome,
were united under one crown imperial.
They had already been once united, in their slavery to Rome.
- John Lothrop Motley

If we were living in ancient Rome or Greece,
I would be considered sickly and unattractive.
The times dictate that thin is better for some strange reason,
which I think is foolish.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

It is a cliche these days to observe that the United
States now possesses a global empire -
different from Britain's and Rome's but an empire nonetheless.
- Robert D. Kaplan

Rome was not built in one day.
- John Heywood

For a century longer, Rome still retains its outward form,
but the swarming nations are now in full career.
- John Lothrop Motley

We later moved to Rome, where I am presently living.
- Grazia Deledda

It is evident that in the period designated as that of the kings,
when Rome commenced her career of conquest,
she was, for that time and country, a great and wealthy city.
- Goldwin Smith

When in Rome, do as you done in Milledgeville.
- Flannery O'Connor

Ancient Rome was as confident of the immutability of
its world and the continual expansion and improvement
of the human lot as we are today.
- Arthur Erickson

I wanted to go to Rome.
I got an offer to do an Italian film and I went.
- David Naughton

Rome was great in arms, in government,
in law.
- Goldwin Smith

America is a nation with no truly national city,
no Paris, no Rome, no London, no city which is at once the social center,
the political capital, and the financial hub.
- C. Wright Mills

When I go to Rome, I fast on Saturday,
but in Milan I do not.
Do you also follow the custom of whatever church you attend,
if you do not want to give or receive scandal.
- Saint Ambrose

The arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled,
and assistance to foreign hands should be curtailed,
lest Rome fall.
- Taylor Caldwell

A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man,
is the type of some great idea.
Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem;
and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world,
Art.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Accusations are made directly to Rome about theologians
from persons who are not theologians.
Some of these accusations are anonymous.
The local bishop should be the one to relate to theologians to determine orthodoxy.
- Godfried Danneels

There is an old saying that all roads lead to Rome.
It seems the administration so often clearly believes
that no matter what the evidence was at any particular time,
essentially everything led to Saddam Hussein.
- Ron Wyden

But, ancient Greece and ancient Rome -
people did not happen to believe that creativity came
from human beings back then,
OK? People believed that creativity was this divine
attendant spirit that came to human beings from some
distant and unknowable source,
for distant and unknowable reasons.
- Elizabeth Gilbert

All roads indeed lead to Rome, but theirs also is a
more mystical destination,
some bourne of which no traveller knows the name,
some city, they all seem to hint, even more eternal.
- Richard Le Gallienne

Today, for the first time in history,
a Bishop of Rome sets foot on English soil.
This fair land, once a distant outpost of the pagan world,
has become, through the preaching of the Gospel,
a beloved and gifted portion of Christ's vineyard.
- Pope John Paul II

Rome should sometimes intervene and say this or that
is not in conformity with the Catholic faith.
Theologians should understand that.
Some theologians go too far, for example,
reducing the Catholic faith to a universal philosophy.
- Godfried Danneels

The problem for Rome, then, is how and when the intervention
should be done with a sense of the possibility of going
too far in limiting the freedom of theologians.
This is not an easy time - neither for Rome nor for the theologians.
- Godfried Danneels

There are some cities that I did take time out to study,
'cause I love history and one of them was Boston,
and of course Rome and all of those places like that.
But, in Syracuse or Rochester, or any of those places,
no.
- Connie Francis

No white group has founded a major religion on this planet.
The major religious were started in the Orient and the Middle East,
not in Greece and Rome.
I always knew you racists didn't have a prayer.
- Jane Elliot

The story is also about the battle between Arthur and the Saxons.
The Saxons were destroying everything they came across
and Arthur was left when Rome was falling because this
movie takes place in 400 A.D.
- Antoine Fuqua

German is more familiar now since I live part of the
year in Rome and part in the German part of Switzerland.
But it's not difficult to sing in German;
it's difficult to feel in German.
This takes time.
It's a culture.
- Cecilia Bartoli

A few of the sublimest geniuses of Rome and Athens
had some faint discoveries of the spiritual nature of the human soul,
and formed some probable conjectures,
that man was designed for a future state of existence.
- David Brainerd

You have to leave the city of your comfort
and go into the wilderness of your intuition.
What you'll discover will be wonderful.
What you'll discover is yourself.
- Alan Alda

THE fog comes
on little cat feet.
It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunches
and then moves on.
- Carl Sandburg

We should concentrate our work not only to a separated
housing problem but housing involved in our daily work
and all the other functions of the city.
- Alvar Aalto

This is the city of dreamers and time and again it's
the place where the greatest dream of all,
the American dream, has been tested and has triumphed.
- Michael Bloomberg

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring,
close-knit family in another city.
- George Burns

New York City is a great monument
to the power of money and greed...
a race for rent.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

We are all one whether we dine on corned beef in New York City,
black-eyed peas and cornbread in rural Louisiana,
or roast guinea pig in Peru.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Because of my father, we are that Shining City on a Hill.
- Michael Reagan


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