Quotations on Rome

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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
(Keywords: Church, Custom, Rome, Scandal, Want)

I went to the Conservatory of Music in school in Rome.
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Keywords: Music, Rome, School)

Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning.
- Giotto di Bondone
(Keywords: Rome, Yearning)

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
(Keywords: Nature, Soul, Athens, Existence, Future, Man, Rome, Spiritual, State)

Rome was a poem pressed into service as a city.
- Anatole Broyard
(Keywords: Rome, Service)

Rome had Senators too, that's why it declined.
- Frank Dane
(Keywords: Rome, Senators)

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
(Keywords: Time, Possibility, Freedom, Rome, Sense)

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
(Keywords: Art, Faith, Quality, Idea, Athens, Conquest, Man, Memory, Rome, World)

What we need now is a Treaty of the World not a Treaty of Rome.
- Bernie Ecclestone
(Keywords: Now, Rome, World)

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
(Keywords: Improvement, Rome, Today, World)

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
(Keywords: History, Love, Time, Boston, Cities, Rome, Study)

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
(Keywords: People, Creativity, Greece, Rome, Spirit)

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
(Keywords: Now, Rome, states, United)

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
(Keywords: Time, First, Rome, Slavery, United)

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
(Keywords: London, Now, Paris, Rome, World)

When I was flying to Rome, we flew over London; I felt like bursting into tears. It's part of me, so I can't leave London behind for good.
- Robert Pattinson
(Keywords: Flying, London, Rome, Tears)

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
(Keywords: Time, History, Christ, English, First, Land, Preaching, Rome, Today, World)

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
(Keywords: Now, Rome, Senate)

But my mother loved The Elephant Man, and my father gave David Lynch a scholarship to study in Rome.
- Isabella Rossellini
(Keywords: Mother, Father, Man, Rome, Study)

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
(Keywords: Thought, Earth, Leaders, Rome, Years)

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
(Keywords: May, Reason, Rome, Socialism, State)

My visit this autumn is an opportunity to continue that rich tradition of visits between Canterbury and Rome.
- Rowan Williams
(Keywords: Opportunity, Autumn, Rome, Tradition, Visit)

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
(Keywords: Time, Old, Rome, Saying)









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