Italy Quotes

"Italy is the comic version of ...

"Italy is the comic version of Spain, and Spain is the tragic version of Italy." -- Indro Montanelli
📅︎ Jul 30
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"In Italy, fascists divide them...

"In Italy, fascists divide themselves into two categories: fascists and antifascists." -Ennio Flaiano
📅︎ Aug 17
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"In Italy for 30 years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed but they...

"In Italy for 30 years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed but they produced Michelangelo, da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love; they had 500 years of democracy and peace and what did they produce? The cuckoo clock." -- Orson Welles
📅︎ Jul 23
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"In Italy there are two typ...

"In Italy there are two types of fascists: fascists and anti-fascists." - Ennio Flaiano
📅︎ Jul 20
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"Some of my advisers have warned me to be careful talking to you because you are a cl...

"Some of my advisers have warned me to be careful talking to you because you are a clever man and you'll try to convert me." - Eugenio Scalfari (co-owner of Italy's La Repubblica newspaper and acknowledged Atheist) quoting a phone conversation with Pope Francis
📅︎ Jul 10
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