“The best part about Italy is the people.
The hospitality of the Italian people is without rival.
There’s no friendlier place on the planet.”
– Steve McCurry
“You may have the universe if I may have Italy.”
– Giuseppe Verdi, composer
“Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life.”
– Anna Akhmatova, poet
“What is the fatal charm of Italy?
What do we find there that can be found nowhere else?
I believe it is a certain permission to be human, which other places, other countries, lost long ago.”
– Erica Jong, writer
“Traveling is the ruin of all happiness! There’s no looking at a
building after seeing Italy.”
– Fanny Burney, novelist
“We are all pilgrims who seek Italy.”
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“A man who has not been in Italy, i always conscious of an inferiority, from his not having seen what is expected
a man should see.”
– Samuel Johnson, writer and poet
“Open my heart and you will see,
‘Graved inside of it, Italy.”
– Robert Browning