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
I find other countries have this or this, but Italy is the only one that has it all for me. The culture, the cuisine, the people, the landscape, the history.
Just everything comes together there.
– Frances Mayes
Italian cities have long been held up as ideals, not least by New Yorkers and Londoners enthralled by the ways their architecture gives beauty and meaning to everyday acts.
– Rebecca Solnit
A man who has not been to Italy is always
conscious of an inferiority.
– Samuel Johnson
You may have the universe if I may have Italy.
– Giuseppe Verdi
We are all pilgrims who seek Italy.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Italy is a dream that keeps returning
for the rest of your life.
– Anna Akhmatova
Open my heart and you will see,
‘Graved inside of it, Italy.
– Robert Browning
Nothing in the world that you ever heard of Venice, is equal to the magnificent and stupendous reality.
– Charles Dickens