Quotes About Italy That Will Make You Love the Country

Italy is a country with a long history and rich culture. A country that is surrounded by water and known for its food and business acumen. It’s no surprise that Italy considers food to be its religion when you see how much food they can produce. 

The country has produced some of the most influential artists in history. Check out these inspirational quotes about Italy that will inspire you to visit and appreciate this wonderful country.

To get inspired and motivated, read quotes from Barack Obama and Star Wars. For laughs, Non Jokes (try not to laugh) is your answer.

Great Quotes About Italy

  • The name of Italy has magic in its very syllables.
    • ― Mary Shelley
  • You know, people come to Italy for all sorts of reasons, but when they sat, it’s for the same two things.
    • What?
    • Love and gelato.
    • ― Jenna Evans Welch, Love & Gelato
  • You may have the universe if I may have Italy.
    • ― Giuseppe Verdi
  • 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, Wanderlust: A History of Walking
  • Italy has changed. But Rome is Rome.
    • ― Robert De Niro
  • I was offered a free villa in Hollywood, but I said no thank you, I prefer to live in Italy.
    • ― Ennio Morricone
  • We don’t sell a car, we sell a dream. We are Italy’s national team. There are many great soccer teams in our country, but there is only one Ferrari.
    • ― Luca Cordero di Montezemolo
  • A man who has not been in Italy, is always conscious of inferiority.
    • ― Samuel Johnson
  • Italy is a geographical expression.
    • ― Klemens von Metternich
  • Wasting time is something that people do or feel all over the world, not just in Italy.
    • ― Paolo Sorrentino
  • Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go.
    • ― Truman Capote
  • Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy.
    • ― Bertrand Russell
  • The creator made Italy by designs from Michelangelo.
    • ― Mark Twain.
  • One of the great joys of traveling through Italy is discovering firsthand that it is, indeed, a dream destination.
    • ― Debra Levinson
  • For us to go to Italy and to penetrate into Italy is like a most fascinating act of self-discovery.
    • ― D.H Lawrence
  • Rome, the city of visible history.
    • ― George Eliot
  • In Italy, they add work and life to food and wine.
    • ― Robin Leach
  • In Italy, food is an expression of love. It is how you show those around you that you care for them. Having a love for food means you also have a love for those you are preparing it for and for yourself.
    • ― Joe Bastianic
  • Traveling is the ruin of all happiness! There’s no looking at a building after seeing Italy.
    • ― Fanny Burney
  • How beautiful is sunset, when the glow of Heaven descends upon a land like thee, Thou Paradise of exiles, Italy!
    • ― Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • “Italian culture is so deeply soaked in an appreciation of the good things in life.”
    • ― Mariska Hargitay
  • “Open my heart and you will see, Graved inside of it, “Italy”.
    • ― Robert Browning, Selected Poems
  • “The most stylish country in the world is Italy.”
    • ― Nick Rhodes
  • 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
  • Even now I miss Italy dearly, I dream about it every night.
    • ― Eila Hiltunen, Sculptor
  • Italy will never be a normal country. Because Italy is Italy. If we were a normal country, we wouldn’t have Rome. We wouldn’t have Florence. We wouldn’t have the marvel that is Venice.
    • ― Matteo Renzi
  • Italy will always have the best food.
    • ― Diane von Furstenberg
  • I think people in Italy live their lives better than we do. It’s an older country, and they’ve learned to celebrate dinner and lunch, whereas we sort of eat as quickly as we can to get through it.
    • ― George Clooney
  • Italy is the last country where people savour the joy of living. It makes us believe it even when Italy herself has ceased to believe.
    • ― Roger Peyrefitte
  • The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later you’re hungry again.
    • — George Miller
  • As they say in Italy, Italians were eating with a knife and fork when the French were still eating each other. The Medici family had to bring their Tuscan cooks up there so they could make something edible.
    • ― Mario Batali
  • Nothing except time is wasted in Italy.
    • — Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Italian Quotes

  • “A quel pietoso fonte, onde siam tutti, S’assembra ogni beltà che qua si vede, Più c’altra cosa alle persone accorte.”
    • That font of mercy, whence we all exist, every beauty seen here on earth resembles, more than anything else to knowing persons.
    • ― Michelangelo
  • “Non puoi insegnare niente a un uomo. Puoi solo aiutarlo a scoprire ciò che ha dentro di sé.”
    • You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help find it within himself.
    • ― Galileo

As you can see, Italy is truly a beautiful country with a rich history and fascinating culture. Italy is home to some of the world’s most famous art, and architecture. The next time you feel like taking a vacation, be sure to consider visiting Italy! 

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