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Rome

Total Quotes : 110
Sure Correct

Ben Rome was a perfectionist. He checked every letter that went out to make sure the English was correct.

- A. James Clark

Sure Burning

I'm sure when they partied when Rome was burning, that was a really great party.

- Adam McKay

Mind Lives

Unlike settled, patriarchal societies such as classical Greece and Rome, where women stayed home to weave and mind children, the lives of nomadic steppe tribes centered on horses and archery.

- Adrienne Mayor

Love Cast

I just love Rome. It really does cast a spell on you.

- Alec Baldwin

Like Omaha

Omaha, like Rome, is built on seven hills.

- Alexander Payne

Sure Films

In a sense, 'Schmidt' is the most Omaha of my films. But have I gotten it right? I'm not sure. Did Fellini get Rome right? Did Ozu get Tokyo right?

- Alexander Payne

Poem Pressed

Rome was a poem pressed into service as a city.

- Anatole Broyard

New Some

One of the things is challenging yourself to do a Rome show when everybody's done a Rome show. To find some aspect of food culture or chef culture that people can look at in a new way.

- Anthony Bourdain

Falling Arthur

The story is also about the battle between Arthur and the Saxons. The Saxons were destroying everything they came across and Arthur was left when Rome was falling because this movie takes place in 400 A.D.

- Antoine Fuqua

Improvement Confident

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

Love Game

I love watching 'Game of Thrones,' 'Rome,' and 'Spartacus' from the period dramas genre.

- Ashish Sharma

Very Period

I like Italian movies. I was frequently there in the '60s, in Rome and the vicinity. It was a great period in life. I was very influenced by their stuff.

- Clint Eastwood

Seventies Entertain

From the early Seventies to the mid-Eighties, I approached Rome at a snail's pace. Having concluded that God existed, I could not seriously entertain the thought of not trying to be in contact with Him.

- Conrad Black

Art London

Washington, D.C., has everything that Rome, Paris and London have in the way of great architecture - great power bases. Washington has obelisks and pyramids and underground tunnels and great art and a whole shadow world that we really don't see.

- Dan Brown

Thought Always

I always thought 'Rome' would change things for me, that people would finally understand what I do.

- Danger Mouse

City Here

Rome is my most favorite city, so I really enjoy to stay here and the whole tournament.

- Daniela Hantuchova

My Life Other

I have lived most of my life in Paris, but I have a connection with Rome that I have with no other place. I'm attached by invisible strings.

- Darius Khondji

Think Still

Where do you learn how to act? Not at church. America is a lot more like pagan Rome than we think. We still sacrifice to objects to gain our social goals.

- Dave Hickey

Nature Some

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

Wanted Offer

I wanted to go to Rome. I got an offer to do an Italian film and I went.

- David Naughton

Persecution Sixth

The first persecution of the Church took place in the year 67, under Nero, the sixth emperor of Rome.

- John Foxe

Egypt Civilization

Egypt gave birth to what later would become known as 'Western Civilization,' long before the greatness of Greece and Rome.

- John Henrik Clarke

One Day Built

Rome was not built in one day.

- John Heywood

Career Still

For a century longer, Rome still retains its outward form, but the swarming nations are now in full career.

- John Lothrop Motley

Been Thus

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

Always Religious

Oddly enough, I'm not religious but I'm also very fond of St Peter's in Rome. When I'm there, I always know there's a good meal not far away.

- Jonathan Pryce

Going Sure

I'm not sure whether it's going to be the downfall of Rome - social media. There are too many secrets.

- Judy Sheindlin

Rather Than

I had rather be first in a village than second at Rome.

- Julius Caesar

Marble Bricks

I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.

- Augustus

Reason Half-Way

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

Wheelchair Pavement

Commuting in a wheelchair is not easy. I live in a very old part of Rome. These cobbles everywhere... terrible! In London, it is the same. Every pavement is uneven.

- Bernardo Bertolucci

Named Dad

My dad named me after Hannibal Barca, the Carthaginian general who attacked Rome. But nobody knows about him.

- Hannibal Buress

World Need

What we need now is a Treaty of the World not a Treaty of Rome.

- Bernie Ecclestone

Remember I Remember

I remember the Curia said, that's up to the American bishops, not up to Rome.

- Hans Kung

Religious Capital

Unlike Milan, Italy's banking capital, or Rome, its religious center, Florence was the place where the rich went to buy goods that would showcase how wealthy they were.

- Hanya Yanagihara

Copyright Romans

When in Rome, I must do as the Romans do. When in America, make Bikram copyright and trademark.

- Bikram Choudhury

Say Built

They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.

- Brian Clough

Always Southern

In antiquity, there were three regions in southern Europe: Greece, Rome, and Ilyria. Albanian is the only survivor of the Ilyrian languages. That is why it has always intrigued the great linguists of the past.

- Ismail Kadare

Which Capital

America is a nation with no truly national city, no Paris, no Rome, no London, no city which is at once the social center, the political capital, and the financial hub.

- C. Wright Mills

Past Like

Are we like late Rome, infatuated with past glories, ruled by a complacent, greedy elite, and hopelessly powerless to respond to changing conditions?

- Camille Paglia

Like I Write

I write about times and places I would visit in a time machine, like ancient Rome or the Wild West.

- Caroline Lawrence

Some Realised

Back in Rome I did some acting lessons and I realised I loved it more than anything else I had ever done before.

- Caterina Murino

Sean Connery Least

When I first met Sean Connery he was as charming and wonderful as I first anticipated. I left Rome thinking: even if I don't do this, at least I have had a day with Sean.

- Catherine Zeta-Jones

Year German

German is more familiar now since I live part of the year in Rome and part in the German part of Switzerland. But it's not difficult to sing in German; it's difficult to feel in German. This takes time. It's a culture.

- Cecilia Bartoli

Music Conservatory

I went to the Conservatory of Music in school in Rome.

- Cecilia Bartoli

Always Religious

No white group has founded a major religion on this planet. The major religious were started in the Orient and the Middle East, not in Greece and Rome. I always knew you racists didn't have a prayer.

- Jane Elliot

Telling Organised

When I was a teenager, I went on an organised three-day tour of Rome. It was the worst experience ever. I promised myself that I would never travel like that again, with someone telling you what to see and what not to see.

- Diego Luna

Thought Found

I thought I knew everything when I came to Rome, but I soon found I had everything to learn.

- Edmonia Lewis

Atmosphere Obtain

I was practically driven to Rome in order to obtain the opportunities for art culture and to find a social atmosphere where I was not constantly reminded of my color. The land of liberty had no room for a colored sculptor.

- Edmonia Lewis

Africa Mediterranean

Slavery in West Africa, and in Rome and in the Mediterranean, was something different than slavery in America.

- Edward Ball

World Cities

Rome is one of my favourite cities in the world.

- Erin Heatherton

Think Hours

I did host the Jim Rome show with Jerry Ferrara for three hours when he was on vacation. Three hours is a long time. Think about how long that is. It was tricky, but it was a great experience.

- Kevin Connolly

Woman Sure

If a man comes up to me, I'm almost sure he's going to mention Rome, if it's a woman, it'll be 'Grey's Anatomy.'

- Kevin McKidd

Done You

When in Rome, do as you done in Milledgeville.

- Flannery O'Connor

London Country

I loved every place I lived and traveled. London, Paris, Rome, Venice. I fell hard for Central America and Mexico. In each country, I had fantasies that I could live there.

- Frances Mayes

Too Declined

Rome had Senators too, that's why it declined.

- Frank Dane

Think New

I think there are two cities in the world - New York and Rome.

- Frank McCourt

Think Here

You look at passers-by in Rome and think, 'Do they know what they have here?' You can say the same about Philadelphia. Do people know what went on here?

- Frank McCourt

Been Other

Humiliating events have a way of capturing the public's imagination. So it has been since antiquity, when gladiators were pitted against each other and the legions of Spartacus were crucified in endless rows on the way to Rome.

- Gary Weiss

Humble Greatness

Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it is now overwhelmed by its own greatness.

- Livy

Whenever Psyche

Rome holds my psyche in balance. Whenever I'm there, it's like a holiday.

- Giambattista Valli

Broke Set

If you set your story in Rome, Ireland or Sheboygan, for that matter, go there. If you're broke, set it in the town where you live, or where you grew up.

- Lynn Flewelling

Been Plane

I had been an abject fan of Robert Stone since the early eighties, when I borrowed a copy of 'A Flag for Sunrise' to read on a plane to Rome. I was twenty-something, with a first novel under my belt.

- Madison Smartt Bell

Art Thou Art

When thou art at Rome, do as they do at Rome.

- Miguel de Cervantes

Some Elizabeth

Cardinal Raymond Burke is a 66-year-old guy who lives in Rome, dresses like Queen Elizabeth, and talks like someone who majored in misogyny at some bogus, backwoods, Bible-banging tent school.

- Mike Barnicle

Travel Yearning

Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning.

- Giotto di Bondone

Extent Favourable

If it was in the interest of Rome to extend her conquests towards the East, and to enter on the inheritance of Alexander the Great there in all its extent, the circumstances were never more favourable for doing so than in the year 716.

- Theodor Mommsen

About Reached

About the time of the expulsion of the Tarquins from Rome, the Etruscan power had reached its height.

- Theodor Mommsen

Romans Elsewhere

When in Rome, live as the Romans do; when elsewhere, live as they live elsewhere.

- Saint Ambrose

Receive Give

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

Some Theologians

Accusations are made directly to Rome about theologians from persons who are not theologians. Some of these accusations are anonymous. The local bishop should be the one to relate to theologians to determine orthodoxy.

- Godfried Danneels

Some Theologians

Rome should sometimes intervene and say this or that is not in conformity with the Catholic faith. Theologians should understand that. Some theologians go too far, for example, reducing the Catholic faith to a universal philosophy.

- Godfried Danneels

Going Theologians

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

Government Law

Rome was great in arms, in government, in law.

- Goldwin Smith

Country Period

It is evident that in the period designated as that of the kings, when Rome commenced her career of conquest, she was, for that time and country, a great and wealthy city.

- Goldwin Smith

Wealthy Comparatively

That Rome was comparatively great and wealthy is certain.

- Goldwin Smith

Tomorrow Past

Rome is one enormous mausoleum. There, the Past lies visibly stretched upon his bier. There is no today or tomorrow in Rome; it is perpetual yesterday.

- Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Reference Worn

Rome is a place almost worn out by being looked at, a city collapsing under the weight of reference.

- Graham Joyce

Living Later

We later moved to Rome, where I am presently living.

- Grazia Deledda

City Fond Memories

Rome is possibly my favorite city in the world. I have such fond memories there - most of them food related.

- Mallory Jansen

Through Which

The success of 'Rome' was in making the history accessible and giving viewers everyman characters through which they can connect to historical figures. It stops the story from being too remote.

- Tobias Menzies

Always Historians

'Rome' plays on universal human emotions that hopefully people can relate to. Historians are always going to be offended by it.

- Tobias Menzies

Revered Islamic

Even the most radical Islamic terrorist would not want to see the revered holy city of Medina go up. It would be like losing the Vatican in Rome.

- Nelson DeMille

Think Which

Would physics at Geneva be as good as physics at Harvard? I think not. Rome? I think not. In Britain, I don't think there is one place, neither Cambridge nor Oxford, which can compare with Harvard.

- Sheldon Lee Glashow

Which Historic

As a result of the historic catastrophe in which Titus of Rome destroyed Jerusalem and Israel was exiled from its land, I was born in one of the cities of the Exile.

- Shmuel Yosef Agnon

Some Which

All roads indeed lead to Rome, but theirs also is a more mystical destination, some bourne of which no traveller knows the name, some city, they all seem to hint, even more eternal.

- Richard Le Gallienne

Architecture Century

Rome has not seen a modern building in more than half a century. It is a city frozen in time.

- Richard Meier

King Will

Hercules King of Rome and of Annemark, three times one surnamed de Gaulle will lead, Italy and the one of St. Mark to tremble, first monarch, renowned above all.

- Nostradamus

Exist Falls

Rome will exist as long as the Coliseum does; when the Coliseum falls, so will Rome; when Rome falls, so will the world.

- Venerable Bede

Which Splitting

The history of the Church of Rome is a constant leakage of members into such breakaway cults, which go on splitting.

- Mary Douglas

Late Round

Every one soon or late comes round by Rome.

- Robert Browning

United States Britain

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

New Always

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

Italy Changed

Italy has changed. But Rome is Rome.

- Robert De Niro

Normal Never

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

Discover Very

Going around Rome, you can find beauty because, quite simply, Rome is very beautiful. But the beauty of the people is sometimes harder to discover.

- Paolo Sorrentino

Away Napoleon

There's one thing that I like about Rome that was stated by Napoleon: that from sublime to pathetic is only one step away. And in Rome there's a constant shifting between sublime and pathetic.

- Paolo Sorrentino

Love Very

Rome is a city I love very much. I have lived there since I was a child.

- Paolo Sorrentino

Reminder Which

Rome is a city where in every corner you have a reminder of the sacred world. That's why I have sacred music, minimalist sacred music, which is also music I like, because at the end of the day, that's what I want to do.

- Paolo Sorrentino

Citizen More

Since the days of Greece and Rome, when the word 'citizen' was a title of honor, we have often seen more emphasis put on the rights of citizenship than on its responsibilities.

- Robert Kennedy