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Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate, now what's going to happen to us with both a House and a Senate?
I would rather be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome.
I had rather be first in a village than second at Rome.
Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems moving in funeral procession with strange ancestral images and trophies gathered from afar.
A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem; and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world, Art.
Today, for the first time in history, a Bishop of Rome sets foot on English soil. This fair land, once a distant outpost of the pagan world, has become, through the preaching of the Gospel, a beloved and gifted portion of Christ's vineyard.
Pope John Paul II
Are we like late Rome, infatuated with past glories, ruled by a complacent, greedy elite, and hopelessly powerless to respond to changing conditions?
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
Every one soon or late comes round by Rome.
When in Rome, do as you done in Milledgeville.
The arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and assistance to foreign hands should be curtailed, lest Rome fall.
When thou art at Rome, do as they do at Rome.
Miguel de Cervantes
Egypt gave birth to what later would become known as 'Western Civilization,' long before the greatness of Greece and Rome.
John Henrik Clarke
But, ancient Greece and ancient Rome - people did not happen to believe that creativity came from human beings back then, OK? People believed that creativity was this divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons.
When I was flying to Rome, we flew over London; I felt like bursting into tears. It's part of me, so I can't leave London behind for good.
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
When in Rome, live as the Romans do; when elsewhere, live as they live elsewhere.
Rome was not built in one day.
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.
If I'm in Rome for only 48 hours, I would consider it a sin against God to not eat cacio e pepe, the most uniquely Roman of pastas, in some crummy little joint where Romans eat. I'd much rather do that than go to the Vatican. That's Rome to me.
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.
I'm very proud of the Rome episode of 'No Reservations' because it violated all the conventional wisdom about making television. You're never, ever supposed to do a food or travel show in black and white.
All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.
Italy has changed. But Rome is Rome.
Robert De Niro
Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning.
Giotto di Bondone
'Rome' was one of my favourite shows, and I wish HBO had given it three more seasons 'cause I would have loved to continue watching it.
George R. R. Martin
I was born in London and raised in Rome until I was 4. Then we went back to London, where I went to school.
If we were living in ancient Rome or Greece, I would be considered sickly and unattractive. The times dictate that thin is better for some strange reason, which I think is foolish.
Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it is now overwhelmed by its own greatness.
In Italy, there are so many significant architectural structures in history such as the Pantheon in Rome, or the Duomo.
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