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    What Roman power slowly built, an unarmed traitor instantly
    overthrew.
    [Lat., Quod tantis Romana manus contexuit annis
    Proditur unus iners angusto tempore vertit.]

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When I am at Rome I fast as the Romans do; when I am at Milan I
do not read more

When I am at Rome I fast as the Romans do; when I am at Milan I
do not fast. So likewise you, whatever church you come to,
observe the custom of the place, if you would neither give
offence to others, nor take offence from them.

by Saint Ambrose Found in: Rome Quotes,
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See the wild Waste of all-devouring years!
How Rome her own sad Sepulchre appears,
With nodding arches, read more

See the wild Waste of all-devouring years!
How Rome her own sad Sepulchre appears,
With nodding arches, broken temples spread!
The very Tombs now vanish'd like their dead!

by Alexander Pope Found in: Rome Quotes,
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Cease to admire the smoke, wealth, and noise of prosperous Rome.
[Lat., Omitte mirari beatae
Fumum et read more

Cease to admire the smoke, wealth, and noise of prosperous Rome.
[Lat., Omitte mirari beatae
Fumum et opes strepitumque Romae.]

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When you are at Rome, do as you see.
[Sp., Cuando a Roma fueres, haz como vieres.]

When you are at Rome, do as you see.
[Sp., Cuando a Roma fueres, haz como vieres.]

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When they are at Rome, they do there as they see done.

When they are at Rome, they do there as they see done.

by Robert Burton Found in: Rome Quotes,
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When I am at Rome, I fast on a Saturday: when I am at Milan I do
not. Do read more

When I am at Rome, I fast on a Saturday: when I am at Milan I do
not. Do the same. Follow the custom of the church where you
are.

by Saint Ambrose Found in: Rome Quotes,
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All roads lead to Rome, but our antagonists think we should
choose different paths.
[Fr., Tous chemins vont read more

All roads lead to Rome, but our antagonists think we should
choose different paths.
[Fr., Tous chemins vont a Rome; ainsi nos concurrents
Crurent pouvoir choisir des sentiers differents.]

by Jean De La Fontaine Found in: Rome Quotes,
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When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall;
And when Rome falls--the World.

When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall;
And when Rome falls--the World.

by George Gordon Noel Byron Found in: Rome Quotes,
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Would that the Roman people had but one neck!
[Lat., Utinam populus Romanus unam cervicem haberet!]

Would that the Roman people had but one neck!
[Lat., Utinam populus Romanus unam cervicem haberet!]

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