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    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!

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I had rather be a dog and bay the moon
Than such a Roman.

I had rather be a dog and bay the moon
Than such a Roman.

by William Shakespeare 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 I am at Rome, I fast on a Saturday: when I am at Milan I do
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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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Rome was not built in a day.

Rome was not built in a day.

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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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O Rome! my country! city of the soul!

O Rome! my country! city of the soul!

by George Gordon Noel Byron Found in: Rome Quotes,
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To Rome for everything.
[Sp., Y a Roma pro todo.]

To Rome for everything.
[Sp., Y a Roma pro todo.]

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If you are at Rome live in the Roman style; if you are elsewhere
live as they live elsewhere.
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If you are at Rome live in the Roman style; if you are elsewhere
live as they live elsewhere.
[Lat., Si fueris Romae, Romano vivito more;
Si fueris alibi, vivito sicut ibi.]

by Saint Ambrose Found in: Rome Quotes,
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Rome, Rome, thou art no more
As thou hast been!
On thy seven hills of yore
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Rome, Rome, thou art no more
As thou hast been!
On thy seven hills of yore
Thou sat'st a queen.

by Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans Found in: Rome Quotes,
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