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What Roman power slowly built, an unarmed traitor instantly
overthrew.
[Lat., Quod tantis Romana manus contexuit annis
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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.]

by Claudian (claudianus) 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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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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Rome was not built in a day.

Rome was not built in a day.

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Now conquering Rome doth conquered Rome inter,
And she the vanquished is, and vanquisher.
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Now conquering Rome doth conquered Rome inter,
And she the vanquished is, and vanquisher.
To show us where she stood there rests alone
Tiber; and that too hastens to be gone.
Learn, hence what fortune can. Towns glide away;
And rivers, which are still in motion, stay.

by Joachim Du Bellay Found in: Rome Quotes,
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You cheer my heart, who build as if Rome would be eternal.

You cheer my heart, who build as if Rome would be eternal.

by Augustus Caesar Found in: Rome Quotes,
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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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Every one soon or late comes round by Rome.

Every one soon or late comes round by Rome.

by Robert Browning Found in: Rome Quotes,
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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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