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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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In tears I tossed my coin from Trevi's edge.
A coin unsordid as a bond of love--
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In tears I tossed my coin from Trevi's edge.
A coin unsordid as a bond of love--
And, with the instinct of the homing dove,
I gave to Rome my rendezvous and pledge.
And when imperious Death
Has quenched my flame of breath,
Oh, let me join the faithful shades that throng that fount above.

by Robert Underwood Johnson Found in: Rome Quotes,
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When I am at Rome I fast as the Romans do; when I am at Milan I
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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