Top 1195 Quotes & Sayings by Italian Authors

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A career is like a house: it's made of many bricks, and each brick has the same value, because without any one of them, the house would collapse.
The good of a book lies in its being read. A book is made up of signs that speak of other signs, which in their turn speak of things. Without an eye to read them, a book contains signs that produce no concepts; therefore it is dumb.
When I'm relaxed, jeans and a shirt are my uniform. — © Monica Bellucci
When I'm relaxed, jeans and a shirt are my uniform.
After the wheel, the PlayStation is the best invention of all time.
You look at success and thank God and the fans for the success. It's why I always feel indebted to the fans.
In Italy, everyone is talking about the referee for three days before the game - 'We don't like him. He is no good.'
My motto is 'show respect to those who show respect to you.'
The target for every great champion is to play for the team.
I don't like thinking 'Why me, why me, why me?' when I was diagnosed with cancer because that would be hypocritical. I didn't say 'Why me?' when I was one in a thousand who made it as a professional footballer.
A lot of people believe Italian food is tasty because there are a lot of ingredients. But they don't understand that the reason why it's tasty is because there are less ingredients than in any other cuisine.
I am very busy. I work hard all the time. But I also need to relax; I need to disconnect. That's why I like horse-racing, spending time with my friends. It helps me to recover energy.
Mountains are not fair or unfair - they are dangerous.
What matters is getting the best out of the squad you have. — © Claudio Ranieri
What matters is getting the best out of the squad you have.
Patience may be the toughest thing when you're injured.
At the end of the day it's better to be an unpleasant winner than a nice loser.
Going to Dubai represents a different way of life.
Long live sausage! Long live salami! Long live pork, coppa, and pancetta!
Once you put everything in the right perspective, even bad times can be an opportunity to refresh your appetite, your desire.
People think because I'm a nice person I'm a weak person. But I don't think being nice means you don't know how to take tough decisions.
If you take the pleasure of risk away from me, I'd be better off going home.
The way you dress is an expression of your personality.
Fashion is about dreaming and making other people dream.
True elegance for me is the manifestation of an independent mind.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
True love is forever.
I have rosacea, so my cheeks always look like I have blush on. So I kind of already look like I'm wearing makeup, which is why I don't wear a lot of makeup.
It is exactly in tough times when we discover our full potential, it allows our mind and body to push ourselves beyond our limits.
The greatest sign of success for a teacher... is to be able to say, 'The children are now working as if I did not exist.'
I think that if you don't do the full analysis of what the origin of the electrical power is, where it comes from, how you get batteries into these cars, what the cost is in terms of CO2 and the environment, I think the analysis that we are going to save the planet with electric cars is nonsense.
It is not the voice that commands the story; it is the ear.
My style changes every day. I would say its casual chic.
To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible.
It is a boring life if you stick to all the rules.
The difference between style and fashion is quality.
Without justice, the most heinous crimes go unpunished; victims are unable to obtain redress, and peace remains an elusive goal, since impunity generates more hatred, leading to acts of revenge and more suffering.
Horror is like a serpent; always shedding its skin, always changing. And it will always come back. It can't be hidden away like the guilty secrets we try to keep in our subconscious.
I am a danger to myself if I get angry.
Only those who have the courage to take a penalty miss them. — © Roberto Baggio
Only those who have the courage to take a penalty miss them.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
I believe in doing the right things; that is my character and personality.
Growing up in a very big family, working together and playing together, that is something that has been part of my life since ever I was born. It has advantages and disadvantages. It's like an older style of living where everyone works in the family business.
Every morning, we choose between milk or tea or coffee. Usually, I know what I like, but I don't rule out changing my idea sometimes. The editing process is one of the most important parts in everyday life. The same is with my work: mistakes are part of the decision-making process.
What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today when human contacts go so fast. Fashion is instant language.
Leopard is an animal design, and my designs come from nature.
My definition of beauty is happiness. I believe that when you are happy, it shines through and makes you a more attractive and beautiful person!
It is very hard to find a good defender who is strong and good with the ball. Very hard.
Artificial intelligence is destroying the traditional world of work.
I left the ending ambiguous, because that is the way life is. — © Bernardo Bertolucci
I left the ending ambiguous, because that is the way life is.
I always say that with work and patience, if you believe in your own talent, at the end, things come back; there's no doubt about it.
They say that abandonment is a wound that never heals. I say only that an abandoned child never forgets.
Players often look for alibis - it's easy to give the blame to others.
I like listening to music and driving. How do you say... It's the only way I can 'chillax.'
Once you free your mind about a concept of music and harmony being correct, you can do whatever you want.
So I think democracy, in the long-term, in our countries will survive if it comes to be associated with leadership, will not survive if democracy plus media brings to us more and more followship rather than leadership.
Dreams can still come true; you need a great deal of energy and determination, and a little bit of luck.
Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.
I like to have cookies in the morning before I go swimming.
If you see with innocent eyes, everything is divine.
I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.
Love is three quarters curiosity.
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