Clea and I were touring one of the cathedrals in Italy, and in front of the whole tour I go 'That's so cute! Look, they have birdbaths in the church!
I used to believe my art had to be about the things that brought me joy and gave me hope. But I learned that art can be found in all of life, even in pain. --Valentine, while in Italy (pg 267)
Art joy pain
When life gives you twists and turns, Chique Yourself Up in Italy!
barbara-conelli Life italy
Un viaggiatore americano ha scritto: "Italy is the land of human nature".
Italy, all the same, had spoiled a great many people; he was even fatuous enough to believe at times that he himself might have been a better man if he had spent less of his life there.
I was offered a free villa in Hollywood, but I said no thank you, I prefer to live in Italy.
I Offered Thank
In Italy, they add work and life on to food and wine.
Life Food Add
During my first month in Italy I lived a nomadic life.
Italy is divided between us and them, rich and poor, north and south, young and old, employed and unemployed.
Italy Poor Young
Real socialism is inside man. It wasn't born with Marx. It was in the communes of Italy in the Middle Ages. You can't say it is finished.
I am not a newcomer, you know, so I want to be judged for what I did when I was prime minister last time in Italy and president of the European Commission for more than five years.
Judged Than Last
But Italy can only have any real influence on world affairs if it carries weight in Europe.
Carries Influence Europe