Italian Quote Authors


AuthorProfessionQuotesYear
Alberto Moravia Novelist 4 1907 - 1990
Alberto Sordi Actor 2 1920 - 2003
Alberto Tomba Athlete 3 1966 -
Alessandro Del Piero Athlete 6 1974 -
Alphonsus Liguori Clergyman 20 1696 - 1787
Aly Khan Public Servant 12 1911 - 1960
Andrea Bocelli Musician 14 1958 -
Angelo Scola Clergyman 2 1941 -
Anna Magnani Actress 3 1908 - 1973
Antonio Gramsci Politician 6 1891 - 1937
Antonio Porchia Poet 27 1886 - 1968
Antonio Tabucchi Writer 31 1943 - 2012
Artemisia Gentileschi Artist 2  
Arturo Toscanini Musician 5 1867 - 1957
Asia Argento Actress 3 1975 -
Aulus Persius Flaccus Poet 8  
Benito Mussolini Politician 27 1883 - 1945
Bernardo Bertolucci Writer 7 1940 -
Bruno Bettelheim Writer 5 1903 - 1990
Camillo di Cavour Statesman 3 1810 - 1861
Carlo Azeglio Ciampi Statesman 6 1920 -
Carlo Collodi Writer 9 1826 - 1890
Carlo Goldoni Playwright 8 1707 - 1793
Cecilia Bartoli Musician 30 1966 -
Cesare Lombroso Psychologist 6 1835 - 1909
Cesare Pavese Poet 25 1908 - 1950
Christine de Pisan Writer 1  
Christopher Columbus Explorer 20  
Claudia Cardinale Actress 8 1938 -
Claudio Monteverdi Composer 3 1567 - 1643
Dante Alighieri Poet 30 1265 - 1321
Dario Argento Director 32 1940 -
Dario Fo Playwright 17 1926 -
Dino De Laurentiis Director 20 1919 -
Dionigi Tettamanzi Clergyman 1 1934 -
Donatella Versace Designer 11 1955 -
Edmondo De Amicis Novelist 1 1846 - 1908
Eleanora Duse Actress 5 1858 - 1924
Eleonora Duse Actress 3 1858 - 1924
Elsa Schiaparelli Designer 5 1890 - 1973
Emma Bonino Politician 30 1948 -
Ennio Morricone Composer 7 1928 -
Enrico Fermi Physicist 7 1901 - 1954
Enzo Ferrari Designer 3 1898 - 1988
Eugenio Montale Poet 27 1896 - 1981
Evangelista Torricelli Scientist 4 1608 - 1647
Federico Fellini Director 22 1920 - 1993
Fra Angelico Artist 1  
Francesco Crispi Politician 1 1819 - 1901
Francesco Guicciardini Historian 5 1483 - 1540
Francis of Assisi Saint 18 1182 - 1226
Franco Nero Actor 6 1941 -
Franco Zeffirelli Director 1 1923 -
Galeazzo Ciano Politician 3 1903 - 1944
Galileo Galilei Scientist 19 1564 - 1642
Giacomo Casanova Celebrity 34 1725 - 1798
Giacomo Leopardi Poet 7 1798 - 1837
Giacomo Puccini Composer 2 1858 - 1924
Giambattista Vico Philosopher 5 1668 - 1744
Gian Carlo Menotti Composer 7 1911 - 2007
Gianni Agnelli Businessman 9 1921 - 2003
Gianni Versace Designer 7 1946 - 1997
Gina Lollobrigida Actress 2 1927 -
Gioachino Rossini Composer 6 1792 - 1868
Giorgio Armani Designer 14 1934 -
Giorgio Morandi Artist 2 1890 - 1946
Giorgio Moroder Producer 20 1940 -
Giorgio Vasari Artist 4 1511 - 1574
Giotto di Bondone Artist 5 1266 - 1337
Giovanni Agnelli Designer 5 1866 - 1945
Giovanni Guareschi Journalist 2 1908 - 1968
Giovanni Papini Journalist 2 1881 - 1956
Giovanni Pico della Mirandola Writer 13 1463 - 1494
Girolamo Savonarola Clergyman 2 1452 - 1498
Giulio Andreotti Politician 6 1919 -
Giulio Douhet Soldier 2 1869 - 1930
Giuseppe Mazzini Activist 9 1805 - 1872
Giuseppe Verdi Composer 2 1813 - 1901
Grazia Deledda Writer 4 1871 - 1936
Greta Scacchi Actress 24 1960 -
Guglielmo Marconi Scientist 4 1874 - 1937
Henry Benedict Stuart Statesman 1 1725 - 1807
Hugo Pratt Cartoonist 7 1927 - 1995
Ignazio Silone Author 5 1900 - 1978
Isabella Rossellini Actress 13 1952 -
Italo Calvino Journalist 10 1923 - 1985
Jacopo Sannazaro Poet 5  
Leon Battista Alberti Architect 6 1404 - 1472
Leonardo da Vinci Artist 44 1452 - 1519
Leonardo DaVinci Artist 1  
Leonardo Sciascia Writer 1 1921 - 1989
Loris Malaguzzi Teacher 2 1920 - 1994
Luciano Berio Composer 2 1925 - 2003
Luciano Pavarotti Musician 27 1935 - 2007
Luigi Barzini Journalist 3  
Luigi Pirandello Playwright 17 1867 - 1936
Marcello Mastroianni Actor 6 1924 - 1996
Marcus Porcius Cato Politician 2 234 BC - 149 BC
Maria Montessori Educator 17 1870 - 1952
Marino Marini Sculptor 2 1901 - 1980
Mario Monti Public Servant 10 1943 -
Marsilio Ficino Philosopher 5 1433 - 1499
Michelangelo Artist 35 1475 - 1564
Michelangelo Antonioni Director 18 1912 - 2007
Monica Bellucci Actress 27 1964 -
Niccolo Machiavelli Writer 48 1469 - 1527
Niccolo Paganini Musician 1 1782 - 1840
Nick Mancuso Actor 14 1948 -
Nicola Abbagnano Philosopher 1 1901 - 1990
Oriana Fallaci Journalist 32 1929 -
Palmiro Togliatti Politician 1 1893 - 1964
Petrarch Poet 22 1304 - 1374
Pietro Aretino Poet 5 1492 - 1556
Pietro Mascagni Composer 2 1863 - 1945
Pope Gregory VII Clergyman 2  
Pope John XXIII Clergyman 21 1881 - 1963
Pope Paul III Clergyman 1 1468 - 1549
Pope Paul VI Clergyman 27 1897 - 1978
Primo Levi Scientist 4 1919 - 1987
Renata Adler Journalist 7 1938 -
Riccardo Muti Celebrity 9 1941 -
Roberto Benigni Actor 10 1952 -
Roberto Rossellini Director 2 1906 - 1977
Romano Prodi Statesman 15 1939 -
Rudolph Valentino Actor 4 1895 - 1926
Ruggero Leoncavallo Composer 2 1857 - 1919
Saint Ambrose Saint 4  
Salvatore Quasimodo Author 25 1901 - 1968
Sergio Leone Director 2 1929 - 1989
Silvia Colloca Actress 2 1978 -
Silvio Berlusconi Statesman 10 1936 -
Sophia Loren Actress 22 1934 -
Ted Dexter Athlete 5 1935 -
Thomas Aquinas Theologian 60 1225 - 1274
Uberto Crescenti Scientist 1  
Ugo Betti Playwright 12 1892 - 1953
Umberto Eco Novelist 16 1932 -
Umberto Guidoni Astronaut 19 1954 -
Valentino Rossi Athlete 21 1979 -
Vilfredo Pareto Economist 2 1848 - 1923
Vittorio Gassman Actor 2 1922 - 2000
Yves Montand Actor 1 1921 - 1991

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