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In Venice, Tass's echoes are no more, And silent rows the songless gondolier; Her palaces are crumbling to the shore, And music meets not always now the ear. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

Venice once was dear, The pleasant place of all festivity, The revel of the earth, the masque of Italy. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

White swan of cities, slumbering in thy nest So wonderfully built among the reeds Of the lagoon, that fences thee and feeds, As sayeth thy old historian and thy guest! (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

The sylphs and ondines And the sea-kings and queens Long ago, long ago, on the waves built a city, As lovely as seems To some bard in his dreams, The soul of his latest love-ditty. (Quote by - Lord Lytton)

Once did she hold the gorgeous East in fee, And was the safeguard of the West. (Quote by - William Wordsworth)

A group of us started a community center in Santa Monica. We've tried different programs, and three have worked really well. A poetry group. Once a week we visit Venice High and talk to girls at risk. (Quote by - Lisa Bonet)

A realist, in Venice, would become a romantic by mere faithfulness to what he saw before him. (Quote by - Arthur Symons)

Amsterdam was a great surprise to me. I had always thought of Venice as the city of canals; it had never entered my mind that I should find similar conditions in a Dutch town. (Quote by - James Weldon Johnson)

I have an Italian comedy at the Venice Film Festival. (Quote by - Robert Englund)

Is it worth while to observe that there are no Venetian blinds in Venice? (Quote by - William Dean Howells)

Kristina has been to the Maldives but never to Venice, and I have been to Venice but never to the Maldives. (Quote by - Roger Moore)

Like Venice, Italy, New Orleans is a cultural treasure. And everyone who lived in the city should be allowed to come back. But that doesn't mean that they all should live in exactly the same spot that they lived before. (Quote by - Ed McMahon)

They are shooting The Thief Lord in Venice at the moment. (Quote by - Cornelia Funke)

Venice, Italy, survives 365 days out of every year in water; New Orleans can survive a few days of water if it has to. (Quote by - Billy Tauzin)

No praying, it spoils business. Venice Preserved. (Quote by - Thomas Otway)

Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go. (Quote by - Truman Capote)

Tell me where is fancy bred. Or in the heart or in the head? (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

In the winter, Venice is like an abandoned theatre. The play is finished, but the echoes remain. (Quote by - Arbit Blatas)

Egypt's might is tumbled down Down a-down the deeps of thought; Greece is fallen and Troy town, Glorious Rome hath lost her crown, Venice' pride is nought. (Quote by - Mary Coleridge)

If you read a lot, nothing is as great as you've imagined. Venice is -- Venice is better. (Quote by - Fran Lebowitz)

He speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any man in all Venice. His reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff: you shall seek all day ere you find them; and when you have them, they are not worth the search. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Though there are some disagreeable things in Venice there is nothing so disagreeable as the visitors. (Quote by - Henry James)

Prague is like a vertical Venice steps everywhere. (Quote by - Penelope Gilliatt)

I stood in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs; / A palace and a prison on each hand. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

All those who are using Venice for their own interests must make a contribution to preserve the myth, (Quote by - Paolo Costa)


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