Top Italian Family Quotes

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1. "He loved his family and he loved beauty. For a true Italian, those are the only two things that matter, because in the end that's what sustains you. Your family gathers around you and shores you up while the beauty uplifts you."
Author: Adriana Trigiani
2. "I grew up in a very old-fashioned Roman Catholic, Italian-Irish family in Philly."
Author: Bradley Cooper
3. "Oh, my wife is a wonderful cook. She comes from a food-loving Italian family - her father owned a pizzeria!"
Author: Buddy Valastro
4. "For all Italian people, family is very important. We don't fight with our families."
Author: Domenico Dolce
5. "Growing up in an Italian family, you use a harsh tone and 10 minutes later everybody forgets about it."
Author: Elizabeth Edwards
6. "Living in a small Italian hilltown, and having lived in a small town in south Georgia, I understand that you can recognize a family gene pool by the lift of an eyebrow, or the length of a neck, or a way of walking."
Author: Frances Mayes
7. "It's promising and seductive, that huge Italian family, sitting around the dinner table, surrounded by olive trees. But it's not my family and I am not their family, and no amount of birthing sons, and cooking dinner and raking leaves or planting the gardens or paying for the plane tickets is going to change that. If I don't come back in eleven months, I will not be missed, and no one will write me or call me to acknowledge my absence. Which is not an accusation, just a small truth about clan and bloodline."
Author: Gabrielle Hamilton
8. "I eat a little bit of everything and not a lot of anything. Everything in moderation. I know that's really hard for people to understand, but I grew up in an Italian family where we didn't overdo anything. We ate pasta, yes, but not a lot of it."
Author: Giada De Laurentiis
9. "Well, I'm Italian, but my family isn't stereotypical. I mean, I only have one sister and we don't yell or throw pasta at each other. My mother doesn't even have a secret spaghetti sauce recipe."
Author: Jennifer Esposito
10. "My mother is Italian and my dad's Irish. In my family, we're expressive. Nobody holds back."
Author: Kate Walsh
11. "I come from an Italian family. One of the greatest and most profound expressions we would ever use in conversations or arguments was a slamming door. The slamming door was our punctuation mark."
Author: Mario Batali
12. "As they say in Italy, Italians were eating with a knife and fork when the French were still eating each other. The Medici family had to bring their Tuscan cooks up there so they could make something edible."
Author: Mario Batali
13. "My family, they're story tellers. My mom is Irish, and my dad is Italian. In my family, we weren't allowed to watch TV while we ate - we had to sit around the table and tell stories about our day."
Author: Meg Cabot
14. "Even his highly emotional Italian mother didn't believe that true love could blossom overnight. Like his brothers and sisters-in-law, she wanted nothing more for him than to marry and start a family, but if he showed up at her doorstep and said that he'd met someone two days ago and knew she was the one for him, his mother would smack him with a broom, curse in Italian, and drag him to church, sure that he had some serious sins that needed confessing."
Author: Nicholas Sparks
15. "Italians come to ruin most generally in three ways, women, gambling, and farming. My family chose the slowest one."
Author: Pope John XXIII
16. "I always, always liked children... I was very afraid of them before. Because I never really grew up, I mean, with a lot of little kids around. Even though I am from a kind of Italian family, I never really grew up with a lot of little kids around."
Author: Steve Burns

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