Top Milan Quotes

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1. "Mereka yang menghirup kopi pahit umumnya bernasib sepahit kopinya. Makin pahit kopinya, makin berlika-liku petualangannya. Hidup mereka penuh intaian mara bahaya. Cinta? Berantakan. Istri? Pada minggat. Kekasih? Berkhianat di atas tempat tidur mereka sendiri! Bayangkan itu. Bisnis? Mereka kena tipu. Namun, mereka tetap mencoba dan mencipta. Mereka naik panggung dan dipermalukan. Mereka menang dengan gilang-gemilang lalu kalah tersuruk-suruk. Mereka jatuh, bangun, jatuh, dan bangun lagi. Dalam dunia pergaulan zaman modern ini mereka disebut para player."
Author: Andrea Hirata
2. "Give that mint Milano back, you bitch. If you can't at least be polite, you don't get a treat."
Author: Augusten Burroughs
3. "Milano: ha i muri sporchi e le strade intasate, ma vale la pena.- Milán: tiene las paredes sucias y las calles abarrotadas, pero vale la pena."
Author: Beppe Severgnini
4. "Milano e' una citta' che usiamo molto ma vediamo poco."
Author: Beppe Severgnini
5. "«Brixie's blog was huge. That had to be it. Brixie had a monster fashion blog. All those Los Angeles girls with their feet on the pedals of daddy's sports car... Speedometers twitched in Milan whenever those girls changed their shoes... And Brixie knew how to make the girls in L.A. change their shoes.Dr. Gustav Y. Svante had warned him about this. This was an Internet thing: "disintermediation."»"
Author: Bruce Sterling
6. "I was in Paris, Milan and London from '89 until '91, and I did mostly runway modeling. I know there's so many people out there looking for pictures, but this was way before the age of the Internet, sorry!"
Author: Carla Hall
7. "My cousin Francis and I are in perfect accord - he wants Milan, and so do I."
Author: Charles V
8. "They say that the best furniture and clothing design from the '50s and '60s is Scandinavian or Milanese."
Author: Christian Lacroix
9. "In Italy, the Milanese are well organized but follow bourgeois taste. They adhere to certain codes of elegance, but not to individualism."
Author: Christian Lacroix
10. "But the Milanese have made bad choices, bad fashion, and bad jewelry."
Author: Christian Lacroix
11. "Butcher, al secolo Giacinto Verbato, prima del Dominio faceva il macellaio a New Milan. Buffo il fatto che come soprannome avesse scelto l'anglicizzazione del proprio mestiere, chiunque si sarebbe sentito a disagio a chiamarsi come un fiore."
Author: Daniela Barisone
12. "I studied at the Piccolo Teatro di Milano; I was a theatre actor."
Author: Franco Nero
13. "[…] Milano, un paesaccio dove per mangiare un piatto di maccheroni bisogna pensarci una settimana prima!"
Author: Giuseppe Di Lampedusa
14. "Hamilton dabbed a tissue at the cut under his eye. "Except for the time I met the Great Khali, that was the coolest thing I've ever done!"The foursome, only slightly the worse for wear, stood on the tarmac of the small airfield outside Milan, transferring their luggage from the limo to Jonah's jet for the flight back to Florence. "You didn't do anything, yo," Jonah seethed. "It was done to all of us by the freak show with the nerve to complain that the family branches are too violent!"
Author: Gordon Korman
15. "Schwindel ist etwas anderes als Angst vor dem Fall. Schwindel bedeutet, dass uns die Tiefe anzieht und lockt, sie weckt in uns die Sehnsucht nach dem Fall, eine Sehnsucht, gegen die wir uns dann erschrocken wehren. (Milan Kundera)"
Author: Guillaume Musso
16. "Florence and Milan had given him ideas more flexible than hose of people who'd stayed at home."
Author: Hilary Mantel
17. "I think London, New York, Paris, Milan, any big city has its own fashion. I don't know why they make such a big thing of Paris. I think maybe it comes from French New Wave films portraying the French girl as very feminine."
Author: Josephine De La Baume
18. "There was reference made to a book written in Greek by a former Rabbi who had been converted to Christianity. There was reference to a publication of a high clergyman of Milan. Not even did Jews raise objections to that book."
Author: Julius Streicher
19. "You get funky things in Goa, so I like shopping there. Paris and Milan are also my preferred shopping destinations."
Author: Karisma Kapoor
20. "All of the third-world flights docked here, families waiting days for their connections, squatting on the floor in big bacterial clumps, and it was a long trek to where the European-North American travelers came and went, making those brisk, no-nonsense flights with extra leg-room and private TV, whizzing over for a single meeting in such a manner that it was truly hard to imagine they were shitting-peeing, bleeding-weeping humans at all. Silk and cashmere, bleached teeth, Prozac, laptops, and a sandwich for their lunch named the Milano."
Author: Kiran Desai
21. "My office in Milan is in an old factory. I have all my companies here, including Italia Independent and Independent Ideas."
Author: Lapo Elkann
22. "It's not so easy for us when we play teams who have a different mindset, like Chelsea or Inter Milan, because they have the intention of trying to stop us rather than playing a game that is more attractive for the spectators to enjoy."
Author: Lionel Messi
23. "This would be the third year that she would try halfheartedly to keep her mother unaware that there even was a Fall Ball,let alone the theme. But there was no question that Mrs. Winslow would get the info somehow, probably within six hours of the announcement. It didn't matter that she was presently in the Caribbean. She was connected. By morning,she would be on the phone to someone in New York or Paris or Milan, finding the perfect costume for her daughter.The last one was a historically accurate replica of an eighteenth-century dress, appropraite to rural New York State gentility, no less. It had possessed a wig, corset, and padded butt. Sadie,itchy and unable to breathe, let alone eat or drink or shake her extended booty, had spent the four hours of the dance sitting in a dark corner.I,dressed in a high-necked, tattered, and "blood"-spattered white dress and veil (Bride of the Headless Horseman),sat with her."
Author: Melissa Jensen
24. "It was vertigo. A heady, insuperable longing to fall. We might also call vertigo the intoxication of the weak. Aware of his weakness, a man decides to give in rather than stand up to it. He is drunk with weakness, wishes to grow even weaker, wishes to fall down in the middle of the main square in front of everybody, wishes to be down, lower than down." -Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, p. 76"
Author: Milan Kundera
25. "I was the first Indian model to have a career in Paris, Milan and New York."
Author: Padma Lakshmi
26. "Marcel Desailly was pretty hard when I played against him in a Milan derby."
Author: Paul Ince
27. "When I go to Rome, I fast on Saturday, but in Milan I do not. Do you also follow the custom of whatever church you attend, if you do not want to give or receive scandal."
Author: Saint Ambrose
28. "I was in Milan, and somebody gave me a Trussardi diary, and I thought 'Genius.' Inside I put the Polaroids, how much film I shot, who I shot with. This way, for billing later on, I had all the information."
Author: Sante D'Orazio
29. "I am not quite sure where home is right now. I do have places in London and Milan, and a house in Spain. I guess I would say home is where my mother is, and she lives in Spain."
Author: Sarah Brightman
30. "Actually, I've only been involved with one girl I worked with. It was Alyssa Milano. We didn't actually have an onscreen kiss - we're about to but it gets broken up."
Author: Scott Wolf
31. "When suddenly, as if a shelf were shot forth and she stood on it, she said how she was his wife, married years ago in Milan, his wife, and would never, never tell that he was mad"
Author: Virginia Woolf

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