We had this whole big beautiful place for discovery, and all we could think to do with it was wipe out everything that made it worth discovering.
A long period of distress and anarchy, in which empire, and arts, and riches, had migrated from the banks of the Tiber, was incapable of restoring or adorning the city; and, as all that is human must retrograde if it do not advance, every successive age must have hastened the ruin of the works of antiquity.Edward Gibbon
I was born in Naples but my mother is from Rome , therefore some water from the Tiber river runs for sure in my veins.augusto de luca
As I look ahead, I am filled with foreboding. Like the Roman, I seem to see "the River Tiber foaming with much blood."enoch powell
Those graceful groves that shade the plain, Where Tiber rolls majestic to the main, And flattens, as he runs, the fair campagne.
Oh Tiber, father Tiber, to whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's arms, take thou in charge this day!
One that loves a cup of hot wine with not a drop of allaying Tiber in ’t.