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Illustrations by Elena Lombardi. As a writer madly in love with everything related to words and the pure joy of ars oratoria the art of speaking , I owe all my feelings of nostalgia to the mesmerizing and fascinating melody of my mother tongue: Italian. I have friends who come from all over the world, and while I speak to them primarily in English with the gestures that make us Italians famous , of course , I still have the habit of translating beloved Italian phrases that I consider perfectly suited to specific situations. In Italy we say [ insert one of many Italian sayings here ]. If you are at least a little bit familiar with Italian body language, you will immediately understand why this expression has a negative connotation for us: do you realize how frustrating it is for Italians to stay still without frantically gesticulating to express ourselves?
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Are you looking for a quote, phrase, or saying in Italian? Feel free to use them on a t-shirt design, for a piece of writing, or however you wish. Noi non potemo avere perfetta vita senza amici — We cannot have a perfect life without friends. Non puoi insegnare niente a un uomo. Quando finisce la partita il re ed il pedone finiscono nella stessa scatola. Se non hai mai pianto, i tuoi occhi non possono essere belli.