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  • “In Venice the architecture gives the emotions of music.”
    Carlo Dossi
    Italian Writer, Politician & Diplomat
  • “Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go.”
    Truman Capote
    Novelist, Screenwriter, Playwright & Actor
  • “There is something so different in Venice from any other place in the world, that you leave at once all accustomed habits and everyday sights to enter an enchanted garden.”
    Mary Shelley
    Novelist & Travel Writer
  • “It is the city of mirrors, the city of mirages, at once solid and liquid, at once air and stone.”
    Erica Jong
    American Novelist, Satirist & Poet
  • “A splendour of miscellaneous spirits.”
    John Ruskin
    English Art Critic
  • “To build a city where it is impossible to build a city is madness in itself, but to build there one of the most elegant and grandest of cities is the madness of genius.”
    Alexander Herzen
    Russian Writer & Thinker