Famous Italian phrases

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Famous Italian phrases

Here’s a list of some short and unattributed Italian phrases:

Lascia che la vita ti sorprenda.

Let life surprise you.

Niente che valga la pena di avere è facile.

Nothing worth having comes easy.

Il meglio deve ancora venire.

The best is yet to come.

Non importa se si procede lentamente, l’importante è non fermarsi.

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.

Il miglior momento per piantare un albero era 20 anni fa. Il secondo miglior momento è ora.

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

Ricordati sempre che la tua risoluzione al successo è più importante di qualsiasi altra.

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.

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More famous Italian phrases

If you want to read more Italian quotes by famous people and quotes by famous Italians, we recommend checking our posts that focus on those topics.

You should also have a look at our post about the best Italian quotes.

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