Istanbul, a universal beauty where poet and archeologist, diplomat and merchant, princess and sailor, northerner and westerner screams with same admiration. The whole world thinks that this city is the most beautiful place on earth.

— Edmondo De Amicis

The most jittery Edmondo De Amicis quotes to get the best of your day

Istanbul owes its extraordinary situation to Golden Horn, Marmara Sea and The Bosphorus.


What is working stain, does not soil.


It is not the dream of what you're feeling laziness, if not, the sleep of exhaustion.


Wine adds a smile to friendship and a spark to love.


One never sees Paris for the first time; one always sees it again.


A woman is always a mystery: one must not be fooled by her face and her hearts inspiration.