quote by Sarah Brightman

I am not quite sure where home is right now. I do have places in London and Milan, and a house in Spain. I guess I would say home is where my mother is, and she lives in Spain.

— Sarah Brightman

Beautiful Milan quotations

On my birthday, I was in Milan for the collections.

Marcel Desailly was pretty hard when I played against him in a Milan derby.

When I go to Rome, I fast on Saturday, but in Milan I do not.

Do you also follow the custom of whatever church you attend, if you do not want to give or receive scandal.

There was reference made to a book written in Greek by a former Rabbi who had been converted to Christianity. There was reference to a publication of a high clergyman of Milan. Not even did Jews raise objections to that book.

Milan, for me, is a city of discovery.

You can find some amazing gardens behind some great houses; I also love finding beautiful galleries and incredible shops, but you have to explore. And the food is amazing.

I've been all over the world, and to be in Milan and see guys dressed as Jake and Elwood is amazing. They really have become a part of the culture.

Retire me to my Milan, where Every third thought shall be my grave.

Milan. What a beautiful place to die.

I'd have to say the Seychelles, because I adore being in tropical places.

However, Paris and Milan are also special to me. Every city has something special that attracts me.

It was then that I remembered the colour blue, the blue of the sky in nice that was at the origin of my career as monochromist. I started work towards the end of 1956 and in 1957 I had an exhibition in Milan which consisted entirely of what I dared to call my 'Epoque bleue'.

In Italy, I am almost seen as German for my workaholism.

Also I am from Milan, the city where people work the hardest. Work, work, work - I am almost German.

I think of Milan every day, really. I was really happy at Milanello. I love the team, the staff, everybody who works there. I love the fans. I miss Milan badly, I miss Italy. I don't miss a single [Milan] game, and I don't understand those that say that Calcio is in difficulty. It's so competitive and complete.

When I am at Rome I fast as the Romans do;

when I am at Milan I do not fast. So likewise you, whatever church you come to, observe the custom of the place, if you would neither give offence to others, nor take offence from them.

Leo [Messi] is the best player of all time - better than Pele, Maradona or Cruyff. There have been some great teams in history - Pele's Brazil, Cruyff's Ajax, Sacchi's Milan - but in the past 20 years this Barcelona team is the best.

I've never experienced a bad situation with men being sexist with me.

I've been very lucky - even when I was just starting and modeling in Milan and Paris.

The best city for fashion is Tokyo. You see styles there you won't see in London, Paris, Milan or New York. I also like the fashion scene in Los Angeles - it has a unique look.

My cousin Francis and I are in perfect accord - he wants Milan, and so do I.

When I was a child, it was my dream to be a professional footballer.

When I was 14 I visited Milan's San Siro stadium and remember thinking how unbelievable it was. From then onwards I vowed that one day I would be playing there - and I am very proud that I achieved this and also for everything else I have managed to achieve in football.

Paolo Maldini is someone I loved at AC Milan and looked up to as a player.

I think he had so much about him. He had so much quality and he was a player I looked to growing up. Him and Tony Adams - another footballer who's won it all.

The best player I ever played against was Paolo Maldini.

We [Arsenal] played against Milan in the European Supercup [in 1995]. Maldini marked me and I didn't even get a kick of the ball all game. He was just unbelievable.

It's not so easy for us when we play teams who have a different mindset, like Chelsea or Inter Milan, because they have the intention of trying to stop us rather than playing a game that is more attractive for the spectators to enjoy.

Let Toronto become Milan. Montreal will always be Rome.

You get funky things in Goa, so I like shopping there.

Paris and Milan are also my preferred shopping destinations.

People constantly make the mistake of comparing London with New York, Milan and Paris and that's not what it's about. London has its own fashion identity. You come here to find the next Alexander McQueen or John Galliano.

I've turned down Barcelona, Inter Milan, Juventus and Manchester United to play here. I hope everyone already knows how much it means to me to play for Newcastle United.

The thing about all my food is that everything is a remembered flavor.

Maybe it's something I had as a child or maybe it's something I had in Milan, but I want it to taste better than you ever thought.

In New York there are between four and six big designers, and the shows last one week. There is something wrong here. It's our fault. We can't stand up for it. They take our ads, don't they? Why don't they want to stay longer in Milan? Why do we have to comply? We have the most beautiful brands, they are Italians.

What is Milan's character? Let's not be closed in by our provincialism.

In the past we used to come over to see what was going on in London or Paris or Milan or wherever - it's pretty much the same stuff everywhere [now], and people are wearing the same things, because it's all instantaneous with the Internet.

At Milan when I was younger, I worked a lot on the leg press because I'd lost a bit of my natural speed as my body was changing. I was growing too fast for the rest of my body to cope and I had some knee problems. I worked really hard in the gym to regain these fast sprints.

Florence and Milan had given him ideas more flexible than those of people who'd stayed at home.

Best performance of the year: Aston Villa v. Milan, September 1994

New England is a finished place. Its destiny is that of Florence or Venice, not Milan while the American empire careens onward toward its unpredicted end. . . . It is the first American section to be finished to achieve stability in the conditions of its life. It is the first old civilization, the first permanent civilization in America.

Great music can come from anywhere around the globe.

And there has always been a music business. It just wasn't recorded, nor was it centered in New York, London, Los Angeles or Nashville but rather St Petersburg, Vienna, Berlin, Milan and Paris.

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