Milan Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old milan quotes, milan sayings, and milan proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Milan is beautiful in fog, like a woman with a veil.      

Ornella Vanoni

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

William Shakespeare

Milan is a true metropolis: strong and fearless but welcoming, too. Little by little, I came to realize that I could become someone here.      

Giorgio Armani

My favorite thing about Milan is that you see these guys, and it's as if a spaceship came out of the most attractive planet invented and just dropped them off all across the city.     

Brad Goreski

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.     

Francisco Costa

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.     

Silvio Berlusconi

Frankly, Milan kind of sucks as a restaurant city. It's so fashion-obsessed that people don't pay that much attention to the food.     

Joe Bastianich

I love Milan, and I'm not just saying that. It's a city that gives me a great sense of euphoria. I can't explain why, but I feel a special energy there.     

Shawn Mendez

In Paris, choosing a dress is a monumental decision. In Milan, it’s a kick.      

Chris Dee

In Milan, everything is regulated by money. They say 'cappuccio' in bars instead of 'cappuccino' to save a syllable.      

Enzo Biagi

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

Franca Sozzani

I grew up in Milan during the golden age of designers. There was fashion all around.     

Fabio Lanzoni

Milan is marvellous, picturesque, and full of elegance.     

Wesley Sneijder

You would never see anyone go to a restaurant in Milan wearing a jumpsuit!     

Mariacarla Boscono

Designers from Milan think that 'more is more,' like Cavalli and Dolce & Gabbana.     

Coco Rocha

Milan is showing a new and different face. At Porta Nuova, too, when they started construction, everyone was up in arms, saying Milan was going to lose its character.      

Franca Sozzani

I drive around on my scooter in Milan alone - we don't have bodyguards or anything like that. I am a fashion designer, not a celebrity, and although I get stopped for autographs and the like, I don't think I am famous.     

Steffano Gabbana