In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder, bloodshed – they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance.
In Switzerland they had brotherly love, five hundred years of democracy and peace – and what did that produce…? The cuckoo clock.
as Harry Lime in The Third Man (1949)
Words added by Orson Welles to script by Graham Greene
The illustration is the Renaissance Trevi Fountain in Rome © Thomas La Mela | View Portfolio via Shutterstock
The line is at 5.32