The ideas of a time are like the clothes of a season: they are as arbitrary, as much imposed by some superior will which is seldom explicit. They are utilitarian and political, the instruments of smooth-running government.Wyndham Lewis
Toronto is the largest city in Canada.
- Houses of ill-fame in Toronto? Certainly not. The whole city is an immense house of ill fame.
- C. S. Clark, Of Toronto the Good (1898)
- Indeed I have always found that the only thing in regard to Toronto which faraway people know for certain is that McGill University is in it.
- Stephen Leacock, My Discovery of the West (1937)
- Last night I Had a dream about Toronto. I was on my bicycle, cruising about in front of the old house. And, as usual in my dreams, I was a little girl again. A little girl in Toronto, with long golden curls.
- Toronto as a city carries out the idea of Canada as a country. It is a calculated crime against the aspirations of the soul and the affection of the heart.
- Aleister Crowley, The Confessions of Aleister Crowley (1970)
- You're going to have a great town here if you ever get it finished.
- No one should ever visit Toronto for the first time.
- Toronto is the city of the future-and always will be.
- Alan Lamport