You can draw any kind of picture you want on a clean slate and indulge your every whim in the wilderness in laying out a New Delhi, Canberra, or Brasilia, but when you operate in an overbuilt metropolis, you have to hack your way with a meat ax.
All great art is born of the Metropolis.
Love of money is the mother-city (Metropolis) of all evils.bion of borysthenes
But what is to be the fate of the great wen of all? The monster, called, by the silly coxcombs of the press, "the Metropolis of the empire"?william cobbett
Parasnath, a mountain in Bihar of great sanctity; it is the eastern, as Mount Abu is the western Metropolis of Jain worship and pilgrimage. Ten thousand, annually, from distant parts of India, visit the scene of Nirvana or beatific annihilation of the ten of the 24 deified saints or Thirthankars, who are the objects of Jain adoration; and from the last of these, Parswa or Parswanatha, the hill originally called samet Sikhar took its better known name as Parasnath.Subodh Kapoor
The capitalists of a country which manages to capture foreign markets from other countries are able to increase their profits at the expense of the capitalists of the other countries. Similarly, a colonial Metropolis may achieve an export surplus through investment in its dependencies.
Till glowworms light owl-watchmen's flight Through our green Metropolis.william allingham
Iamblichus attributes to them [the people in the Tigro- Euphrates basin] also a knowledge of proportion, and even the invention of the so called musical proportion. Though we possess no conclusive proof, we have nevertheless reason to believe that in practical calculation they used the abacus . ...Now, Babylon was once a great commercial centre, the Metropolis of many nations, and it is therefore not unreasonable to suppose that her merchants employed this most improved aid to calculation.
Love of money is the mother-city ( Metropolis ) of all evils.
I think every gentleman on this floor is as well satisfied as I am that Duluth is destined to become the commercial Metropolis of the universe, and that this road should be built at once.j(ames) proctor knott