The Swiss are inspired hotel-keepers. Some centuries since, when
thestranger strayed into one oftheir valleys, their simple
forefathers would kill him and share out the little money he
might have about him. Now they know better. They keep
him alive and writing cheques. Lady Mary Wortley ne e Pierrepoint Montagu The Right Place.
The most perfect of Swiss clockmakers. Igor Fedorovich Stravinsky Of Ravel. Quoted in
R Nichols Ravel (1977).
Toronto is a
kind of New York operated by the Swiss. Sir PeterAlexander Ustinov Quoted byJohn
Bentley Mays in the Globe and Mail,1 Aug1987.