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Edward Burnett Tylor Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Edward Burnett Tylor

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There was no romance about the mosquitos,
however.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

Aching all over, we reached level ground again,
and Mr. Christy withdrew his claims, and agreed that
no road anywhere else could possibly be so bad as a Mexican road;
a decision which later experiences only served to confirm.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

We are at last on the high lands of Mexico,
the districts which at least three different races
have chosen to settle in,
neglecting the fertile country below.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

During the Tertiary period the whole valley of Mexico was one great lake.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

 

The habit of building houses upon piles,
which was first forced upon the people by the position they had chosen,
was afterwards followed as a matter of taste,
just as it is in Holland.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

If you are a married man resident in Cuba,
you cannot get a passport to go to the next town without
your wife's permission in writing.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

Everything that is really Mexican is either Aztec or Spanish.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

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Whenever anything disagreeable is happening in the country,
Vera Cruz is sure to get its full share.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

Every one knows how the snow lies in the valleys of the Alps,
forming a plain which slopes gradually downward towards
the outlet Imagine such a valley ten miles across,
with just such a sloping plain, not of snow but of earth.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

One step outside the gate, and we are among the sand-hills
that stretch for miles and miles round Vera Cruz.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

At sunset we are rattling through the streets of the little town of Cordova.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

We were very kindly received by the English merchants
to whom my companion had letters,
and we set ourselves to learn what was the real state of things in Mexico.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

The interior of Mexico consists of a mass of volcanic rocks,
thrust up to a great height above the sea-level.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

I am afraid the Spanish American has not always a very strict regard for truth.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

The journey and excursions in Mexico which have originated
the narrative and remarks contained in this volume
were made in the months of March,
April, May, and June of 1856, for the most part on horseback.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

There are even many huts built entirely of the universal aloe.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

Taking it as a whole, Mexico is a grand city,
and, as Cortes truly said, its situation is marvellous.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

Coughs seem very common here, especially among the children,
though people look strong and healthy,
but in the absence of proper statistics one cannot
undertake to say whether the district is a healthy one or not.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

The plateau of Mexico is 8,000 feet high,
and that of Puebla 9,000 feet.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

Even if severe wounds are given, the Indian has many chances in his favor,
for his organization is somewhat different from that of white men,
and he recovers easily from wounds that would kill any European outright.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow PHOTO

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche PHOTO

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe PHOTO

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa PHOTO

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein PHOTO

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys)

Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where there is no accusation of "fault,"
there can be no anger.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A man must be both stupid and uncharitable
who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.
- Joseph Addison

No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Good for who? Good for what?
There is no absolute "good."
"Good" is simply one person's preference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No written law has ever been more binding
than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.
- Carrie Chapman Catt

There is no coming to consciousness without pain.
- Carl Jung

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Where there is no emotion,
there is no motive for violence.
- the character Spock in the Star Trek television series

No persons are more frequently wrong,
than those who will not admit they are wrong.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Make your "yes" mean yes,
and your "no" mean no.
- John Wooden

There is no neutrality.
There is only greater or lesser
awareness of one's bias.
- Phyllis Rose

I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free
and there was nothing to break the light of the sun.
I was born where there were no enclosures.
- Geronimo

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Choose with no regret.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

No amount of self-improvement can make up
for a lack of self-acceptance.
- Anonymous

The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
- Helen Keller

No person was ever honored for what he received.
Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
- Calvin Coolidge

No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is,
he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
- Helen Keller

If I had no sense of humor,
I would long ago have committed suicide.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The shoe that fits one person pinches another;
there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.
- Carl Jung

Be careful not to do your good deeds
when there's no one watching you.
- Tom Lehrer

People will do anything, no matter how absurd,
to avoid facing their own souls.
- Carl Jung

Genuine heroes - no batteries needed -
bring lots of open-mind and at least a little courage.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

No man is a failure who enjoys life.
- William Feather

Every form of addiction is bad,
no matter whether the narcotic
be alcohol or morphine or idealism.
- Carl Jung

Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man.
And man can be as big as he wants.
No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
- John F. Kennedy

We live in a wonderful world that is
full of beauty, charm and adventure.
There is no end to the adventures that we can have
if only we seek them with our eyes open.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers
of acting and reasoning as fear.
- Edmund Burke

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men.
No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
- Elbert Hubbard


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