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But the branches of industry are so multifarious,
by Henry Mayhew

But the branches of industry are so multifarious,
the divisions of labour so minutes and manifold,
that it seems at first almost impossible to reduce them to any system.
- Henry Mayhew

I was conducted in the evening to a tavern where several
of the weavers who advocate the principles of the People's
Charter were in the habit of assembling.
- Henry Mayhew

The city of London, within the walls,
occupies a space of only 370 acres, and is but the
hundred and fortieth part of the extent covered by the whole metropolis.
- Henry Mayhew

Advice to persons about to marry - don't.
- Henry Mayhew

 

The costermongers' boys will, I am informed,
cheat their employers, but they do not steal from them.
- Henry Mayhew

We then journeyed on to London Street,
down which the tidal ditch continues its course.
- Henry Mayhew

A fact must be assimilated with, or discriminated fromm,
some other fact or facts, in order to be raised to the dignity of a truth,
and made to convey the least knowledge to the mind.
- Henry Mayhew

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The deductive method is the mode of using knowledge,
and the inductive method the mode of acquiring it.
- Henry Mayhew

The essential quality of an animal is that it seeks its own living,
whereas a vegetable has its living brought to it.
- Henry Mayhew

There is a tone of morality throughout the rural districts of England,
which is unhappily wanting in the large towns and the
centres of particular manufactures.
- Henry Mayhew

We may either proceed from principles to facts,
or recede from facts to principles.
- Henry Mayhew

Ballet-girls have a bad reputation, which is in most cases well deserved.
- Henry Mayhew

It is easy enough to be moral after a good dinner beside a snug coal fire,
and with our hearts well warmed with fine old port.
- Henry Mayhew

In No.
1 of this street the cholera first appeared seventeen years ago,
and spread up it with fearful virulence;
but this year it appeared at the opposite end,
and ran down it with like severity.
- Henry Mayhew

Facts, according to my ideas, are merely the elements of truths,
and not the truths themselves; of all matters there
are none so utterly useless by themselves as your mere matters of fact.
- Henry Mayhew

Park women, properly so called, are those degraded creatures,
utterly lost to all sense of shame, who wander about
the paths most frequented after nightfall in the Parks,
and consent to any species of humiliation for the sake
of acquiring a few shillings.
- Henry Mayhew

Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches,
letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights.
- Pauline R. Kezer

There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil
to one who is striking at the root.
- Henry David Thoreau

All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
- Albert Einstein

A few minutes ago every tree was excited,
bowing to the roaring storm,
waving, swirling, tossing their branches
in glorious enthusiasm like worship.
But though to the outer ear these trees
are now silent, their songs never cease.
- John Muir

Instinct must be thwarted just as one prunes the branches
of a tree so that it will grow better.
- Henri Matisse

In common with many others in the varied branches of our profession,
my academic education is subnormal.
- Loretta Young

I knew, of course, that trees and plants had roots,
stems, bark, branches and foliage that reached up toward the light.
But I was coming to realize that the real magician was light itself.
- Edward Steichen

Both of these branches of evolutionary science,
are, in my opinion, in the closest causal connection;
this arises from the reciprocal action of the laws
of heredity and adaptation.
- Ernst Haeckel

Watergate provides a model case study of the interaction
and powers of each of the branches of government.
It also is a morality play with a sad and dramatic ending.
- Bob Woodward

To establish any mode to abolish war,
however advantageous it might be to Nations,
would be to take from such Government the most lucrative of its branches.
- Thomas Paine

Maintaining checks and balances on the power of the
Judiciary Branch and the other two branches is vital
to keep the form of government set up by our Founding Fathers.
- Todd Tiahrt

The people are the only legitimate fountain of power,
and it is from them that the constitutional charter,
under which the several branches of government hold their power,
is derived.
- James Madison

Regularity in the hours of rising and retiring,
perseverance in exercise, adaptation of dress to the variations of climate,
simple and nutritious aliment, and temperance in all
things are necessary branches of the regimen of health.
- Lord Chesterfield

Programming is one of the most difficult branches of applied mathematics;
the poorer mathematicians had better remain pure mathematicians.
- Edsger Dijkstra

The developing science departs at the same time more
and more from its original scope and purpose and threatens
to sacrifice its earlier unity and split into diverse branches.
- Felix Klein

One is sorry one could not have taken both branches of the road.
But we were not allotted multiple selves.
- Gore Vidal

I had changed from being a mathematician to a practicing scientist.
I was increasingly embarassed that I could no longer
follow some of the more modern branches of pure mathematics.
- John Pople

I see no reason for giving the capital employed in
agriculture greater protection than the capital vested
in other branches of trade,
manufacture, or commerce.
- Joseph Hume

I often lay on that bench looking up into the tree,
past the trunk and up into the branches.
It was particularly fine at night with the stars above the tree.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

Self is the root, the tree, and the branches of all
the evils of our fallen state.
- William Law

Green how I want you green.
Green wind.
Green branches.
- Federico Garcia Lorca

The methods of theoretical physics should be applicable
to all those branches of thought in which the essential
features are expressible with numbers.
- Paul Dirac

The courts are truly the least dangerous of the three
branches of our government.
- William Weld

A woman is a branchy tree and man a singing wind;
and from her branches carelessly he takes what he can find.
- James Stephens

My feet are like gnarled old tree branches.
- Dennis Rodman

The people in general ought to have regard to the moral
character of those whom they invest with authority
either in the legislative,
executive, or judicial branches.
- John Witherspoon

The House is rooted in the principle of direct elections
and is unique among all branches and bodies of the
federal government as without exception,
the people's voice.
- Charles W. Pickering

Respecting other people's cultures is well and good,
but I draw the line at where some branches of Islam,
what they do to women.
It's indefensible.
- Jello Biafra

Now, one of the most essential branches of English
liberty is the freedom of one's house.
- James Otis

Behind me the branches of a wasted and sterile existence are cracking.
- Gustav Mahler

This may be done by grafting, by confining the roots,
withholding water, bending the branches,
or in a hundred other ways which all proceed upon the same principle.
- Robert Fortune

If you look closely at a tree you'll notice it's knots and dead branches,
just like our bodies.
What we learn is that beauty and imperfection go together wonderfully.
- Matthew Fox

The sincerity of the art worker must permeate the song
as naturally as the green leaves break through the
dead branches in springtime.
- Alma Gluck

Stunted varieties were generally chosen,
particularly if they had the side branches opposite or regular,
for much depends upon this; a one-sided tree is of
no value in the eyes of the Chinese.
- Robert Fortune

Consequently he who wishes to attain to human perfection,
must therefore first study Logic, next the various
branches of Mathematics in their proper order,
then Physics, and lastly Metaphysics.
- Maimonides

My present work concerns the problems connected with
the theory of elementary particles,
the theory of gravitation and cosmology and I shall
be glad if I can manage to make some contribution to
these important branches of science.
- Andrei Sakharov

Language is a living thing.
We can feel it changing.
Parts of it become old: they drop off and are forgotten.
New pieces bud out, spread into leaves,
and become big branches, proliferating.
- Gilbert Highet

It matters enormously to a successful democratic society
like ours that we have three branches of government,
each with some independence and some control over the other two.
That's set out in the Constitution.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

To those who have chosen the profession of medicine,
a knowledge of chemistry, and of some branches of natural history,
and, indeed, of several other departments of science,
affords useful assistance.
- Charles Babbage

What I did not yet know so intensely was the hatred
of the white American for the black,
a hatred so deep that I wonder if every white man in this country,
when he plants a tree, doesn't see Negroes hanging from its branches.
- Jean Genet

The real difference between the United States and other
nations lies not in the words of the preamble to the Constitution,
but in the fact that the substantive clauses of that
Constitution are enforced by individuals independent
of and not beholden to the elected branches.
- Harold H. Greene

Perhaps, to the uninformed, it may appear unaccountable
that a man should be able to retain in his memory such a variety of learning;
but the close alliance with each other,
of the different branches of science,
will explain the difficulty.
- Marcus V. Pollio

The tree was evidently aged, from the size of its stem.
It was about six feet high, the branches came out from
the stem in a regular and symmetrical manner,
and it had all the appearance of a tree in miniature.
- Robert Fortune

The duty of government is to leave commerce to its
own capital and credit as well as all other branches of business,
protecting all in their legal pursuits,
granting exclusive privileges to none.
- Andrew Jackson

I was on acid and I looked at the trees and I realized
that they all came to points,
and the little branches came to points,
and the houses came to point.
I thought, 'Oh!
Everything has a point, and if it doesn't,
then there's a point to it.'
- Harry Nilsson

Work at the same time on sky, water,
branches,
ground, keeping everything going on an equal basis...
Don't be afraid of putting on colour...
Paint generously and unhesitatingly,
for it is best not to lose the first impression.
- Camille Pissarro

I wonder if anyone else has an ear so tuned and sharpened as I have,
to detect the music, not of the spheres,
but of earth, subtleties of major and minor chord that
the wind strikes upon the tree branches.
Have you ever heard the earth breathe?
- Kate Chopin

In the present epoch of struggle between two worlds
the two opposing and antagonistic trends penetrating
the foundations of nearly all branches of biology are
particularly sharply defined.
- Trofim Lysenko

The main stem was then in most cases twisted in a zigzag form,
which process checked the flow of the sap,
and at the same time encouraged the production of side
branches at those parts of the stem where they were most desired.
- Robert Fortune

If the union between England and America is a powerful
factor in the cause of peace,
a new Triple Alliance between the Teutonic race and
the two branches of the Anglo-Saxon race will be a
still more potent influence in the future of the world.
- Edward Grey

Every proper exertion has been made and will be continued
to carry out the wishes of Congress in relation to the tobacco trade,
as indicated in the several resolutions of the House
of Representatives and the legislation of the two branches.
- Martin Van Buren

There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil
to one who is striking at the root,
and it may be that he who bestows the largest amount
of time and money on the needy
is doing the most by his mode of life
to produce that misery
which he strives in vain to relieve.
- Henry David Thoreau

Yes, our tree has an interesting shape.
The center branches reflect the shape of the zero curve.
When extreme parts of the tree are reached the branching
pattern changes to accommodate the mean reversion.
- John Hull

It is the union of independence and dependence of these branches -
legislative,
executive and judicial - and of the governmental functions
possessed by each of them,
that constitutes the marvellous genius of this unrivalled document.
- J. Reuben Clark

The further a mathematical theory is developed,
the more harmoniously and uniformly does its construction proceed,
and unsuspected relations are disclosed between hitherto
separated branches of the science.
- David Hilbert


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