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Edward Burnett Tylor Quotes and Sayings

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Stock prices have reached what looks like a permanently high plateau.
- Irving Fisher

Our population is headed for a stable plateau,
which means an aging population.
- Emanuel Celler

I'm always improving and I want to get better and never hit a plateau.
I find it an amazing adventure.
- Nigel Kennedy

Now I know that that is just the phenomena of eating this way.
Most all of my letters say I hit a plateau and then
one morning I woke up and the melt had happened.
- Suzanne Somers

Encouraging underground uranium mining on the Colorado Plateau um,
the federal government was the only purchaser of uranium
ore to try to manufacture uh,
atomic bombs.
- Tom Udall

The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you,
who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau,
sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called "truth".
- Dan Rather

Fear is that thing that keeps you up there on that other plateau.
Fear is that thing that just keeps you closed down,
and quite frankly, alone.
- Andrew Shue

Like success, failure is many things to many people.
With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience,
a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your
thoughts in order and prepare to try again.
- W. Clement Stone

I've been thinking about the record since I reached the fifty plateau.
But you think about it and then you let it go because
you can't waste many brain cells on hours thinking about it.
- Mark McGwire

A stockbroker urged me to buy a stock that would triple its value every year.
I told him, "At my age, I don't even buy green bananas."
- Claude Pepper

I'm involved in the stock market, which is fun and,
sometimes, very painful.
- Regis Philbin

One of the funny things about the stock market is that
every time one person buys,
another sells, and both think they are astute.
- William Feather

Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good
stock and hold it till it goes up,
then sell it.
If it don't go up, don't buy it.
- Will Rogers

Life is magnificent - just as it comes.
Life has no need for fancy clothes, or lipstick.
Life is no pig.
Our life is the greatest gift of all creation.
When we are unhappy with life -
when we are shocked by the stock market,
or dismayed by our choice of political candidates,
let us not lash out in anger.
But also, let us not try to pretty up life
with some lipstick and some party clothes.
See life clearly - no rose colored glasses -
and then CHOOSE to love life.
CHOOSE to be happy, be joyful, be grateful,
be forgiving of everyone and of every act
we believe has hurt us.
Life just "IS."
We get to CHOOSE our relationship with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The arts are an even better barometer of what is happening
in our world than the stock market or the debates in congress.
- Hendrik Willem Van Loon

Stock prices have been quoted in fractions for two centuries,
based on a system descended from Spanish pieces of eight.
Each dollar was cut into eight bits worth 12.5 cents each.
- Charles A. Jaffe

Anyone who thinks there's safety in numbers hasn't
looked at the stock market pages.
- Irene Peter

I have invested in the stock market since I was very young.
- Christie Hefner

I put less stock in others' opinions than my own.
No one else's opinions could derail me.
- Judd Nelson

I don't want to feel like I'm stuck doing one-stock performances.
- Mark Ruffalo

You get recessions, you have stock market declines.
If you don't understand that's going to happen,
then you're not ready, you won't do well in the markets.
- Peter Lynch

The techniques I developed for studying turbulence,
like weather, also apply to the stock market.
- Benoit Mandelbrot

Stock market bubbles don't grow out of thin air.
They have a solid basis in reality, but reality as
distorted by a misconception.
- George Soros

When you have a good stock, you can make a good soup.
- Martin Yan

If I had a stock of fabulous sounds I would just always use them.
I wouldn't bother to find new ones.
- Brian Eno

When the stock market crashed, Franklin Roosevelt got
on the television and didn't just talk about the princes of greed.
He said, 'Look, here's what happened.'
- Joe Biden

Most people sell stock to pay taxes,
but I didn't want to sell any stock.
- Christie Hefner

Open your mouth and purse cautiously,
and your stock of wealth and reputation shall,
at least in repute, be great.
- John Zimmerman

If a rich person invests in a business,
either directly or through stock purchases,
it means business can grow and hire more people.
- Terry Savage

The guy that just arranges things so that the stock
market holds up is nobody in my -
in my estimation.
- James Stockdale

You have a class of investors and you have a class of speculators.
The speculators historically haven't been big enough
to cause the investors to doubt the long-term vision of stock.
- Jim Cramer

I didn't go to business school, didn't care about financial
stuff and the stock market.
- Anita Roddick

I mean I wasn't a founder in the sense that I contributed
anything scientifically but in the sense that I signed
the corporation papers and,
and owned founder's stock.
- Arthur Rock

Currently I am working on another three books,
doing a lot of magazine work, am shooting for fifteen stock agencies,
plus my own photo library - all this keeps me quite busy!
- Nigel Dennis

I refuse to believe that trading recipes is silly.
Tuna Fish casserole is at least as real as corporate stock.
- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

Coaching helps you take stock of where you are now
in all aspects of your life,
and how that compares to where you would like to be.
- Elaine MacDonald

If a business does well, the stock eventually follows.
- Warren Buffett

If stock market experts were so expert,
they would be buying stock, not selling advice.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

It has, therefore, been a favorite boast of the people of Wales and Cornwall,
that the original British stock flourishes in its unmixed purity only among them.
- Thomas Bulfinch

I don't give a damn about the stock market.
But I do care about jobs.
- George Voinovich

For the impious act begets more after it,
like to the parent stock.
- Aeschylus

We were like a stock company at Warners.
We didn't know any of the stars from the other studios.
- Olivia De Havilland

Of course.
I favor passive investing for most investors,
because markets are amazingly successful devices for
incorporating information into stock prices.
- Merton Miller

Previously, on Lock, Stock, I went to bed at two in
the morning and woke up at five in the morning,
and on this one I was known to nod off on the set occasionally.
- Guy Ritchie

I have said consistently both in my papers and in my speeches -
which you heard in the primary campaign -
that I will continue to phase out the Capital Stock and Franchise tax.
- Ed Rendell

Marrying to increase love is like gaming to become rich;
alas,
you only lose what little stock you had before.
- William Wycherley

It is fundamentally important that Grasso resign so
that the New York Stock Exchange can restore its moral authority.
- Phil Angelides

We really haven't had very much experience with people
funding their retirement out of the stock market,
and we don't know, frankly, how it would work under every scenario.
- Ron Chernow

I own stock, and I also insure my car with Geico.
- Ernie Banks

Mutual funds give people the sense that they're investing
with the big boys and that they're really not at a
disadvantage entering the stock market.
- Ron Chernow

I consider that a man's brain originally is like a little empty attic,
and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose.
- Arthur Conan Doyle


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