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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Unsolicited Advice Is Always Meddling.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer
but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong PHOTO

An unsolicited suggestion is
undistinguishable from a criticism.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are old heads in the world
who cannot help me by their example or advice
to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself;
but I believe that it is in my power
to elevate myself this very hour
above the common level of my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

A friend encourages your dreams and offers advice -
but when you don't follow it,
they still respect and love you.
- Doris Wild Helmering

No one can give you better advice than yourself.
- Cicero

You are perfect. You are complete.
Your inner voice always knows what to do,
but it is a quiet voice.
You can only hear the whisperings of your inner voice -
your inner compass - when you turn down the volume
of your fears, your regrets, your resentments,
and the fear-based advice
your neighbors are so willing to give you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
- Publilius Syrus

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

It is a sad commentary of our times when our young
must seek advice and counsel from "Dear Abby" instead of going to Mom and Dad.
- Abigail Van Buren

Your modern teenager is not about to listen to advice from an old person,
defined as a person who remembers when there was no Velcro.
- Dave Barry

When I was 40, my doctor advised me that a man in his
40s shouldn't play tennis.
I heeded his advice carefully and could hardly wait
until I reached 50 to start again.
- Hugo Black

Death is a very dull, dreary affair,
and my advice to you is to have nothing whatsoever to do with it.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Don't follow any advice, no matter how good,
until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think
in your mind that the counsel is wise.
- Joan Rivers

Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more
absurd than to increase our provisions for the road
the nearer we approach to our journey's end.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on.
It is never of any use to oneself.
- Oscar Wilde PHOTO

How true Daddy's words were when he said:
all children must look after their own upbringing.
Parents can only give good advice
or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

She generally gave herself very good advice,
(though she very seldom followed it).
- Lewis Carroll

The best money advice ever given me was from my father.
When I was a little girl, he told me,
'Don't spend anything unless you have to.'
- Dinah Shore

In those days he was wiser than he is now;
he used to frequently take my advice.
- Winston Churchill

He who can take advice is sometimes superior
to him who can give it.
- Erica Jong

When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our
lives means the most to us,
we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice,
solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our
pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.
- Henri Nouwen

The advice I am giving always to all my students is
above all to study the music profoundly...
music is like the ocean, and the instruments are little or bigger islands,
very beautiful for the flowers and trees.
- Andres Segovia

I was told to avoid the business all together because of the rejection.
People would say to me, 'Don't you want to have a normal
job and a normal family?' I guess that would be good advice for some people,
but I wanted to act.
- Jennifer Aniston

In matters of religion and matrimony I never give any advice;
because I will not have anybody's torments in this
world or the next laid to my charge.
- Lord Chesterfield

If you wish to spare yourself and your venerable family,
give heed to my advice with the ear of intelligence.
If you do not, you will see what God has willed.
- Hulagu Khan

My Department has already recognised this and has been
working specifically on the technical support issue
since January and will offer advice to schools during the Autumn term.
- Estelle Morris

At least for the people who send me mail about a new
language that they're designing,
the general advice is: do it to learn about how to write a compiler.
- Dennis Ritchie

For the most part this is a place to find down-to-earth
advice on everyday cooking,
eating, food shopping, cooking equipment,
and nice things to put on your table.
- Arthur Schwartz

The Muslim leaders swallow the advice of the Western
powers and bodies like the IMF and World Bank,
even when it is bad for their countries and they know this.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain.
- Tom Stoppard

As far as advice, that will be in my next book,
my next collection.
I certainly never like to instruct anyone,
but just say as I feel.
That's the same as advice, isn't it?
- Fay Wray

You never find friends them following your advice upon their own affairs;
nor allowing you to manage your own.
- Willis Lamb

What the poor, the weak, and the inarticulate desperately require is power,
organization, and a sense of identity and purpose,
not rarefied advice of political scientists.
- Paul Wellstone

Women don't like advice.
They don't want you to fix their problems,
they just want you to listen.
- Shawn Wayans

Walk a mile in my shoes is good advice.
Our children will learn to respect others if they are
used to imagining themselves in another's place.
- Neil Kurshan

If someone gives you so-called good advice,
do the opposite; you can be sure it will be the right
thing nine out of 10 times.
- Anselm Feuerbach

It takes a great man to give sound advice tactfully,
but a greater to accept it graciously.
- Logan P. Smith

Advice is like snow - the softer it falls,
the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper in sinks into the mind.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Quit now, you'll never make it.
If you disregard this advice, you'll be halfway there.
- David Zucker

I think there has to be greater heed paid by the Security
Council members to military advice.
- Alex Morrison

Good advice is one of those injuries which a good man ought,
if possible, to forgive, but at all events to forget at once.
- Horace Smith

My advice is to make acting your second career choice.
- Amber Tamblyn

I'm very wary about giving advice.
I think it's very dangerous to give advice to people,
except if you know them very well.
- Omar Sharif

My advice to kids is give it your all!
Give it 110% and don't give up!
- Vanessa Hudgens

I'm not a very good advice-giver.
- Juliana Hatfield

There is hardly a man on earth who will take advice
unless he is certain that it is positively bad.
- John Burroughs

Many of us have been conditioned to trust others' opinions
more than our own, and I believe that sort of trust is excessive.
This is especially true with regard to authority figures -
doctors, lawyers, priests. I trust my doctor's intentions toward me,
but I don't blindly follow his suggestions
without checking other sources also.
He was trained to prescribe a pill for everything,
and does it with the best of intentions,
but I often choose to trust God's quiet voice inside me
rather than my doctor's medical advice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My success was due to good luck, hard work,
and support and advice from friends and mentors.
But most importantly, it depended on me to keep trying after I had failed.
- Mark Warner

If it's free, it's advice; if you pay for it,
it's counseling; if you can use either one,
it's a miracle.
- Jack Adams

Whatever advice you give, be short.
- Horace

He who is not impressed by sound advice,
lacks faith.
- Abu Bakr

If anybody seeks your advice, offer right and sincere advice.
- Abu Bakr

The best advice he gave me was to carry on.
It would have been difficult to set foot back inside
a TV studio if I hadn't carried on -
I don't know if I would have ever gone back in.
- Cilla Black


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