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24 Custom Quotes

You see, when weaving a blanket, an Indian woman leaves a flaw in the weaving of that blanket to let the soul out.

Martha Graham Quotes

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There is nothing that strengthens a nation like reading of a nation's own history, whether that history is recorded in books or embodied in customs, institutions and monuments.

Joseph Anderson Quotes

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Custom governs the world; it is the tyrant of our feelings and our manners and rules the world with the hand of a despot.

J. Bartlett Quotes

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Have a place for everything and keep the thing somewhere else; this is not advice, it is merely custom.

Mark Twain Quotes

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Every age, every culture, every custom and tradition has its own character, its own weakness and its own strength, its beauties and cruelties; it accepts certain sufferings as matters of course, puts up patiently with certain evils. Human life is reduced to real suffering, to hell, only when two ages, two cultures and religions overlap.

Hermann Hesse Quotes

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The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough, some of which go and others come.

Dante Alighieri Quotes

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No man ever looks at the world with pristine eyes. He sees it edited by a definite set of customs and institutions and ways of thinking.

Ruth Benedict Quotes

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Custom has furnished the only basis which ethics have ever had, and there is no conceivable human action which custom has not at one time justified and at another condemned

Joseph Wood Krutch Quotes

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Custom is the great guide to human life

David Hume Quotes

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Custom governs the world; it is the tyrant of our feeling and our manners, and rules us with the imperious hand of a despot

Thomas Carlyle Quotes

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Custom adapts itself to expediency

Publius Cornelius Tacitus Quotes

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Men will sooner surrender their rights than their customs.

Moritz Guedmann Quotes

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Custom has furnished the only basis which ethics have ever had.

Joseph Wood Krutch Quotes

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Custom meets us at the cradle and leaves us only at the tomb.

Robert Green Ingersoll Quotes

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Ancient custom has the force of law.

Legal Maxim Quotes

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Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.

Jean Jacques Rousseau Quotes

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Have a place for everything and keep the thing somewhere else; this is not advice, it is merely custom.

Mark Twain Quotes

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The custom and fashion of today will be the awkwardness and outrage of tomorrow--so arbitrary are these transient laws.

Alexander Dumas Quotes

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Men commonly think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and imbibed opinions, but generally act according to custom.

Francis Bacon Quotes

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The old ways are the safest and surest ways.

Charles Caleb Colton Quotes

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There is no tyrant like custom, and no freedom where its edicts are not resisted.

Christian Nestell Bovee Quotes

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We do everything by custom, even believe by it; our very axioms, let us boast of free-thinking as we may, are oftenest simply such beliefs as we have never heard questioned.

Thomas Carlyle Quotes

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Custom is the principle magistrate of man's life.

Francis Bacon Quotes

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Custom is the plague of wise men and the idol of fools.

Thomas Fuller Quotes

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