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

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

by Francis Bacon Found in: Custom 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 read more

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

by J. Bartlett Found in: Custom 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 read more

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

by Joseph Wood Krutch Found in: Custom Quotes,
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Custom adapts itself to expediency

Custom adapts itself to expediency

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Custom governs the world; it is the tyrant of our feeling and our manners, and rules us with the imperious read more

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

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Custom 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 read more

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.

by Joseph Anderson Found in: Custom Quotes,
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Custom is the principle magistrate of man's life.

Custom is the principle magistrate of man's life.

by Francis Bacon Found in: Custom Quotes,
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You see, when weaving a blanket, an Indian woman leaves a flaw in the weaving of that blanket to let read more

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

by Martha Graham Found in: Custom Quotes,
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Have a place for everything and keep the thing somewhere else; this is not advice, it is merely custom.

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

by Mark Twain Found in: Custom Quotes,
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