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

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

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

by Jean-jacques Rousseau 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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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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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 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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We do everything by custom, even believe by it; our very axioms, let us boast of free-thinking as we may, read more

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.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Custom Quotes,
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Custom meets us at the cradle and leaves us only at the tomb.

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

by Robert Green Ingersoll 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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