You see, when weaving a blanket, an Indian woman leaves a flaw in the weaving of that blanket to let the soul out.
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.
Custom governs the world; it is the tyrant of our feelings and our manners and rules the world with the hand of a despot.
Custom is the principle magistrate of man's life.
The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough, some of which go and others come.
Custom meets us at the cradle and leaves us only at the tomb.
Custom governs the world; it is the tyrant of our feeling and our manners, and rules us with the imperious hand of a despot
Custom adapts itself to expediency
Have a place for everything and keep the thing somewhere else; this is not advice, it is merely custom.
Men will sooner surrender their rights than their customs.
Men commonly think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and imbibed opinions, but generally act according to custom.
The old ways are the safest and surest ways.
Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.
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.
Custom has furnished the only basis which ethics have ever had.
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