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A crime persevered in a thousand centuries ceases to be a crime, and becomes a virtue. This is the law of custom, and custom supersedes all other forms of law.
~ Mark Twain | (American Humorist and Educator ) | 1835 - 1910 | Custom
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Custom reconciles us to everything.
~ Edmund Burke | ( British political writer. ) | 1729-1797 | Custom
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Custom, then, is the great guide of human life.
~ David Hume | ( Scottish philosopher, economist and historian. ) | 1711-1776 | Custom
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Customs and convictions change; respectable people are the last to know, or to admit, the change, and the ones most offended by fresh reflections of the facts in the mirror of art.
~ John Updike | ( American writer. ) | 1932 - | Custom
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Nothing is more powerful than custom or habit.
~ Ovid | ( Roman poet. ) | BC 43-AD 18 | Custom
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
Of course poets have morals and manners of their own, and custom is no argument with them.
~ Thomas Hardy | (British novelist, short story writer, and poet. ) | 1840-1928 | Custom
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
Often, the less there is to justify a traditional custom, the harder it is to get rid of it.
~ Mark Twain | (American Humorist and Educator ) | 1835 - 1910 | Custom
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions, but generally act according to custom.
~ Francis Bacon | (English philosopher and statesman ) | 1561-1626 | Custom
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions, but generally act according to custom.
~ Francis Bacon | (English philosopher and statesman ) | 1561-1626 | Custom
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
The empire of custom is most mighty.
~ Publilius Syrus | ( Roman writer and poet. ) | 1st Centry BC-? | Custom
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
The way of the world is to make laws, but follow custom.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Custom
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my way across the room.
~ William Hazlitt | ( British essayist. ) | 1778-1830 | Custom
quotes Division : Essayists