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Letter "C" » Custom
«Custom is the great guide to human life»
«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»
«Customs may not be as wise as laws, but they are always more popular»
«Custom reconciles us to everything»
«Custom is the principle magistrate of man's life»
«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.»
Author: Hermann Hesse
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, it accepts
, Real Character
, Two Cultures
«Custom is petrification; nothing but dynamite can dislodge it for a century»
«Custom is a second nature, and no less powerful»
«Custom adapts itself to expediency»
«Custom is the plague of wise men and the idol of fools»