Nature is seldom in the wrong, custom always.
The way of the world is to make laws, but follow custom.
Nothing is more powerful than custom or habit.
Laws are subordinate to custom.
Custom is a tyrant.
The empire of custom is most mighty.
Often, the less there is to justify a traditional custom, the harder it is to get rid of it.
People do more from custom than from reason.
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions, but generally act according to custom.
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.
Custom reconciles us to everything.
Custom, that unwritten law, By which the people keep even kings in awe.