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Customs form us all, our thoughts, our morals,
by Aaron Hill

Customs form us all, our thoughts, our morals,
our most fixed beliefs; are consequences of our place of birth.
- Aaron Hill

What position didn't I play last season?
- Aaron Hill

Youth is ever apt to judge in haste,
and lose the medium in the wild extreme.
- Aaron Hill

Reason gains all people by compelling none.
- Aaron Hill

 

Courage is poorly housed that dwells in numbers;
the lion never counts the herd that are about him,
nor weighs how many flocks he has to scatter.
- Aaron Hill

Don't call the world dirty because you forgot to clean your glasses.
- Aaron Hill

I don't like people who take drugs...
Customs men for example.
- Mick Miller

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Jews are the intensive form of any nationality whose
language and customs they adopt.
- Emma Lazarus

Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition,
and traditions and customs are like the wind and weather,
altogether incalculable.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I have often thought of it as one of the most barbarous customs in the world,
considering us as a civilized and a Christian country,
that we deny the advantages of learning to women.
- Daniel Defoe

The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough,
some of which go and others come.
- Dante Alighieri

Thank God we're going to try to continue and effectively
defend our frontiers with the Border Patrol,
with the Customs Department, with the Coast Guard,
with the Armed Forces.
- Barry McCaffrey

I have never smuggled anything in my life.
Why, then, do I feel an uneasy sense of guilt on approaching a customs barrier?
- John Steinbeck

There will be no lasting peace either in the heart
of individuals or in social customs until death is outlawed.
- Albert Camus

Customs do not concern themselves
with right or wrong or reason.
But they have to be obeyed;
one reasons all around them until he is tired,
but he must not transgress them, it is sternly forbidden.
- Mark Twain

Moralities, ethics, laws, customs, beliefs,
doctrines - these are of trifling import.
All that matters is that the miraculous become the norm.
- Henry Miller

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.
- Ruth Benedict

And we had our own laws.
I mean, I wrote them.
And we had our own customs, and traditions,
and proprieties.
- James Stockdale

If someone were to put a proposition before men bidding them choose,
after examination, the best customs in the world,
each nation would certainly select its own.
- Herodotus

The Roman Code was merely an enunciation in words of
the existing customs of the Roman people.
- Henry James Sumner Maine

If you reject the food, ignore the customs,
fear the religion and avoid the people,
you might better stay at home.
- James A. Michener

We wouldn't turn over our customs service or our border
patrol to a foreign government.
We shouldn't turn over the ports of the United States,
either.
- Robert Menendez

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

Although Customs and Border Protection analyzes cargo
and other information to target specific shipments for closer inspection,
it still physically inspects only a small fraction
of the containers under its purview.
- Mike Fitzpatrick

I think that's because believable action is based on authenticity,
and accuracy is very important to me.
I always spend time researching my novels,
exploring the customs and attitudes of the county I'm using for their setting.
- Sidney Sheldon

Our ideals, laws and customs should be based on the
proposition that each generation in turn becomes the
custodian rather than the absolute owner of our resources -
and each generation has the obligation to pass this
inheritance on in the future.
- Alberto Moravia

Yes, we are all different.
Different customs, different foods, different mannerisms,
different languages, but not so different that we cannot
get along with one another.
If we will disagree without being disagreeable.
- J. Martin Kohe

Now it is evident that a little insight into the customs
of every people is necessary to insure a kindly communication;
this,
joined with patience and kindness, will seldom fail
with the natives of the interior.
- Charles Sturt

A tendency could not but arise to reconcile with Christian
profession a good many modes of life,
enjoyments, occupations, social actions and customs,
from which the first Christians had recoiled.
- Robert Rainy

Yet, Puerto Rico's economic convergence and political
integration with the rest of the nation is in a state of arrest -
even though the island has been within the national borders,
political system and customs territory of the U.S.
for a century.
- Dick Thornburgh

Our ports are owned by local governments who are responsible for the ports.
It is the Coast Guard and Customs that provide security.
The federal government will never outsource our security.
- Kit Bond

Last year, customs officials screened only five percent
of the 11 million cargo containers entering the United States.
That rate is both unacceptable and dangerous to our
national and economic interests.
- Allyson Schwartz

We who have been born and nurtured on this soil,
we, whose habits, manners, and customs are the same
in common with other Americans,
can never consent to - be the bearers of the redress
offered by that Society to that much afflicted.
- Richard V. Allen

I think it is important also to recognize that our
Customs border protection officers who secure our borders
and conduct inspections of people in vehicles and cargo
are also facing staffing shortages.
- Kendrick Meek

A civilization is a heritage of beliefs,
customs, and knowledge slowly accumulated in the course of centuries,
elements difficult at times to justify by logic,
but justifying themselves as paths when they lead somewhere,
since they open up for man his inner distance.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

These are busy times for the Border Patrol,
the customs agents, immigration folks;
but if we are going to send these agencies to fight a war on drugs,
to fight a war against illegal behavior,
we have to send them the proper tools.
- Bob Filner

I thought I was benefiting the Indians as well as the government,
by taking them all over the United States,
and giving them a correct idea of the customs,
life, etc., of the pale faces, so that when they returned
to their people they could make known all they had seen.
- Buffalo Bill

I always spend time exploring the customs and attitudes
of the countries I'm using for locations,
and interviewing the people who live there.
I've visited over 90 countries thus far.
- Sidney Sheldon

The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky;
which is a number of small stars,
not seen asunder, but giving light together:
so it is a number of little and scarce discerned virtues,
or rather faculties and customs, that make men fortunate.
- Francis Bacon

The law is an adroit mixture of customs that are beneficial to society,
and could be followed even if no law existed,
and others that are of advantage to a ruling minority,
but harmful to the masses of men, and can be enforced on them only by terror.
- Peter Kropotkin

Those who visit foreign nations, but associate only
with their own country-men,
change their climate, but not their customs.
They see new meridians, but the same men;
and with heads as empty as their pockets,
return home with traveled bodies, but untravelled minds.
- Charles Caleb Colton

The tide of immigration in Canada has not been as great as along our frontier.
They have been able to allow the Indians to live as Indians,
which we have not, and do not attempt to force upon
them the customs which are distasteful to them.
- Nelson A. Miles

Laws and customs may be creative of vice;
and should be therefore perpetually under process of
observation and correction:
but laws and customs cannot be creative of virtue:
they may encourage and help to preserve it;
but they cannot originate it.
- Harriet Martineau

Rather than be asked to abandon one's own heritage
and to adapt to the mores of the new country,
one was expected to possess a treasure of foreign skills
and customs that would enrich the resources of American living.
- Rudolf Arnheim

We are victims of evil customs.
It is a crime against humanity that our women are shut
up within the four walls of the houses as prisoners.
There is no sanction anywhere for the deplorable condition
in which our women have to live.
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Laws are sand, customs are rock.
Laws can be evaded and punishment escaped,
but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment.
The penalty may be unfair, unrighteous, illogical, and a cruelty;
no matter, it will be inflicted, just the same.
Certainly, then, there can be but one wise thing
for a visiting stranger to do -
find out what the country's customs are,
and refrain from offending against them.
- Mark Twain

We can't control the impressions others form about us,
and the effort to do so only debases our character.
- Epictetus

As many raindrops join to form a great river of water,
many souls join their highest intent to form
the river of evolved consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Resolve to keep happy, and your joy
and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller

Your success and happiness lies in you.
Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you
shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller

Good works are links that form a chain of love.
- Mother Teresa

The most powerful form of love is unconditional love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you feel worried and depressed,
consciously form a smile on your face and act upbeat
until the happy feeling becomes genuine.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stress is nothing more than a
socially acceptable form of mental illness.
- Richard Carlson

Does who we are begin with breath,
depend on form, or end with death?
- Kirtana

God is all there is - God includes everything,
all possibility and all action,
for Spirit is the invisible essence and substance of all form.
- Ernest Holmes

I am open to receiving the generous gifts of Spirit.
I hold no expectations or demands on the form, the timing,
or the color of the wrapping on the bountiful gifts of Spirit
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every form of addiction is bad,
no matter whether the narcotic
be alcohol or morphine or idealism.
- Carl Jung

Dreams pass into the reality of action.
From the actions stems the dream again;
and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.
- Anais Nin

Every loving thought is true.
Everything else is an appeal for healing and help,
regardless of the form it takes.
- A Course In Miracles

Being a role model is the most powerful form of educating.
Youngsters need good models more than they need critics.
It's one of a parent's greatest responsibilities and opportunities.
- John Wooden

The man form is higher than the angel form;
of all forms it is the highest.
Man is the highest being in creation,
because he aspires to freedom.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Poverty is the worst form of violence.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Which form of proverb do you prefer
Better late than never, or Better never than late?
- Lewis Carroll

There are people in the world so hungry,
that God cannot appear to them
except in the form of bread.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Walking takes longer...
than any other known form of locomotion except crawling.
Thus it stretches time and prolongs life.
Life is already too short to waste on speed.
- Edward Abbey

Just because it's true, I say as often as I can
in as many ways as I can form, "I sure love you."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

People will, in a great degree,
and not without reason,
form their opinion of you upon
that which they have of your friends;
and there is a Spanish proverb
which says very justly,
"Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Lord Chesterfield

Today, walking the beach, I was reminded of the bounty
of the earth in the form of wild blackberries -
a free feast, with no one else bothering to partake.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.
- William Ellery Channing

Concern for man and his fate must always form
the chief interest of all technical endeavors.
Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
- Albert Einstein


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