Custom Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Custom

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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.
~By Harriet Martineau ~


DURING the first years of my service in Dr. Flint's family, I was accustomed to share some indulgences with the children of my mistress.
~By Harriet Ann Jacobs ~


I don't really like to talk specifically about customers by name - but we work with nearly all the leading manufacturers of consumer products worldwide and at quite a detailed engineering level.
~By David Milne ~


Our multiaccess approach will make the life of the customer simpler.
~By Jean-Marie Messier ~


The same is the case with those opinions of man to which he has been accustomed from his youth; he likes them, defends them, and shuns the opposite views.
~By Maimonides ~


When I go to Rome, I fast on Saturday, but in Milan I do not. Do you also follow the custom of whatever church you attend, if you do not want to give or receive scandal.
~By Saint Ambrose ~


Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my way across the room.
~By William Hazlitt ~


The interesting thing is when we design and architect a server, we don't design it for Windows or Linux, we design it for both. We don't really care, as long as we're selling the one the customer wants.
~By Michael Dell ~


We were excited when we sold our first 10 records. I always felt that if we could get the music out there, and if people became accustomed to it, then a substantial number of them would enjoy it.
~By Greg Ginn ~


Admitting the force of these contentions, nevertheless, the custom of meeting together in public assembly for the consideration of the most serious, the most exalted topics of human interest is too vitally precious to be lost.
~By Felix Adler ~


Of course poets have morals and manners of their own, and custom is no argument with them.
~By Thomas Hardy ~


Truth always originates in a minority of one, and every custom begins as a broken precedent.
~By Will Durant ~


And our size: The company this year is going to be close to $50 billion, so if that's the case and you can continue to grow that fast, I would rather put my energies to solving customer problems and growing our business than worrying about integrating and laying people off.
~By Kevin Rollins ~


In the last camp they all ate grass, until the authorities forbade them to pull it up. They were accustomed to having the fruits of their little communal gardens stolen by the guards, after they had done all the work; but at the last camp everything was stolen.
~By Martha Gellhorn ~


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.
~By Francis Bacon ~


This means that they are bound by law and custom to plough the fields of their masters, harvest the corn, gather it into barns, and thresh and winnow the grain; they must also mow and carry home the hay, cut and collect wood, and perform all manner of tasks of this kind.
~By Jean Froissart ~


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


It took us three years to build the NeXT computer. If we'd given customers what they said they wanted, we'd have built a computer they'd have been happy with a year after we spoke to them - not something they'd want now.
~By Steve Jobs ~


Consumers are statistics. Customers are people.
~By Stanley Marcus ~


Authority is by nothing so much strengthened and confirmed as by custom; for no man easily distrusts the things which he and all men have been always bred up to.
~By William Temple ~


Spend a lot of time talking to customers face to face. You'd be amazed how many companies don't listen to their customers.
~By Ross Perot ~


More than 20 years on, sustained competition, informed customers and the rapid growth of new technology provide the necessary environment for substantial deregulation.
~By Stephen Carter ~


I am prejudiced in favor of him who, without impudence, can ask boldly. He has faith in humanity, and faith in himself. No one who is not accustomed to giving grandly can ask nobly and with boldness.
~By Johann Kaspar Lavater ~


I had grown up accustomed to living a life of high drama.
~By Lorna Luft ~


Innovation comes from the producer - not from the customer.
~By W. Edwards Deming ~


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


A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets.
~By Steve Jobs ~


As the winter set in with its customary Canadian severity the real trouble of the French began. They did not suffer from the cold, but they were dying of scurvy.
~By Harry Johnston ~


Any seeming deception in a statement is costly, not only in the expense of the advertising but in the detrimental effect produced upon the customer, who believes she has been misled.
~By John Wanamaker ~


What the customer demands is last year's model, cheaper. To find out what the customer needs you have to understand what the customer is doing as well as he understands it. Then you build what he needs and you educate him to the fact that he needs it.
~By Edna St. Vincent Millay ~


Followers are the customers of the Higher Ground Leader, who strives to meet or exceed the outer and inner needs of followers.
~By Lance Secretan ~


It all comes back to the basics. Serve customers the best-tasting food at a good value in a clean, comfortable restaurant, and they'll keep coming back.
~By Dave Thomas ~


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.
~By Muhammad Ali Jinnah ~


I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better.
~By Steve Jobs ~


If you can't turn yourself into your customer, you probably shouldn't be in the ad writing business at all.
~By Leo Burnett ~


No, this customary aim of research by excavators is completely foreign to the historical work with which I am occupied... my sole and only aim is to be able to establish a historical fact, on which I disagree with some eminent historians and geographers.
~By Heinrich Schliemann ~


The best interpreter of the law is custom.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Conservatism is a hard choice for a society that has become accustomed to big government and big entitlements promoted by liberals.
~By Jesse Helms ~


The Ethical Society, therefore, is like a Church in maintaining, and emphasizing the importance of maintaining the custom of public assemblies on Sunday.
~By Felix Adler ~


This merger is a logical next step that creates substantial value for customers and stockholders of both AT&T and BellSouth. It will benefit customers through new services and expanded service capabilities.
~By Edward Whitacre, Jr. ~


That a majority of women do not wish for any important change in their social and civil condition, merely proves that they are the unreflecting slaves of custom.
~By Lydia M. Child ~


Curious people who have become accustomed to think that one cannot sustain the moral of the army without giving it the freedom to shed blood from time to time.
~By Moshe Sharett ~


We don't want to push our ideas on to customers, we simply want to make what they want.
~By Laura Ashley ~


When you are skinning your customers, you should leave some skin on to grow again so that you can skin them again.
~By Nikki Giovanni ~


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.
~By Bob Filner ~


The real and effectual discipline which is exercised over a workman is that of his customers. It is the fear of losing their employment which restrains his frauds and corrects his negligence.
~By Adam Smith ~


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


I've been accustomed to being famous and having a certain level of attention for 14 years, but in the last few months, it's changed. It's like on the arcade game, I've gone up to the next level.
~By Kylie Minogue ~


In the 9th grade I began my first wage work for the West Side Drug store delivering prescriptions and sundries on my bicycle to customers who called in orders.
~By Vernon L. Smith ~


The meals were served in a large hall, in which Moctezuma was accustomed to eat, and the dishes quite filled the room, which was covered with mats and kept very clean.
~By Hernando Cortes ~


Nothing is more powerful than custom or habit.
~By Ovid ~


Human beings are accustomed to think of intellect as the power of having and controlling ideas and of ability to learn as synonymous with ability to have ideas. But learning by having ideas is really one of the rare and isolated events in nature.
~By Edward Thorndike ~


And so if your competitors aren't growing, if there isn't a competitive reason to grow, and you want focus and discipline to add customers to existing stores, you adjust your strategy.
~By Jim Cantalupo ~


In marketing I've seen only one strategy that can't miss - and that is to market to your best customers first, your best prospects second and the rest of the world last.
~By John Romero ~


The despotism of custom is everywhere the standing hindrance to human advancement.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


As an economics undergraduate, I also worked on a part-time basis in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for a company that was advising customers about portfolio decisions, writing reports.
~By Merton Miller ~


Companies are starting to measure how effective their customer service is and trying to understand what they can do to improve the customer service process.
~By Sanjay Kumar ~


I can't deny that some customers and prospects think it's the key to our future. But it's not. We're certainly supportive of the Dept. of Justice and the 20 states that have brought this action.
~By Jim Barksdale ~


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.
~By Sidney Sheldon ~


In the heat of our campaigns, we have all become accustomed to a little anger and exaggeration. Yet, on the whole, our political process has served us well.
~By Edmund S. Muskie ~


As a GM Goodwrench Service Plus dealer, I understand how good service makes a difference to our customers.
~By Dale Earnhardt ~


So many people are accustomed to written information that you really have to have a few more bells and whistles in this day and age.
~By Chris Bell ~


We can believe that we know where the world should go. But unless we're in touch with our customers, our model of the world can diverge from reality. There's no substitute for innovation, of course, but innovation is no substitute for being in touch, either.
~By Steve Ballmer ~


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.
~By Ruth Benedict ~


If you wish to draw off the people from a bad or wicked custom, you must beat up for a march; you must make an excitement, do something that everybody will notice.
~By Lewis Tappan ~


Customary though it may be to write about that institutionalized pastime as though it existed apart from the general environment, my story does not lend itself to such treatment.
~By Curt Flood ~


All the papers contained nothing but fantastic stories about the war. However, for several months we had been accustomed to war talk. We had so often packed our service trunks that the whole thing had become tedious.
~By Manfred von Richthofen ~


It is the customary fate of new truths, to begin as heresies, and to end as superstitions.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


We have a lot of existing customers which are also considering Linux desktop migrations and rolling out some of these programs, so we're learning from them.
~By Miguel de Icaza ~


Our new attitude is how can we put you in front of our customer.
~By Terry Semel ~


You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
~By Steve Jobs ~


Government is an unnecessary evil. Human beings, when accustomed to taking responsibility for their own behavior, can cooperate on a basis of mutual trust and helpfulness.
~By Fred Woodworth ~


There's a battle between what the cook thinks is high art and what the customer just wants to eat.
~By Mario Batali ~


One of Netscape's main attractions to customers from Day One is that we provide alternatives. And that's cherished by many customers - certainly not all.
~By Jim Barksdale ~


There are many advantages in their being accustomed to the use of arms, and no possible disadvantage.
~By Joel Barlow ~


Half of the great comedians I've had in my shows and that I paid a lot of money to and who made my customers shriek were not only not funny to me, but I couldn't understand why they were funny to anybody.
~By Florenz Ziegfeld ~


One of the strengths I derive from my class background is that I am accustomed to contempt.
~By Dorothy Allison ~


Mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


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.
~By Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~


The culture industry not so much adapts to the reactions of its customers as it counterfeits them.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


Sam Walton's values are: treat the customer right, take care of your people, be honest in your dealings, pass savings along to the customer, keep things simple, think small, control costs and continuously improve operations.
~By Michael Bergdahl ~


I'm an engineer. I see myself as a toolmaker and the musicians are my customers... They use my tools.
~By Robert Moog ~


The toughest thing about the power of trust is that it's very difficult to build and very easy to destroy. The essence of trust building is to emphasize the similarities between you and the customer.
~By Thomas J. Watson ~


Heavy pillars, carved from the rock, bear the roof. Slowly, one's eyes become accustomed to the dim light; then they can make out marvelous representations from Indian mythology carved on the walls.
~By Rudolf Otto ~


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.
~By Dick Thornburgh ~


I talked about 12 to 18 months, and that's about reaffirming our foundation for sustained growth: getting the discipline back, getting the basics right, getting the customer focus back... so by the end of next year, I hope most of that's in place.
~By Jim Cantalupo ~


A lesser but still fundamental rule of racing is that you properly enter the event. Anyone who doesn't but still insists on running interferes with the paying customers.
~By Joe Henderson ~


Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business.
~By Zig Ziglar ~


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.
~By Buffalo Bill ~


Our community in North Texas is fortunate to have two thriving airports. We serve millions of satisfied customers and employ hundreds of thousands of North Texans. We should not jeopardize that which is working well already.
~By Michael Burgess ~


The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself.
~By Peter Drucker ~


Bargain... anything a customer thinks a store is losing money on.
~By Kin Hubbard ~


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.
~By Allyson Schwartz ~


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.
~By Charles Sturt ~


In the commercial real estate business, brokers spearhead major accounts. But they wouldn't have customers without the people who oversee construction.
~By Roger Staubach ~


I use Gibson guitars; I prefer the Les Paul custom.
~By Adam Jones ~


All business success rests on something labeled a sale, which at least momentarily weds company and customer.
~By Tom Peters ~


Vivendi will be one of the very few top communications groups of the Internet age. We will have customers all over the globe, providing services through all kinds of technology.
~By Jean-Marie Messier ~


Customers want good value, but they care more than ever how food and clothing products are made.
~By Stuart Rose ~


Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
~By Bill Gates ~

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