Who we are
with what we do
and how we live
The feelings conjured
by inherited customs
can range from comfort
is inhabited by love,
where custom imparts wisdom
from countless lives
“Custom is the great guide to human life” – David Hume
“Customs may not be as wise as laws, but they are always more popular” – Benjamin Disraeli
“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
“Custom is the principle magistrate of man’s life” – Francis Bacon, Sr.
“Have a place for everything and keep the thing somewhere else; this is not advice, it is merely custom.” – Mark Twain
Here is some more photography of the Masai people, showing their vivid, traditional dress:
Do you have any favourite or funky custom?