Quotation by Shakespeare

But to my mind, though I am native here
And to the manner born, it is a custom
More honored in the breach than the observance.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Hamlet, in Hamlet, act 1, sc. 4, l. 14-6.

Commenting on the music accompanying the king's carousing and revelry by night; "manner" means custom; "more honored in the breach than the observance" means which it is more honorable to break than to observe.
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