Percy: Don't I get a kiss for luck? It's kind of a tradition, right?
Annabeth: Come back alive, Seaweed Brain. Then we'll see.
Just because something is traditional is no reason to do it, of course.
A love for tradition has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril.
The country was in peril; he was jeopardizing his traditional rights of freedom and independence by daring to exercise them.
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Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
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The purpose of all the major religious traditions is not to construct big temples on the outside, but to create temples of goodness and compassion inside, in our hearts.