Quotation Explorer - 'Except'

Sovereign is he who decides on the exception. - Carl Schmitt
Realization is not about you, the wave, realizing it is ocean. The ocean realizes itself in you and reveals itself to have never been just a wave. Nothing changes except the falling away of a false belief. - Enza Vita
Our desire to say more grows bigger and what to say about it, except that saying is not always about saying, growing is not always about growing. - Dejan Stojanovic
We have to believe in a God who is like the true God in everything except that he does not exist, since we have not reached the point where God exists. - Simone Weil
Every time I close my eyes, it's like a dark paradise. No one compares to you, but there's no you, except in my dreams tonight - Lana Del Rey
I have nothing to do today except to feel the joy of life and be happy. - Debasish Mridha
I have no heroes except flowers and children. - Marty Rubin
Wisdom doesn't automatically come with old age. Nothing does - except wrinkles. It's true, some wines improve with age. But only if the grapes were good in the first place. - Abigail Van Buren
The average trade book has a shelf life of between milk and yogurt, except for books by any member of the Irving Wallace family - they have preservatives. - Calvin Trillin
An indoor man eats nothing, except that which is prepared and served by his mother with lots of insults, an outdoor man eats that which he buys, prepares, served and eaten with lots of respect. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Embrace compassion without exception. - Janice Anderson
…breaking the heart of someone you still love is a rare horror, not funny to anyone, except perhaps Satan…and even his pleasure would be spoiled by not having had a hand in it, by the dumb, wasteful accident of the thing. The Devil wants meaning just like the rest of us. - Glenn Duncan
Whenever I see all around , I see nothing except atoms & molecules - Amit Gupta
There is no sin except stupidity. - Oscar Wilde
Ah, you big Nancy, there’s nothing to be afraid of. Seen it many times before. They come and go, boy, never change. It’s the same type from the very beginning. Nothing’s changed except the clothes and technology. - William Elias
In this world everything changes except good deeds and bad deeds; these follow you as the shadow follows the body. - Bhikkhu Bodhi
Currently, the average age of exposure to hardcore pornography is 9 years old. None of this can be good for anyone... except the sex industry. - Guy Noland
Everybody has got to die, but I have always believed an exception would be made in my case. - William Saroyan
You are the captain of your emotions. No one and nothing can control those feelings except you. You have the sole ability to either let these make or break you, inspire or destroy you."- Elizabeth's Quotes - Elizabeth E. Castillo
My anger is like some rudimentary, single-celled beast, an exploding virus of fury that paralyses rational thought and blinds me to everything except one single goal... - Candace Bushnell
I wish you sunshine on your path and storms to season your journey. I wish you peace in the world in which you live... More I cannot wish you except perhaps love to make all the rest worthwhile. - Robert A. Ward
For the American people are a very generous people and will forgive almost any weakness, with the possible exception of stupidity. - Will Rogers
I before E except after C. Weird?By rebelling against the rules the word itself denotes its very meaning: of strange or extraordinary character, odd, fantastic.I think all writers are weird. - Day Parker
There is no meaning to life except the meaning man gives his life by unfolding of his powers. - Erich Fromm
We find no evidence that Congress intended to modify the nostrum to read, 'crime does not pay, except for attorney's fees.'
I can accept anything, except what seems to be the easiest for most people: the half-way, the almost, the just-about, the in-between. - Ayn Rand
Having an eye for beauty isn't the same thing as a weakness...except possibly when it comes to you. - Suzanne Collins
A horde of people around a person could be anyone except his friends, fans or followers; if they stay in, either online or offline, with him, but do not GENUINELY say or support the truths or facts with him. - Anuj Somany
The soul is never wholly assembled, except in delight. - Hugo von Hofmannsthal
By the deficits we may know the talents, by the exceptions we may know the rules, by studying patholgoy we may construct a model of health. - Laurence Miller
Never give in--never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy. - Sir Winston Churchill
Humility is the greatest shaper of souls and crafter of character, for it wipes away all the grandiose things that we spend so much of our lives pretending to be, so that we can spend all of our lives being the exceptional person that we were actually created to be. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
There can be no justice so long as law is absolute. Even life itself is an excercise in exceptions.When has justice ever been as simple as a rule-book? - Riker - The Next Generation (season 1 epis. 7: Justice)
In the road of right and wrong, trust me and hold my hand. Let's walk into the cave none has ever strayed into, where nothing matters except us. With the light, you hold in your eyes, let me destroy all the darkness in there. - Akshay Vasu
Success is having to worry about every damn thing in the world, except money. - Johnny Cash
Lovers are easy to find and easy to forget but finding an authentic connection is exceptional and limited. It rarely happens, which is why there are so many unhappy people out there. - Donna Lynn Hope
RECRUIT, n. A person distinguishable from a civilian by his uniform and from a soldier by his gait. Fresh from the farm or factory or street, His marching, in pursuit or in retreat, Were an impressive martial spectacle Except for two impediments -- his feet. Thompson Johnson - Ambrose Bierce
Principles have no real force except when one is well fed. - Mark Twain
A wife can let her husband to have anything except the freedom to live life of his own. - Anuj Somany
Unless the relationship of law to Christianity is re-established, there is no future except destruction for Western culture. - R. J. Rushdooney
You despise books; you whose lives are absorbed in the vanities of ambition, the pursuit of pleasure or indolence; but remember that all the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books. - Voltaire
Of course there is no formula for success, except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life, and what it brings - Arthur Rubinstein
Avoid falsehoods like the plague except in matters of taxation, which do not count, since here your are not lying to take someone else's goods, but to prevent your own from being unjustly seized.
That didn't surprise me; any man with a grain of sense knows that marriage is the only way, these days, to acquire a full-time maid who works twenty-five hours a day. with no time off and no pay except room and board. - Elizabeth Peters
A rule without exceptions is an instrument capable of doing mischief to the innocent and bringing grief -- as well as injustice -- to those who should gain exemptions from the rule's functioning. - Derrick A. Bell
Experience doesn't automatically come with old age. Nothing does - except "Carry bags underneath your eyes". A real experience comes by "Doing it , Learning from failures and again Doing it .... !" - - Satish Kumar Ankala
Why are they like that?' I asked Cico. We skirted Blue Lake and worked our way through the tall, golden grass to the creek.'I don't know,' Cico answered, 'except that people, grown-ups and kids, seem to want to hurt each other - and it's worse when they're in a group. - Rudolfo Anaya
nO thing is yOur's except yOur "bOdy" -&- nO one is yOurs except yOur "sOul - Prateek Vyas
There's no reality except the one contained within us. That's why so many people live an unreal life. They take images outside them for reality and never allow the world within them to assert itself. - Hermann Hesse
Well, I don't like the first bit and I don't know the last bit. So I'm really hoping the middle bit is exceptional. - Eoin Colfer
No expensive car can keep life going except, strength for today and bright hope for tomorrow. - Bamigboye Olurotimi
In order for grace to truly be grace, it has to extend to absolutely everyone, no matter what, no questions, no exceptions. Otherwise we think that somehow, by living a moral life...we've deserved it - Jay Bakker
Use what talents you have; the woods would have little music if no birds sang their song except those who sang best.
I find that principles have no real force except when one is well fed. - Mark Twain
Wisdom doesn't automatically come with old age.Nothing does --- except wrinkles.It's true,some wines improves with age.But only if the grapes were good in the first place - Abigail Van Buren
Feeling like, life has been so unfair to me, but what can I say except, "I'm still here." So I'm determined to make the best out of it, take every opportunity as a blessing, and live the rest of my life to the fullest. - Jonathan Anthony Burkett
Academic life is but half life it is a withdrawal from the fight to utter smart things that cost you nothing except the thinking them from a cloister. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
I don't much like assuming the tone of a moralist. But the danger of baobabs is so little recognized, and the risks run by anyone who might get lost on an asteroid are so considerable, that for once I am making an exception to my habitual reserve. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws. - Douglas Adams
The number and richness of man’s signifiers always surpasses the set of defined objects that could be termed signifieds. The symbolic function must always precede its object and does not encounter reality except when it precedes it into the imaginary… - Maurice Merleau-Ponty
I have nothing to declare except my genius. - Oscar Wilde
nothing can save you except writing. it keeps the walls from failing. - Charles Bukowski
I ask not for any crownBut that which all may win;Nor try to conquer any worldExcept the one within. - Louisa May Alcott
A loving wife will do anything for her husband except stop criticizing him and trying to improve him.
Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power. - René Descartes
Matter or energy cannot be created or destroyed, only transferred. Except for money. Money is imaginary. - Kevin J.J. Carpenter
Now I have to say I'm a complete atheist, I have no religious views myself and no spiritual views, except very watered down humanistic spiritual views, and consciousness is just a fact of life, it's a natural fact of life. - David J. Chalmers
She wasn't doing a thing that I could see, except standing there leaning on the balcony railing, holding the universe together. - J.D. Salinger
Everything God created is good, with the possible exception of cats. - Michael Wittmer
If all the women over the world have been permitted to be married to only one man, except one woman. He'd love to marry that woman. That is the imprint of man - Ali ibn Abi Talib
We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered. - Tom Stoppard
No evil dooms us hopelessly, except the evil we love, and desire to continue in and make no effort to escape from. - George Eliot
I can't think of anything to write about except families. They are a metaphor for every other part of society. - Anna Quindlen
Only exceptional rational men can afford to be absurd. - Allan Goldfein
I dream for an absentee and oft maligned device—the accident-maker, the soul-taker, my camera; its factory guaranteedthird eye, without which I am duly dimand memory denied. No picturesfor my contrived Arbus to declare, excepting some stitch of Sextonmanages these sentences of despair. - Kristen Henderson
Except for in politics, no one likes to follow an idea without a firm base to walk on - Alexander Schastak
No one can believe how powerful prayer is and what it can effect, except those who have learned it by experience. Whenever I have prayed earnestly, I have been heard and have obtained more than I prayed for. God sometimes delays, but He always comes. - Martin Luther
It is OK if you don't fit in, history only remembers the exceptional. - Pradeepa Pandiyan
Life's temptations have the purpose of putting our spiritual integrity to the test. To yield to them, however, gives one a precarious and tormented satisfaction. But the worst temptations are those we give in to without getting anything in return except for the brutal discovery of our weakness. - Paolo Maurensig
Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best. - Henry Van Dyke
Liberals, it has been said, are generous with other peoples' money, except when it comes to questions of national survival when they prefer to be generous with other people's freedom and security.
At the end, nothing will remain except the poetry of your love. - Debasish Mridha
...if you are the exception that proves the rule, and the rule is that woman are inferior, you haven't made any progress. - Ariel Levy
If once the people become inattentive to the public affairs, you and I, and Congress and Assemblies, Judges and Governors, shall all become wolves. It seems to be the law of our general nature, in spite of individual exceptions. - Thomas Jefferson
No pain is unbearable except that of regret. - Jan Cox Speas
There is no good envy, except the one that motivates us to reach higher goals and be better than the person we were yesterday. - Ogwo David Emenike
Everything changes except the love. - Santosh Kalwar
Cynics regarded everybody as equally corrupt... Idealists regarded everybody as equally corrupt, except themselves. - Robert Anton Wilson
What then have I done? What, except yield to a natural feeling, inspired by beauty, sanctioned by virtue and kept at all times within the bounds of respect. It's innocent expression prompted not by hope but by trust.
No man ever became great or good except through many and great mistakes.
A private individual may do anything except that which is legally forbidden; A government individual may do nothing except that which is legally permitted. - Ayn Rand
If we fear to open our eyes during the day time, we will complain that life has nothing to offer except darkness. - Debasish Mridha
I've been accused of every death except the casualty list of the World War. - Al Capone
There are laws for everything except the harm families do. - Sue Grafton
I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception. - Groucho Marx
An exceptional future can only be built on the transformation of the mess I’ve made out of my past, not the elimination of that mess. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
There is a certain part of all of us that lives outside of time. Perhaps we become aware of our age only at exceptional moments and most of the time we are ageless. - Milan Kundera
DNA tells you all the secrets of life,’ he used to say. Except for one—how to live it. - Jennifer Donnelly
if you are using probability arguments wit yourself, you are saying: I want to live a life like everybody else! By definition, an exceptional life is a life of low probability. - Derric Yuh Ndim
Punk rock should mean freedom, liking and excepting anything that you like. Playing whatever you want. As sloppy as you want. As long as it's good and it has passion. - Kurt Cobain
In a way it was worth it, she thought, except that it was such a total waste. - Diana Wynne Jones
There is no failure except in no longer trying. - Elbert Hubbard
It is easier to live through someone else than to complete yourself. The freedom to lead and plan your own life is frightening if you have never faced it before. It is frightening when a woman finally realizes that there is no answer to the question 'who am I' except the voice inside herself. - Betty Friedan
It is always the best policy to tell the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.
General principles should not be based on exceptional cases. - Robert J. Sawyer
What a grim feeling it is to come across a written line so exceptionally inspiring that your first reaction is, 'Criminy, why didn't I ever think to write that!' - Richelle E. Goodrich
It is easy for others to dismiss you when people do not understand themselves. It is easy for people to judge you when they do not understand themselves. It is difficult for people to except you for who you are when they do not understand who they are. - Renee Cefalu
Love costs nothing except your state of being. - Debasish Mridha
Natural laws admit of no exceptions. - Herbert M. Shelton
Money is like muck, not good except it be spread. - Sir Francis Bacon
We have not seen great things done in our time except by those who have been considered mean; the rest have failed. - Niccolo Machiavelli
Every exceptional writer holds a Master of Arts in Daydreaming. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Never give in--never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy. - Winston Churchill
Don't you ever wonder if this life has just gotten old and stale? When suddenly faced with my possible demise, I can't think of one thing I would miss, except you." - Vampire, Michel Baptiste - Denise K. Rago
There is no unstoppable force but time, no impenetrable object except that which separates us from the past. - James Rozoff
When you are loving someone, that someone is loving you, too. That is the universal law. No exception. - Debasish Mridha
Computers can figure out all kinds of problems, except the things in the world that just don't add up. - James Magary
There is nothing sacred except the freedom to live peacefully and joyfully on one's own terms. - Marty Rubin
Nothing in life is fair except a witnessed duel. - Lynda Williams
You cannot connect with anyone except through reality. - Stefan Molyneux
a politician is an arse uponwhich everyone has sat except a man - E.E. Cummings
Shut out all of your past except that which will help you weather your tomorrows. - William Osler
An exceptional woman with all the desired qualities exists only in a man's imagination. - Michael Bassey Johnson
As our larynxes descended, we were able to make sounds with our mouths in new and far more expressive ways. Verbal language soon overtook physical gesturing as the primary means of communication for all human beings except Italians. (Earth (The Book), p. 36) - Jon Stewart
You can put anything into words, except your own life - Max Frisch
Everyone has a hidden agenda. Except me! - Michael Crichton
So I figured I'd leave the area, because I had no ties there anyway except for this girl I was seeing. We had conflicting attitudes: I really wasn't into meditating and she wasn't really into being alive. I told her I knew when I was going to die because my birth certificate has an expiration date. - Steven Wright
She could do anything with dynamite, except eat it. - Clare Mulley
, As for a limit to one’s labors, I, for one, do not recognize any for a high-minded man, except that the labors themselves should lead to noble accomplishments. - Alexander the Great
A decent life, even a short life, will always be far better than an exceptionally long life lived in ruin. - Steven J. Carroll
No one trusts a model except the man who wrote it; everyone trusts an observation, except the man who made it. - Harlow Shapley
Love costs nothing except a moment of beautiful thought. - Debasish Mridha
What is writing, after all, except fumbling in darkness endeavoring to light a candle? - Peggy Toney Horton
Surgeons can cut out everything except cause. - Herbert M. Shelton
There is no accountability in the public school system - except for coaches. You know what happens to a losing coach. You fire him. A losing teacher can go on losing for 30 years and then go to glory.
Accidents ruled every cornor of the universe except the chambers of the human heart. - David Guterson
We must beware of trying to build a society in which nobody counts for anything except a politician or an official, a society where enterprise gains no reward and thrift no privileges. - Sir Winston Churchill
All religions are good except when they try to resist nature. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself. - Rita Mae Brown
In this sad world of ours, sorrow comes to all... Perfect relief is not possible, except with time. You cannot now realize that you will ever feel better... And yet this is a mistake. You are sure to be happy again. - Abraham Lincoln
Improve yourself. You can become what you admire most in life. By admiring the quality of excellence in other people, and practicing that same quality, you too can become exceptional. Get going now and push yourself to create the reality. - Mark F. LaMoure
There is really nothing more to say-except why. But since why is difficult to handle, one must take refuge in how. - Toni Morrison
It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress. - Mark Twain
I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting. - Mark Twain
The way by which you may get money almost without exception leads downward. - Henry David Thoreau
Everything is a dangerous drug except reality, which is unendurable. - Cyril Connolly
Nothing in life is promised except death. - Kanye West
Nothing can bring joy in your life except yourself. - Debasish Mridha
We do not owe any soul, except that which played the most vital role in our lives. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Use the talents you possess -- for the woods would be a very silent place if no birds sang except for the best. - Unknown
However often you may have done them a favour, if you once refuse they forget everything except your refusal. - Pliny the Younger
All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind. - William Congreve
The artist's duty is to defend the exceptional: the imagination. - Marty Rubin
You can't control anything in this world except your perception and emotion. - Debasish Mridha
There are a lot of reasons why everyone in the known universe has a boyfriend except for me. I can list the top five on command, just in case anyone’s ever interested. No one ever has been, but that’s no reason not to be prepared. - J.J. Howard
I don't know what the exact shape of my life will take--and what the days to come will bring--except i know that i am happy and my heart is still. I know that I have fallen in love with the word surrender and know that I can no longer live in disappointment - Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Everything comes to him who waits, except a loaned book. - Kin Hubbard
I have never advocated war except as means of peace, so seek peace, but prepare for war. Because war... War never changes. War is like winter and winter is coming. - Ulysses S. Grant
One can acquire everything in solitude - except character. - Marie Henri Beyle
There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music. - George Eliot
Nothing goes with you except the love that you gave away. - Debasish Mridha
Anyone could see that this woman is living a nightmare. Except that she goes through her daily life wide awake, knowing that she could make a mistake at any moment. - Núria Añó
There is no communication in this world except between equals. - Ken Burns
The earth will not continue to offer its harvest, except with faithful stewardship. We cannot say we love the land and then take steps to destroy it for use by future generations. - Pope John Paul II
I'm very wary about giving advice. I think it's very dangerous to give advice to people, except if you know them very well. - Omar Sharif
We have all been empowered by the web: everyone with a keyboard can now effectively broadcast to a national audience. In a sense, it puts each of us on the same footing as the major media conglomerates, except for AOL, who now apparently own all our thoughts and teeth. - John Hodgman
A politician is an arse upon which everybody has sat except a man
You have no enemy except yourself. - Debasish Mridha
I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers. - Mahatma Gandhi
I was never afraid of anything in the world except the dentist. - Taylor Caldwell
No one is responsible for your inner peace and inner joy except for you. - Debasish Mridha
Infinite is a meaningless word: except it states / The mind is capable of performing / an endless process of addition. - Louis Zukofsky
Life is like a Sunset and Sunrise, when sun goes down it will raise back again next day, life is also same way, sometimes we have to face good as well as bad situation which will help us to learn new things which we never excepted that will happen. - Madhu
All of them are gone except for me; and for me nothing is gone. - Randall Jarrell
It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried. - Sir Winston Churchill
Leaders make things possible. Exceptional leaders make them inevitable. - Lance Morrow
Our gods, if we choose to believe in them, must be forced to live up to ethics that far surpass our own human standards. If they fall short of the ethical conditions we place upon ourselves, what use are they to us - except to rationalize our own failures? - Stifyn Emrys
Insurances are like very expensive flat rates, except that you have to live by their rules in hope to get back a small share of your money. - L.H.
This is home, it's the only place I want to be, but at the same time everything familiar feels strange. It's the same as it ever was except without the people who most belong here. - Jael McHenry
Everything is temporary. Well, except government programs. - Brooke Bida
Honesty is always good, except when it's better to lie. - James Patterson
God, send me anywhere, only go with me. Lay any burden on me, only sustain me. And sever any tie in my heart except the tie that binds my heart to Yours. - David Livingstone
No one can define you except your actions. - Debasish Mridha
I'm too shy to express my sexual needs except over the phone to people I don't know. - Gary Shandling
He was guilty of nothing, except that he earned his own fortune and never forgot that it was his. - Ayn Rand
I’m not a big fan of Halloween. Except for the dressing up part. I love picking out a costume. - Tory - Matthew Leeth
Any belief worth embracing will stand up to the litmus test of scrutiny. If we have to qualify, rationalize, make exceptions for, or turn a blind eye to maintain a belief, then it may well be time to release that belief. - Laurie Buchanan, PhD
Todo en él era viejo excepto sus ojos. - Ernest Hemingway
I feel more alive when I'm writing than I do at any other time--except maybe when I'm making love. - May Sarton
I've changed my ways a little, I cannot nowRun with you in the evenings along the shore,Except in a kind of dream, and you, if you dream a moment,You see me there. - Robinson Jeffers
Chinese food in Texas is the best Chinese food in the United States except Boston. - John Updike
The specialty in all life is expecting the exception, while ignorant of real acceptance, until unexpectedly you re-witness your own ignorance to 'be' the cause that awakens others. One does not do this yesterday, or today. You do this with expressing honesty everyday. - James Emlund
Ah men,why do you want all this attention?I can write poems for myself, make love to a doorknob if absolutelynecessary. What do you have to offer meI can't find otherwiseexcept humiliation? Which I no longerneed. - Margaret Atwood
Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word. There are no exceptions to this rule. - Stephen King
Except the human all are crying seeing my pain. - Tanmaya Guru
It is one of the worst of errors to suppose that there is any path for safety except that of duty.
There is nothing deep down inside us except what we have put there ourselves. - Richard M. Rorty
Nature provides exceptions to every rule. - Margaret Fuller
Every event that a man would master must be mounted on the run, and no man ever caught the reins of a thought except as it galloped past him. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
To ‘us’, nothing except the Soul (Atma) is beautiful, and there is indeed no such thing as bad in this world. Bad is to deviate from one’s own ‘boundary’ (to not remain as the Self). - Dada Bhagwan
I can't defeat anyone except my past and transcend to be better. - Debasish Mridha
To be a saint is the exception; to be upright is the rule. Err, falter, sin, but be upright. To commit the least possible sin is the law for man. Sin is a gravitation. - Victor Hugo
All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind. - Joseph Conrad
It could probably be show by facts and figures that there is no distinctively native American criminal class except Congress. - Mark Twain
Empowering children through the Word of God so excellence is the standard not the exception - Jacqui Wilson
All I can give you is nothin except respectonly if you could digest it with no suspect. - McWan
Restlessness and impatience change nothing except our peace and joy. Peace does not dwell in outward things, but in the heart prepared to wait trustfully and quietly on Him who has all things safely in His hands. - Elisabeth Elliot
There are times when God asks nothing of his children except silence, patience and tears.
To change one's life: Begin now. Be bold. No exceptions. - William James
The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius. - Oscar Wilde
An exceptional future can only be built on the transformation of the mess I’ve made, not the elimination of it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Whether you lay cold in the ground or warm in an urn the turmoils of life aren't a concern. For some this may be the perfect rhyme except for those you leave behind... - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Real happiness comes from loving you're inner self and excepting the things you can't change. Flaws perfectly imperfect. - Shellie Palmer
You don't love me.. Believe me! You don't love anyone. How could you? And no one loves you. How could they? Except me, it's only because I love you that I'm telling you all this. I Love you.. R. D. Laing. - R.D. Laing
Right now, she wanted nothing more than to shut the rest of the world out, and have nothing to worry about, except the next page of whatever she was reading. - Genevieve Cogman
Of course there is no formula for success except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings. - Arthur Rubinstein
i have never advocated war except as a mean of peace - Ulysses S. Grant
Jessica Parker. You posses an exceptional gift of leadership. We honor your unwavering determination and your steadfast loyalty. You are a champion of justice and a true visionary guardian of the world. - Kay Cassidy
Take everything you like seriously, except yourselves. - Rudyard Kipling
But in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. - Benjamin Franklin
All things are inconstant except the faith in the soul, which changes all things and fills their inconstancy with light. - James Joyce
What is youth except a man or a woman before it is ready or fit to be seen? - Evelyn Waugh
I would say happy new year but it's not happy; it's exactly the same as last year except colder. - Robert Clark
Money can't buy love, except on Valentine’s Day. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Nothing will remain except space and time. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
……but work in the field has nothing to do with dignity or with anything except patience, concentration, and eternal vigilance - C. William Beebe
Nothing is true, nothing is real except love and our perception of love. - Debasish Mridha
There is remedy for all things except death - Don Quixote De La Mancha - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
We've finally given liberals a war against fundamentalism, and they don't want to fight it. They would, except it would put them on the same side as the United States. - Ann Coulter
There is nothing more uplifting than love, except love with kindness. - Debasish Mridha
There is no destiny awaiting us except what we create through our own actions. - Marty Rubin
We would have broken up except for the children. Who were the children? Well, she and I were.
No one would have guessed that the jagged pieces of our soul fit the puzzle in this box. We were considered the left over remnants that had no place, except the picture we wanted to create together. - Shannon L. Alder
To me, boxing is like a ballet, except there's no music, no choreography, and the dancers hit each other. - Jack Handey
Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. - Bible
Doubt everything except your conscience, even then test the waters, for much brainwashing has gone out into the world - Dara Reidyr
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light. - Leonardo da Vinci
I can deal with anything in this world, except your silence. - varsid
A whore is a whore is a whore.Except when he's something else completely.From the writings of King Helios Dayspring, High Priest of the Temple of the Sun - Belinda McBride
After that, he tried to go upstairs through the broom cupboard, and then the yard. This seemed to puzzle him a little. But finally he discovered the stairs, all except the bottom on, and fell up them on his face. The whole castle shook. - Diana Wynne Jones
OUTCOME, n. A particular type of disappointment. By the kind of intelligence that sees in an exception a proof of the rule the wisdom of an act is judged by the outcome, the result. This is immortal nonsense; the wisdom of an act is to be juded by the light that the doer had when he performed it. - Ambrose Bierce
Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others. - Winston S. Churchill
You are the same today that you are going to be five years from now except for two things: the people with whom you associate and the books you read. - Charles Jones
With the single exception of the American Revolution, the aftermath of all revolutions from 1789 on only worsened the human condition. - Arnold Beichman
[Public] libraries should be open to all—except the censor.[Response to questionnaire in Saturday Review, October 29 1960] - John F. Kennedy
Climb the ladder of success, by always presenting your best self. Practice being exceptional at what you do. - Mark F. LaMoure
In omnibus requiem quaesivi, et nusquam inveni nisi in angulo cum libro.(Everywhere I have sought peace and not found it, except in a corner with a book.) - Thomas à Kempis
Today I have nothing to do except sing the songs of peace. - Debasish Mridha
When men reject reason, they have no means left for dealing with one another except brute, physical force. - Ayn Rand
Life is as beautiful as the stars and the moon except when it is covered by the clouds of sadness and pain. - Debasish Mridha
There comes a stage perhaps in everyone’s life when everything looks worthless, except to a person who is really a worthless. - Anuj Somany
What does it mean to be ,' he thought, 'except to be known? - David Malouf
You cannot have a society of angels except in heaven - Michela Wrong
#1597. Everything is deemed possible except that which is impossible in the nature of things.
No fiction is worth reading except for entertainment. If it entertains and is clean, it is good literature, or its kind. If it forms the habit of reading, in people who might not read otherwise, it is the best literature. - Edgar Rice Burroughs
The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything. Except what is worth knowing. Journalism, conscious of this, and having tradesman-like habits, supplies their demands. - Oscar Wilde
You cannot control anything except your thoughts. With yoga, you do not control yourself but you harmonize with nature. - Debasish Mridha
It takes a lot of effort for an obsessive mind to accept the fact that everything is in order except itself. - Moe Cidaly
nowhere in this universe does evil exist except in the mind of mankind. only man can take an idea or symbol which is so simple and innocent, and then twist it and corrupt it until it is something to hate or kill one another over. - Andrew James Pritchard
Knowledge is an exceptional kind of property which cannot be lost or used up. - Eraldo Banovac
A sympathetic Scot summed it all up very neatly in the remark, "You should make a point of trying every experience once, excepting incest and folk dancing." - Sir Arnold Bax
A wiz does not only rely on his or her peers for assistance., however he or she will unleash his or her exceptional accomplishments by working wisely and independently. - Saaif Alam
The entire population of the world-with one minor exception-is composed of other people.
Except for my daughters, I have not grieved for any death as I have grieved for . His was a great and beautiful spirit, he was a man all man, from crown to footsoles. My reverence for him was deep and genuine. Mark Twain - his
No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money. - Samuel Johnson
He has every attribute of a dog except loyalty. - Thomas P. Gore
(She) could have read for hours, except that recently she had discovered holes and crevices between the words which she immediately had to fill with her own ideas until she was fed up with patching up the makeshift constructs. - Gerhard Amanshauser
I don't think anybody should read anything except for fun because you won't learn anything unless you enjoy it. - Alasdair Gray
no one could ever push you to write or become a writer, except yourself. - Desi Puspitasari
We think very few people sensible, except those who are of our opinion. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history, with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
Except a living man there is nothing more wonderful than a book! A message from the dead - from human souls we never saw, who lived, perhaps, thousands of miles away. And yet these, in those little sheets of paper, speak to us, arouse us, terrify us, comfort us, open their hearts to us as brothers. - Charles Kingsley
Jealousy shows weakness and we must be strong to except ourselves for who we truly are. - Sarah van Waterschoot
The power of man has grown in every sphere, except over himself. - Sir Winston Churchill
In any culture, subculture, or family in which belief is valued above thought, and self-surrender is valued above self-expression, and conformity is valued above integrity, those who preserve their self-esteem are likely to be heroic exceptions. - Nathaniel Branden
There is nothing new except what has been forgotten. - Marie Antoinette
There is never a right time. Except the time we make right. - Richmond Akhigbe
If you have legs that work, walk in the right direction. If you have an audible voice, say constructive words. If you have functional eyes, see great things. If you are in a position of power, use it productively and if you have a sound mind, think exceptionally; for such is not a given, but grace. - Gugu Mona
In the end, nothing matters except love you gave away and love you have received. - Debasish Mridha
Though the gospel amnesty which grace proclaims makes no exceptions, for Divine grace has no limits, there are limits to the time within which the amnesty avails. And if sinners despise grace there is nothing for them but judgment, stern and inexorable. - Robert Anderson
Houses are built to live in, not to look on; therefore, let use be preferred before uniformity, except where both may be had. - Sir Francis Bacon
Loves conquers all things except poverty and toothache. - Mae West
...probably the greatest concentration of talent and genius in this house except for perhaps those times when Thomas Jefferson ate alone. - John F. Kennedy
The reward for conformity was that everyone liked you except yourself. - Rita Mae Brown
Weaseling out of things is important to learn. It's what separates us from the animals ... except the weasel. - Matt Groening
Nobody can make you happy or unhappy except you. - Debasish Mridha
There once were four sistersWho were exceptionally ordinary,But desired more than a maiden should desireRavaged by their shameful wantsTheir loving hearts never bloomedInstead four wicked bramblesGrew in their placeEach taintedWith poisonous magic - Elissa Sussman
It's like he's my family, except better, because I've chosen him. - Patrick Ness
Nature cannot be commanded except by being obeyed. - Francis Bacon
[As a very young man, I thought] of Europe as a place that could not exist except in the imagination, in glorious dreams, and through the careful lies of the silver screen. - Roman Payne
I will place no value on anything I have or may possess except in relation to the kingdom of Christ. - David Livingstone
She [Bernice] didn’t like anything that had an adult theme, with only one exception, her collection of erotic female memorabilia. They were all antiques, fragments of other women’s sexuality that was somehow easier to deal with than her own. - K. Ford K.
Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time. - Sir Winston Churchill
There’s no other kind of happiness except the one you think you don’t need. - Angelos Michalopoulos
Not surprisingly, there's nothing to do at the Pentagon except start a war. - Paul Beatty
On any given day, you will reach to the state of realization; you will never find any other God, except you. You are the God, you are searching for, either externally or internally. - Roshan Sharma
Lord, teach me to be generous;Teach me to serve you as you deserve;To give and not to count the cost;To fight and not to heed the wounds;To toil, and not to seek for rest;To labor, and not to ask for reward - except to know that I am doing your will. - Ignatius of Loyola
But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads. - Albert Camus
Adventures kept hidden, words kept silent. You became my greatest secret. And when you left, no one knew the source of the pain I felt. No one knew you existed, except my writhing heart. - Hubert Martin
Trust is like a glass vase, beautiful except there is no way of putting it back together when it breaks. - Willi Way
With the exception of a gun, starvation is the only thing that is capable of making an insane man lose his mind. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
For no one makes aggresive war unless he excepts to win - Robert A. Taft
To talk about God, except in the context of prayer, is to take His name in vain.One may, indeed, talk to a child about God, but this is on a par with telling him that he was brought to his mother by a stork. - Ferdinand Ebner
In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself. - Krishnamarti
Almost everyone is overconfident--except the people who are depressed, and they tend to be realists. - Joseph T. Hallinan
No one is blessed to love more than one to the peak level except mother! - Nelson Jack
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance - Bruce Barton
The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular reason for being happy except that they are so.
Love in its essence is unconditional. When conditions, exceptions, and ultimatums are cast into the mix, its purity changes. It is no longer love and should be referred to by a less-desirable name. - Richelle E. Goodrich
A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives. - Jackie Robinson
Idiosyncrasy and vicissitude had combined to stamp Sergeant Troy as an exceptional being. - Thomas Hardy
At least she's not guilty of integrity, and that's more than I can say of any Bell in four generations except my grandfather and myself. - James Thurber
They have exiled me now from their society and I am pleased, because humanity does not exile except the one whose noble spirit rebels against despotism and oppression. He who does not prefer exile to slavery is not free by any measure of freedom, truth and duty.
When the universe presented unexpected gifts to the undeserving, how else were they to react, except with sheer paranoia? - Matthew S. Williams
Ignorance is bliss, except when it hurts - Paul Knott
there is no growth except in the fulfillment of obligations - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
A great leader never sets himself above his followers except in carrying responsibilities.
My father never raised his hand to any one of his children, except in self-defense. - Fred Allen
I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception. - Groucho Marx
No one can help us except our own thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
Good is never accomplished except at the cost of those who do it, truth never breaks through except through the sacrifice of those who spread it. - John Henry Newman
People differ to such a degree they agree on nothing,Except death that is, and even on that they disagree.Some say the soul goes on after the death of the bodyWhile others claim the soul, with the body, dies too. - Mutannabi
Excuses are great, they come in handy in life. Except when they come between a relationship. - lauren gould
As for me, except for an occasional heart attack, I feel as young as I ever did. - Robert Benchley
There is no color to known to beauty except elegance. - Wayne Chirisa
I am usually able to tolerate all kinds of victims of indoctrination except those who have been infected with xenophobia, racism, or homophobia. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable. - Oscar Wilde
They say that none of us exists, except in the imagination of his fellows, other than as an intangible, invisible mentality. - Edgar Rice Burroughs
All animals except man know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it. - Samuel Butler
The function of muscle is to pull and not to push, except in the case of the genitals and the tongue. - Leonardo da Vinci
All animals except man know that the ultimate of life is to enjoy it. - Samuel Butler
I can't love anymore.Except for you...I love you so much it hurts to breathe. - Jessica Kristie
We have nothing to lose, nothing to gain, nothing we desired anymore- except to make our lives into a work of art. - Lana Del Rey
Sooner or later everything will turn to dust - except love - Rasheed Ogunlaru
in exceptional circumstances exceptional in that all circumstances in life are exceptional, especially those which are nothing in themselves and come to be everything in their results. - Álvaro de Campos
If you are not an exception, try to be the example. - Rhythm
Improve yourself. You can become what you admire most in life. By admiring the quality of excellence in other people, and practicing that same quality, you too can become exceptional. - Mark F. LaMoure
It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress. - Mark Twain
None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is nothing as dangerous as an economist who only knows economics except the moral philosopher who knows no economics. - Peter J. Boettke
To live in a world where men do not love, where they cheat and are callous, is to sink into a preoccupation with death, and to see the futility of anything except virtue. - John Howard Griffin
Five years from today, you will be the same person that you are today, except for the books you read and the people you meet. - Charlie "Tremendous" Jones
If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters.Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude. - Charles R. Swindoll
In the end, nothing else matters except the love we have shared. - Debasish Mridha
An author who gives a manager or publisher any rights in his work except those immediately and specifically required for its publication or performance is for business purposes an imbecile. - George Bernard Shaw
I don’t know or understand any other language except the language of kindness. - Debasish Mridha
Nothing can destroy your inner peace except your uncontrolled thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
Nothing can be more beautiful than the one you love on earth except yourself. - Auliq Ice
Maybe a relationship is just two idiots who don’t know a damn thing except the fact that they’re willing to figure it out together. - Anonymous
Humans are the only animals that have children on purpose with the exception of guppies, who like to eat theirs. - P. J. O'Rourke
As long as anyone believes that his ideal and purpose is outside him, that it is above the clouds, in the past or in the future, he will go outside himself and seek fulfillment where it cannot be found. He will look for solutions and answers at every point except where they can be found--in himself.
There are two great rules of life, the one general and the other particular. The first is that everyone can in the end, get what he wants, if he only tries. That is the general rule. The particular rule is that every individual is, more or less, an exception to the rule. - Samuel Butler
I can accept anthing, except what seems to be the easiest for most people: the half-way, the almost, the just-about, the in-between. - Ayn Rand
A man can not return anything except what is full. - Davi Oliveira
Today you are no longer a victor nor victim of the past and future, today is completely independent, there are no restrictions; except for the ones you place upon yourself. - Noel DeJesus
It is always the best policy to speak the truth--unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar. - Jerome K. Jerome
Nobody ever did anything very foolish except from some strong principle. - William Melbourne
There is nothing the matter with Americans except their ideals. The real American is all right; it is the ideal American who is all wrong. - G.K. Chesterton
Now, I believe in life, and I believe in the joy of human existence, but these things cannot be experienced except as we also face the despair, also face the anxiety that every human being has to face if he lives with any creativity at all. - Rollo May
Everybody knows how to raise children, except the people who have them. - P.J. O'Rourke
A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance. - Anatole France
There is no meaning to life except the meaning man gives to his life by the unfolding of his powers. - Erich Fromm
All great stories began as shitty first drafts.There are no exceptions to this. - M. Kirin
The love of all people except the French people, is deep in the mind of the great doctors of the French Republic. - Charles Maurras
Where love and wisdom drink out of the same cup, in this everyday world, it is the exception.
We are alone, absolutely alone on this chance planet; and amid all the forms of life that surround us, not one, excepting the dog has made an alliance with us. - Max DePree
Children are notoriously curious about everything, everything except... the things people want them to know. It then remains for us to refrain from forcing any kind of knowledge upon them, and they will be curious about everything. - Floyd Dell
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit. - Theodore Roosevelt
Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution. - Theodosius Dobzhansky
Achieving your goal is greatExceeding your goal is exceptionalExceeding your goal and teaching others is Leadership - Joseph Swenson
Sentiment has never been unpopular except with a few sick persons who are made sicker by the sight of a child, a glimpse of a wedding, or the thought of a happy home. - Oscar Hammerstein II
Life is fragile and temporary. The faces of today quickly become the faces of the past. Sorrow, pain, and anger... it all fades- except love. Love is forever and there after, even when we've fallen to our graves. - Lee Argus
What can the England of 1940 have in common with the England of 1840? But then, what have you in common with the child of five whose photograph your mother keeps on the mantelpiece? Nothing, except that you happen to be the same person. - George Orwell
It is well to remember that the entire universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others. - John Andrew Holmes
A'isha asked him: 'Does one come to Paradise only by the mercy of Allah?' He repeated three times over: 'No one comes to Paradise except by the mercy of Allah!' 'Not even you. Messenger of Allah?' she asked. 'Not even I, unless Allah enfolds me in His mercy. - Anonymous
In the depths of my heart I can't help being convniced that my dear fellow men, with few exceptions, are worthless. - Sigmund Freud
The aggressive spirit, the offensive, is the chief thing everywhere in war, and the air is no exception.
There is no such thing as bad publicity except your own obituary. - Brendan Behan
Everything about him was old except his eyes and they were the same color as the sea and were cheerful and undefeated. - Ernest Hemingway
Every single ounce of pain focused on the left part of the head. Feels like whole body except left part of head is in fucking numb state. - Shrestha Sapan
The truth is, life grows and evolved inside of you and, it has nothing to do with any other person except you. The truth of life grows and evolves, in the form of understanding. - Roshan Sharma
Seems like the world is spinning smooth without a bump or squeak except when love comes in. Then the whole machine just quits like a loud load of wash on imbalance--the buzzer singing to high heave, the danger light flashing. - Sandra Cisneros
There are no exceptions to the rule that everybody likes to be an exception to the rule.
It's perfectly normal that extraordinary things happen to me. I'm an exceptional person. Oh, don't think I'm boasting. I mean to say that, unfortunately, I'm exceptional and that, unfortunately, I can't live by the rules. I must make my own. - Cocteau
Writing a story is like ruling the world. Except it's even better. How many rulers out there that you know can tell people what they say? - VanillaCreamPie8888
the best of" show was completely gone and we were in big trouble, except we didn't really care. - Tina Fey
I have absolutely no regrets in life except regrets for the things I didn’t do when I had the chance ~ - Donald Pillai
When you truly love someone, you don't want anything except giving everything you have. - Debasish Mridha
There's nothing that's eternally satisfying except unconditional love. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, Ph.D, MBA
Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does. - George Bernard Shaw
When you are in love nothing matters except the bliss of love. - Debasish Mridha
The great weakness of the West is that it has nothing with which to inspire loyalty except wealth. But what is wealth? Another washing machine, a bigger car, a nicer house to live in? Not much to feed the spirit in all that. - John Burdett
It is not in the storm or in the strifeWe feel benumbed and wish to be nor more,But in the after-silence on the shoreWhen all is lost except a little life. - George Gordon Byron
I am an atheist and that's it. I believe there's nothing we can know except that we should be kind to each other and do what we can for other people. - Katharine Hepburn
Americans detest all lies except lies spoken in public or printed lies. - Edgar Watson Howe
We seldom attribute common sense except to those who agree with us.
EFFECT, n. The second of two phenomena which always occur together in the same order. The first, called a Cause, is said to generate the other -- which is no more sensible than it would be for one who has never seen a dog except in the pursuit of a rabbit to declare the rabbit the cause of a dog. - Ambrose Bierce
We have really everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language. - Oscar Wilde
[O]nce demagogy and falsehoods become routine, there isn’t much for the political journalist to do except handicap the race and report on the candidate’s mood. - George Packer
Don't expect anything except yourself. - Goitsemang Mvula
there is nothing to be feared except a result of our own actions - cG9sYXJhZGl0aWE=
Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed. - Mark Twain
This is no time for drinking a mug of water - which you would do nowhere else in the world. A mug of water! You just don't drink water from mugs, do ya? Except on the telly. Water out of a mug! Should be a hot drink... mug of water. - Russell Brand
You make experiments and I make theories. Do you know the difference? A theory is something nobody believes, except the person who made it. An experiment is something everybody believes, except the person who made it.{Remark to scientist } Albert Einstein - Herman Francis Mark
To live on the edge requires an exceptional ability to balance. - Tarryn Tomlinson
For friendship I have nobody else except the volcano. - Tanmaya Guru
I cannot call to mind a single instance where I have ever been irreverent, except toward the things which were sacred to other people. - Mark Twain
A man has a false heart in his mouth for all the world to see, another in his breast to show all his special friends and his family, and the real one, the true one, the secret one, which is not known to anyone except himself alone. - James Clavell
No one compares to you, but there's no you, except in my dreams tonight. - Lana Del Rey
To change one’s life: 1. Start immediately. 2. Do it flamboyantly. 3. No exceptions. - William James
I can conquer my fears.I can overcome my weaknesses.I can master my failures.I can survive my disappointments.I can beat my obstacles.I can endure my trials.I am strong.I am able.I am gifted.I am special.I am exceptional. - Matshona Dhiliwayo
Being in the army is like being in the Boy Scouts, except that the Boy Scouts have adult supervision. - Blake Clark
I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance. - Socrates
The laws of gravity work everywhere except in the heart and the soul. - Matshona Dhliwayo
In your goals to go the extra mile, prepare to pay an extra cost. Excellence is to be exceptional, surpassing, more competent and a step ahead with what is in your hands. - Israelmore Ayivor
Everything is possible in America, except the production of intelligence. - Mie Hansson
Is everything forbidden us except to fold our arms? Poverty is not written in the stars; under development is not one of God's mysterious designs. - Eduardo Galeano
Everything in the world may be endured except continued prosperity. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
One can acquire everything in solitude, except character.
At the end of our lives, nothing remains except memories. - Debasish Mridha
If you want to live an exceptional life, you must move beyond probability into the realm of possibility - Derric Yuh Ndim
There is no truth without faith. Nothing is proven except to the heart of one who believes. - Compton Gage
I don't advise. You mutn't give any weight to what I say, except in so far as your own judgment approves it. - George Gissing
Suddenly I can’t think of anything except you! - Debasish Mridha
He did not have anything on him except her thoughts, except the good times he had once shared and the bad times he so desperately wanted to forget. - Faraaz Kazi
Everybody is standing, but you must stand out.Everybody is breaking grounds; but you must breakthrough!Everybody scratching it; but you must scratch it hard!Everybody is going, but you must keep going extra miles!Dare to be exceptionally excellent and why not? - Israelmore Ayivor
I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth. - Carl Sandburg
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. - Donald Trump
There is nothing to fear except the persistent refusal to find out the truth. - Dorothy Thompson
We lose everything because everything remains except us. And therefore any form of posterity may be an affront, and perhaps any memory, as well. - Javier Marías
Fear no one except the One. - Habeeb Akande
Poetry is nobody’s business except the poet’s, and everybody else can fuck off. - Philip Larkin
We who are liberal and progressive know that the poor are our equals in every sense except that of being equal to us.
There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist, except an old optimist. - Mark Twain
How Ironic, when you do business you create exceptions to create new opportunities, when you write code (do a job) you handle exception to make it clean. - Pushkar Saraf
Fear is the short road to death and this world, Changed by the flux of decay: Survival is the exception for weary men.From the new book The Waning - Ellen Mae Franklin
As the age of television progresses the Reagans will be the rule, not the exception. To be perfect for television is all a President has to be these days. - Gore Vidal
We are alone, absolutely alone on this chance planet: and, amid all the forms of life that surround us, not one, excepting the dog, has made an alliance with us. - Maurice Maeterlinck
I barely trust established sources of information. I have a hard time finding [Wikipedia], an encyclopedia that anyone can alter, to be a safe way to learn about anything except how many idiots think their opinions are a suitable substitute for facts. - Randy K. Milholland
Nothing could add to the horror of hell, except the presence of its creator, God. While I have life, as long as I draw breath, I shall deny with all my strength, and hate with every drop of my blood, this infinite lie. - Robert G. Ingersoll
Hobbies of any kind are boring except to people who have the same hobby. This is also true of religion, although you will not find me saying so in print. - Dave Barry
As for me, God forbid that I should boast about anything except the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ. Because of that cross, my interest in this world died long ago, and the world's interest in me is also long dead. - Galations 6 14
A man can lose everything except the will to choose how to react when faced with life challenges. - Ane Krstevska
MONEY, n. A blessing that is of no advantage to us excepting when we part with it. An evidence of culture and a passport to polite society. Supportable property. - Ambrose Bierce
War is not its own end, except in some catastrophic slide into absolute damnation. It's peace that's wanted. Some better peace than the one you started with. - Lois McMaster Bujold
Why, when you have a mental disease, is it always considered an act of imagination? Why is it that every organ in your body can get sick and you get sympathy except the brain? - Ruby Wax
Everything in the world may be endured, except continual prosperity. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Only those exceptional at mimicking others feel at ease in the world. - Anonymousse
Aim to be the blue ribbon best. Develop yourself from practice, to become exceptional. Raise your standards and be the best. - Mark F. LaMoure
Everything has changed. . . except the way we think. The aim [of education] must be the training of independently acting and thinking individuals, who, however, see in the service of community their highest life problems - Albert Einstein
All creatures have a sense of territory - except children. - P.K. Shaw
The unfortunate thing is that, sometimes, we slip, but, fortunately, consciously or unconsciously, we learn from our slips all the time, except some people! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
We are totally opposed to abortion under any circumstances. We are also opposed to abortifacient drugs and chemicals like the Pill and the IUD, and we are also opposed to all forms of birth control with the exception of natural family planning.
Only exceptionally rational men can afford to be absurd. - Allan Goldfein
An artist's work never leads anywhere except to the unknown. - Marty Rubin
Many in America, as one social historian wrote, 'believed implicitly that New York's social leaders went to bed in full evening dress, brushed their teeth in vintage champagne, married their daughters without exception to shady French counts, and arrayed their poodle dogs in diamond tiaras.'... - Greg King
Naisip kong hindi maaaring magkaroon ng perpektong buhay ang isang tao. Hindi natin makukuha ang lahat ng gusto natin. Hindi umaayon ang lahat sa kagustuhan natin. Walang exception doon. - Belle Feliz
The true meaning of Christ's teaching consists in the recognition of love as the supreme law of life, and therefore not admitting any exceptions. - Leo Tolstoy
Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang the best. - Unknown
If You'r a Mechanical Engineer Don't Feel So Proud, Because You Can Repair Everything Except Your Own Heart"!!! - Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Some friend of yours, perhaps?""Except yourself I have none," he answered. "I do not encourage visitors. - Arthur Conan Doyle
Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window, except that the birds might eat them. - Dr. Martin Henry Fischer
In all things there are three choices: Yes, No & no choice, except in this -- I either choose the truth or I am deceit.
I know all except myself. - Francois Villon
I fear none, except for the enemies live within me - Upali Magedaragamage
Nature has always been and always will be, as far as my tiny brain can understand, miraculous. Except, nature won't last because the world won't. - Patrick Downes
Are ALL men bad?Oh, all of them, my dear, all of them, without any exception. And they never grow any better. Men become old, but they never become good.. - Oscar Wilde
Probably the only place where a man can feel really secure is in a maximum security prison, except for the imminent threat of release. - Germaine Greer
We're taught that in life, we should try to look on the bright side. Not in this case. In this case, assume rejection first. Assume you're the rule, not the exception. It's liberating. But we also know it's not an easy concept. -He's not just into you - Greg Behrendt
I do not want anything on this earth except the warmth of your pure love. - Debasish Mridha
When you sit down to write, write. Don't do anything else except go to the bathroom, and only do that if it absolutely cannot be put off. - Stephen King
The Deftmenes are mad and the Dumii are sane, thought Snibril, and that's just the same as being mad except that it's quieter. - Terry Pratchett
Aim to be the blue ribbon best. Have high standards and work to be exceptional. Develop yourself from practice to be a winner at what you do. - Mark F. LaMoure
Between two groups of men that want to make inconsistent kinds of worlds I see no remedy except force... It seems to me that every society rests on the death of men. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
Hair on a man's chest is thought to denote strength. The gorilla is the most powerful of bipeds and has hair on every place on his body except for his chest. - Anton Szandor LaVey
Everything with no exception is a choice. The choice can be either conscious or unconscious depending on the level of self-awareness. The more self-aware we become, the faster we can make our unconscious choices known to us. - Raphael Zernoff
Except for the point, the still point, There would be no dance, and there is only the dance - T.S. Eliot
An idea weighs nothing, except on the mind. - A.T. Baron
But already it is time to depart, for me to die, for you to go on living; which of us takes the better course, is concealed from anyone except God. - Socrates
The fundamental basis of this nation’s laws was given to Moses on the Mount…If we don’t have a proper fundamental moral background, we will finally end up with a totalitarian government which does not believe in rights for anybody except the State. - Harry Truman
A work is never completed except by some accident such as weariness, satisfaction, the need to deliver, or death: for, in relation to who or what is making it, it can only be one stage in a series of inner transformations. - Paul Valéry
Your eyes reflect the beauty which no one can see except that special person whose soul is lost in your love. - Debasish Mridha
All humans are dead except those who have knowledge; and all those who have knowledge are asleep, except those who do good deeds;and those who do good deeds are deceived, except those who are sincere;and those who are sincere are always in a state of worry. (rahimullah) - Imam Shafi’i
Love is like being on a small boat in the middle of the sea with no compass and no one to rely on except each other. - Chloe Thurlow
When you are not accepted, dare to be exceptional. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
Do not except anything as love without truth because love and truth have always been best friends. - Shannon L. Alder
I've worked hard to remember it...The problem is I'm not sure what's real memory and what's my brain filling in details, like a guy whose heart stops and he thinks he sees a bright light. Except I'm sure of my bright light. - Phil Klay
She said it all mine and he smiled and said it all your's except you. - Archna Mohan
We may say that the characters in fairytales are ‘good to think with’…[and that] the job of the fairytale is to show that Why? questions cannot be answered except in one way: by telling the stories. The story does not contain the answer, it is the answer. - Brian Wicker
While I was an honorable man in her eyes, she did not love me. But the minute she understood what I was, when she breathed the true and foul odor of my soul, love was born in her for she does love me! Well, well! There is nothing real, then, except evil. - Octave Mirbeau
A self-seeker may resist anything except the temptation of showing often own bigger face beside everything that s/he says as big thoughts. - Anuj Somany
Not knowing anything, not searching for anything, understanding that we can’t hold on to anything, leaves us with nothing nothing except our original nature, pure awareness. - Enza Vita
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power. - Oscar Wilde
The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything except our thinking. Thus, we are drifting toward catastrophe beyond conception. We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive. - Albert Einstein
I have tried everything except being myself! - Ramana Pemmaraju
At the end, nothing will matter except the love that you gave away. - Debasish Mridha
The rule of the universe is that others can do for us what we cannot do for ourselves, and one can paddle every canoe except one's own. - C.S. Lewis
As you can see, I have memorized this utterly useless piece of information long enough to pass a test question. I now intend to forget it forever. You’ve taught me nothing except how to cynically manipulate the system. Congratulations. - Bill Watterson
Faith and beliefs are the common things in all religion, so God is the faith and the belief without exception. - Debasish Mridha
The actual truth has never written about any war, and this will be no exception. - George Lynch
If all it takes to motivate you is a quote then this quote has nothing to say except to go soar with the freakin’ eagles. - Ryan Lilly
Cripples are not the stuff of romance. Only Lord Byron, dragging his club foot, springs to mind as an exception to the rule, but such a failing in a man is regarded as interesting, even provocative, rather than disfiguring. Women must submit to a more exacting measure. - Mordecai Richler
I always welcomed the comforting cloak of night except for the times when I lost something in it. - Donna Lynn Hope
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion. - Democritus
There is nothing in the world more powerful than an idea. No weapon can destroy it; no power can conquer it except the power of another idea.
The key part of your brand is a quality product. Creating exceptional content is the number one thing. - Rufus Griscom
There is no key to open the heart of another - except curiosity. - Stefan Molyneux
Everything has been figured out except how to live. - Jean-Paul Sartre
A man can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You meet a new guy, analyze him, not good for marriage, not good for a relationship, not good for fucking, maybe excepting the very drunk mood, so, conclusion: this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship. - Irina Bors
Libertarians make no exceptions to the golden rule and provide no moral loophole, no double standard, for government. - Murray N. Rothbard
That was the day that I promised I'd never sing of love that does not exist. but darling, You are the only exception - Hayley Williams
I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched. - Edgar Allan Poe
"My country, right or wrong," is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying, "My mother, drunk or sober." - G. K. Chesterton
We can learn nothing except by going from the known to the unknown. - Claude Bernard
Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change. - Thomas Hardy
Everything is clear, except the words men use. - Marty Rubin
Long novels written today are perhaps a contradiction: the dimension of time has been shattered, we cannot love or think except in fragments of time each of which goes off along its own trajectory and immediately disappears. - Italo Calvino
One can survive every hurt and move on, except the hatred of a mother formed without reasons, that one could not elucidate. - Darmie Orem
We should manage our fortunes as we do our health - enjoy it when good, be patient when it is bad, and never apply violent remedies except in an extreme necessity. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Nations are not poor or rich because of their wealth but exceptional morality. - M.F. Moonzajer
Those who want to buy wisdom remain with out wisdom, because money buys nothing except commodities. - Meseret Geneti
Censorship ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books that nobody can read."[As quoted in Literary Censorship in England (in Current Opinion, Vol. 55, No. 5, November 1913)] - George Bernard Shaw
Every transgression and disobedience receives a just recompense of reward, except with those who truly love themselves. - Auliq Ice
A society with a great number of prisons is a totally failed society because it has terribly failed to create a marvellous society where crime is not something widespread but an exception! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Why live boring, if you can make things exceptional... - Barun Singhania
Nowadays a citizen can hardly distinguish between a tax and a fine, except that the fine is generally much lighter.
It seems to me that man has engaged in a blind and fearful struggle out of a past he can't remember, into a future he can't forsee nor understand. And man has met and defeated every obstacle, every enemy except one. He cannot win over himself. - John Steinbeck
There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread. - Mahatma Gandhi
One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation. - Oscar Wilde
COMPROMISE, n. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due. - Ambrose Bierce
I Think The Fact That A Human Being Created "Dettol" ... A Product Which Protects You 99%You Should Learn That Nothing In This World Can Do It 100% Except God. - Cyc Jouzy
We may never pick up a paintbrush or sculpt a masterpiece, but each one of us—without exception—is an artist in our own way. - Laurie Buchanan, PhD
This is the most unprofessional production I've ever worked on! Nobody knows where they're going, or what they're doing, except, of course, for *ME*
I wonder how many such men in America would know that Communism, the New Deal, Fascism, Nazism, are merely so-many trade-names for collectivist Statism, like the trade-names for tooth-pastes which are all exactly alike except for the flavouring. - Albert Jay Nock
Bees will not work except in darkness;Thought will not work except in Silence;neither will Virtue Work except in secrecy. - Maurice Maeterlinck, The Treasure of the Humble – Silence
People with a scientific mindset are analytical, open-minded, flexible and have the capacity to answer questions. They are basically focused on what they do not know, and only exceptionally on what they do know. - Eraldo Banovac
And in the end, really, there's nothing much to say about a true war story, except maybe "Oh. - Tim O'Brien
What would be the description of happines? Nothing, except what prepares and then what destroys it, can be told. - André Gide
Weaseling out of things is important to learn. It's what seperates us from the animals. Except the weasels.
Don't degrade your soul to the extent of believing in curses. No man can curse you except your maker. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Muhammad has always been standing higher than the Christianity. He does not consider god as a human being and never makes himself equal to God. Muslims worship nothing except God and Muhammad is his Messenger. There is no any mystery and secret in it. - Leo Tolstoy
Don't believe anything you read on the net. Except this. Well, including this, I suppose. - Douglas Adams
The man who is completely wise and virtuous has no need of glory, except so far as it…eases his way to action by the greater trust that it procures him. - Plutarch
We will go away and nothing will remain except what we shared and gave away with love. - Debasish Mridha
Each one of us comes out of our mother's body crying, with or without exceptions. But we are not aware of it. Are you? Do you remember that you cried the very first time you come out of your mother's body? If not, then why are you crying now? - Santosh Kalwar
It is always the exception that sets the rule. - Nadina Boun
I don't purchase people with money, or hiss like a snake to attract their attention, all i do is to rest on my couch because i have the conviction that no human can progress with an exception without a power behind. - Michael Bassey Johnson
All things must be examined, debated, investigated without exception and without regard for anyone's feelings. - Denis Diderot
A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom. He has no master except his own soul, and that, I am sure, is why he does it - Roald Dahl
Change is inevitable - except from a vending machine. - Robert C. Gallagher
No adult is without problems except a happy imbecile. - Herman Wouk
Remember, you are the same today as you will be in five years, except for two things: the people you meet and the books you read. Choose both carefully. - Charlie "Tremendous" Jones
I have everything now I had 20 years ago except now, it's all lower. - Gypsy Rose Lee
Nothing is beautiful except the abnormal; and nothing is abnormal until we have grasped the norm. - C. S. Lewis
Knowing me better than I think anyone shouldExcept, perhapsNo, probablyNo, definitelyDefinitely except you - Thalia Circe
The purpose of this life is to worship Allah the only God who has no partners or associates.And I (Allah) created not the jinn and mankind except that they should worship Me (Alone)Quran Chapter 51 verse 56 - Mahair Ashaboon
no time agoor else a lifewalking in the darki met christjesus)my heartflopped overand lay stillwhile he passed(asclose as i’m to youyes closermade of nothingexcept loneliness. - E.E. Cummings
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