Quotation Explorer - 'Exception'

Where love and wisdom drink out of the same cup, in this everyday world, it is the exception.
The way by which you may get money almost without exception leads downward. - Henry David Thoreau
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
Everybody has got to die, but I have always believed an exception would be made in my case. - William Saroyan
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
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
It is well to remember that the entire universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others. - John Andrew Holmes
Humans are the only animals that have children on purpose with the exception of guppies, who like to eat theirs. - P. J. O'Rourke
The actual truth has never written about any war, and this will be no exception. - George Lynch
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
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
With the single exception of the American Revolution, the aftermath of all revolutions from 1789 on only worsened the human condition. - Arnold Beichman
Sovereign is he who decides on the exception. - Carl Schmitt
...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
Everything God created is good, with the possible exception of cats. - Michael Wittmer
When you are loving someone, that someone is loving you, too. That is the universal law. No exception. - Debasish Mridha
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
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
There are no exceptions to the rule that everybody likes to be an exception to the rule.
Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws. - Douglas Adams
It is always the exception that sets the rule. - Nadina Boun
If you are not an exception, try to be the example. - Rhythm
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
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
I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception. - Groucho Marx
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
Empowering children through the Word of God so excellence is the standard not the exception - Jacqui Wilson
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
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.
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
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
All things must be examined, debated, investigated without exception and without regard for anyone's feelings. - Denis Diderot
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
Faith and beliefs are the common things in all religion, so God is the faith and the belief without exception. - Debasish Mridha
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
The aggressive spirit, the offensive, is the chief thing everywhere in war, and the air is no exception.
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
I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception. - Groucho Marx
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.
For the American people are a very generous people and will forgive almost any weakness, with the possible exception of stupidity. - Will Rogers
Embrace compassion without exception. - Janice Anderson
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
With the exception of a gun, starvation is the only thing that is capable of making an insane man lose his mind. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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
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