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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.
Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.
I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception.
The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception.
With the possible exception of the equator, everything begins somewhere.
C. S. Lewis
With the exception of certain rodents, no other vertebrate except Homo sapiens habitually destroys members of his own species.
With the possible exception of things like box scores, race results, and stock market tabulations, there is no such thing as Objective Journalism. The phrase itself is a pompous contradiction in terms.
Hunter S. Thompson
Being no bigot myself to any mode of worship, I am disposed to endulge the professors of Christianity in the church, that road to heaven which to them shall seem the most direct plainest easiest and least liable to exception.
Fathers always play mahagurus to their children, and I am no exception.
I feel about aging the way William Saroyan said he felt about death: Everybody has to do it, but I always believed an exception would be made in my case.
There is no conflict between the ideal of religion and the ideal of science, but science is opposed to theological dogmas because science is founded on fact. To me, the universe is simply a great machine which never came into being and never will end. The human being is no exception to the natural order. Man, like the universe, is a machine.
Gentle reader, the Fountain of Youth is radioactive, and those who imbibe its poisonous heavy waters will suffer the hideous fate of decaying metal. Yet almost without exception, the wretched idiot inhabitants of our benighted planet would gulp down this radioactive excrement if it were offered.
William S. Burroughs
When the imagination and will power are in conflict, are antagonistic, it is always the imagination which wins, without any exception.
Sooner or later a rider will emerge who will win more Tours. In every sport we have seen how the records eventually get broken and cycling is no exception.
What is special about VOIP is that it's just another thing you can do on the Internet, whereas it is the only thing - or nearly the only thing with the exception of the dial-up modem and fax - that you can do on the public switched telephone network.
Romantic art deals with the exception and with the individual. Good people, belonging as they do to the normal, and so, commonplace type, are artistically uninteresting.
I don't need to go onto Facebook and pretend to have friends I've never even met. To my mind, that kind of destroys the meaning of the word 'friend.' I take exception to that. Because I value and respect friendship.
Generally, speed skaters don't run that much. I'm a little bit of an exception in that I run a lot.
Most fish require a short cooking time, but cephalopods are the exception to this fishy rule. As with some cuts of larger land beasts, the longer they're cooked, the more tender they get.
All knowledge which ends in words will die as quickly as it came to life, with the exception of the written word: which is its mechanical part.
Leonardo da Vinci
There is no exception to the rule that every rule has an exception.
The uneducated person perceives only the individual phenomenon, the partly educated person the rule, and the educated person the exception.
I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered at the White House - with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.
John F. Kennedy
The essence of immorality is the tendency to make an exception of myself.
Most actresses are always running late - I'm no exception.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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