To go beyond; to proceed beyond the given or supposed limit or measure of; to outgo; to surpass; -- used both in a good and a bad sense; as, one man exceeds another in bulk, stature, weight, power, skill, etc.; one offender exceeds another in villainy; his rank exceeds yours.
To go too far; to pass the proper bounds or measure.
The thing I loved the most - and still love the most about teaching - is that you can connect with an individual or a group, and see that individual or group exceed their limits. Mike Krzyzewski
No matter who you are or what you intend to do, you should not exceed the boundaries of the rule of law. Li Keqiang
By 'justice', I understand nothing more than that bond which is necessary to keep the interest of individuals united, without which men would return to their original state of barbarity. All punishments which exceed the necessity of preserving this bond are, in their nature, unjust. Cesare Beccaria
Any commander who fails to exceed his authority is not of much use to his subordinates. Arleigh Burke
Make each day count by setting specific goals to succeed, then putting forth every effort to exceed your own expectations. Les Brown