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.
God's plan for enlarging His kingdom is so simple - one person telling another about the Savior. Yet we're busy and full of excuses. Just remember, someone's eternal destiny is at stake. The joy you'll have when you meet that person in heaven will far exceed any discomfort you felt in sharing the gospel. Charles Stanley
However many blessings we expect from God, His infinite liberality will always exceed all our wishes and our thoughts. John Calvin
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, Or what's a heaven for? Robert Browning
All that seems indispensible in stating the account between the dead and the living, is to see that the debts against the latter do not exceed the advances made by the former. James Madison
The time you spend grieving over a man should never exceed the amount of time you actually spent with him. Rita Rudner