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.
With the possible exception of the equator, everything begins somewhere.
The essence of immorality is the tendency to make an exception of myself.
If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters.
You can only govern men by serving them.
If man is not the image of God, then he is a disease of the dust.
It is not easy to imagine how little interested a scientist usually is in the work of any other, with the possible exception of the teacher who backs him or the student who honors him.
Oblivion is the rule and fame the exception, of humanity.
With the exception of the New York Times, Fox news, and Lou Dobbs of CNN, and talk radio, the rest of the mainstream media has basically been silenced like a bunch of dumb monkeys.
I was 25 and the most popular celebrity in the world, with the possible exception of my friend Mary Pickford.
The Soviet Union was an exception, but even there chess players were not rich. Only Fischer changed that.
I am, I think the only surviving member of the original Battle Creek church. The church was disbanded, with the exception of thirteen members, in 1870.
The emitters of the spectral series are without exception single atoms, not compounds of atoms.
I have made all my films for my children with the exception of my first film because my oldest daughter wasn't born when I was making the film about the Brooklyn Bridge.
With the exception of certain rodents, no other vertebrate except Homo sapiens habitually destroys members of his own species.
Monopoly controls have been the exception in free societies; they have been the rule in closed societies.
You can only govern men by serving them. The rule is without exception.
Humans are the only animals that have children on purpose with the exception of guppies, who like to eat theirs.
Everywhere in the world, music enhances a hall, with one exception: Carnegie Hall enhances the music.
There is no exception to the rule that every rule has an exception.
When the imagination and will power are in conflict, are antagonistic, it is always the imagination which wins, without any exception.
There are few ironclad rules of diplomacy but to one there is no exception. When an official reports that talks were useful, it can safely be concluded that nothing was accomplished.
The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception.
I suppose more than anything, it's the way of life in this part of the country that influences my writing. In Eastern North Carolina, with the exception of Wilmington, most people live in small towns.
Nothing travels faster than the speed of light, with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws.
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