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  • Joyce Carey
    Joyce Carey
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    A novel points out that the world consists entirely of exceptions.
  • W. J. Reichmann
    W. J. Reichmann
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    Human beings, for all their pretensions, have a remarkable propensity for lending themselves to classification somewhere within neatly labeled categories. Even the outrageous exceptions may be classified as outrageous exceptions!
  • Charles Morgan
    Charles Morgan
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    If Moses had gone to Harvard Law School and spent three years working on the Hill, he would have written the Ten Commandments with three exceptions and a saving clause.
  • Margaret Fuller
    Margaret Fuller
    American writer 1810-1850
    Margaret Fuller
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    Nature provides exceptions to every rule.
  • Rod Mckeun
    Rod Mckeun
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    Once I thought ideas were exceptions not the rule. That is not so. Ideas are so plentiful that they ride by on air. You've only to reach out and snatch one...
  • Barbara Demick
    Barbara Demick
    American journalist
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    Over the years, so many exceptions and amendments were made to China's one-child policy that it was hard to pinpoint a moment to pronounce it dead.
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
    English poet 1792-1822
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
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    Reviewers, with some rare exceptions, are a most stupid and malignant race. As a bankrupt thief turns thief-taker in despair, so an unsuccessful author turns critic.
  • The executive exists to make sensible exceptions to general rules.
  • Bernard Law Montgomery
    Bernard Law Montgomery
    British general 1887-1976
    Bernard Law Montgomery
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    The frightful casualties appalled me. The so-called good fighting generals of the war appeared to me to be those who had a complete disregard for human life. There were of course exceptions and I suppose one was Plumer; I had only once seen him and I had never spoken to him.
    Source: Regarding the generals of the First World War. 1
  • Bing Gordon
    Bing Gordon
    American video game executive and technology venture capitalist
    Bing Gordon
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    The Internet Treasure companies tend to go public rather than get acquired, although there are clear exceptions, like Instagram, YouTube, Skype and PayPal.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
    Buckminster Fuller
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    Truth is cosmically total: synergetic. Verities are generalized principles stated in semimetaphorical terms. Verities are differentiable. But love is omniembracing, omnicoherent, and omni-inclusive, with no exceptions. Love, like synergetics, is nondifferentiable, i.e., is integral.
    Source: Synergetics: Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking (1975)
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
    Buzz Aldrin
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    When you go to Mars, you need to have made the decision that you're there permanently. The more people we have there, the more it can become a sustaining environment. Except for very rare exceptions, the people who go to Mars shouldn't be coming back. Once you get on the surface, you're there.
  • Ann Macbeth
    Ann Macbeth
    British embroiderer, designer, teacher and author 1875-1948
    Ann Macbeth
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    You have always had individual directors who begin in the advertising or commercial world, but they are probably exceptions rather than the traditional pattern.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    Young men know the rules, but old men know the exceptions.
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