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Except Quotes and Sayings
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Love conquers all things except poverty and a toothache.
- Mae West

Related topics: Cynical Funny Romantic Love

A life is not important except in
the impact it has on other lives.
- Jackie Robinson (baseball player)

What is happiness except the simple harmony
between a man and the life he leads?
- Albert Camus

If anyone is unhappy, remember that
his unhappiness is his own fault...
Nothing else is the cause of anxiety or loss of tranquility
except our own opinion.
- Epictetus

 

Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
- Dale Carnegie

Do not look for approval
except for the consciousness of doing your best.
- Andrew Carnegie

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared
believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
- Bruce Barton

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There is nothing permanent except change.
- Heraclitus

The future has nothing in common with the past -
except natural laws and human nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can conquer almost any fear
if you will only make up your mind to do so.
For remember, fear doesn't exist
anywhere except in the mind.
- Dale Carnegie

I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
- Socrates

Use what talents you possess.
The woods would be very silent
if no birds sang there,
except those that sang best.
- Henry Van Dyke

There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it
and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.
- Henry David Thoreau

Walking takes longer...
than any other known form of locomotion except crawling.
Thus it stretches time and prolongs life.
Life is already too short to waste on speed.
- Edward Abbey

You can't go home again because home has ceased to exist
except in the mothballs of memory.
- John Steinbeck (Travels With Charley)

We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
- Francis Bacon

No one is to be called an enemy,
all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm.
You have no enemy except yourselves.
- St. Francis of Assisi

There are people in the world so hungry,
that God cannot appear to them
except in the form of bread.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When was the last time you took
a different route to work ... just because?
Consider shaking up your life a little (or a lot) ...
for no reason, except to do it.
Let your life be an adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one can find inner peace except by working,
not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family.
- Peace Pilgrim

Nothing can bring a real sense of security
into the home except true love.
- Billy Graham

There is no hope of joy except in human relations.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

There is joy in work.
There is no happiness except in the realization
that we have accomplished something.
- Henry Ford

You have not been abandoned.
You are never alone, except by your own choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We do not covet anything from any nation except their respect.
- Winston Churchill

Auto racing is boring except when a car is going at
least 172 miles per hour upside down.
- Dave Barry

Here's a toast to your new bride who has everything a girl
could want in her life, except for good taste in men.
- Anonymous

I can resist everything except temptation.
- Oscar Wilde

My father never raised his hand to any one of his children,
except in self-defense.
- Fred Allen

Damn it boss, I like you too much not to say it.
You've got everything except one thing: madness!
- the movie Zorba The Greek

Everything makes me nervous - except making films.
- Elizabeth Taylor

Vegetarians are cool.
All I eat are vegetarians - except for the occasional mountain lion steak.
- Ted Nugent

Money was never a big motivation for me,
except as a way to keep score.
The real excitement is playing the game.
- Donald Trump

There is a time for all things - except marriage,
my dear.
- Thomas Chatterton

Talk is cheap - except when Congress does it.
- Cullen Hightower

We who are liberal and progressive know that the poor
are our equals in every sense except that of being equal to us.
- Lionel Trilling

Time changes everything except something within us
which is always surprised by change.
- Thomas Hardy

The dreamer can know no truth, not even about his dream,
except by awaking out of it.
- George Santayana

Change is inevitable - except from a vending machine.
- Robert C. Gallagher

I have never advocated war except as a means of peace.
- Ulysses S. Grant

It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government,
except all the others that have been tried.
- Winston Churchill

There is nothing deep down inside us except what we
have put there ourselves.
- Richard Rorty

Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window,
except that the birds might eat them.
- Martin Henry Fischer

There is no meaning to life except the meaning man
gives his life by the unfolding of his powers.
- Erich Fromm

Everybody knows how to raise children,
except the people who have them.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having,
except as a result of hard work.
- Booker T. Washington

A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival
skill except for learning how to grow in rows.
- Doug Larson

Everything has been figured out, except how to live.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

Art ought never to be considered except in its relations with its ideal beauty.
- Alfred de Vigny

Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die.
- Salvador Dali

I believe in equality for everyone,
except reporters and photographers.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

No matter where I've been overseas, the food stinks,
except in Italy.
- Carmen Electra

There is an abiding beauty which may be appreciated
by those who will see things as they are and who will
ask for no reward except to see.
- Vera Brittain

You never find an Englishman among the under-dogs except in England,
of course.
- Evelyn Waugh

Failing to be there when a man wants her is a woman's greatest sin,
except to be there when he doesn't want her.
- Pope Paul VI

Football (soccer) is a matter of life and death,
except more important.
- Bill Shankly

Every music - except dance music, which is for dancing,
I suppose - is for the spirit of the human being,
and not for the body.
- Klaus Schulze

I am convinced that, except in a few extraordinary cases,
one form or another of an unhappy childhood is essential
to the formation of exceptional gifts.
- Thornton Wilder

Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
- Francis Bacon

I never played the right roles, or very rarely got the right roles offered,
except on stage.
- Maximilian Schell

Like a midwife, I make my living bringing new babies into the world,
except that mine are new advertising campaigns.
- David Ogilvy

One should never criticize his own work except in a fresh and hopeful mood.
The self-criticism of a tired mind is suicide.
- Charles Horton Cooley

No man can be a politician, except he be first a historian or a traveller;
for except he can see what must be,
or what may be, he is no politician.
- James Harrington

All parts of the human body get tired eventually -
except the tongue.
- Konrad Adenauer

Nobody ever did anything very foolish except from some strong principle.
- Lord Melbourne

I guess a small-town mayor is sort of like a community organizer,
except that you have actual responsibilities.
- Sarah Palin

I will place no value on anything I have or may possess
except in relation to the kingdom of Christ.
- David Livingstone

There are no constraints on the human mind,
no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our
progress except those we ourselves erect.
- Ronald Reagan

Nothing is accidental in the universe -
this is one of my Laws of Physics -
except the entire universe itself,
which is Pure Accident, pure divinity.
- Joyce Carol Oates

Heaven be thanked, we live in such an age when no man
dies for love except upon the stage.
- John Osborne

Nothing is either all masculine or all feminine except having sex.
- Marlo Thomas


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