Nothing is absolute, with the debatable exceptions of this statement and death.
– John Ralston Saul
Systems are to be appreciated by their general effects, and not by particular exceptions.
– James F. Cooper
Science does not permit exceptions.
– Claude Bernard
In Africa through the 1990s, with notable exceptions in Senegal and Uganda, nearly all the ruling powers denied they had a problem with AIDS.
– Barton Gellman
In the U.S., with very few exceptions, actresses older than 35 are simply discarded.
– Amy Irving
There are no exceptions to the rule that everybody likes to be an exception to the rule.
– Charles Osgood
Nature provides exceptions to every rule.
– Margaret Fuller
With a very few exceptions, every word in the French vocabulary comes straight from the Latin.
– Lytton Strachey
Of course there are always exceptions, but opinions are not to be feared.
– Joseph Kosinski
There are those whose sole claim to profundity is the discovery of exceptions to the rules.
– Paul Eldridge
Total falsehoods can be easily exposed for what they are by citing exceptions to their claims. Hence, they are less likely to be accepted as the total truth.
– Samuel P. Huntington
In general, writers shouldn’t be killed for what they write, though I can think of exceptions.
– Salman Rushdie
With few exceptions, one ought always do what one is afraid of.
– Viggo Mortensen