Exception To The Rule Quotes by Ron Kaufman, James Thurber, Julie Burchill, Graham Norton, Carl Sagan, Emily Giffin and many others.
Be the exception to the rule. It’s the surest way to become exceptional.
There is no exception to the rule that every rule has an exception.
Families, generally, suck. And I say that as someone who, like my husband, had parents who proved the proverbial exception to the rule.
My mobile rang around lunchtime one day, and it was George Michael. He wanted to come in on Friday. We were like, ‘okay, if that’s what you want’. And he was a very good guest. That’s a real exception to the rule.
Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.
There are no absolutes in relationships. You can’t take anything for granted. You can count on absolutely nothing but the unexpected. You only get in trouble when you start thinking that you’re some kind of exception to the rule.
An effective leader allows exceptions to the rule for exceptional results or when circumstance demands.
There are two great rules of life; the one general and the other particular. The first is that everyone can, in the end, get what he wants, if he only tries. That is the general rule. The particular rule is that every individual is, more or less, an exception to the rule.
I never forget a face, but in your case I’ll make an exception.
There are no exceptions to the rule that everybody likes to be an exception to the rule.
Nature gives us all, including Prof. Lorentz, surprises. It was very quickly found that there are many exceptions to the rule of splitting of the lines only into triplets.
Last year my boyfriend gave me a painting – a very personal one. I really prefer personal gifts or ones made by someone for me. Except diamonds. That’s the exception to the rule.
With the possible exception of the equator, everything begins somewhere.
I am the exception to the rule that all senators see themselves in the Oval Office.
It is the obligation of every person who claims to oppose oppression to resist the oppressor by every means at his or her disposal. Not to engage in physical resistance, armed resistance to oppression, is to serve the interests of the oppressor; no more, no less. There are no exceptions to the rule, no easy out.
One of the things that kept most comics from being monthly was that very few artists could produce 24 pages per month. Jack Kirby was very much the exception to the rule, but his towering presence at Marvel started to dictate the whole shape of the industry – and that’s where problems set in!
I’m fully aware that things that resonate and become real hits are the exception to the rule, so much so that I’ve wired myself for failure.
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