Except - Quotes


I can doubt everything, except one thing, and that is the very fact that I doubt.

René Descartes

Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.


I don`t differentiate much, except in degree, between people who believe in religion from those who believe in astrology, magic or the supernatural.

Andy Rooney

Sometimes we love with nothing more than hope. Sometimes we cry with everything except tears.

Gregory David Roberts

The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.

Oscar Wilde

I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself.

Rita Mae Brown

I was never really insane except upon occasions where my heart was touched.

Edgar Allan Poe

The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing.

Oscar Wilde

True love is the best thing in the world, except for cough drops.

William Goldman

Nothing in Biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.

Theodosius Dobzhansky

I can resist anything except temptation.

Oscar Wilde

The world can forgive practically anything except people who mind their own business.

Margaret Mitchell

Life is the unknown and the unknowable, except that we are put into this world to eat, to stay alive as long as we possibly can.

Richard Bach

You don`t really love yourself, except metaphorically; you are yourself.

Steven Pinker

Every generation of humans believed it had all the answers it needed, except for a few mysteries they assumed would be solved at any moment. And they all believed their ancestors were simplistic and deluded. What are the odds that you are the first generation of humans who will understands reality?

Scott Adams


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