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Their is no defense against criticism except obscurity.

Tags: Against, Criticism  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

In psycho-analysis nothing is true except the exaggerations.

Tags: True  ✍ Author: Theodor Adorno

For know that no one is free, except Zeus.

Tags: Free, Zeus  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

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

Tags: Enemy, Harm  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native criminal class except Congress.

Tags: Congress, Facts  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

There is no distinctly American criminal class - except Congress.

Tags: American, Congress  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

Truth is mighty and will prevail. There is nothing wrong with this, except that it ain't so.

Tags: Truth, Wrong  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.

Tags: Politics, Real  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

The educated Southerner has no use for an 'r', except at the beginning of a word.

Tags: Beginning, Word  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

I can resist everything except temptation.

Tags: Resist, Temptation  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

There is no sin except stupidity.

Tags: Sin, Stupidity  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

I have nothing to declare except my genuis.

Tags: Declare  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.

Tags: Fact, Ignorance  ✍ Author: Ronald Reagan

The power of man has grown in every sphere, except over himself.

Tags: Himself, Power  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

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

Tags: Nation, Respect  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

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

Tags: Manure, Money  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

I don't like any sport except boxing and bull fighting.

Tags: Boxing, Fighting  ✍ Author: David Bailey

Except for politics, no business is scrutinized more exhaustively than journalism.

Tags: Business, Politics  ✍ Author: Russell Baker

All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.

Tags: Climb, Mankind  ✍ Author: Henry Ward Beecher

Compromise, n. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due.

Tags: Compromise, Thinking  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.

Tags: Life  ✍ Author: Ray Bradbury

Women can stand a beating except when it is with their own weapons.

Tags: Stand, Women  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

I have no consistency, except in politics; and that probably arises from my indifference to the subject altogether.

Tags: Politics, Subject  ✍ Author: Lord Byron

There is nothing wrong in using people. The success never uses people except to their advantage.

Tags: Success, Wrong  ✍ Author: Hall Caine

I was never afraid of anything in the world except the dentist.

Tags: Afraid, Dentist  ✍ Author: Taylor Caldwell
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I can prove anything by statistics except the truth.

Tags: Prove, Truth  ✍ Author: George Canning

It's not always easy to stand aside and be unable to do anything except record the sufferings around one.

Tags: Easy, Stand  ✍ Author: Robert Capa

There came into the world an unlimited abundance of everything people need. But people need everything except unlimited abundance.

Tags: Abundance, Unlimited  ✍ Author: Karel Capek

Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.

Tags: Fear, Mind  ✍ Author: Dale Carnegie

There is nothing new in art except talent.

Tags: Art, Talent  ✍ Author: Anton Chekhov

A politician is an arse upon which everyone has sat except a man.

Tags: Everyone, Politician  ✍ Author: e. e. cummings

I could have been a Rhodes Scholar, except for my grades.

Tags: Grades, Scholar  ✍ Author: Alphonse Daudet

Everybody has a heart. Except some people.

Tags: Everybody, Heart  ✍ Author: Bette Davis

Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power.

Tags: Power, Thoughts  ✍ Author: Rene Descartes

Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.

Tags: Best, Silent  ✍ Author: Wayne Dyer

I'm inconsistent, even to myself.

Tags: Die, Fact  ✍ Author: Bob Dylan

I want to make this perfectly clear: you can be sure that I will never be a yes-man except to my own conscience.

Tags: Conscience, Sure  ✍ Author: Charles Edison

'Be comfortable with who you are', reads the headline on the Hush Puppies poster. Are they mad? If people were comfortable with who they were, they'd never buy any products except the ones they needed, and then where would the advertising industry be?

Tags: Industry, Mad  ✍ Author: Bob Edwards

I really don't even think of myself as being Jewish except when I'm in Germany.

Tags: Germany, Jewish  ✍ Author: Peter Eisenman

No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.

Tags: Compliment, Expression  ✍ Author: George Eliot

I looked below and saw my people there, and all were well and happy except one, and he was lying like the dead - and that one was myself.

Tags: Dead, Happy  ✍ Author: Hector Elizondo

Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it has been refused.

Tags: Beauty, Gift  ✍ Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

I don't think I know a Scientologist except when I see one or two of their actors on the Hollywood screen.

Tags: Hollywood, Screen  ✍ Author: Jerry Falwell

I think every period - except for the 14th century, or something - has some merits.

Tags: Century, Period  ✍ Author: Julian Fellowes

I don't see 'lines of force' as being destructive, except to the extent that they are exclusively traceable through observance of the path of distorted material left in their wake.

Tags: Left, Path  ✍ Author: Brian Ferneyhough

I'm not a fan of idleness, except in small doses.

Tags: Fan, Small  ✍ Author: Timothy Ferriss

A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.

Tags: Happy, Ignorance  ✍ Author: Anatole France

Nothing exists except through language.

Tags: Exists, Language  ✍ Author: Hans-Georg Gadamer

The character is close to me, except that I haven't lived through those situations, so it's not completely me.

Tags: Character, Lived  ✍ Author: Charlotte Gainsbourg

Right now, I'm very healthy. I have no vices left. Except sugary breakfast cereal. And absinthe, of course.

Tags: Healthy, Left  ✍ Author: Johnny Galecki

There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.

Tags: Cannot, God  ✍ Author: Mahatma Gandhi

I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers.

Tags: Equality, Everyone  ✍ Author: Mahatma Gandhi

I like the fact that Jack is always wearing a tie except when he's on a mission. I do like it when I get out there and dress up, or dress down, a little bit.

Tags: Bit, Fact  ✍ Author: Victor Garber

You know, if I were an - if I were a Taliban, I'd say, 'What did al-Qaida ever do for me except get me kicked out of Afghanistan?'

Tags: Kicked, Taliban  ✍ Author: Robert M. Gates

I have no intention of going back to France, except for yearly visits to meet my family.

Tags: Family, Meet  ✍ Author: Carl Friedrich Gauss

A straight path never leads anywhere except to the objective.

Tags: Path, Straight  ✍ Author: Andre Gide

No one ever became great except through many and great mistakes.

Tags: Great, Mistakes  ✍ Author: William E. Gladstone

Everything in the world may be endured except continual prosperity.

Tags: May, Prosperity  ✍ Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I can't explain 9/11, except the evil of man.

Tags: Evil, Explain  ✍ Author: Billy Graham

No one ever approaches perfection except by stealth, and unknown to themselves.

Tags: Perfection, Themselves  ✍ Author: William Hazlitt

There is nothing permanent except change.

Tags: Change, Permanent  ✍ Author: Katharine Hepburn

There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.

Tags: Mind  ✍ Author: Napoleon Hill

A woman will doubt everything you say except it be compliments to herself.

Tags: Doubt, Woman  ✍ Author: Elbert Hubbard

All the rights secured to the citizens under the Constitution are worth nothing, and a mere bubble, except guaranteed to them by an independent and virtuous Judiciary.

Tags: Rights, Worth  ✍ Author: Andrew Jackson

In the United States, there one feels free... Except from the Americans - but every pearl has its oyster.

Tags: Free, United  ✍ Author: Randall Jarrell

I don't like recording studios - except my own, which is just a little room above the garage.

Tags: Above, Room  ✍ Author: Keith Jarrett

No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money.

Tags: Blockhead, Money  ✍ Author: Samuel Johnson

I'm very antischedule. Except for board meetings, I don't really schedule things or keep a calendar. I think appointments are caustic to creativity.

Tags: Creativity, Keep  ✍ Author: David Karp

There are certain wicked people in the world that you can't deal with except by force.

Tags: Deal, Force  ✍ Author: John Keegan

I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion.

Tags: Anybody, Confusion  ✍ Author: Jack Kerouac

French design hardly exists, except as artificial modernism.

Tags: Design, Exists  ✍ Author: Christian Lacroix

There is nothing on earth divine except humanity.

Tags: Earth, Humanity  ✍ Author: Walter Savage Landor

Nothing except the mint can make money without advertising.

Tags: Mint, Money  ✍ Author: Rose Macaulay

War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.

Tags: Hope, War  ✍ Author: Niccolo Machiavelli

Environmentalists hate sprawl - except when it comes to the size of their expansive pet legislation on Capitol Hill.

Tags: Hate, Pet  ✍ Author: Michelle Malkin

All people are born alike - except Republicans and Democrats.

Tags: Born, Funny  ✍ Author: Groucho Marx

Man has demonstrated that he is master of everything except his own nature.

Tags: Master, Nature  ✍ Author: Henry Miller

There's nothing universal about Indian families except that the family itself is deeply important across the country. It's sort of the fabric and anchor of our country.

Tags: Country, Family  ✍ Author: Mira Nair

An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.

Tags: Artist, Home  ✍ Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

I'm afraid of needles, except acupuncture needles.

Tags: Afraid, Needles  ✍ Author: Catherine O\'Hara

Never be unfaithful to a lover, except with your wife.

Tags: Unfaithful, Wife  ✍ Author: P. J. O\'Rourke

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

Tags: Living, Mine  ✍ Author: David Ogilvy

Why should I go into details, we have nothing that is not perishable except what our hearts and our intellects endows us with.

Tags: Hearts, Why  ✍ Author: James Otis

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

Tags: Community, Guess  ✍ Author: Sarah Palin

Fort Leavenworth is in fact no fort, being without defensive works, except two block-houses.

Tags: Fact, Works  ✍ Author: Francis Parkman

War is never economically beneficial except for those in position to profit from war expenditures.

Tags: Position, War  ✍ Author: Ron Paul

I have, indeed, no abhorrence of danger, except in its absolute effect - in terror.

Tags: Danger, Effect  ✍ Author: Edgar Allan Poe

To swear, except when necessary, is becoming to an honorable man.

Tags: Becoming, Necessary  ✍ Author: Sean Quinn

A prophet is not without honor except in his own country among his own people.

Tags: Country, Honor  ✍ Author: Queen Rania of Jordan

I'm doing what I want to do.

Tags: Fine, Fun  ✍ Author: Nancy Reagan

A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.

Tags: Life, Lives  ✍ Author: Jackie Robinson

We seldom praise anyone in good earnest, except such as admire us.

Tags: Anyone, Good  ✍ Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

They usually have two tellers in my local bank, except when it's very busy, when they have one.

Tags: Bank, Busy  ✍ Author: Rita Rudner

Laughter is ever young, whereas tragedy, except the very highest of all, quickly becomes haggard.

Tags: Laughter, Young  ✍ Author: Jonathan Sacks

I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth.

Tags: Religion, Won  ✍ Author: Carl Sandburg

Everything has been figured out, except how to live.

Tags: Figured, Life  ✍ Author: Jean-Paul Sartre

Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.

Tags: Nature, Tree  ✍ Author: George Bernard Shaw

I am happy everywhere except in places where I see glitz and rich farts. I am happiest in Brooklyn, where the concentration of rich farts is minimal.

Tags: Happy, Rich  ✍ Author: Al-Waleed bin Talal

I always feel comfortable, basically in any situation except perhaps airports.

Tags: Perhaps, Situation  ✍ Author: Andre Leon Talley

I'm not sure whay I've been drawn to this subject, except that murder is a subject that has always drawn people for as long as people have been telling stories.

Tags: Stories, Sure  ✍ Author: Donna Tartt