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Quotes of except

  1. Their is no defense against criticism except obscurity. – Joseph Addison
  2. Who, except the gods, can live time through forever without any pain? – Aeschylus
  3. Nothing can be done except little by little. – Charles Baudelaire
  4. I have no consistency, except in politics; and that probably arises from my indifference to the subject altogether. – George Byron
  5. I learned very early that our health is always impaired by some excess either of food or abstinence, and I never had any physician except myself. – Giacomo Casanova
  6. Success is having to worry about every damn thing in the world, except money. – Johnny Cash
  7. Well, they just don't know anything else except that one form of their business, acting, and they don't really want to learn any other part of it, or they would. Directing and producing and putting a show together is very creative, for me. – Jackie Cooper
  8. '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? – Charles Edwards
  9. Advances have fallen, generally, for everything except the biggest potential bestsellers. Given all the changes, both economic and technological, SF hasn't done too badly. – Alan Dean Foster
  10. Nothing makes us more vulnerable than loneliness, except greed. – Thomas Harris
  11. The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so. – William Ralph Inge
  12. Heaven be thanked, we live in such an age when no man dies for love except upon the stage. – John Osborne
  13. Most people don't know that I am an accomplished dramatic actor... But I've performed in several Shakespeare productions including Hamlet, except in this version, Hamlet lives in an apartment with two women, and has to pretend he's gay so that the landlord won't evict him. – John Ritter
  14. No one can be great, or good, or happy except through the inward efforts of themselves. – Frederick William Robertson
  15. Shaft was a pop culture figure along t he lines of, I guess, Dirty Harry- except that he wasn't as much of a racist. So yeah, I was always a fan. – Jeffrey Wright

Usage examples for except

  1. “ " Except those that are not," put in Denoisel. ” – Renée Mauperin by Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt
  2. “ I don't know why, except it's Nature's law. ” – Cupid's Middleman by Edward B. Lent
  3. “ I do not know, except that Lund is to face Carlsen. ” – A Man to His Mate by J. Allan Dunn
  4. That is- nothing except what I am about to ask you, I suppose? ” – By Berwen Banks by Allen Raine
  5. “ I shall not have a friend left except grandma. ” – Donald McElroy, Scotch Irishman by Willie Walker Caldwell
  6. “ " There's nothing for it," said Fred at last, " except to go back to the house." ” – The Go Ahead Boys on Smugglers' Island by Ross Kay
  7. What else could an honest man do except what I did? ” – Doors of the Night by Frank L. Packard
  8. She shall have everything heart can wish- except my home. ” – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  9. “ No man alone could have broken through that wall in a night, except one of us. ” – The Heart of Rome by Francis Marion Crawford
  10. “ " Dear John," the letter began,-" It's all very well except one thing. ” – The Very Small Person by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  11. Everybody laughed except Jean. ” – The Tin Soldier by Temple Bailey
  12. We know nothing about that except that it is so. ” – The Necromancers by Robert Hugh Benson
  13. “ I am sorry to say nobody would believe a word of this story except myself; and I do. ” – Mr. Hogarth's Will by Catherine Helen Spence
  14. “ I suppose I'm a good deal changed, though, and perhaps I shouldn't have made you out except for your eyes; they're just the same. ” – Clover by Susan Coolidge
  15. But he said nothing- except What sort of man was Mervyn when he was over here, Coates?" ” – The Heath Hover Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  16. Why, where did you ever see her, Mr. Stackpole, except at our house? ” – Queechy, Volume II by Elizabeth Wetherell
  17. “ " I will tell you nothing, except that you are a mad woman," answered Lady Audley; in a cold, hard voice. ” – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  18. There were no other women at the Farm Hospital except the laundresses. ” – Ailsa Paige by Robert W. Chambers
  19. “ I had everything that life could give me except you. ” – Fire-Tongue by Sax Rohmer
  20. Rectus didn't say anything except that he was very sorry that the Chipperton family had to go home, and then he walked off to his room. ” – A Jolly Fellowship by Frank R. Stockton

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