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10 of the best book quotes about exceptions
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“Except experience, mine, for what it’s worth, And that’s enough me”
Geoffrey Chaucer
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The Canterbury Tales
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The Wife of Bath
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“My point is that there can be no exceptions allowed on the score of character, position, or probability. What we must now examine is the possibility of eliminating one or more persons on the facts.”
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“Virtues are, in the popular estimate, rather the exception than the rule.”
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“Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.”
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“Laws of nature do not make exceptions for nice people. A bullet has no conscience; neither does a malignant tumor or an automobile gone out of control. That is why good people get sick and get hurt as much as anyone.”
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“To make anyone answerable for doing evil to others, is the rule; to make him answerable for not preventing evil, is, comparatively speaking, the exception.”
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“Morality is: the mediocre are worth more than the exceptions... I abhore Christianity with a deadly hatred.”
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“But that didn’t mean that he couldn’t try to scare his friend every now and then.”
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“There once was a herd of elephants. Elephants young, elephants old, elephants tall or fat or thin. Elephants like this, that or the other, all different but all happy and all the same colour. All, that is, except Elmer.”
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“No class of man is altogether bad, but each has its own faults and virtues; and these shipmates of mine were no exception to the rule. Rough they were, sure enough; and bad, I suppose; but they had many virtues. They were kind when it occurred to them, simple even beyond the simplicity of a country lad like me, and had some glimmerings of honesty.”

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