Treat everyone with respect and kindness. Period. No exceptions.
A good teacher must know the rules; a good pupil, the exceptions.
As a general rule, I don't plan to travel with my Oscars, but we may have to make an exception.
I am pro-life, I believe in exceptions for rape, incest and the life of the mother. That's my position, take it or leave it.
You have to live what you write, or you have to know it.
There are exceptions, like story songs, where you just have to have your facts straight. But I think you don't have to live a hard life to be a good or interesting songwriter.
How glorious it is - and also how painful - to be an exception.
People tend to make rules for others and exceptions for themselves.
Exceptions are not always the proof of the old rule; they can also be the harbinger of a new one.
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.
What is special about VOIP is that it's just another thing you can do on the Internet, whereas it is the only thing - or nearly the only thing with the exception of the dial-up modem and fax - that you can do on the public switched telephone network.
Most Sunday magazines, with the New York Times as an exception, are kind of sleepy, weekend service vehicles to move living room products.
It was pretty much the way that it was when I first read it, although one exception would be that some ideas that I had were also incorporated into the script.
It was an experience that was exceptional.
People frequently ask what it was like and it truly was inspiring. Sometimes during his lifetime, people would try and put him on a pedestal and that's not where he wanted to be, but he was really a great individual.
To create something exceptional, your mindset must be relentlessly focused on the smallest detail.
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.
With but few exceptions, it is always the underdog who wins through sheer willpower.