I have written on all sorts of subjects… yet I have no enemies; except indeed all the Whigs, all the Tories, and all the Christians.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
The czar was always sending us commands – you shall not do this and you shall not do that – till there was very little left that we might do, except pay tribute and die.
There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.
For know that no one is free, except Zeus.
Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it has been refused.
I don’t have any theories about acting, and I don’t think about how to do it, except that an actor shouldn’t take himself too seriously, and shouldn’t try to make acting something it isn’t.
I have no consistency, except in politics; and that probably arises from my indifference to the subject altogether.
To say that majorities, as such, have a right to rule minorities, is equivalent to saying that minorities have, and ought to have, no rights, except such as majorities please to allow them.
We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.