No one except Hollywood stars and very rich Texans wore Indian jewelry. And there was a plethora of dozens if not hundreds of athletic teams that in essence were insulting us, from grade schools to college. That’s all changed.
I know nothing, except the fact of my ignorance.
Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.
I am not an educated man. I never had an opportunity to learn anything except how to fight.
Probably the only place where a man can feel really secure is in a maximum security prison, except for the imminent threat of release.
I was a victim of a stereotype. There were only two of us Negro kids in the whole class, and our English teacher was always stressing the importance of rhythm in poetry. Well, everybody knows – except us – that all Negroes have rhythms, so they elected me class poet.
I never felt a feeling that I knew or could know to be unlike the feelings of other people. I never consciously thought, except after patterns that the world or my fellows set for me.
Everything has been figured out, except how to live.
I am obliged to believe certain opinions myself. No man’s belief will save me except my own.
Once you accept your own death, all of a sudden you’re free to live. You no longer care about your reputation. You no longer care except so far as your life can be used tactically to promote a cause you believe in.