Found 1,665 quotes starting with E:

Except in a few well-publicized instances (enough to lend credence to the iconography painted on the walls of the media), the rigorous practice of rugged individualism usually leads to poverty, ostracism and disgrace. The rugged individualist is too often mistaken for the misfit, the maverick, the spoilsport, the sore thumb.
– Lewis LaphamRate it:
Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power.
– Rene DescartesRate it:
Except that right side up is best, there is not much to learn about holding a baby. There are one hundred and fifty-two distinctly different ways --and all are right! At least all will do.
– Heywood BrounRate it:
Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
– George Eliot, a.k.a. Mary Ann EvansRate it:
Excluded by my birth and tastes from the social order, I was not aware of its diversity. Nothing in the world was irrelevant: the stars on a general's sleeve, the stock-market quotations, the olive harvest, the style of the judiciary, the wheat exchange, flower-beds. Nothing. This order, fearful and feared, whose details were all inter-related, had a meaning: my exile.
– Jean GenetRate it:
Exclusively of the abstract sciences, the largest and worthiest portion of our knowledge consists of aphorisms and the greatest and best of men is but an aphorism.
– Samuel Taylor ColeridgeRate it:
Exclusively of the abstract sciences, the largest and worthiest portion of our knowledge consists of aphorisms: and the greatest and best of men is but an aphorism.
– Samuel Taylor ColeridgeRate it:
Exclusiveness is a characteristic of recent riches, high society, and the skunk.
– Austin O'MalleyRate it:
Excuse me while I kiss the sky.
– Jimi HendrixRate it:
Excuse me, but can you be a little more vague?
– Tom ZeganRate it:
Excuse me, for I must speak plainly. If you, my dear father, will not take the trouble of checking her exuberant spirits, and of teaching her that her present pursuits are not to be the business of her life, she will soon be beyond the reach of amendment. Her character will be fixed, and she will, at sixteen, be the most determined flirt that ever made herself or her family ridiculous; a flirt, too, in the worst and meanest degree of flirtation; without any attraction beyond youth and a tolerable person; and, from the ignorance
– Jane Austen, Pride and PrejudiceRate it:
Exercise alone provides psychological and physical benefits. However, if you also adopt a strategy that engages your mind while you exercise, you can get a whole host of psychological benefits fairly quickly.
– James RippeRate it:
Exercise effortlessness.
– Leslie MiklosyRate it:
Exercise ferments the humors, casts them into their proper channels, throws off redundancies, and helps nature in those secret distributions, without which the body cannot subsist in its vigor, nor the soul act with cheerfulness.
– Joseph AddisonRate it:
Exercise is the yuppie version of bulimia.
– Barbara EhrenreichRate it:
Exercise relieves stress. Nothing relieves exercise.
– Arisa HosakaRate it:
Exercise, Discipline, then Affection.
– Cesar MillanRate it:
Exfiltrated metadata from internet service providers and social media platforms can be plugged into big data analytics and once the right algorithm is applied, can allow an adversary surgically precise psychographic targeting of critical infrastructure executives with elevated privileges. Why is no one talking about this?
– James ScottRate it:
Exhaustion and exasperation are frequently the handmaidens of legislative decision.
– Barber B. Conable, JrRate it:
Exhilaration is that feeling you get just after a great idea hits you, and just before you realize what's wrong with it.
– Joe MooreRate it:
Exile as a mode of genius no longer exists; in place of Joyce we have the fragments of work appearing in Index on Censorship.
– Nadine GordimerRate it:
Exile, for no other motive than ease, would be the last defeat, with no seed of future victory in it.
– Lois McMaster BujoldRate it:
Exiles feed on hope.
– AeschylusRate it:

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