Rule - Quotes

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I hope no one reading this book thinks that "The exception proves the rule" means that if you have an exception, it means the rule is true. That`s just bugnutty. I had it explained to me as "The exception tests the rule." Also not true. The exception does not test the rule - it disproves the rule.

Penn Jillette

A classic rule of writing and editing: when writing, don` t hesitate to include something; when editing, don` t hesitate to throw it out.

Chris Guillebeau

Inflexible rule of life - when you really need to get drunk, you can never afford to do it.

Stephen King

The true rule, in determining to embrace, or reject any thing, is not whether it have any evil in it; but whether it have more of evil, than of good. There are few things wholly evil, or wholly good.

Abraham Lincoln

The hard but just rule is that if the ideas don`t work, you must throw them away. Don`t waste any neurons on what doesn`t work. Devote those neurons to new ideas that better explain the data. Valid criticism is doing you a favor.

Carl Sagan

If you love someone, you shouldn`t make them miserable. It`s a rule somewhere, or should be.

Laurell K. Hamilton

Insanity in individuals is something rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The most important rule of any successful illusion: First, the people must want to believe in it.

Libba Bray

I have found that it is usually in unimportant matters that there is a field for the observation, and for the quick analysis of cause and effect which gives the charm to an investigation. The larger crimes are apt to be the simpler, for the bigger the crime the more obvious, as a rule, is the motive.

Arthur Conan Doyle

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I think women rule the world and that no man has ever done anything that a woman either hasn`t allowed him to do or encouraged him to do.

Bob Dylan

The heaviest penalty for declining to rule is to be ruled by someone inferior to yourself.

Plato

The 50-50-90 rule: Anytime you have a 50-50 chance of getting something right, there`s a 90% probability you`ll get it wrong.

Andy Rooney

The exception proves the rule.

As a rule we disbelieve all the facts and theories for which we have no use.

William James

It is a well known fact that those people who most want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it.

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