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A diva is someone who is a perfectionist, who does her best in her craft.
~By Patti LaBelle ~


Any person seasoned with a just sense of the imperfections of natural reason, will fly to revealed truth with the greatest avidity.
~By David Hume ~


Action is the highest perfection and drawing forth of the utmost power, vigor, and activity of man's nature.
~By Bishop Robert South ~


The pursuit of perfection always implies a definite aristocracy, which is as much a goal of effort as a noble philosophy, an august civil polity or a great art.
~By Ralph A. Cram ~


I suspect the secret of personal attraction is locked up in our unique imperfections, flaws and frailties.
~By Hugh Mackay ~


Perfection spawns doctrines, dictators and totalitarian ideas.
~By Antonio Tabucchi ~


A true critic ought to dwell upon excellencies rather than imperfections, to discover the concealed beauties of a writer, and communicate to the world such things as are worth their observation.
~By Joseph Addison ~


But quality of work can be expected only through personal satisfaction, dedication and enjoyment. In our profession, precision and perfection are not a dispensible luxury, but a simple necessity.
~By Niklaus Wirth ~


Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
~By Gustave Flaubert ~


A studio recording is perfection, but emotion and passion come only when you turn on the machine and go for the groove. If you do that with no mistakes, it sounds beautiful.
~By Chuck Mangione ~


That is what great athletes can do: they give us a model of striving for human perfection.
~By Armstrong Williams ~


I mean, I spent 30 years in the world of physical perfection, right? I've known most of the world's most perfect physical specimens over the course of the last 30 years.
~By Jim Lampley ~


And I deal with all that by being like a perfectionist. But that's okay.
~By Jennifer Lopez ~


Well, you know, I mean, she was so wonderful, and she really played the role to perfection.
~By Julianne Moore ~


The goodness of a thing created is the perfection of its fitness for the use which it serves. Now that use is either particular or universal.
~By William Ames ~


God is another name for human intelligence raised above all error and imperfection, and extended to all possible truth.
~By William Ellery Channing ~


Ignorance is the first requisite of the historian - ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art.
~By Lytton Strachey ~


The principle mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.
~By Arthur Koestler ~


Consequently he who wishes to attain to human perfection, must therefore first study Logic, next the various branches of Mathematics in their proper order, then Physics, and lastly Metaphysics.
~By Maimonides ~


I don't want to be perfect, but I do want to be a role model. My mom always tells me that imperfections equal beauty. All of us are imperfect.
~By Miley Cyrus ~


It is in this power of saying everything, and yet saying nothing too plainly, that the perfection of art consists.
~By John Ruskin ~


Finality is death. Perfection is finality. Nothing is perfect. There are lumps in it.
~By James Stephens ~


Style is the perfection of a point of view.
~By Richard Eberhart ~


However, the fact that the tanks had now been raised to such a pitch of technical perfection that they could cross our undamaged trenches and obstacles did not fail to have a marked effect on our troops.
~By Paul von Hindenburg ~


It's all about perfection, isn't it?
~By Keira Knightley ~


Golf is a search for perfection, for balance. It's about meditation and concentration. You have to use hand and brain.
~By Celine Dion ~


I was made to be a perfectionist at everything I did. Everything was more important than what I wanted.
~By Dennis Quaid ~


I have faith in my imperfections!
~By Dana Delany ~


The fact of storytelling hints at a fundamental human unease, hints at human imperfection. Where there is perfection there is no story to tell.
~By Ben Okri ~


Imperfection clings to a person, and if they wait till they are brushed off entirely, they would spin for ever on their axis, advancing nowhere.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


Both our senses and our passions are a supply to the imperfection of our nature; thus they show that we are such sort of creatures as to stand in need of those helps which higher orders of creatures do not.
~By Joseph Butler ~


Be intent on the perfection of the present day.
~By William Law ~


When you work on your own life, you are less likely to hyper focus on the imperfections of your husband.
~By Martha Quinn ~


In our western civilization we have the glorious example, the great standard of perfection and the teachings of the Christ to guide us. He acts for us as Mediator between our personality and our Soul.
~By Edward Bach ~


I had given up magic, because it had reached a state of perfection. I felt that I was able to transform men into animals. I did not make use of this capability, because I believed I could not justify an intervention of this kind in the life of another person.
~By Wolfgang Hildesheimer ~


I grew up in the theatre. It's where I got my start. Writing a television drama with theatrical dialogue about the theatre is beyond perfection.
~By Aaron Sorkin ~


That which prematurely arrives at perfection soon perishes.
~By Marcus Fabius Quintilian ~


No one ever approaches perfection except by stealth, and unknown to themselves.
~By William Hazlitt ~


Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


Aim at perfection in everything, though in most things it is unattainable. However, they who aim at it, and persevere, will come much nearer to it than those whose laziness and despondency make them give it up as unattainable.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


Immoral is choosing not to act when you hold in your hands the power to create perfection.
~By Mark Crispin Miller ~


Lucy is such a perfectionist.
~By Desi Arnaz ~


We all suffer from the preoccupation that there exists... in the loved one, perfection.
~By Sidney Poitier ~


Nature is a collective idea, and, though its essence exist in each individual of the species, can never in its perfection inhabit a single object.
~By Henry Fuseli ~


To bear with patience wrongs done to oneself is a mark of perfection, but to bear with patience wrongs done to someone else is a mark of imperfection and even of actual sin.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


Reason is the life of the law; nay, the common law itself is nothing else but reason - the law which is perfection of reason.
~By Edward Coke ~


Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
~By Colin Powell ~


To make one good action succeed another, is the perfection of goodness.
~By Ali ibn Abi Talib ~


Be a perfectionist.
~By Ken Follett ~


Perfection of planned layout is achieved only by institutions on the point of collapse.
~By C. Northcote Parkinson ~


The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.
~By Michelangelo ~


Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.
~By William Ellery Channing ~


To suppose more than one supreme Source of infinite wisdom, power, and all perfections, is to assert that there is no supreme Being in existence.
~By Adam Clarke ~


If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it.
~By Epictetus ~


Every time, all the time, I'm a perfectionist. I feel I should never lose.
~By Chris Evert ~


An artist's only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else's.
~By J. D. Salinger ~


Working mothers are just as likely to want to conform to a standard of perfection and just as likely to suffer from their failure to meet it as their stay-at-home counterparts.
~By Melinda M. Marshall ~


The perfection of art is to conceal art.
~By Marcus Fabius Quintilian ~


There is something that falls short of perfection in every book, without exception, something influenced by the age, even something ridiculous; just like everyone, without exception, has weaknesses.
~By Josef Skvorecky ~


APL is a mistake, carried through to perfection. It is the language of the future for the programming techniques of the past: it creates a new generation of coding bums.
~By Edsger Dijkstra ~


Perfection is immutable. But for things imperfect, change is the way to perfect them.
~By Owen Feltham ~


March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


With four perfectionists in the band, we have a hard time reaching perfection.
~By Adam Jones ~


Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his own personality.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


Perfectionism is not a quest for the best. It is a pursuit of the worst in ourselves, the part that tells us that nothing we do will ever be good enough - that we should try again.
~By Julia Cameron ~


We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness.
~By Pierre Corneille ~


As machines become more and more efficient and perfect, so it will become clear that imperfection is the greatness of man.
~By Ernst Fischer ~


Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.
~By Michelangelo ~


But I think Steve's main contribution besides just the pure leadership is his passion for excellence. He's a perfectionist. Good enough isn't good enough. And also his creative spirit. You know he really, really wants to do something great.
~By Andy Hertzfeld ~


Perfection cannot be defined or seen; it can only be found in your heart.
~By Kelly Millar ~


It is an absolute and virtually divine perfection to know how to enjoy our being rightfully.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


I don't believe in perfection. I don't think there is such a thing. But the energy of wanting things to be great is a perfectionist energy.
~By Reese Witherspoon ~


You know one of the causes of modern despair is the fact that we have had proposed to us, from various quarters, an impossible perfection.
~By Morris West ~


Classical musicians do this all the time. They want perfection. So they piece things together. Eight bars of this and six bars of that. Glenn Gould said that with a recording he wanted to make perfect versions of pieces.
~By John Abercrombie ~


My ambition is peace and perfection.
~By DeForest Kelley ~


It's the job of intellectuals and writers to cast doubt on perfection.
~By Antonio Tabucchi ~


The world is not imperfect or slowly evolving along a path to perfection. No, it is perfect at every moment, every sin already carries grace in it.
~By Herman Hesse ~


Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
~By Salvador Dali ~


I'm chasing perfection.
~By Kobe Bryant ~


Complete and total perfection will come about only when we feel that our perfection is no perfections as long as the rest of humanity remains imperfect.
~By Sri Chinmoy ~


And in fact, I think the more we start to worship perfection the more soul leaks out of art.
~By Kathy Mattea ~


Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
~By Vince Lombardi ~


Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some act of vision, of faith, of desire. Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired.
~By Martha Graham ~


Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
~By Albert Einstein ~


In a few decades of reconstruction, even the mathematical natural sciences, the ancient archetypes of theoretical perfection, have changed habit completely!
~By Edmund Husserl ~


You will not dishonor the divine perfections by judgments unworthy of them, provided you never judge of Him by yourself, provided you do not ascribe to the Creator the imperfections and limitations of created beings.
~By Nicolas Malebranche ~


The true picture of life as it is, if it could be adequately painted, would show men what they are, and how they might rise, not, indeed to perfection, but one step first, and then another on the ladder.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


Philosophy is a kind of journey, ever learning yet never arriving at the ideal perfection of truth.
~By Albert Pike ~


As a result of the World War and of a peace whose imperfections and risks are no longer denied by anyone, are we not even further away from the great aspirations and hopes for peace and fraternity than we were one or two decades ago?
~By Hjalmar Branting ~


Perfection has one grave defect: it is apt to be dull.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


Even imperfection itself may have its ideal or perfect state.
~By Thomas de Quincey ~


I'm a perfectionist. I can't help it, I get really upset with myself if I fail in the least.
~By Justin Timberlake ~


Perfection is boring. If a face doesn't have mistakes, it's nothing.
~By Kevyn Aucoin ~


Perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add but when there is no longer anything to take away, when a body has been stripped down to its nakedness.
~By Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~


It seems that the creative faculty and the critical faculty cannot exist together in their highest perfection.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


The pursuit of perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


Art is a reality, not a definition; inasmuch as it approaches a reality, it approaches perfection, and inasmuch as it approaches a mere definition, it is imperfect and untrue.
~By Benjamin Haydon ~


Jonathan is that brilliant little fire that burns within us all, that lives only for those moments when we reach perfection.
~By Richard Bach ~


Perfection is perfectly simple; fouling things up requires true skill.
~By Douglas Horton ~


Although images of perfection in people's personal lives can cause unhappiness, images of perfect societies - utopian images - can cause monstrous evil. In fact, forcefully changing society to conform to societal images was the greatest cause of evil in the twentieth century.
~By Dennis Prager ~

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