Perfection Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Perfection

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To be thirsty and to drink water is the perfection of sensuality rarely achieved. Sometimes you drink water; other times you are thirsty.
~By Jose Bergamin ~


Actually, I can't imagine anything more tedious than a perfect person, especially if it was someone who also demanded perfection from me.
~By Hugh Mackay ~


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


This perfection is the restoration of man to the state of holiness from which he fell, by creating him anew in Christ Jesus, and restoring to him that image and likeness of God which he has lost.
~By Adam Clarke ~


On the contrary, I'm a strong believer in the necessity of imperfection coming into the film.
~By Walter Salles ~


If you look closely at a tree you'll notice it's knots and dead branches, just like our bodies. What we learn is that beauty and imperfection go together wonderfully.
~By Matthew Fox ~


For the last 30 years our cinemas have been ruled by science fiction and horror. We've had some very good Fantasy films in that time period, but for my tastes I still haven't seen fantasy done to absolute perfection. That is the hope I have in this project.
~By Harry Knowles ~


My mother's wonderful. To me she's perfection.
~By Michael Jackson ~


I'm a perfectionist, and I always think that I can do better what I have done, even if it's good.
~By Luciano Pavarotti ~


In contentment and joy are found the height and perfection of all love towards our neighbor.
~By William Ames ~


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 ~


The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.
~By Eugene Delacroix ~


I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence, I can reach for; perfection is God's business.
~By Michael J. Fox ~


I'm a perfectionist, which I think is a mistake.
~By Michelle Shocked ~


The attractive idea that we can now have a parliament of man with authority to control the conduct of nations by legislation or an international police force with power to enforce national conformity to rules of right conduct is a counsel of perfection.
~By Elihu Root ~


A man's felicity consists not in the outward and visible blessing of fortune, but in the inward and unseen perfections and riches of the mind.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
~By Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~


Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
~By Aristotle ~


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 ~


The torrent of centuries rolling over the human race, has continually brought new perfections, the cause of which, ever active though unseen, is found in the demands made by our senses, which always in their turns demand to be occupied.
~By Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin ~


Vegetarianism is a link to perfection and peace.
~By River Phoenix ~


When you're passionate about something, you want it to be all it can be. But in the endgame of life, I fundamentally believe the key to happiness is letting go of that idea of perfection.
~By Debra Messing ~


Perfection does not consist in any singular state or condition of life, or in any particular set of duties, but in holy and religious conduct of ourselves in every state of Life.
~By William Law ~


I'm in pursuit of what cannot be achieved: perfection.
~By Andrew Vachss ~


I mentioned the non-competitive spirit explicitly, because these days, excellence is a fashionable concept. But excellence is a competitive notion, and that is not what we are heading for: we are heading for perfection.
~By Edsger Dijkstra ~


Original sin is that thing about man which makes him capable of conceiving of his own perfection and incapable of achieving it.
~By Reinhold Niebuhr ~


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


The cruelest thing a man can do to a woman is to portray her as perfection.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


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


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 ~


There is also a perfection of degrees, by which a person performs all the commands of God, with the full exertion of all his powers, without the least defect. This is what the law of God requires, but what the saints cannot attain to in this life.
~By Charles Buck ~


A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty, the contemplation of mystery, or the search of truth or perfection is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession of such days is fatal to human life.
~By Lewis Mumford ~


For love is a willful stirring of our thoughts unto God, so that it receive nothing that is against the love of Jesus Christ, and therewith that it be lasting in sweetness of devotion; and that is the perfection of this life.
~By Richard Rolle ~


The perfection in theater is that it's over the second it's done.
~By William Hurt ~


I've been called many names like perfectionist, difficult and obsessive. I think it takes obsession, takes searching for the details for any artist to be good.
~By Barbra Streisand ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


So I had to just kind of go back to the hotel, take a shower, sit quiet, dig down deep, warm up, and allow myself to move into some kind of zone. And then I remembered that a lot of my favorite musical moments are not about perfection.
~By Kathy Mattea ~


Look at our Lords disciples. One denied Him; one doubted Him; one betrayed Him. If our Lord couldn't have perfection, how are you going to have it in city government?
~By Richard J. Daley ~


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 ~


Our erected wit maketh us to know what perfection is.
~By Philip Sidney ~


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


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


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


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


I am little concerned with beauty or perfection. I don't care for the great centuries. All I care about is life, struggle, intensity.
~By Emile Zola ~


To be always thinking about your manners is not the way to make them good; the very perfection of manners is not to think about yourself.
~By Richard Whately ~


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 ~


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


I'm chasing perfection.
~By Kobe Bryant ~


Perfection is a trifle dull. It is not the least of life's ironies that this, which we all aim at, is better not quite achieved.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


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


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 ~


The absence of the heavy boot of Europe has preserved to these people the agile walk of the wild animal, while the general simplicity of their lives has given them many other points of physical perfection.
~By John Millington Synge ~


If kids like a picture book, they're going to read it at least 50 times. Read anything that often, and even minor imperfections start to feel like gravel in the bed.
~By Mark Haddon ~


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


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


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 ~


Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection. Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path, for they draw only corrupt blood.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


Perfectionism becomes a badge of honor with you playing the part of the suffering hero.
~By David D. Burns ~


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


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 ~


As the leaders and decision-makers of this great state, it is our responsibility to strive for perfection.
~By Roy Barnes ~


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


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


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 ~


As you begin your tour of the United States, you may as well know that one American national trait which irritates many Americans and must be convenient for our critics is that we relentlessly advertise our imperfections.
~By Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. ~


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 ~


The ability to play the clarinet is the ability to overcome the imperfections of the instrument. There's no such thing as a perfect clarinet, never was and never will be.
~By Jack Brymer ~


Music is harmony, harmony is perfection, perfection is our dream, and our dream is heaven.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


If a man should happen to reach perfection in this world, he would have to die immediately to enjoy himself.
~By Josh Billings ~


Perfection itself is imperfection.
~By Vladimir Horowitz ~


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 ~


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


All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.
~By William Faulkner ~


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


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


As a real person, he wouldn't last a minute, would he? But drama is about imperfection. And we've moved away from the aspirational hero. We got tired of it, it was dull. If I was House's friend, I would hate it. How he so resolutely refuses to be happy or take the kind-hearted road. But we don't always like morally good people, do we?
~By Hugh Laurie ~


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 ~


Not a having and a resting, but a growing and becoming, is the character of perfection as culture conceives it.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


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


The human race is intoxicated with narrow victories, for life is a string of them like pearls that hit the floor when the rope breaks, and roll away in perfection and anarchy.
~By Mark Helprin ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I am pretty tenacious as a perfectionist in terms of getting something right.
~By Garry Shandling ~


Probably the closest things to perfection are the huge absolutely empty holes that astronomers have recently discovered in space. If there's nothing there, how can anything go wrong?
~By Richard Brautigan ~


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


So slowly in my mind formed the idea of melodrama, a form I found to perfection in American pictures. They were naive, they were that something completely different. They were completely Art-less.
~By Douglas Sirk ~


I'm a perfectionist. I'm pretty much insatiable. I feel there's so many things I can improve on.
~By Serena Williams ~


I'm a perfectionist. I need to be needed. I need to do things for a man. But I don't need to do them as much, these days.
~By Jacqueline Bisset ~


Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections.
~By Saint Francis de Sales ~


Salesmanship, too, is an art; the perfection of its technique requires study and practice.
~By James Cash Penney ~


I'm my own worst critic and I think everyone in the band is a perfectionist.
~By Adam Jones ~


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


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 ~


The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement.
~By George Will ~


Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men's imperfections, and conceal your own.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


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 ~

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