Perfection Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Perfection

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Strive for continuous improvement, instead of perfection.
~By Kim Collins ~


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


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


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


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 ~


Falling short of perfection is a process that just never stops.
~By William Shawn ~


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 ~


It is through art, and through art only, that we can realise our perfection.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


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 ~


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


Discretion is the perfection of reason, and a guide to us in all the duties of life.
~By Walter Scott ~


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


When I think of art I think of beauty. Beauty is the mystery of life. It is not in the eye it is in the mind. In our minds there is awareness of perfection.
~By Agnes Martin ~


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


The object of man's worship, whatever it be, will naturally be his standard of perfection. He clothes it with every attribute, belonging, in his view, to a perfect character; and this character he himself endeavors to attain.
~By Simon Greenleaf ~


I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.
~By Albrecht Druer ~


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


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


This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections.
~By Saint Augustine ~


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 ~


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


There is a danger of changing too much in the search for perfection.
~By Agnetha Faltskog ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


My intention here is to make it clear that not a single cell of my composition, here in regard to The Raven, is found by chance or intuition, that the composition moved towards perfection with the precision and inevitability of a mathematical equation.
~By Maurice Ravel ~


The heart of the jealous knows the best and most satisfying love, that of the other's bed, where the rival perfects the lover's imperfections.
~By Djuna Barnes ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Mathematics as an expression of the human mind reflects the active will, the contemplative reason, and the desire for aesthetic perfection. Its basic elements are logic and intuition, analysis and construction, generality and individuality.
~By Richard Courant ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Perfection is an unattainable goal. It isn't going to be perfect. Just get words down on paper, and when you stumble to what you think is the end of the book, you will have hundreds of pages of words that came out of your head. It may not be perfect, but it looks like a book.
~By Laurell K. Hamilton ~


Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.
~By Ann Landers ~


Nothing like being visible, publishing one's work, and speaking openly about one's life, to disabuse the world of the illusion of one's perfection and purity.
~By Joyce Maynard ~


Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
~By Voltaire ~


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


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 ~


However, don't let perfectionism become an excuse for never getting started.
~By Marilu Henner ~


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


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


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


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 ~


Freedom from care and anxiety of mind is a blessing, which I apprehend such people enjoy in higher perfection than most others, and is of the utmost consequence.
~By William Falconer ~


Lucy is such a perfectionist.
~By Desi Arnaz ~


Perfection irritates as well as it attracts, in fiction as in life.
~By Louis Auchincloss ~


People throw away what they could have by insisting on perfection, which they cannot have, and looking for it where they will never find it.
~By Edith Schaeffer ~


Perfectionists are their own devils.
~By Jack Kirby ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Tech Jacket shares the same tone as Invincible, but the subject matter is very different. Where Invincible is about perfection, Tech Jacket is about flaws.
~By Robert Kirkman ~


Human nature must have come much nearer perfection than it is now, or will be in many generations, to exclude from such a control prejudice, selfishness, ambition, and injustice.
~By Elihu Root ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


I'm a perfectionist, so I can drive myself mad - and other people, too. At the same time, I think that's one of the reasons I'm successful. Because I really care about what I do.
~By Michelle Pfeiffer ~


To feel much for others and little for ourselves; to restrain our selfishness and exercise our benevolent affections, constitute the perfection of human nature.
~By Adam Smith ~


Perfection of means and confusion of ends seem to characterize our age.
~By Albert Einstein ~


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


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


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


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 ~


The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
~By George Orwell ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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

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October 5 ,2022
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