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Perfection Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Perfection

Read This: Innocence Quotes And Sayings

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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


In films, the fact that you can always do a scene again takes a load off your mind, enabling you to strive for perfection, which I always wanted.
~By Jessie Matthews ~


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 ~


By this way you may dress all sorts of horses in the utmost perfection, if you know how to practice it; a thing that is very easy in the hands of a master.
~By William Cavendish ~


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


You'll remember Dr. Rice said that several times: It was not a warning about the place and the method and the time - it was a general warning. And that points out the imperfection, if you would, of our intelligence.
~By Lee H. Hamilton ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
~By Albert Einstein ~


I came back to performing with a different attitude about performing and myself. I wasn't expecting perfection any more, just hoping for an occasional inspiration.
~By Neil Diamond ~


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


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 ~


Whence it follows that God is absolutely perfect, since perfection is nothing but magnitude of positive reality, in the strict sense, setting aside the limits or bounds in things which are limited.
~By Gottfried Leibniz ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


There is a passion for perfection which you will rarely see fully developed; but you may note this fact, that in successful lives it is never wholly lacking.
~By Bliss Carman ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Perfection has to do with the end product, but excellence has to do with the process.
~By Jerry Moran ~


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


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


I'm a different person off the court than I am on the court, where I'm very competitive, a perfectionist, and I can be hard on myself sometimes. Off the court, nothing really bothers me. I'm easy-going.
~By Mary Pierce ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The Word of God well understood and religiously obeyed is the shortest route to spiritual perfection. And we must not select a few favorite passages to the exclusion of others. Nothing less than a whole Bible can make a whole Christian.
~By Aiden Wilson Tozer ~


I'm chasing perfection.
~By Kobe Bryant ~


A principle is the expression of perfection, and as imperfect beings like us cannot practise perfection, we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


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 ~


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


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


But democracy isn't a state of perfection. It has to be improved, and that means constant vigilance.
~By Antonio Tabucchi ~


In order to go on living one must try to escape the death involved in perfectionism.
~By Hannah Arendt ~


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 ~


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


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


It is absurd to look for perfection.
~By Camille Pissarro ~


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


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 ~


Lucy is such a perfectionist.
~By Desi Arnaz ~


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


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


If I'd been a housemaid I'd have been the best in Australia - I couldn't help it. It's got to be perfection for me.
~By Nellie Melba ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor.
~By Anne Lamott ~


God who is eternally complete, who directs the stars, who is the master of fates, who elevates man from his lowliness to Himself, who speaks from the cosmos to every single human soul, is the most brilliant manifestation of the goal of perfection.
~By Alfred Adler ~


Therefore it does not help to sneer at the imperfection of today's reality or to preach absolutes as a daily agenda.
~By Gustav Heinemann ~


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 ~


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 ~


It is reasonable to have perfection in our eye that we may always advance toward it, though we know it can never be reached.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Culture is properly described as the love of perfection; it is a study of perfection.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Love is the bond of perfection.
~By John Winthrop ~


These airplanes we have today are no more than a perfection of a child's toy made of paper.
~By Henri Coanda ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


I'm never pleased with anything, I'm a perfectionist, it's part of who I am.
~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 ~


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


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. ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


To be ambitious of true honor, of the true glory and perfection of our natures, is the very principle and incentive of virtue.
~By Walter Scott ~


It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others.
~By Joseph Addison ~


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

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January 17 ,2021
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