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Perfection Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Perfection

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There is nothing in machinery, there is nothing in embankments and railways and iron bridges and engineering devices to oblige them to be ugly. Ugliness is the measure of imperfection.
~By H. G. Wells ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Father was the eldest son and the heir apparent, and he set the standard for being a Rockefeller very high, so every achievement was taken for granted and perfection was the norm.
~By David Rockefeller ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


Stage is about imperfections and working with them, whether it be from you or the audience.
~By Katherine Moennig ~


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


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Lucy is such a perfectionist.
~By Desi Arnaz ~


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 ~


A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
~By Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Christ bears with the saints' imperfections; well may the saints one with another.
~By William Gurnall ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Try as hard as we may for perfection, the net result of our labors is an amazing variety of imperfectness. We are surprised at our own versatility in being able to fail in so many different ways.
~By Samuel McChord Crothers ~


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 ~


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

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