Perfection Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Perfection

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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The age we live in is a busy age; in which knowledge is rapidly advancing towards perfection.
~By Jeremy Bentham ~


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


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


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 ~


Perfectionists are their own devils.
~By Jack Kirby ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


There is a kind of beauty in imperfection.
~By Conrad Hall ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


Perfection of moral virtue does not wholly take away the passions, but regulates them.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection.
~By Chuck Palahniuk ~


Perfection is the child of time.
~By Joseph Hall ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


The true gourmet, like the true artist, is one of the unhappiest creatures existent. His trouble comes from so seldom finding what he constantly seeks: perfection.
~By Ludwig Bemelmans ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Persuade thyself that imperfection and inconvenience are the natural lot of mortals, and there will be no room for discontent, neither for despair.
~By Ieyasu Tokugawa ~


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 ~


People often called us perfectionists, but we were not looking for perfection. We were looking for some kind of magic in the music.
~By Paul Simon ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


Be a perfectionist.
~By Ken Follett ~


I'm chasing perfection.
~By Kobe Bryant ~

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June 16 ,2024
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