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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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 a perfectionist.
~By Ken Follett ~


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 ~


All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
~By Wislawa Szymborska ~


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 ~


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


Perfection itself is imperfection.
~By Vladimir Horowitz ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I'm a perfectionist. I can't help it, I get really upset with myself if I fail in the least.
~By Justin Timberlake ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


I'm a perfectionist. I'm not going to cheat the people.
~By Dick Dale ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


So much of our lives is given over to the consideration of our imperfections that there is no time to improve our imaginary virtues. The truth is we only perfect our vices, and man is a worse creature when he dies than he was when he was born.
~By Edward Dahlberg ~


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


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 ~

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