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Perfection Quotes


These are some of the best 'Perfection' quotations and sayings.

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A concern with the perfectibility of mankind is always a symptom of thwarted or perverted development.

A finished person is a boring person.

A good garden may have some weeds.

A man cannot have an idea of perfection in another, which he was never sensible of in himself. See quote detail

A man would do nothing if he waited until he could do it so well that no one could find fault.

A new idea is rarely born like Venus attended by graces. More commonly it's modeled of baling wire and acne. More commonly it wheezes and tips over.

A perfect poem is impossible. Once it has been written, the world would end.

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.

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.

Almost anything carried to its logical extreme becomes depressing, if not carcinogenic.

Among the other excellencies of man, this is one, that he can form the image of perfection much beyond what he has experience of in himself, and is not limited in his conception of wisdom and virtue.

At times failure is very necessary for the artist. It reminds him that failure is not the ultimate disaster. And this reminder liberates him from the mean fussing of perfectionism.

Bachelor's wives and old maid's children are always perfect.

Even a clock that is not going is right twice a day.

Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.

Excellence is not an act but a habit. The things you do the most are the things you will do the best.

Faultily faultless, icily regular, splendidly null, dead perfection; no more.

Friendships aren't perfect, and yet they are very precious. For me, not expecting perfection all in one place was a great release.

Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them-every day begin the task anew.

He is all fault who hath no fault at all. For who loves me must have a touch of earth.


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