Perfection Quotes and Sayings - Page 7

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The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth.
- Oscar Wilde

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The pursuit of perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light.
- Matthew Arnold

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This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfection.
- Saint Augustine

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No one becomes perfect, but some become great.

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Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.
- Salvador Dalí

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Be intent upon the perfection of the present day.
- William Law

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

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The principal mark of a genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.
- Arthur Koestler

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The more perfect a thing is, the more susceptible to good and bad treatment it is.
- Dante Alighieri

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The true perfection of man lies not in what man has, but in what man is.
- Oscar Wilde

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If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content.
- Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

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Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
- Antoine de Saint- Exupery

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I don’t confuse greatness with perfection. To be great anyhow is…the higher achievement.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

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Perfection is the child of time.
- Joseph Hall

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Everything is perfect in the universe – even your desire to improve it.
- Wayne Dyer

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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.
- Thomas Carlyle

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All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.
- Baruch Spinoza

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Perfect numbers like perfect men are very rare.
- Rene Descartes

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No good work whatever can be perfect, and the demand for perfection is always a sign of a misunderstanding of the ends of art.
- John Ruskin

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Assert your right to make a few mistakes. If people can’t accept your imperfections, that’s their fault.
- David M. Burns

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Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
- Robert H. Schuller

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The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.
- George Eliot

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Perfection is our goal, excellence will be tolerated.

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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.
- William Faulkner

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Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.


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