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I don't want to make a cheap analysis, but when you have, like I did, a father incapable of showing emotion, who spends his life telling you that no one will love you if you aren't perfect, it leaves scars.
We all think people deserve second chances. None of us are perfect.
Nyasaland was the perfect country for a volunteer. It was friendly and destitute; it was small and out-of-the-way. It had all of Africa's problems - poverty, ignorance, disease.
Meals make the society, hold the fabric together in lots of ways that were charming and interesting and intoxicating to me. The perfect meal, or the best meals, occur in a context that frequently has very little to do with the food itself.
That's why you find a lot of entertainers are insecure, because it's the perfect camouflage for insecurity.
You can spend a lifetime, and, if you're honest with yourself, never once was your work perfect.
I think people assume I'm perfect. I'm not. I make mistakes. I do things I regret. I'm stubborn.
I really want people to understand that nobody is perfect and that things happen in life beyond our control.
Perfection does not exist - only God is perfect.
There's an unwritten law that you cannot have a Jewish character in a film who isn't 100 percent perfect, or you're labeled anti-Semitic.
No one is perfect. Everybody does stupid things.
I believe the best influence you can have is not by being preachy, but by trying to live. For example, knowing you're not perfect, but trying to treat everyone kind and accepting everyone for who they are.
I want to be perfect. I don't want to fail. And you always fail.
Having been in football all my life as a player and a coach and having been on the sideline, I think the closer we can get to bringing people what it's like standing and watching the game on the sideline, with a better view, would be the perfect situation for television football.
An American of the present day reading his Sunday newspaper in a state of lazy collapse is one of the most perfect symbols of the triumph of quantity over quality that the world has yet seen.
Marriage is an institution fits in perfect harmony with the laws of nature; whereas systems of slavery and segregation were designed to brutally oppress people and thereby violated the laws of nature.
There are absolutely almost perfect people who experience no guilt; they don't know what it is. They simply do what they need to do - or want to do - next. They see nothing wrong with it. They feel no guilt. They express no guilt. And it's not even certain what harm they do.
I feel like every role you take, there's a part of you that obviously feels like you can do it. I don't know if perfect is the right word because I don't believe in perfection. I don't think it exists.
Very often when you see families it's all perfect and neat, and parenting isn't like that. You do have constant negotiations. Things are ever developing and ever changing, and you constantly have to evaluate how you deal with your kids.
I have invested the best part of my adult political life in helping to try to build up this movement and I am far from perfect but I do think I am able, through the media, to deliver a good, simple, understandable message.
I used to run to school, 10k every day. And this at altitude, perfect preparation, really.
It may look perfect, but that's one thing I have learned about life is that it isn't always what it looks.
You could literally be perfect and people would still hate you, for being perfect.
I found longer races boring. I found the mile just perfect.
You must play for the love of music. Perfect technique is not as important as making music from the heart.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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