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It gives a fellow an awful shiver to hear the first shovelful of dirt and gravel rattle down upon the coffin; but after it is covered, it falls gently and makes no sound. The feeling of rest is perfect. There's no more nagging, no more pain!
William Morris Hunt
If you smash a city when you're trying to capture it, you actually end up providing the perfect terrain for the defenders while blocking the access for your own armoured vehicles.
I'm not perfect, but I'd like to be perfect. I'm working on it.
The weather is perfect. The gods are shining on us.
So I'm half deaf - and dyslexic. How about that? Nobody's perfect, and I'm proud of my defects.
I love hats and winter is the perfect time for them. I love winter time fashion.
Our society is not perfect and this will come as no surprise to many of you.
The scientific method is nearly perfect for understanding the physical aspects of our life. But it is a radically limited viewfinder in its inability to offer values, morals and meanings that are at the center of our lives.
You don't want to play a perfect person; no one cares about that.
Right through to the end of the last World Cup game, I still couldn't bear the thought of not being perfect or letting people down.
Perfect heroines, like perfect heroes, aren't relatable, and if you can't put yourself in the protagonist's shoes, not only will they not inspire you, but the book will be pretty boring.
I get up, go and get a coffee, and go do the crossword - I'm loyal to one particular paper, the 'Guardian' - and that's my idea of a perfect morning.
The public talk colloquially, the public's grammar's not perfect. They kid around and I don't think they overly mark me down for that. They just see me as a normal guy.
I know that Julia has been given to me for my spiritual growth, and this moment is perfect for us both. I know that I love her, and I know she's my soul mate.
I'd given up Catholicism in my teens but something of it stays with me. I try to create the perfect sentence - that's as close to godliness as I can get.
If I were to tell you that your life is already perfect, whole, and complete just as it is, you would think I was crazy. Nobody believes his or her life is perfect. And yet there is something within each of us that basically knows we are boundless, limitless.
Math and reading are my only weaknesses - other than that, I'm perfect.
Coming from a big family, I learned a lot. Things don't have to be perfect. You can do okay with 'almost.'
Every label thinks, when they sign someone, 'This is the perfect pedigree to sign. They're cute, they can sing, they can dance, et cetera.' And they say to the public, 'Here, this is what you're gonna like.' But you might say, 'No, I don't like that!' You'll probably say 'no' many more times than you'll say 'yes!'
I want to be the best mum and I want everything to be perfect - I want a fairy tale really.
It's not possible to be perfect - you can always do something better. I'm never proud of what I've done. Sometimes, I'm not ashamed.
It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life.
P. D. James
Heels I've always loved, but a wedge is perfect, in between glamorous and a common shoe. If going to the store, why wear flip-flops when you can wear wedges?
Maria Canals Barrera
We've had hassles, ups and downs, ins and outs, failures and triumphs. We're human beings, and we're not perfect. And we're mortal. But the Beach Boys is musically a tremendous body of work that transcends individuality and time and national boundaries.
I'm the perfect kind of personality for making YouTube videos. I deal in short attention span theater. I do wild things.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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