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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.
Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his own personality.
Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.
I strive for perfection, but I'm not perfect. But what I can say is my morals are totally different than any other 24-year-old rapper my age now. I look at life totally different. A whole other aspect. I have different views and morals on life in general. And opinions.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Perfection itself is imperfection.
I don't love Photoshop; I like imperfection. It doesn't mean ugly. I love a girl with a gap between her teeth, versus perfect white veneers. Perfection is just... boring. Perfect is what's natural or real; that is beauty.
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.
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
God who is eternally complete, who directs the stars, who is the master of fates, who elevates man from his lowliness to Himself, who speaks from the cosmos to every single human soul, is the most brilliant manifestation of the goal of perfection.
If you think you've already made it, that's when you can fall short and go backwards. I'm constantly pushing forward and chasing the element of perfection.
Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
I think the perfection of love is that it's not perfect.
I'm in total awe of the technique of great film people. Because if you get your emotional life up to perfection by miracle on Take One, you better have a technique to keep doing it again and again and again.
Perfection is the child of time.
When you're passionate about something, you want it to be all it can be. But in the endgame of life, I fundamentally believe the key to happiness is letting go of that idea of perfection.
Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Life is a moving, breathing thing. We have to be willing to constantly evolve. Perfection is constant transformation.
I'm chasing perfection.
I am no longer concerned with sensation and innovation, but with the perfection of my style.
Yves Saint Laurent
Redemption is not perfection. The redeemed must realize their imperfections.
I want to say at once that I frankly believe that Irving Berlin is the greatest songwriter that has ever lived.... His songs are exquisite cameos of perfection, and each one of them is as beautiful as its neighbor. Irving Berlin remains, I think, America's Schubert.
Perfection has to do with the end product, but excellence has to do with the process.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Actually, I can't imagine anything more tedious than a perfect person, especially if it was someone who also demanded perfection from me.
Husbands, be patient with your wives; and wives, be patient with your husbands. Don't expect perfection. Find agreeable ways to work out the differences that arise.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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