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It is through art, and through art only, that we can realise our perfection.
The fact of storytelling hints at a fundamental human unease, hints at human imperfection. Where there is perfection there is no story to tell.
Perfection of means and confusion of ends seem to characterize our age.
The great accomplishment of Jobs's life is how effectively he put his idiosyncrasies - his petulance, his narcissism, and his rudeness - in the service of perfection.
I am no longer concerned with sensation and innovation, but with the perfection of my style.
Yves Saint Laurent
To make one good action succeed another, is the perfection of goodness.
Ali ibn Abi Talib
I am not strong on 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.
I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.
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.
Not a having and a resting, but a growing and becoming, is the character of perfection as culture conceives it.
In this fallen world, I suspect we will never achieve perfection. But that won't stop me trying.
The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement.
Perfection itself is imperfection.
Looking for perfection is the only way to motivate yourself.
I probably do have an obsessive personality, but striving for perfection has served me well.
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.
A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty, the contemplation of mystery, or the search of truth or perfection is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession of such days is fatal to human life.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections.
Perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add but when there is no longer anything to take away, when a body has been stripped down to its nakedness.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
You're not supposed to look perfect while you're making babies. Making babies is the perfection. It's about feeling good in clothes and knowing you can get dressed up in the evening, work it for a minute, and maybe get back in a certain pair of jeans. But there's just no such thing as perfection.
Look at our Lords disciples. One denied Him; one doubted Him; one betrayed Him. If our Lord couldn't have perfection, how are you going to have it in city government?
Richard J. Daley
Father was the eldest son and the heir apparent, and he set the standard for being a Rockefeller very high, so every achievement was taken for granted and perfection was the norm.
Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection. Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path, for they draw only corrupt blood.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Leonardo da Vinci
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