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This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections.
I am little concerned with beauty or perfection. I don't care for the great centuries. All I care about is life, struggle, intensity.
If I waited for perfection... I would never write a word.
Usher is amazing. He's perfection to me as a performer. He gets down.
I'm pretty aware that the pursuit of perfection is, inherently, a flawed concept.
An artist's only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else's.
J. D. Salinger
Free agency, given us through the plan of our Father, is the great alternative to Satan's plan of force. With this sublime gift, we can grow, improve, progress, and seek perfection.
James E. Faust
Even perfection has room for improvement.
A principle is the expression of perfection, and as imperfect beings like us cannot practise perfection, we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice.
Philosophy is a kind of journey, ever learning yet never arriving at the ideal perfection of truth.
The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement.
But democracy isn't a state of perfection. It has to be improved, and that means constant vigilance.
Perfection of planned layout is achieved only by institutions on the point of collapse.
C. Northcote Parkinson
In this fallen world, I suspect we will never achieve perfection. But that won't stop me trying.
In the beginning I pushed toward perfection, but it takes time to get to certain places.
To me, searching for perfection isn't anywhere near as interesting as trying to find your own voice.
Like many people, most Libertarians feel empathy and sympathy for less fortunate people. But they know you can't have perfection in a world of limited resources.
The fact of storytelling hints at a fundamental human unease, hints at human imperfection. Where there is perfection there is no story to tell.
In terms of popular cinema, 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest' is as near perfection as I can think of.
I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence I can reach for; perfection is God's business.
Michael J. Fox
I am no longer concerned with sensation and innovation, but with the perfection of my style.
Yves Saint Laurent
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.
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.
I probably do have an obsessive personality, but striving for perfection has served me well.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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