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The cruelest thing a man can do to a woman is to portray her as perfection.
D. H. Lawrence
The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.
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.
Salesmanship, too, is an art; the perfection of its technique requires study and practice.
James Cash Penney
There is a danger of changing too much in the search for 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
Film is so much to do with perfection and how differently you can feel about someone at the beginning of the film and the end of the film.
I don't see in myself any perfection.
I don't believe in perfection. I don't think there is such a thing. But the energy of wanting things to be great is a perfectionist energy.
The principle mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.
We shouldn't be intimidated by someone else's idea of perfection if it will prevent us from taking steps we actively want to take.
Jonathan Safran Foer
But democracy isn't a state of perfection. It has to be improved, and that means constant vigilance.
I'm on my way to a place where I'd never dreamed I'd be, and that's perfection.
Mary J. Blige
To be always thinking about your manners is not the way to make them good; the very perfection of manners is not to think about yourself.
Perfection does not consist in any singular state or condition of life, or in any particular set of duties, but in holy and religious conduct of ourselves in every state of Life.
Perfection is immutable. But for things imperfect, change is the way to perfect them.
Perfection is an unattainable goal. It isn't going to be perfect. Just get words down on paper, and when you stumble to what you think is the end of the book, you will have hundreds of pages of words that came out of your head. It may not be perfect, but it looks like a book.
Laurell K. Hamilton
In contentment and joy are found the height and perfection of all love towards our neighbor.
The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement.
'Secretariat' was such a magnificent animal, unbelievably beautiful and powerful. It's always nice to see something that close to perfection, a reason to celebrate.
To be thirsty and to drink water is the perfection of sensuality rarely achieved. Sometimes you drink water; other times you are thirsty.
People often called us perfectionists, but we were not looking for perfection. We were looking for some kind of magic in the music.
Wearing a veneer of perfection never did me any good.
Freedom from care and anxiety of mind is a blessing, which I apprehend such people enjoy in higher perfection than most others, and is of the utmost consequence.
The age we live in is a busy age; in which knowledge is rapidly advancing towards perfection.
'Solutionism' for me is, above all, an unthinking pursuit of perfection - by means of technology - without coming to grips with the fact that imperfection is an essential feature of liberal democracy.
But quality of work can be expected only through personal satisfaction, dedication and enjoyment. In our profession, precision and perfection are not a dispensible luxury, but a simple necessity.
That which prematurely arrives at perfection soon perishes.
It's more about going to a place inside of me as a woman who knows that I'm never going to have perfection. And that I deserve to be healthy and feel healthy.
Strive for continuous improvement, instead of perfection.
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