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If I waited for perfection... I would never write a word.
The principle mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.
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.
When you cook under pressure you trade perfection.
We all suffer from the preoccupation that there exists... in the loved one, perfection.
Golf is a search for perfection, for balance. It's about meditation and concentration. You have to use hand and brain.
The perfection of our union, especially our commitment to equality of opportunity, has been a story of constant striving to live up to our Founding principles. This is what Abraham Lincoln meant when he said, 'In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free - honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve.'
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.
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.
So we strive for perfection in the areas in which we can control, and that isn't necessarily what provides contentment and joy for ourselves and, more importantly, for our children.
Sarah Jessica Parker
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.
We will not attain a state of perfection in this life, but we can and should press forward with faith in Christ along the strait and narrow path and make steady progress toward our eternal destiny.
David A. Bednar
There is a danger of changing too much in the search for perfection.
Koons's work has always stood apart for its one-at-a-time perfection, epic theatricality, a corrupted, almost sick drive for purification, and an obsession with traditional artistic values.
Vegetarianism is a link to perfection and peace.
The Bible is plain that God requires moral perfection. It tells us unambiguously that God is holy and therefore cannot tolerate any hint of unholiness.
Perfection does not exist - only God is perfect.
But democracy isn't a state of perfection. It has to be improved, and that means constant vigilance.
Aikido is not merely about fighting and the development of the physical self but the perfection of the spiritual man at the same time. It has very harmonious movements, very beautiful to watch and beautiful for your body to feel.
Not a having and a resting, but a growing and becoming, is the character of perfection as culture conceives it.
Our demand for good looks, expressed in the biting comments that ensue when public figures fall short of perfection, puts enormous pressures on these individuals and may screen out the otherwise qualified. If video killed the radio star, it may also be doing away with the homely politician.
People often called us perfectionists, but we were not looking for perfection. We were looking for some kind of magic in the music.
I feel like every role you take, there's a part of you that obviously feels like you can do it. I don't know if perfect is the right word because I don't believe in perfection. I don't think it exists.
It is absurd to look for perfection.
Complete and total perfection will come about only when we feel that our perfection is no perfections as long as the rest of humanity remains imperfect.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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