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43 Perfection Quotes

The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.

Stanely J. Randall Quotes

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The intellect of man is forced to choose perfection of the life, or of the work, and if it take the second must refuse a heavenly mansion, raging in the dark.

William Butler Yeats Quotes

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Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.

Harriet Braiker Quotes

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The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.

George Orwell Quotes

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The more perfect a thing is, the more susceptible to good and bad treatment it is.

Dante Quotes

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Striving to better, oft we mar what's well.

William Shakespeare Quotes

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Perfectionism is the enemy of creation, as extreme self-solitude is the enemy of well-being.

John Updike Quotes

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This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfection.

St Augustine Quotes

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Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make you a far happier and more productive person.

Dr David M Burns Quotes

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All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.

Benedict Spinoza Quotes

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Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.

Michelangelo Quotes

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Faultily faultless, icily regular, splendidly null, dead perfection; no more.

Alfred, Lord Tennyson Quotes

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No good work whatever can be perfect, and the demand for perfection is always a sign of a misunderstanding of the ends of art.

John Ruskin Quotes

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One that desires to excel should endeavor in those things that are in themselves most excellent.

Epictetus Quotes

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Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.

Voltaire Quotes

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It is reasonable to have perfection in our eye that we may always advance toward it, though we know it can never be reached.

Samuel Johnson Quotes

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If a man should happen to reach perfection in this world, he would have to die immediately to enjoy himself.

Josh Billings Quotes

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Perfect is determined in shortened measures of time, not over long periods of time or lifetimes. It would be unnatural.

Paul Acquasanta Quotes

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