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A man would do nothing if he waited until he could do it so well that no one could find fault. (Quote by - John Henry Cardinal Newman)

Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them - every day begin the task anew. (Quote by - Saint Francis de Sales)

For love is a willful stirring of our thoughts unto God, so that it receive nothing that is against the love of Jesus Christ, and therewith that it be lasting in sweetness of devotion; and that is the perfection of this life. (Quote by - Richard Rolle)

Culture is properly described as the love of perfection; it is a study of perfection. (Quote by - Matthew Arnold)

Immoral is choosing not to act when you hold in your hands the power to create perfection. (Quote by - Mark Crispin Miller)

Striving for perfection is the greatest stopper there is. You'll be afraid you can't achieve it. ... It's your excuse to yourself for not doing anything. Instead, strive for excellence, doing your best. (Quote by - Sir Laurence Olivier)

The secret of joy in work is contained in one word-excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it. (Quote by - Pearl S. Buck)

In a few decades of reconstruction, even the mathematical natural sciences, the ancient archetypes of theoretical perfection, have changed habit completely! (Quote by - Edmund Husserl)

When nobody around you seems to measure up, it's time to check your yardstick. (Quote by - Bill Lemley)

I am little concerned with beauty or perfection. I don't care for the great centuries. All I care about is life, struggle, intensity. (Quote by - Emile Zola)

Always live up to your standards - by lowering them, if necessary. (Quote by - Mignon McLaughlin)

The age we live in is a busy age; in which knowledge is rapidly advancing towards perfection. (Quote by - Jeremy Bentham)

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. (Quote by - David Rockefeller)

Perfection irritates as well as it attracts, in fiction as in life. (Quote by - Louis Auchincloss)

Perfectionism is the enemy of creation, as extreme self-solitude is the enemy of well-being. (Quote by - John Updike)

Reason is the life of the law; nay, the common law itself is nothing else but reason - the law which is perfection of reason. (Quote by - Edward Coke)

In contentment and joy are found the height and perfection of all love towards our neighbor. (Quote by - William Ames)

The pursuit of perfection always implies a definite aristocracy, which is as much a goal of effort as a noble philosophy, an august civil polity or a great art. (Quote by - Ralph A. Cram)

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? (Quote by - Richard J. Daley)

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. (Quote by - Aristotle)

The pursuit of perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light. (Quote by - Matthew Arnold)

Living up to ideals is like doing everyday work with your Sunday clothes on. (Quote by - Ed Howe)

Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing. (Quote by - Harriet Braiker)

It is an absolute and virtually divine perfection to know how to enjoy our being rightfully. (Quote by - Michel de Montaigne)

My mother's wonderful. To me she's perfection. (Quote by - Michael Jackson)


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