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Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see. Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

Friendships aren't perfect, and yet they are very precious. For me, not expecting perfection all in one place was a great release. (Quote by - Letty Cottin Pogrebin)

Living with a saint is more grueling than being one. (Quote by - Robert Neville)

We fought hard. We gave it our best. We did what was right and we made a difference. (Quote by - Geraldine Ferraro)

Although images of perfection in people's personal lives can cause unhappiness, images of perfect societies - utopian images - can cause monstrous evil. In fact, forcefully changing society to conform to societal images was the greatest cause of evil in the twentieth century. (Quote by - Dennis Prager)

One minute was enough, Tyler said, a person had to work hard for it, but a minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection. (Quote by - Chuck Palahniuk)

To escape criticism - do nothing, say nothing, be nothing. (Quote by - Elbert Hubbard)

To be thirsty and to drink water is the perfection of sensuality rarely achieved. Sometimes you drink water; other times you are thirsty. (Quote by - Jose Bergamin)

Original sin is that thing about man which makes him capable of conceiving of his own perfection and incapable of achieving it. (Quote by - Reinhold Niebuhr)

Human nature must have come much nearer perfection than it is now, or will be in many generations, to exclude from such a control prejudice, selfishness, ambition, and injustice. (Quote by - Elihu Root)

APL is a mistake, carried through to perfection. It is the language of the future for the programming techniques of the past: it creates a new generation of coding bums. (Quote by - Edsger Dijkstra)

To bear with patience wrongs done to oneself is a mark of perfection, but to bear with patience wrongs done to someone else is a mark of imperfection and even of actual sin. (Quote by - Saint Thomas Aquinas)

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. (Quote by - Dr. David M. Burns)

Ignorance is the first requisite of the historian - ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art. (Quote by - Lytton Strachey )

As the leaders and decision-makers of this great state, it is our responsibility to strive for perfection. (Quote by - Roy Barnes)

A perfect poem is impossible. Once it has been written, the world would end. (Quote by - Robert Graves)

Perfection has one grave defect: it is apt to be dull. (Quote by - W. Somerset Maugham)

Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his own personality. (Quote by - Albert Schweitzer)


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