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It seems that the creative faculty and the critical faculty cannot exist together in their highest perfection. (Quote by - W. Somerset Maugham)

I came back to performing with a different attitude about performing and myself. I wasn't expecting perfection any more, just hoping for an occasional inspiration. (Quote by - Neil Diamond)

Nothing you write, if you hope to be any good, will ever come out as you first hoped. (Quote by - Lillian Hellman)

If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it. (Quote by - Epictetus)

I'll take any way to get into the Hall of Fame. If they want a batboy, I'll go in as a batboy. (Quote by - Phil Rizzuto)

Falling short of perfection is a process that just never stops. (Quote by - William Shawn)

Style is the perfection of a point of view. (Quote by - Richard Eberhart)

Truth is so great a perfection, that if God would render himself visible to men, he would choose light for his body and truth for his soul. (Quote by - Pythagoras)

Perfection spawns doctrines, dictators and totalitarian ideas. (Quote by - Antonio Tabucchi)

To talk about the need for perfection in man is to talk about the need for another species. (Quote by - Norman Cousins)

Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best. (Quote by - Henry van Dyke)

I had given up magic, because it had reached a state of perfection. I felt that I was able to transform men into animals. I did not make use of this capability, because I believed I could not justify an intervention of this kind in the life of another person. (Quote by - Wolfgang Hildesheimer)

A new idea is rarely born like Venus attended by graces. More commonly it's modeled of baling wire and acne. More commonly it wheezes and tips over. (Quote by - Marge Piercy)

Even the best needles are not sharp at both ends. (Quote by - Chinese Proverb)

The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection. (Quote by - George Orwell)

Only in grammar can you be more than perfect. (Quote by - William Safire)

Music is harmony, harmony is perfection, perfection is our dream, and our dream is heaven. (Quote by - Henri Frederic Amiel )

Finality is death. Perfection is finality. Nothing is perfect. There are lumps in it. (Quote by - James Stephens)

Perfection is out of the question. (Quote by - Anne Archer)

The more perfect a thing is, the more susceptible to good and bad treatment it is. (Quote by - Dante)

Aim at perfection in everything, though in most things it is unattainable. However, they who aim at it, and persevere, will come much nearer to it than those whose laziness and despondency make them give it up as unattainable. (Quote by - Lord Chesterfield)

Nothing like being visible, publishing one's work, and speaking openly about one's life, to disabuse the world of the illusion of one's perfection and purity. (Quote by - Joyce Maynard)

That is what great athletes can do: they give us a model of striving for human perfection. (Quote by - Armstrong Williams)

Whence it follows that God is absolutely perfect, since perfection is nothing but magnitude of positive reality, in the strict sense, setting aside the limits or bounds in things which are limited. (Quote by - Gottfried Leibniz)


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