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Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle. (Quote by - Michelangelo)

Use what talents you have; the woods would have little music if no birds sang their song except those who sang best. (Quote by - Reverend Oliver G. Wilson)

Sainthood is acceptable only in saints. (Quote by - Pamela Hansford Johnson)

When you aim for perfection, you discover it's a moving target. (Quote by - Geoffrey F. Fisher)

People often called us perfectionists, but we were not looking for perfection. We were looking for some kind of magic in the music. (Quote by - Paul Simon)

Classical musicians do this all the time. They want perfection. So they piece things together. Eight bars of this and six bars of that. Glenn Gould said that with a recording he wanted to make perfect versions of pieces. (Quote by - John Abercrombie)

There is something that falls short of perfection in every book, without exception, something influenced by the age, even something ridiculous; just like everyone, without exception, has weaknesses. (Quote by - Josef Skvorecky)

It is the function of perfection to make one know one's imperfection. (Quote by - Saint Augustine)

A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection. (Quote by - Chuck Palahniuk)

Consequently he who wishes to attain to human perfection, must therefore first study Logic, next the various branches of Mathematics in their proper order, then Physics, and lastly Metaphysics. (Quote by - Maimonides)

Perfectionism is a dangerous state of mind in an imperfect world. (Quote by - Robert Hillyer)

There is a passion for perfection which you will rarely see fully developed; but you may note this fact, that in successful lives it is never wholly lacking. (Quote by - Bliss Carman)

A concern with the perfectibility of mankind is always a symptom of thwarted or perverted development. (Quote by - Hugh Kingsmill)

But quality of work can be expected only through personal satisfaction, dedication and enjoyment. In our profession, precision and perfection are not a dispensible luxury, but a simple necessity. (Quote by - Niklaus Wirth)

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. (Quote by - Richard Whately)

Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time. (Quote by - Voltaire)

Perfection does not consist in any singular state or condition of life, or in any particular set of duties, but in holy and religious conduct of ourselves in every state of Life. (Quote by - William Law)

Probably the closest things to perfection are the huge absolutely empty holes that astronomers have recently discovered in space. If there's nothing there, how can anything go wrong? (Quote by - Richard Brautigan)

People throw away what they could have by insisting on perfection, which they cannot have, and looking for it where they will never find it. (Quote by - Edith Schaeffer)

He is all fault who hath no fault at all. For who loves me must have a touch of earth. (Quote by - Alfred, Lord Tennyson)

The world is not imperfect or slowly evolving along a path to perfection. No, it is perfect at every moment, every sin already carries grace in it. (Quote by - Herman Hesse)

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly (Quote by - Sam Keen quotes)

Out of perfection nothing can be made. Every process involves breaking something up. (Quote by - Joseph Campbell)

The greater the emphasis on perfection, the further it recedes (Quote by - Haridas Chaudhuri)

The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself. (Quote by - Anna Quindlen)


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