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Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without. (Quote by - Confucius)

A finished person is a boring person. (Quote by - Anna Quindlen)

Strive for continuous improvement, instead of perfection. (Quote by - Kim Collins)

Truth is immortal; error is mortal. (Quote by - Mary Baker Eddy)

So much perfection argues rottenness somewhere. (Quote by - Beatrice Potter Webb)

It is through art, and through art only, that we can realise our perfection. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

The object of man's worship, whatever it be, will naturally be his standard of perfection. He clothes it with every attribute, belonging, in his view, to a perfect character; and this character he himself endeavors to attain. (Quote by - Simon Greenleaf)

Excellence is not an act but a habit. The things you do the most are the things you will do the best. (Quote by - Marva Collins)

Even a clock that is not going is right twice a day. (Quote by - Polish proverb)

You know what they call the guy who finishes last in medical school? They call him Doctor! (Quote by - Abe Lemons)

What, after all, is a halo? It's only one more thing to keep clean. (Quote by - Christopher Fry)

You know one of the causes of modern despair is the fact that we have had proposed to us, from various quarters, an impossible perfection. (Quote by - Morris West)

The human race is intoxicated with narrow victories, for life is a string of them like pearls that hit the floor when the rope breaks, and roll away in perfection and anarchy. (Quote by - Mark Helprin)

Perfectionism is simply putting a limit on your future. When you have an idea of perfect in your mind, you open the door to constantly comparing what you have now with what you want. That type of self criticism is significantly deterring. (Quote by - John Eliot)

I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center. (Quote by - Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.)

There are no perfect men in this world, only perfect intentions. (Quote by - Pen Densham)

The attractive idea that we can now have a parliament of man with authority to control the conduct of nations by legislation or an international police force with power to enforce national conformity to rules of right conduct is a counsel of perfection. (Quote by - Elihu Root)

The man who makes no mistakes lacks boldness and the spirit of adventure. He never tries anything new. He is a brake on the wheels of progress. (Quote by - M. W. Larmour)

But my favorite would be, Trifles go to make perfection, And perfection is no trifle. (Quote by - Michaelangelo)

Discretion is the perfection of reason, and a guide to us in all the duties of life. (Quote by - Walter Scott)

Striving to better, oft we mar what's well. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

At times failure is very necessary for the artist. It reminds him that failure is not the ultimate disaster. And this reminder liberates him from the mean fussing of perfectionism. (Quote by - John Berger)

Does "anal-retentive" have a hyphen? (Quote by - Alison Bechdel)

Art is a reality, not a definition; inasmuch as it approaches a reality, it approaches perfection, and inasmuch as it approaches a mere definition, it is imperfect and untrue. (Quote by - Benjamin Haydon)

So I had to just kind of go back to the hotel, take a shower, sit quiet, dig down deep, warm up, and allow myself to move into some kind of zone. And then I remembered that a lot of my favorite musical moments are not about perfection. (Quote by - Kathy Mattea)


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