A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
I have a perfect cure for a sore throat: cut it.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
Perfect love is the most beautiful of all frustrations because it is more than one can express.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
Practice makes perfect, but nobody's perfect, so why practice?
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
To love truth for truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
When I was in school the teachers told me practice makes perfect; then they told me nobodys perfect so I stopped practicing.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.