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If you want excellence, you must aim at perfection. It makes you go into detail that you can avoid. It takes a lot of energy out of you but that's the only way you finally actually achieve excellence. So in that sense, being finicky is essential.
Saint Francis De Sales
To be pleased at correction and reproofs shows that one loves the virtues which are contrary to those faults for which he is corrected and reproved. And, therefore, it is a great sign of advancement in perfection.
Perfection is the natural consequence of eternity: wait long enough, and anything will realize its potential. Coal becomes diamonds, sand becomes pearls, apes become men. It's simply not given to us, in one lifetime, to see those consummations, and so every failure becomes a reminder of death.
Swami Dhyan Giten
Enlightenment is a door to existence. Enlightenment is the insight that everything is as it should be. Everything is perfect as it is. The meditator knows that he is going to die but he also knows that he is going to be reborn. Enlightenment is the realization that you are part of existence, of the whole. A great rejoicement happens in enlightenment, because you are at home in existence.
People love the facade of a perfection relationship because perfection seems alluring. What they don’t realize is perfection is terrifying.
Don't search for perfection nor seek the approval of others; your inner positive fulfillment doesn't depend on them.
The problem was precision, perfection; the problem was digitization, which sucked the life out of everything that got smeared through its microscopic mesh.
I think you look... delicious!" Her hand traveled further down my abdomen until she brushed my cock with her fingers. "Delicious, huh? That's a new one. I was thinking virile, or the male personification of perfection.
Perfection is only an ideal for man; it cannot be attained, for man is made imperfect.
I want more from David Beckham. I want him to improve on perfection.
It is in this power of saying everything, and yet saying nothing too plainly, that the perfection of art consists.
E F Schumacher
It has been universally recognized, in all authentic teachings of mankind, that every being born into this world has to work, not merely to keep himself alive, but to strive towards perfection.
I'm a perfectionist in recovery. I'm trying to deal with that monster inside of me that wants to do everything right. Or better than right.
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.
The age we live in is a busy age; in which knowledge is rapidly advancing towards perfection.
I am not likely to die of bashfulness but neither am I prepared to be crucified to attest the perfection of my art. I dislike to hear of any stray heroics on the prowl for me.
Just as a classical dancer repeats the same movements again and again, in order to achieve a greater perfection of line and balance, so Degas repeats the same motifs - it was one of the things that gave him so much sympathy with dancers.
Reyes Farrow. Because perfection is a dirty job, but someone has to do it.
Though a man has all other perfections, and wants discretion, he will be of no great consequence in the world; but if he has this single talent in perfection, and but a common share of others, he may do what he pleases in his station of life.
Not in the knowledge of things without, but in the perfection of the soul within, lies the empire of man aspiring to be more than man.
Holly Goldberg Sloan
Every person has lots of ingredients to make them what is always a one-in-a-kind creation. We are all imperfect genetic stews.
Richard J. Daley
Look at our Lords disciples. One denied Him; one doubted Him; one betrayed Him. If our Lord couldn't have perfection, how are you going to have it in city government?
The most essential quality for leadership is not perfection but credibility. People must be able to trust you.
If I could wish for my life to be perfect, it would be tempting; but I would have to decline, for life would no longer teach me anything.
When your identity switch from the personal identity to the eternal self, no fear of death or karmic bondage arise in you.
Life calls not for perfection, but for completeness.
When I was young, I thought confidence could be earned with perfection. Now I know that you don't earn it; you claim it. And you do that by loving the wacky, endlessly optimistic, enthusiasticall y uninhibited free spirit that is the essence of style, the quintessence of heart, and uniquely you.
Utopia's value lies not in its relation to present practice but in its relation to a possible future. Its "practical" use is to overstep the immediate reality to depict a condition whose clear desirability draws us on, like a magnet.
I finally gave in today. Admitting that I haven't been able to do it alone, that's defeat right? But do a couple pills change why I'm here? Will my spirit be altered? Do my passions change? Will I lose hope either way? My madness is what makes me. It’s my most unique beauty.
To love another another human in all of her splendor and imperfect perfection , it is a magnificent task...tremendous and foolish and human.
Perfection, my dear being, is what you are. Let not your mind obscure your view. Be still and be aware, right where you are, you cannot miss it.
The works of a person that begin immediately to decay, while those of him who plants begin directly to improve. In this, planting promises a more lasting pleasure than building; which, were it to remain in equal perfection, would at best begin to moulder and want repairs in imagination. Now trees have a circumstance that suits our taste, and that is annual variety.
Diversity is the magic. It is the first manifestation, the first beginning of the differentiation of a thing and of simple identity. The greater the diversity, the greater the perfection.
I'm still waiting for perfection. In the meantime, I'll settle for persistence
Michael Bassey Johnson
An exceptional woman with all the desired qualities exists only in a man's imagination.
You are perfect, right now, as you are. You are perfect, but incomplete. You are exactly who you had to be, to create the life you have right now, and there is absolutely nothing wrong with you or your life. But, if you want to be, do, or have, something different, you will need to change.
There is no shortcut to perfection. All it takes is hard work, and more hard work.
If you sit with an enlightened teacher and silent your mind as they go into nirvana, suchness, the pure power of their aura will bring you on a journey into the world of perfection.
There are no bad drawings. Drawings are experiences. The more you draw, the more experienced you'll get. In fact, you'll learn more from bad or unpredictable or weird experiences than from those that go exactly as you'd hoped and planned. So let it go. Release your ego's desire for perfection. Take risks. Stretch. Grow. Create as much as you can, whenever you can.
mixing comes natural. i just ought to. not am i mixed to perfection, i have aptitude for art and colors.
An unhappy gentleman, resolving to wed nothing short of perfection, keeps his heart and hand till both get so old and withered that no tolerable woman will accept them.
If you understand that you are not just your appearance or your physical body, you will be better equipped to handle negative feelings or imperfection regarding your outward appearance
you cross the field in the snow leaving tracks in perfect whiteness ...disturbing my placid universe...marking the landscape within me ...
How could he find perfection in such an average day? Then I realized this was the whole point.
It is imperfection - not perfection - that is the end result of the program written into that formidably complex engine that is the human brain, and of the influences exerted upon us by the environment and whoever takes care of us during the long years of our physical, psychological and intellectual development.
Everyone should be sacked at least once in their career because perfection doesn't exist. It's important to have setbacks, because that is the reality of life.
People are fallible. People make mistakes. No one is impervious to mistakes. When we learn to be more forgiving of ourselves we will feel better about ourselves. We liberate ourselves from that internal conflict. This will lead to us also being more forgiving of others. We won’t be deflecting what is going on inside of ourselves on to others. We can be more forgiving of others.
Everything was real, not perfect. And yet that's what had made it so perfect.
The mark of a saint is not perfection, but consecration. A saint is not a person without faults, but a man who has given himself without reserve to God.
For her The greatest adventure Of life is Simply a conversation She stands as a rock She is indestructible Her love feels so perfect In an imperfect world She is one hell of the universe