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Quote of Voltaire - Perfection is attained by slow degrees...


Biography - Voltaire:

François-Marie Arouet, known by his nom de plume Voltaire was a French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher.
Born: 1694 - Died: 1778
Period:
18th century
17th century
Place of birth: France
France

Perfection is attained by slow degrees it requires the hand of time.




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Quotes for: time


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Quotes about time:


In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
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Time is a great master; it regulates things well.
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It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.
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Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.
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What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.
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Quotes for: perfection


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Quotes about perfection:


Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.
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I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.
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The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.
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It seems that perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
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Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
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Joy is the transition of man from a less to a greater perfection.
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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.
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Love truth, but pardon error.
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Without the art of living knowledge nought avails.
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Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
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What is tolerance? It is the endowment of humanity. We are all steeped in weakness and error; let us forgive each other our stupidities, that is the first law of nature.
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The best is the enemy of good.
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