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Quotes about perfection

Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.
Abbé Pierre / 

Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.

Joy is the transition of man from a less to a greater perfection.
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics / 

Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Salvador Dalí / 

It seems that perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery / 

The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.
Eugene Delacroix / 

I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.
Albrecht Dürer - Four Books of Human Proportion / 

The perfect does not lie in quantity but in quality.
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom / 

One of the basic rules of the Universe is that nothing is perfect. Perfection simply doesn't exist without imperfection, neither you nor I would exist.
Stephen Hawking / 

Whoever tries to imagine perfection simply reveals his own emptiness.
George Orwell / 

It is through their completeness that souls are happy.
Friedrich Schiller / 

An action is the perfection and publication of thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Nature / 

I am little concerned with beauty or perfection. I don't care for the great centuries. All I care about is life, struggle, intensity.
Émile Zola

To improve is to change to be perfect is to change often.
Winston Churchill

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

If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it.

Perfection of means and confusion of ends seem to characterize our age.
Albert Einstein

Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
Gustave Flaubert

Whence it follows that God is absolutely perfect, since perfection is nothing but magnitude of positive reality, in the strict sense, setting aside the limits or bounds in things which are limited.
Gottfried Leibniz

Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Albert Einstein

It is through art, and through art only, that we can realise our perfection.
Oscar Wilde

Perfect numbers like perfect men are very rare.
René Descartes

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

God who is eternally complete, who directs the stars, who is the master of fates, who elevates man from his lowliness to Himself, who speaks from the cosmos to every single human soul, is the most brilliant manifestation of the goal of perfection.
Alfred Adler

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