As soon as I have got flying to perfection, I have got a scheme about a steam engine.
– Ada Lovelace
Will Smith’s acting reaffirms my belief in the American perfection.
– Bennet Omalu
A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection.
– Chuck Palahniuk
The Word of God well understood and religiously obeyed is the shortest route to spiritual perfection. And we must not select a few favorite passages to the exclusion of others. Nothing less than a whole Bible can make a whole Christian.
– Aiden Wilson Tozer
Pursuit of perfection is futile. Instead, I prioritize and often realize goals or tasks I’ve been aiming for just aren’t that important.
– Aisha Tyler
If God had made a perfect world, it would be a magic trick, not creation, with no meaning or place for us to learn and create. Mankind is not yet ready for a perfect world. We do not know how to appreciate perfection.
– Bernie Siegel
Perfection of planned layout is achieved only by institutions on the point of collapse.
– C. Northcote Parkinson
To make one good action succeed another, is the perfection of goodness.
– Ali ibn Abi Talib
Carl Reiner is perfection.
– Bonnie Hunt
With four perfectionists in the band, we have a hard time reaching perfection.
– Adam Jones
The principle mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.
– Arthur Koestler
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
I remember ‘The Cosby Show,’ but that was something completely different. Comedy. There was a lightness to it and a sort of unrealistic perfection.
– Corey Hawkins
There is a danger of changing too much in the search for perfection.
– Agnetha Faltskog
I strive for perfection, but I’m not perfect. But what I can say is my morals are totally different than any other 24-year-old rapper my age now. I look at life totally different. A whole other aspect. I have different views and morals on life in general. And opinions.
– ASAP Rocky
The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement.
– George Will
We have witnessed Chernobyl, Bhopal, Challenger, Seveso, Amoco Cadiz, Three Mile Island and have still not wakened from our fantasy that large organizations can carry out complex technologies on a huge scale with total perfection.
– Donella Meadows
I mentioned the non-competitive spirit explicitly, because these days, excellence is a fashionable concept. But excellence is a competitive notion, and that is not what we are heading for: we are heading for perfection.
– Edsger Dijkstra
I came back to performing with a different attitude about performing and myself. I wasn’t expecting perfection any more, just hoping for an occasional inspiration.
– Neil Diamond
Sadly, in any industry and in any work-related environment, females always strive to achieve a certain amount of perfection, whether that be skinny or pretty. It’s a constant, in our society.
– Mila Kunis
In all of our society, but especially in Hollywood, there is an obsession with perfection that can lead to self-loathing and neurosis and all that kind of stuff.
– Ethan Hawke
The world record will come to me when I run the world record race. I’m just trying to perfect my race. I’m looking for perfection.
– Maurice Greene
People ask me what the definition of perfection, I said it’s none: there is no definition of perfection.
– Nadia Comaneci
In a few decades of reconstruction, even the mathematical natural sciences, the ancient archetypes of theoretical perfection, have changed habit completely!
– Edmund Husserl
People often called us perfectionists, but we were not looking for perfection. We were looking for some kind of magic in the music.
– Paul Simon
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.
– Morris West
Human nature must have come much nearer perfection than it is now, or will be in many generations, to exclude from such a control prejudice, selfishness, ambition, and injustice.
– Elihu Root
Mutual funds dare to be average. In fact, they dare to be lousy. They have long since ceased striving for anything resembling perfection when it comes to managing your money.
– Gary Weiss
The cruelest thing a man can do to a woman is to portray her as perfection.
– D. H. Lawrence
People throw away what they could have by insisting on perfection, which they cannot have, and looking for it where they will never find it.
– Edith Schaeffer