Quotations About / On: PERFECT

  • 11.
    If everytime you write, you feel or think you are not right and need to be perfect, that will keep you trying forever.
    (By Luis A. Estable)
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  • 12.
    If something gives you pain, try to accept it to be a perfect one.
    (the reality of pain)
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  • 13.
    Quick correction for flaw made; makes a man perfect
    (None is super-perfect but a perfect man is the one cautious of everything he doeth, make quick'n correction in any flaw made.)
    More quotations from: Sir Toby Moses
  • 14.
    I'm 22 at University, it's the perfect age to learn and it's the age where you already know enough to learn.
    (Life)
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  • 15.
    We never taste a perfect joy; our happiest successes are mixed with sadness.
    (Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Don Di├Ęgue, in The Cid, act 3, sc. 5 (1637).)
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  • 16.
    The soul is a very perfect judge of her own motions, if your mind doesn't dictate to her.
    (D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885-1930), British author. Originally published by T. Seltzer (1923). "Whitman," Studies in Classic American Literature, ch. 12, Doubleday (1959).)
  • 17.
    The work of art assumes the existence of the perfect spectator, and is indifferent to the fact that no such person exists.
    (E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster (1879-1970), British novelist, essayist. "The Raison d'tre of Criticism in the Arts," pt. II (1947), in Two Cheers for Democracy (1951). Originally from an address on music at Harvard University.)
  • 18.
    Don't you know that every perfect life would mean the end of art?
    (Robert Musil (1880-1942), Austrian author. Ulrich to Clarisse, in The Man Without Qualities, book I, ch. 84, Gesammelte Werke in Neun Banden [Collected Works in Nine Volumes], ed. Adolf Frise, trans. by Donald C. Riechel, Rowohlt (1978).)
    More quotations from: Robert Musil, perfect, life
  • 19.
    As machines become more and more efficient and perfect, so it will become clear that imperfection is the greatness of man.
    (Ernst Fischer (1899-1972), Austrian editor, poet, critic. The Necessity of Art, ch. 5 (1959, trans. 1963).)
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  • 20.
    The heart of the jealous knows the best and most satisfying love, that of the other's bed, where the rival perfects the lover's imperfections.
    (Djuna Barnes (1892-1982), U.S. author, poet, columnist. Doctor, in Nightwood, ch. 5 (1936).)
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