Quotations About / On: PERFECT

  • 21.
    'Not only practicality was perfect'.
    (- Nathan Coppedge (The Techne,2014) .)
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  • 22.
    If something gives you pain, try to accept it to be a perfect one.
    (the reality of pain)
    More quotations from: Prodip Kumar
  • 23.
    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
  • 24.
    We never taste a perfect joy; our happiest successes are mixed with sadness.
    (Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Don Diègue, in The Cid, act 3, sc. 5 (1637).)
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  • 25.
    Well, nobody's perfect.
    (Billy Wilder (b. 1906), U.S. film director, I.A.L. Diamond, screenwriter, and Billy Wilder. Osgood E. Fielding III (Joe E. Brown), in Some Like It Hot (film), final words of film, on Osgood's discovery that his bride-to-be (Jack Lemmon) is a man (1959).)
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  • 26.
    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).)
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  • 27.
    The perfect aphorism would achieve classical balance and then immediately upset it.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourth Selection, New York (1987).)
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  • 28.
    Staff has a genius for sitting on its brains and coming up with perfect hindsight.
    (Leo V. Gordon, U.S. screenwriter, and Arthur Hiller. Major Craig (Rock Hudson), Tobruk (1967).)
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  • 29.
    The most perfect expression of human behavior is a string quartet.
    (Jeffrey Tate (b. 1943), British conductor. New Yorker (April 30, 1990).)
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  • 30.
    Perfect reason flees all extremity, and leads one to be wise with sobriety.
    (Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Philinte, in The Misanthrope, act 1, sc. 1 (1666).)
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