The Pearl (1992, pg. 3)
I could never be a complete scholar or a complete housewife or a complete writer: I must combine a little of all, and thereby be imperfect in all.Sylvia Plath
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.Albert Einstein
That is the true perfection of man to find out his imperfections.
Perfection is the dream of imperfection that refuses to wake up.
Those who aim at faultless regularity will only produce mediocrity, and no one ever approaches perfection except by stealth, and unknown to themselves.
The perfect is the enemy of the good.
Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.
How many things by season season'd are to their right praise and true perfection!william shakespeare
It is the witness still of excellency to put a strange face on his own perfection.william shakespeare
A man cannot have an idea of perfection in another, which he was never sensible of in himself.richard steele
A great marriage is not when the 'perfect couple' comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.Dave Meurer
When I was young, I never wanted to leave the court until I got things exactly correct. My dream was to become a pro.larry bird
They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you practice makes perfect. I wish they'd make up their minds.wilt chamberlain