Tell me I'm clever, tell me I'm kind. Tell me I'm talented, tell me I'm cute. Tell me I'm sensitive, graceful and wise. Tell me I'm perfect – but tell me the truth.
No perfect solution is, not merely in practice, but in principle, possible in human affairs, and any determined attempt to produce it is likely to lead to suffering, disillusionment and failure.Sir Isaiah Berlin
The most perfect technique is that which is not noticed at all.Pablo Casals
And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever come perfect days.james russell lowell
Neither talent without instruction, nor instruction without talent can produce the perfect craftsman.
A waste is a nine-year-old boy playing catch with the roof of his garage who already understands that his existence makes for the perfect insult- gay. "You're so gay" a.k.a. stupid a.k.a. dumb a.k.a. wrong. Do you have any idea how gross it feels to hide inside the pile of lies it takes to make you, Sweet Angel, comfortable?buddy wakefield
Every perfect traveller always creates the country where he travels.Nikos Kazantzakis
I have a perfect horror of words that are not backed up by deeds.theodore roosevelt
Our lives become beautiful not because we are perfect. Our lives become beautiful because we put our heart into what we are doing. -Sadhgurujaggi vasudev
A man not perfect, but of heart So high, of such heroic rage, That even his hopes became a part Of earth's eternal heritage.
My strength is made perfect in weakness.
Our high mission, our noble calling, is to build up souls, to perfect the Christian life, and to make manhood acceptable to God, and radiant in the sight of all men.
A perfect world: Forbid voluntary euthanasia to people in the final stage of incurable illness because life is sacred and untouchable, but touch and desecrate the life of thousands and millions of healthy, capable people by sending them to war, where they will be killed or maimed, to then subject the on purpose produced disabled to the prohibition of applying voluntary euthanasia.
He whose mind is fixed on My personal form, always engaged in worshiping Me with great and transcendental faith, is considered by Me to be most perfect.
The greatest responsibility in this world that God has laid upon us, is to seek after our dead...They without us cannot be made perfect.
There is, I think, no more nutritive or suggestive truth... than that of the perfect dependence of the "moral" sense of a work of art on the amount of felt life concerned in producing it. The question comes back thus, obviously, to the kind and the degree of the artist's prime sensibility, which is the soil out of which his subject springs.
She carries a pearl In perfect condition. What once was hers, What once was friction, What left a mark, No longer stains, Because Grace makes beauty Out of ugly things.
One profound lesson Plato teachers, albeit not by design, is that Plato himself, considered by many the greatest of all philosophers, could not construct the perfect society. He sought to avoid the disintegration of society and the onset of tyranny, but his solution was a totalitarian City destructive of human nature. Regrettably, Plato provided a philosophical and intellectual brew for a utopian society that would influence tyrannies for centuries to come.
We adore perfection because we can't have it; it would disgust us if we had it. perfect is inhuman, because human is imperfect.fernando pessoa
We adore perfection because we can't have it; it would disgust us if we had it. perfect is inhuman, because human is imperfect.