imperfection

A Quote by James Anthony Froude on eternity, imperfection, and laws

Our human laws are but the copies, more or less imperfect, of the eternal laws, so far as we can read them.

James Anthony Froude (1818 - 1894)

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A Quote by Hermann Hesse on evolution, grace, imperfection, perfection, world, and path

The world is not imperfect or slowly evolving along a path to perfection. No, it is perfect at every moment, every sin already carries grace in it.

Hermann Hesse (1877 - 1962)

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A Quote by Greta K. Nagel on imperfection and usefulness

Usefulness is not impaired by imperfection. You can still drink from a chipped cup.

Greta K. Nagel

Source: Mark and Barbara Hall Collection.

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A Quote by Edward Franklin Albee III on faults, happiness, imperfection, and play

I'm not suggesting that the play is without fault; all my plays are imperfect, I'm rather happy to say - it leaves me something to do.

Edward Albee (1928 -)

Source: On his play Tiny Alice, quoted in Observer (London), 5 April 1965.

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A Quote by Doug Larson on imperfection, joy, and niceness

The only nice thing about being imperfect is the joy it brings to others.

Doug Larson

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A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on aim, criticism, direction, excellence, imperfection, popularity, and present

The legitimate aim of criticism is to direct attention to the excellent. The bad will dig its own grave, and the imperfect may safely be left to that final neglect from which no amount of present undeserved popularity can rescue it.

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

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A Quote by Anne Brontë on imperfection and world

There is always a "but" in this imperfect world.

Anne Bronte (1820 - 1849)

Source: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, 1848.

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A Quote by Amrom Katz on future, imperfection, novelty, past, reading, and present

Try to find the real tense of the report you are reading: Was it done, is it being done, or is something to be done? Reports are now written in four tenses: past tense, present tense, future tense, and pretense. Watch for novel uses of CONGRAM (CONtractor GRAMmer), defined by the past imperfect, the present insufficient, and the future absolutely perfect.

Amrom Katz

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on authors, enemies, imperfection, kindness, literature, tenderness, and vices

SATIRE, n. An obsolete kind of literary composition in which the vices and follies of the author's enemies were expounded with imperfect tenderness.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on circumstances, evolution, imperfection, and vices

DIGESTION, n. The conversion of victuals into virtues. When the process is imperfect, vices are evolved instead - a circumstance from which that wicked writer, Dr. Jeremiah Blenn, infers that the ladies are the greater sufferers from dyspepsia.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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