perfection

A Quote by William Butler Yeats on darkness, force, life, perfection, and work

The intellect of man is forced to choose Perfection of the life, or of the work, And if it take the second must refuse A heavenly mansion, raging in the dark.

William Butler Yeats (1865 - 1939)

Source: The Winding Stair and Other Poems, 1933;. The Choice

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A Quote by Walt Whitman on earth, heart, and perfection

In this broad earth of ours, Amid the measureless grossness and the slag, Enclosed and safe within its central heart, Nestles the seed of perfection.

Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892)

Source: Song of the Universal

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A Quote by François Marie Arouet Voltaire on perfection and time

Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.

Voltaire (1694 - 1778)

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A Quote by unknown on perfection and wisdom

Wisdom consists of knowing when to avoid perfection.

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A Quote by unknown on people and perfection

People throw away what they could have by insisting on perfection, which they cannot have, and looking for it where they will never find it.

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A Quote by unknown on jobs and perfection

The closest anyone ever comes to perfection is on a job application form.

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A Quote by unknown on aim and perfection

When you aim for perfection, you discover it's a moving target.

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A Quote by unknown on admiration, conscience, morality, perfection, purity, and remorse

You still don't know what you're dealing with do you? Perfect organism. Its structural perfection is matched only by its hostility. . . I admire its purity, a survivor, unclouded by conscience, remorse or delusions of morality

unknown

Source: Aliens

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A Quote by unknown on genius, originality, and perfection

The principal mark of genius is not perfection, but originality.

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A Quote by Thomas J. Watson on aim, imperfection, and perfection

It is better to aim at perfection and miss, than to aim at imperfection and hit it

Thomas Watson (1874 - 1956)

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