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Letter "P" » Perfection
«Ballet's image of perfection is fashioned amid a milieu of wracked bodies, fevered imaginations, Balkan intrigue and sulfurous hatreds where anything is likely, and dancers know it.»
Author: Shana Alexander
, ballet dancer
, The Balkans
«Done is better than perfect.»
«Although images of perfection in people's personal lives can cause unhappiness, images of perfect societies? utopian images? can cause monstrous evil. In fact, forcefully changing society to conform to societal images was the greatest cause of evil in the twentieth century.»
Author: Dennis Prager
, conform to
, twentieth century
«Aim at perfection in everything, though in most things it is unattainable. However, they who aim at it, and persevere, will come much nearer to it than those whose laziness and despondency make them give it up as unattainable.»
«Be intent upon the perfection of the present day»
«'Tis true, perfection none must hope to find in all the world, much less in woman-kind»
«A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure.»
«Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection. Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path, for they draw only corrupt blood.»
Author: Kahlil Gibran
«A beautiful thing is never perfect.»
«Every thing that grows Holds in perfection but a little moment»