As it is better to excel in any single art than to arrive only at mediocrity in several, so moderate skill in several is to be preferred where one cannot attain to perfection in any
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.
In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they're still beautiful.
The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.
For my own part, my belief in the perfection of the Deity will not permit me to believe that a book so manifestly obscure, disorderly, and contradictory can be His work
Perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add but when there is no longer anything to take away, when a body has been stripped down to its nakedness
There is something that falls short of perfection in every book, without exception, something influenced by the age, even something ridiculous; just like everyone, without exception, has weaknesses.
If practice makes perfect, and no one's perfect, then why practice?
Perfection of means and confusion of goals seem - in my opinion - to characterize our age
Done is better than perfect.
Perfectionism is slow death
Strive for perfection in everything you do. Take the best that exists and make it better. When it does not exist, design it.
Perfection is an imaginary state of quality distinguished from the actual by an element known as excellence; an attribute of the critic.
The potentiality of perfection outweighs actual contradictions.. Existence in itself is here to prove that it cannot be an evil.
There is such a thing as perfection.. And our purpose for living is to find that perfection and show it forth.. Each of us is in truth an unlimited idea of freedom. Everything that limits us we have to put aside.