"The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing."
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"Everything is perfect in the universe -- even your desire to improve it."
"The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men."
"One that desires to excel should endeavor in those things that are in themselves most excellent."
"Every time, all the time, I'm a perfectionist. I feel I should never lose."
"When you aim for perfection, you discover it's a moving target."
"Perfection is the child of time."
"No one ever approaches perfection except by stealth, and unknown to themselves."
"You can spend a lifetime, and, if you're honest with yourself, never once was your work perfect."
"The perfect normal person is rare in our civilization."
"Perfection is perfectly simple; fouling things up requires true skill."
"The only nice thing about being imperfect is the joy it brings to others."
"Perfection has one grave defect. It is apt to be dull."
"No barber shaves so close but another finds his work."
"The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form."
"Measure not by the scale of perfection the meager product of reality."
"Striving to better, oft we mar what's well."
"If there was nothing wrong in the world there wouldn't be anything for us to do."
"All excellent things are as difficult as they are rare."
"Faultily faultless, icily regular, splendidly null, dead perfection; no more."
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