Perfect Quotes

Even imperfection itself may have its ideal or perfect state

Thomas De Quincey

Sorrow comes to all...Perfect relief is not possible, except with time. You cannot now realize that you will ever feel better and yet you are sure to be happy again.

Abraham Lincoln

The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.

George Eliot

Insisting on perfect safety is for people who don't have the balls to live in the real world

Mary Shafer

Backstabbers operate out of insecurity, believing they have to have perfect order to eliminate any threat to their power.

Les Parrott

Many times I am asked why the suffering of animals should call forth more sympathy from me than the suffering of human beings; why I work in this direction of charitable work more than toward any other. My answer is that because I believe that this work includes all the education and lines of reform which are needed to make a perfect circle of peace and goodwill about the Earth.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

To the totality of purposes of the perfect Law there belong the abandonment, depreciation, and restraint of desires in so far as possible.

Alvin Hellerstein

The ideal tyranny is that which is ignorantly self-administered by its victims. The most perfect slaves are, therefore, those which blissfully and unawaredly enslave themselves.

Unknown

Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of Government except all those others that have been tried from time to time.

Winston Churchill

The shortest distance between two jokes makes a perfect speech.

Orlando A. Battista

Any baseball is beautiful. No other small package comes as close to the ideal in design and utility. It is a perfect object for a man's hand. Pick it up and it instantly suggests its purpose: it is meant to be thrown a considerable distance-thrown hard and with precision

Roger Angell

A great bridge is a great monument which should serve to make known the splendour and genius of a nation; one should not occupy oneself with efforts to perfect it architecturally, for taste is always susceptible to change, but to conserve always in its form and decoration the character of solidity which is proper.

Jean Peronnet

To me every hour of the day and night is an unspeakably perfect miracle.

Walter Chrysler

Our aims in political activism are not, and should not be, to create a perfect utopia.

Paul Wellstone

That man is good who does good to others; if he suffers on account of the good he does, he is very good; if he suffers at the hands of those to whom he has done good, then his goodness is so great that it could be enhanced only by greater sufferings; and if he should die at their hands, his virtue can go no further: it is heroic, it is perfect.

Jean De La Bruyère

Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.

Cesare Pavese

Perfect harmony of body and mind are my key to personal balance and happiness.

Gabriela Sabatini

When things are perfect, that's when you need to worry most

Drew Barrymore

“If I had my way, if I was lucky enough, if I could be on the brink my entire life— that great sense of expectation and excitement without the disappointment— that would be the perfect state.”

Cate Blanchett

A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken.

James Dent

The perfect love affair is one which is conducted entirely by post.

George Bernard Shaw

Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.

George Bernard Shaw

Unlike any other business in the United States, sports must preserve an illusion of perfect innocence.

Lewis H Lapham

Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite of what you are inclined to do, and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing

Ben Hogan

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