Joy exists only in self-acceptance. Seek perfect acceptance, not a perfect life.
The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.
The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.
What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade.
A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining,the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing,and the lawn mower is broken.
This is a perfect world
I'm riding on an incline
I'm staring in your face
You'll photograph mine
All aspects of my game need improvement. There's not one part of my game that's perfect. That's the challenge of being a professional athlete. Michael Jordan was close to perfect and he could still have a bad game. You can never be perfect and it just makes you work that much harder.
They say 'practice" makes perfect.' Of course, it doesn't. For the vast majority of golfers it merely consolidates imperfection
In gymnastics, you have to be perfect every step along the way.
Acting is the perfect idiot's profession.
A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind. It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate. Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
Love isn't finding a perfect person. It's seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
The most perfect political community must be amongst those who are in the middle rank, and those states are best instituted wherein these are a larger and more respectable part, if possible, than both the other; or, if that cannot be, at least than either of them separate.
Cats are dangerous companions for writers because cat watching is a near-perfect method of writing avoidance.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next. Delicious Ambiguity.
The weather is perfect. The gods are shining on us.
Filmmaker/winemaker Francis Ford Coppola says the two professions are almost the same and that each depends on source material and takes a lot of time to perfect.The big difference: Today's winemakers still worry about quality.
As in nature, as in art, so in grace; it is rough treatment that gives souls, as well as stones, their luster. The more the diamond is cut the brighter it sparkles; and in what seems hard dealing, there God has no end in view but to perfect His people.
To commit adultery with God is the perfect experience for which the world was created.
We know no document is perfect, but when we amend the Constitution, it would be to expand rights, not to take away rights from decent, loyal Americans. This great Constitution of ours should never be used to make a group of Americans permanent second-class citizens.
Meals make the society, hold the fabric together in lots of ways that were charming and interesting and intoxicating to me. The perfect meal, or the best meals, occur in a context that frequently has very little to do with the food itself.
If God has made the world a perfect mechanism, He has at least conceded so much to our imperfect intellect that in order to predict little parts of it, we need not solve innumerable differential equations, but can use dice with fair success.
Perfect little body, without fault or stain on thee,
With promise of strength and manhood full and fair!
Female artists are the perfect example of a creator: They know how to make life and art with their bodies. Life comes from their bodies, so on a very basic level, they have more to write about.