"The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth."
The perfection of wisdom, and the end of true philosophy is to proportion our wants to our possessions, our ambitions to our capacities, we will then be a happy and a virtuous people
Why do we meditate? We meditate precisely because this world of ours has disappointed us and because failure looms large in our day-to-day life. We want fulfilment. We want joy, peace, bliss and perfection within and without. Meditation is the answer, the only answer
The ultimate aim of the art of Karate lies not in victory or defeat, but in the perfection of the characters of its participants.
To listen closely and reply well is the highest perfection we are able to attain in the art of conversation.
Sometimes we strive so hard for perfection that we forget that imperfection is happiness
It is better to aim at perfection and miss, than to aim at imperfection and hit it
This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections.
On average, an infant laughs nearly two hundred times a day; an adult, only twelve. Maybe they are laughing so much because they are looking at us. To be able to preserve joyousness of heart and yet to be concerned in thought: in this way we can determine good fortune and misfortune on earth, and bring to perfection everything on earth
The sole pre-occupation of this learned society was the destruction of humanity for philanthropic reasons and the perfection of weapons as instruments of civilization.
The attractive idea that we can now have a parliament of man with authority to control the conduct of nations by legislation or an international police force with power to enforce national conformity to rules of right conduct is a counsel of perfection.
Consequently he who wishes to attain to human perfection, must therefore first study Logic, next the various branches of Mathematics in their proper order, then Physics, and lastly Metaphysics.
But quality of work can be expected only through personal satisfaction, dedication and enjoyment. In our profession, precision and perfection are not a dispensible luxury, but a simple necessity.
The potentiality of perfection outweighs actual contradictions... Existence in itself is here to prove that it cannot be an evil.
Perfection is possible
Strive for perfection in everything you do. Take the best that exists and make it better. When it does not exist, design it.
Vegetarianism is a link to perfection and peace.
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis.
Sometimes we strive so hard for perfection that we forget that imperfection is happiness.
For love is a willful stirring of our thoughts unto God, so that it receive nothing that is against the love of Jesus Christ, and therewith that it be lasting in sweetness of devotion; and that is the perfection of this life.
The soul mate is what we aspire to and like to understand about us, is what we deem to be perfection, purity and endless regarding our own being.
Perfection is a trifle dull. It is not the least of lifes ironies that this, which we all aim at, is better not quite achieved.
Perfection is a trifle dull. It is not the least of life's ironies that this, which we all aim at, is better not quite achieved.
To make one good action succeed another, is the perfection of goodness.
Marriage is the perfection of what love aimed at, ignorant of what it sought.