Henry Ward Beecher
Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.
Be intent on the perfection of the present day.
The pursuit of perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light.
One of the most essential things you need to do for yourself is to choose a goal that is important to you. perfection does not exist - you can always do better and you can always grow.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
The true perfection of man lies not in what man has, but in what man is.
No good work whatever can be perfect, and the demand for perfection is always a sign of a misunderstanding of the ends of art.
George F. Will
The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement.
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