Wise words: Perfection

Perfection

Nobody is perfect

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.  ~Confucius

Practice makes perfect

Only in grammar can you be more than perfect.  ~William Safire

A good garden may have some weeds. ~Thomas Fuller, 1732

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.  ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.  ~Salvador Dali

Striving to better, oft we mar what’s well.  ~William Shakespeare

Perfection is the child of time

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Random thoughts:

  • If you meet a perfect stranger, can you then also meet an imperfect one?
  • If something makes perfect sense, can another thing then make imperfect sense?
  • If something is considered to be “perfectly normal”, is there also imperfect normality?

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THE ESSENCE OF BEING HUMAN IS THAT ONE DOES NOT SEEK PERFECTION. ~ George Orwell

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