Category Archives: PERFECTIONISM

In the sacred precinct of that dwelling where the despotic woman wields the sceptre of fierce neatness, one treads as if he carried his life in his hands.

(Henry Ward Beecher)

http://www.inspirationalstories.com/quotes/t/about-neatness/

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Things are always best seen when they are a trifle mixed-up, a trifle disordered the chilly administrative neatness of museums and filing cases, of statistics and cemeteries, is an inhuman and antinatural kind of order it is, in a word, disorder.

(Camilo Cela)

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An arch never sleeps.

http://www.inspirationalstories.com/proverbs/indian-an-arch-never-sleeps/

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Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.Erich Maria Remarque, “Arch of Triumph”

Where the gold dust is, that is where the women like to be.

ASHANTI

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“This is a test, isn’t it? It’s like choosing out of three caskets in a fairy tale. Everyone knows the rules. You never choose the gold shiny one. Or even the quite impressive silver one. What you’re supposed to do is choose the dull little lead one, and then there’s a flash of light and it turns into a mountain of jewels”
― Sophie Kinsella

Just because you’re beautiful and perfect, it’s made you conceited.”

― William Goldman, The Princess Bride

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“When you aim for perfection, you discover it’s a moving target.”

— George Fisher

http://www.great-quotes.com/quotes/category/Perfection

Who wants to be a goddess when we can be human? Perfection is a flaw disguised as control.

Terry Tempest Williams, When Women Were Birds: Fifty-four Variations on Voice

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Johann Friedrich Von Schiller – “What the inner voice says will not disappoint the hoping soul.”

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.

– Buddha

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“Though we are incomplete, God loves us completely. Though we are imperfect, He loves us perfectly. Though we may feel lost and without compass, God’s love encompasses us completely. … He loves every one of us, even those who are flawed, rejected, awkward, sorrowful, or broken.”
― Dieter F. Uchtdorf

“I think reality is thin, you know, thin as lake ice after a thaw, and we fill our lives with noise and light and motion to hide that thinness from ourselves.” “I think reality is thin, you know, thin as lake ice after a thaw, and we fill our lives with noise and light and motion to hide that thinness from ourselves.”

― Stephen King, Bag of Bones

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“No lake so still but it has its wave.
No circle so perfect but that it has its blur.
I would change things for you if I could; As I can’t you must take them as they are.”
― Confucius

The secret was a hole in the middle of me that every happy thing fell into.”

― Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

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“It’s just that…I just think that some things are meant to be broken. Imperfect. Chaotic. It’s the universe’s way of providing contrast, you know? There have to be a few holes in the road. It’s how life is.”

Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever