Quotes by imperfection

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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others.
  • Ernst Fischer
    Ernst Fischer
    Austrian journalist, writer and politician 1899-1972
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    As machines become more and more efficient and perfect, so it will become clear that imperfection is the greatness of man.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    Imperfection clings to a person, and if they wait till they are brushed off entirely, they would spin for ever on their axis, advancing nowhere.
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
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    It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    It is very easy to accuse a government of imperfection, for all mortal things are full of it.
  • Stephen Hawking
    Stephen Hawking
    English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-2018
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    So next time someone complains that you have made a mistake, tell him that may be a good thing. Because without imperfection, neither you nor I would exist.
    Source: Into The Universe with Stephen Hawking (2010)
  • Ben Okri
    Ben Okri
    Nigerian poet and novelist 1959-
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    The fact of storytelling hints at a fundamental human unease, hints at human imperfection. Where there is perfection there is no story to tell.
  • Arianna Huffington
    Arianna Huffington
    Greek-American author, syndicated columnist, and businesswoman 1950-
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    The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly - indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    The world itself is pregnant with failure, is the perfect manifestation of imperfection, of the consciousness of failure.
  • H.G. Wells
    H.G. Wells
    British-born American author 1866-1946
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    There is nothing in machinery, there is nothing in embankments and railways and iron bridges and engineering devices to oblige them to be ugly. Ugliness is the measure of imperfection.
  • Wayne Dyer
    Wayne Dyer
    American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker. 1940-2015
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    To sit in judgment of those things which you perceive to be wrong or imperfect is to be one more person who is part of judgment, evil or imperfection.
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