Quotations on Imperfection

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Both our senses and our passions are a supply to the imperfection of our nature; thus they show that we are such sort of creatures as to stand in need of those helps which higher orders of creatures do not.
- Joseph Butler
(Keywords: Nature, Imperfection, Senses)

God is another name for human intelligence raised above all error and imperfection, and extended to all possible truth.
- William Ellery Channing
(Keywords: Intelligence, God, Truth, Error, Imperfection, Name)

As machines become more and more efficient and perfect, so it will become clear that imperfection is the greatness of man.
- Ernst Fischer
(Keywords: Greatness, Imperfection, Machines, Man, Will)

Therefore it does not help to sneer at the imperfection of today's reality or to preach absolutes as a daily agenda.
- Gustav Heinemann
(Keywords: Help, Imperfection, Reality, Today)

The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless is mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly - indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.
- Arianna Huffington
(Keywords: Mother, Idea, Imperfection, Uncertainty)

It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite.
- Soren Kierkegaard
(Keywords: Desire, Imperfection, Man)

The German experience, as you can see, did move me very much. Seeing that terrible destruction and seeing the miserable state of the people, how they had been beaten down by the war through no fault of their own probably.
- Hugh Laurie
(Keywords: People, Friend, Drama, Hate, Imperfection, Road)

On the contrary, I'm a strong believer in the necessity of imperfection coming into the film.
- Walter Salles
(Keywords: Film, Imperfection, Necessity)

Persuade thyself that imperfection and inconvenience are the natural lot of mortals, and there will be no room for discontent, neither for despair.
- Ieyasu Tokugawa
(Keywords: Despair, Discontent, Imperfection, Will)

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.
- H. G. Wells
(Keywords: Engineering, Imperfection, Measure, Nothing, Ugliness, Ugly)

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