Found 1,267 quotes starting with P:

Perfect wife is the one who knows that no man is perfect.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Perfection can be achieved by no one, because perfection is achieved from faults- yet faults tear away the perfection in you.
– Mary RossRate it:
Perfection is a road, not a destination. Every time I live, I get an education.
– Burk HudsonRate it:
Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
– Antoine De Saint-ExuperyRate it:
Perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add but when there is no longer anything to take away, when a body has been stripped down to its nakedness.
– Antoine de Saint-ExupéryRate it:
Perfection is my willingness to be less than perfect
– Greg ClowminzerRate it:
Perfection is only a standard set by the human mind as to what it desires.
– Alishia MayRate it:
Perfection is the enemy of the good.
– Gustave FlaubertRate it:
Perfection of moral virtue does not wholly take away the passions, but regulates them.
– Saint Thomas AquinasRate it:
Perfection seems sterile; it is final, no mystery in it; it's a product of an assembly line.
– Dejan StojanovicRate it:
Perfectionism is the enemy of creation, as extreme self-solicitude is the enemy of well-being.
– John UpdikeRate it:
Perfectionism, no less than isolationism or imperialism or power politics, may obstruct the paths to international peace. Let us not forget that the retreat to isolationism a quarter of a century ago was started not by a direct attack against international cooperation but against the alleged imperfections of the peace.
– Franklin D. RooseveltRate it:
Perform your long and heavy task with energy, treading the path to which Fate has been pleased to call you.
– Alfred Victor VignyRate it:
Performance is your reality. Forget everything else.
– Harold GeneenRate it:
Performing makes me feel alive
– Michael ProvinceRate it:
Perhaps a child who is fussed over gets a feeling of destiny, he thinks he is in the world for something important and it gives him drive and confidence.
– Benjamin McLane SpockRate it:
Perhaps a modern society can remain stable only by eliminating adolescence, by giving its young, from the age of ten, the skills, responsibilities, and rewards of grownups, and opportunites for action in all spheres of life. Adolescence should be a time of useful action, while book learning and scholarship should be a preoccupation of adults.
– Eric HofferRate it:
Perhaps all music, even the newest, is not so much something discovered as something that re-emerges from where it lay buried in the memory, inaudible as a melody cut in a disc of flesh. A composer lets me hear a song that has always been shut up silent within me.
– Jean GenetRate it:
Perhaps better we not obscure the idea that happiness and misery, kindness and greed, and good works and bad deeds are within the capacities of us all, not merely a select few.
– Barbara MikkelsonRate it:
Perhaps each life has one sensational thought, if acted upon will bring great meaning.
– Michael R. BaerRate it:
Perhaps even these things, one day, will be pleasing to remember.
– VirgilRate it:
Perhaps extreme danger strips us of all pretenses, all ambitions, all confusions, focusing us more intensely than we are otherwise ever focused, so that we remember what we otherwise spend most of our lives forgetting that our nature and purpose is, more than anything else, to love and to make love, to take joy from the beauty of the world, to live with an awareness that the future is not as real a place for any of us as are the present and the past.
– Dean KoontzRate it:
Perhaps God is not dead; perhaps God is himself mad.
– R. D. LaingRate it:
Perhaps he was a bit different from other people, but what really sympathetic person is not a little mad?
– Isadora DuncanRate it:
Perhaps his might be one of the natures where a wise estimate of consequences is fused in the fires of that passionate belief which determines the consequences it believes in.
– George EliotRate it:

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