Found 499 quotes starting with PE:

Perfect freedom is as necessary to the health and vigor of commerce as it is to the health and vigor of citizenship.
– Patrick HenryRate it:
Perfect happiness I believe was never intended by the deity to be the lot of any one of his creatures in this world; but that he has very much put in our power the nearness of our approaches to it, is what I as stedfastly believe.
– Thomas JeffersonRate it:
Perfect ignorance is quiet, perfect knowledge is quiet; not so the transition from the former to the latter.
– CarlyleRate it:
Perfect love is rare indeed - for to be a lover will require that you continually have the subtlety of the very wise, the flexibility of the child, the sensitivity of the artist, the understanding of the philosopher, the acceptance of the saint, the tolerance of the scholar and the fortitude of the certain.
– Leo BuscagliaRate it:
Perfect valor is to behave, without witnesses, as one would act were all the world watching.
– La RochefoucauldRate it:
Perfect valour consists in doing without witnesses that which we would be capable of doing before everyone.
– John Fitzgerald KennedyRate it:
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 exists no where, because we all live in fragments - mental, psychological, physical, spiritual. Being total is an art which takes many lives to master!
– Ramana PemmarajuRate 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 ,the country should truly be at war, but that war SHOULD BE the war against corruption, poverty, injustice and unemployment. For it is only when we win the war against corruption, poverty, injustice and unemployment that we can effectively address the unacceptable level of insecurity in the country. Until we do this, no amount of defence/security spending will solve the insecurity problems in Nigeria as ‘poverty anywhere is a threat to prosperity everywhere’,
– Chika OnuegbuRate 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:

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