It has been observed that a pure democracy if it were practicable would be the most perfect government. Experience has proved that no position is more false than this. The ancient democracies in which the people themselves deliberated never possessed one good feature of government. Their very character was tyranny; their figure deformity.— Alexander Hamilton
Cheering No One Is Perfect quotations
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
The civility of no race can be perfect whilst another race is degraded.
It is a doctrine alike of the oldest and of the newest philosophy, that man is one, and that you cannot injure any member, without a sympathetic injury to all the members
Let's try not to be exacting with other people, but rather to pass over in silence those thousand little annoyances that tend to irritate us. For we know that no one is perfect in this life, and we must put up with the defects of others as they put up with ours.
You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you.
There is in every child a painstaking teacher, so skilful that he obtains identical results in all children in all parts of the world. The only language men ever speak perfectly is the one they learn in babyhood, when no one can teach them anything!
The vain presumption of understanding everything can have no other basis than never having understood anything. For anyone who had ever experienced just once the perfect understanding of one single thing, and had truly tasted how knowledge is accomplished, would recognize that of the infinity of other truths he understands nothing.
My teacher once told me – ”No one is perfect……..that is why pencils have erasers.”
Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.
There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one.
No one has a perfect life. Everybody has something that he wishes was not the way it is.
What I am is how I came out. No one's perfect and you just have to accept your flaws and learn to love yourself.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
Given the scale of trauma caused by the genocide, Rwanda has indicated that however thin the hope of a community can be, a hero always emerges. Although no one can dare claim that it is now a perfect state, and that no more work is needed, Rwanda has risen from the ashes as a model or truth and reconciliation.
Remember this: No one is looking at your imperfections;
they're all too busy worrying about their own.
Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of Government except all those others that have been
One of the most important decisions you'll ever face in life is choosing whether to walk away or try harder.
I'm not perfect; no one is perfect. Everyone makes mistakes. I think you try to learn from those mistakes.
There is no one perfect way to be a good mother.
.. Each mother has different challenges, different skills and abilities, and certainly different children... What matters is that a mother loves her children deeply and, in keeping with the devotion she has for God and her husband, prioritizes them above all else.
No one is perfect... absolutely no one. Like precious stones, we have a few flaws, but why focus on that? Focus on what you like about yourself, and that will bring you happiness and peace.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade.
[...] allowing only ordinary ability and opportunity, we may explain success mainly by one word and that word is WORK! WORK!! WORK!!! WORK!!!! Not transient and fitful effort, but patient, enduring, honest, unremitting and indefatigable work into which the whole heart is put[...] There is no royal road to perfection.
The true aim of female education should be, not a development of one or two, but all the faculties of the human soul, because no perfect womanhood is developed by imperfect culture.
Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.
The idea that no one is perfect is a view most commonly held by people with no grandchildren.
In an asana, the mind has to reach inside the body to find a quiet space until a point comes where perfect balance is felt. If the mind is wandering while practicing, then one is not fully present, and there can be no union. Involvement, interpenetratio n and insight are the required qualities for the practitioner.
No one is perfect in this world. Forgive people for not knowing better and learn to move on.
The woman who follows the crowd will usually go on further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.
No-one is born with perfect eyebrow.
You can't do it all. No one can have two full-time jobs, have perfect children and cook three meals and be multi-orgasmic 'til dawn ... Superwoman is the adversary of the women's movement.
Let no one believe that he has received the divine kiss, if he knows the truth without loving it or loves it without understanding it. But blessed is that kiss whereby not only is God recognized but also the Father is loved; for there is never full knowledge without perfect love.
You have to be odd to be number one.
There is no such thing as a perfect leader either in the past or present, in China or elsewhere. If there is one, he is only pretending, like a pig inserting scallions into its nose in an effort to look like an elephant.
The fact that there is no such thing as a perfect anti-sepsis does not mean that one might as well do brain surgery in a sewer.
Am I embarrassed to speak for a less than perfect democracy? Not one bit.
Find me a better one. Do I suppose there are societies which are free of sin? No, I don't. Do I think ours is, on balance, incomparably the most hopeful set of human relations the world has? Yes, I do.
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living the other helps you make a life.
Success, in my view, is the willingness to strive for something you really want.
The person not reaching the top is no less a success than the one who achieved it, if they both sweated blood, sweat and tears and overcame obstacles and fears. The failure to be perfect does not mean you're not a success.
There's something almost perfect in the ugly duckling syndrome.
Because a sensitivity is tattooed on a part of you no one else can see but can somehow guess is there.
No one should ever say that it was my ignorance if I did or showed forth anything however small according to God's good pleasure; but let this be your conclusion and let it so be thought, that - as is the perfect truth - it was the gift of God.
One life. Just one. Why aren't we running like we are on fire towards our wildest dreams?
I do not believe that I am a perfectionist one bit.
I truly believe that perfection is something that no one can achieve.
Why is it no one ever sent me yet one perfect limousine, do you suppose? Ah no, it's always just my luck to get one perfect rose.
No art is superior to another one, but every art looks for expertise and perfection. This is life, which continues; this is why there is no death. There is continuation. There is no silence. There is a continuation of thought.
Why is it no one sent me yet one perfect limousine, do you suppose? Ah no, it's always just my luck to get one perfect rose.
Lighten up on yourself. No one is perfect. Gently accept your humanness.