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This perfection is the restoration of man to the state
by Adam Clarke

This perfection is the restoration of man to the state
of holiness from which he fell,
by creating him anew in Christ Jesus,
and restoring to him that image and likeness of God which he has lost.
- Adam Clarke

He who is completely sanctified, or cleansed from all sin,
and dies in this state, is fit for glory.
- Adam Clarke

If you be faithful, you will have that honor that comes from God:
his Spirit will say in your hearts,
Well done, good and faithful servants.
- Adam Clarke

Whether the family of the Clarkes were of Norman extraction
cannot be easily ascertained.
- Adam Clarke

 

But this Christ or Redeemer took not upon him the nature of angels,
but the seed of Abraham, that is, human nature,
that in the nature which sinned he might make the expiation required.
- Adam Clarke

However, all gifts seem now to be absorbed in one and
a man must be either a Preacher or nothing.
- Adam Clarke

Prayer requires more of the heart than of the tongue.
- Adam Clarke

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Deeply consider that it is your duty and interest to
read the Holy Scriptures.
- Adam Clarke

And hence he must be invisible; for a spirit cannot
be seen by the eye of man:
nor is there any thing in this principle contradictory to reason or experience.
- Adam Clarke

Now it would be as absurd to deny the existence of God,
because we cannot see him, as it would be to deny the
existence of the air or wind,
because we cannot see it.
- Adam Clarke

To be filled with God is a great thing,
to be filled with the fullness of God is still greater;
to be filled with all the fullness of God is greatest of all.
- Adam Clarke

It is the grace of God, that shows and condemns the sin that humbles us.
- Adam Clarke

The words contained in it were inspired by the Holy
Spirit into the minds of faithful men,
called Prophets and Seers in the Old Testament;
and Evangelists and Apostles in the New.
- Adam Clarke

As preachers of the gospel of Jesus,
do not expect worldly honors: these Jesus Christ neither took to himself,
nor gave to his disciples.
- Adam Clarke

Remember that the word of God is not sent to particular persons,
as if by name; and do not think you have no part in it,
because you are not named there.
- Adam Clarke

Pride works frequently under a dense mask,
and will often assume the garb of humility.
- Adam Clarke

To suppose more than one supreme Source of infinite wisdom,
power, and all perfections, is to assert that there
is no supreme Being in existence.
- Adam Clarke

If you go forward in the spirit of the original apostles
and followers of Jesus Christ,
trusting not in man but in the living God,
he will enable you to pull down the strong holds of sin and Satan,
and that work by which he is pleased will prosper in your hands.
- Adam Clarke

Man may be considered as having a twofold origin -
natural,
which is common and the same to all -
patronymic,
which belongs to the various families of which the
whole human race is composed.
- Adam Clarke

The Scriptures of the Old and New Testament,
said an eminent scholar, have God for their Author,
the Salvation of mankind for their end,
and Truth without any mixture of error for their matter.
- Adam Clarke

Even papists could not see that a moral evil was detained
in the soul through its physical connection with the body;
and that it required the dissolution of this physical
connection before the moral contagion could be removed.
- Adam Clarke

Now an infinite happiness cannot be purchased by any
price less than that which is infinite in value;
and infinity of merit can only result from a nature
that is infinitely divine or perfect.
- Adam Clarke

It is to be regretted that few persons who have arrived
at any degree of eminence or fame,
have written Memorials of themselves,
at least such as have embraced their private as well as their public life.
- Adam Clarke

The Bible is proved to be a revelation from God,
by the reasonableness and holiness of its precepts;
all its commands,
exhortations, and promises having the most direct tendency to make men wise,
holy, and happy in themselves, and useful to one another.
- Adam Clarke

As a revelation from God, they have stood the test of many ages;
and as such maintained their ground against every species of enemy,
and every mode of attack.
Truth is mighty, and must prevail.
- Adam Clarke

Few men can be said to have inimitable excellencies:
let us watch them in their progress from infancy to manhood,
and we shall soon be convinced that what they attained
was the necessary consequence of the line they pursued,
and the means they used.
- Adam Clarke

Matthew being a constant attendant on our Lord,
his history is an account of what he saw and heard;
and,
being influenced by the Holy Spirit,
his history is entitled to the utmost degree of credibility.
- Adam Clarke

Let it ever be remembered that genuine faith in Christ
will ever be productive of good works;
for this faith worketh by love,
as the apostle says, and love to God always produces
obedience to his holy laws.
- Adam Clarke

Many talk much, and indeed well, of what Christ has done for us:
but how little is spoken of what he is to do in us!
and yet all that he has done for us is in reference
to what he is to do in us.
- Adam Clarke

March on. Do not tarry. To go forward
is to move toward perfection.
March on, and fear not the thorns,
or the sharp stones on life's path.
- Khalil Gibran

The essence of being human is that one
does not seek perfection.
- George Orwell

Life is not about perfection -
or a quest for perfection.
Life is about enjoying what we have -
for as long as we have it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty,
the contemplation of mystery,
or the search of truth or perfection
is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession
of such days is fatal to human life.
- Lewis Mumford

The man with insight enough to admit his limitations
comes nearest to perfection.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Be avid.
Create apart from perfection.
Risk failure.
Cover your words with sweat.
Run a little
Touch excruciatingly.
Laugh until you cry.
Dance with your eyes closed.
Care.
Understand you die a little in every moment.
Be Enlivened
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems,
in my opinion, to characterize our age.
- Albert Einstein

All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection.
So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.
- William Faulkner

Artists who seek perfection in everything are those
who cannot attain it in anything.
- Gustave Flaubert

There is a danger of changing too much in the search for perfection.
- Agnetha Faltskog

When I think of art I think of beauty.
Beauty is the mystery of life.
It is not in the eye it is in the mind.
In our minds there is awareness of perfection.
- Agnes Martin

The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.
- Eugene Delacroix

A perfection of means,
and confusion of aims,
seems to be our main problem.
- Albert Einstein

Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.
- Michelangelo

The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.
- Michelangelo

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when
there is nothing left to add,
but when there is nothing left to take away.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The perfection of art is to conceal art.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure
the inner perfection of his own personality.
- Albert Schweitzer

The cruelest thing a man can do to a woman is to portray her as perfection.
- David Herbert Lawrence

The pursuit of perfection always implies a definite aristocracy,
which is as much a goal of effort as a noble philosophy,
an august civil polity or a great art.
- Ralph A. Cram

Love is the bond of perfection.
- John Winthrop

Falling short of perfection is a process that just never stops.
- William Shawn

It is in this power of saying everything,
and yet saying nothing too plainly, that the perfection of art consists.
- John Ruskin

Perfection is attained by slow degrees;
it requires the hand of time.
- Voltaire

Perfection spawns doctrines, dictators and totalitarian ideas.
- Antonio Tabucchi

Look at our Lords disciples.
One denied Him; one doubted Him; one betrayed Him.
If our Lord couldn't have perfection,
how are you going to have it in city government?
- Richard J. Daley

But democracy isn't a state of perfection.
It has to be improved, and that means constant vigilance.
- Antonio Tabucchi

That which prematurely arrives at perfection soon perishes.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

To bear with patience wrongs done to oneself is a mark of perfection,
but to bear with patience wrongs done to someone else
is a mark of imperfection and even of actual sin.
- Thomas Aquinas

Be intent on the perfection of the present day.
- William Law

Culture is properly described as the love of perfection;
it is a study of perfection.
- Matthew Arnold

If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace,
then progress in virtue is progress in each of these
for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us,
progress is always an approach toward it.
- Epictetus

I came back to performing with a different attitude
about performing and myself.
I wasn't expecting perfection any more,
just hoping for an occasional inspiration.
- Neil Diamond

Perfection irritates as well as it attracts,
in fiction as in life.
- Louis Auchincloss

To be ambitious of true honor, of the true glory and
perfection of our natures,
is the very principle and incentive of virtue.
- Walter Scott

The principle mark of genius is not perfection but originality,
the opening of new frontiers.
- Arthur Koestler

With four perfectionists in the band,
we have a hard time reaching perfection.
- Adam Jones

Strive for continuous improvement, instead of perfection.
- Kim Collins

Ignorance is the first requisite of the historian -
ignorance,
which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits,
with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art.
- Lytton Strachey

To feel much for others and little for ourselves;
to restrain our selfishness and exercise our benevolent affections,
constitute the perfection of human nature.
- Adam Smith

Nature is a collective idea, and, though its essence
exist in each individual of the species,
can never in its perfection inhabit a single object.
- Henry Fuseli

Music is harmony, harmony is perfection,
perfection is our dream, and our dream is heaven.
- Henri Frederic Amiel


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