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Perfectionism Quotes

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The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism
and become a fearless mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly -
indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.
- Arianna Huffington

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Perfectionism becomes a badge of honor with you playing
the part of the suffering hero.
- David D. Burns

Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor.
- Anne Lamott

Don't let perfectionism become an excuse for never getting started.
- Marilu Henner

 

Perfectionism is not a quest for the best.
It is a pursuit of the worst in ourselves,
the part that tells us that nothing we do will ever be good enough -
that we should try again.
- Julia Cameron

In order to go on living one must try to escape the
death involved in perfectionism.
- Hannah Arendt

Best friends are the ones who can be the farthest away
but there the fastest when you call.
- Anonymous

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The fastest way to destroy love
is to make a goal out of it,
because people who are trying to be loved
come from a place that they're not loved.
- Werner Erhard

He travels the fastest who travels alone.
- Rudyard Kipling

The fastest way to succeed is to look as if you're
playing by somebody else's rules,
while quietly playing by your own.
- Michael Korda

I'm used to short distances and short bursts of energy;
it was just fastest.
- Shannon Miller

I like theme parks.
The fastest roller coaster I've ever been on is at a casino in Nevada.
- Tia Carrere

I don't look at it like that's my rival and I have to beat her.
It's more like, I have to ski this as fast as I can
and the fastest of everyone out here and that's what I expect.
- Picabo Street

Sinn Fein is the fastest growing party on the island of Ireland.
- Martin McGuinness

Reaching out to Hispanics is critical to our future.
The fastest-growing, and most conservative,
segment of the population are natural Republicans.
- Ken Mehlman

Anybody who claims to read the entire paper every day
is either the world's fastest reader or the world's biggest liar.
- Arthur Ochs Sulzberger

I'm Billy the Kid, the fastest draw.
It's not arrogance.
It's the truth.
- David Geffen

Autism is the fastest growing developmental disability in our nation.
- Mary Bono

Identity theft is one of the fastest-growing crimes in the nation -
especially in the suburbs.
- Melissa Bean

He who has the fastest golf cart never has a bad lie.
- Mickey Mantle

He travels fastest who travels alone,
and that goes double for she.
Real feminism is spinsterhood.
- Florence King

Down to Gehenna, or up to the Throne,
He travels the fastest who travels alone.
- Rudyard Kipling

Everyone is coming after me now.
Fine, let them keep on coming.
I'm the fastest man in the world, no doubt.
- Maurice Greene

Well, you can, but tell you this, that when you've
got an economy that is growing at 4.9% it is the fastest
growth over the last 12 months we've seen in 20 years.
- Donald Evans

The E.U.
is the world's fastest growing democratic body.
- John Bruton

As a Member of Congress from one of the fastest growing States in the country,
we hire close to 2,500 new teachers a year,
close to 5,000 support staff and faculty.
- Jon Porter

I have no problem with my hips - I can still do the
things that I used to do.
I can run, I'm just not the fastest person on the field anymore.
- Bo Jackson

A lot of people run a race to see who is fastest.
I run to see who has the most guts, who can punish
himself into exhausting pace,
and then at the end, punish himself even more.
- Steve Prefontaine

To date, nearly 100,000 Hispanics have died with AIDS.
Since Hispanics are the fastest growing minority group in the United States,
our challenge is even greater.
- Solomon Ortiz

As a small company our fastest way to market was going
to be by working with other retailers that were known
for pioneering new technologies and categories.
- David Rose

The best and fastest way to learn a sport is to watch and imitate a champion.
- Jean-Claude Killy

Being rewarded for anything other than the quality
of their work is the fastest way to screw-up a writer-and
it isn't only new ones who suffer from that.
- Greg Egan

We had at our disposal the first operational jet,
which superseded by at least 150 knots the fastest
American and English fighters.
This was a unique situation.
- Adolf Galland

The fastest way for a politician to become an elder
statesman is to lose an election.
- Earl Wilson

Who walks the fastest, but walks astray,
is only furthest from his way.
- Matthew Prior

Where does virgin wool come from? The sheep that runs the fastest.
- Harry F. Banks

I ran my fastest marathon in the rain.
- Bill Rodgers

All our sweetest hours fly fastest.
- Virgil

I was required by Capital to release one every six
months and the fastest I could do with all my touring was every nine months,
and it would spook me every time because I never had
what I needed and I really didn't want to do covers.
- Leo Kottke

Also, now as a result of that show being on,
the cruise industry is just growing all over the place.
Princess Cruises, who I now represent,
is the fastest growning cruise line in the world.
- Gavin MacLeod

I get asked this a lot: Why has soccer not succeeded? My answer is,
soccer has succeeded.
It is already the fastest growing youth participation sport in the U.S.
It has already succeeded at the youth level,
no question.
- Lamar Hunt

Our congressional district is the fastest growing in the state.
Nowhere is there a greater need for new and improved
roads and transit systems that will spare us the hours
we spend each day in traffic.
- Judy Biggert

These things bring you to reality as to how fragile you are;
at the same moment you are doing something that nobody else is able to do.
The same moment that you are seen as the best,
the fastest and somebody that cannot be touched,
you are enormously fragile.
- Ayrton Senna

For the second straight year, craft beer is the fastest
growing segment of the U.S.
alcoholic beverage industry.
In 2005, craft beer experienced a 9 percent increase in volume,
nearly triple that of the growth experienced in the
wine and spirits industry.
- Sherwood Boehlert

Sliding headfirst is the safest way to get to the next base,
I think, and the fastest.
You don't lose your momentum, and there's one more
important reason I slide headfirst,
it gets my picture in the paper.
- Pete Rose

Our communications services revenue growth is being
driven by continued strong top-line performance in data,
Internet and international - three of the fastest growing
and most profitable areas within communications services.
- Bernard Ebbers

This is going to become a battle for access to your
home and office plus mobility.
It's about who can provide the biggest and least expensive
and fastest pipe to your home and office and offer you a mobility feature.
- Steve Largent

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best and most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched.
They must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is best when I wish neither to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

You may call God love, you may call God goodness.
But the best name for God is compassion.
- Meister Eckhart

Best Friends: we're a parade - even by ourselves!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
- Henry David Thoreau

The greatest harm can result from the best intentions.
- Terry Goodkind

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
- The Buddha

Sometimes you get the results you wanted,
sometimes you don't.
What matters is that you did your best.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laughter is the best medicine.
- Anonymous

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

He who knows best knows how little he knows.
- Thomas Jefferson

Success has a simple formula:
do your best, and people may like it.
- Sam Ewing

The best things in life are free.
- Anonymous

Health is the greatest gift,
contentment the greatest wealth,
faithfulness the best relationship.
- The Buddha


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