Quotable #76: Perfection

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“Perfectionist — a person who takes great pains, and gives even greater pains to others.” — Changing Times, Vol. 12, January 1958

“The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.” — Stanley Randall

“The only perfect people are those we do not know” — Madame de Boufflers, cited in Brander Matthews, “American Aphorisms”, The Tocin of Revolt and Other Essays, 1922

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