How to use Perfection in a sentence as a noun

"<standard disclaimers about personal viewpoints and preferences>Just want to focus on the pursuit of perfection that I find so energizing - to put another way, if you had someone this passionate running each of the major airlines, I wonder what air travel would be like instead of the race-to-the-bottom experience it is now.

But things like this really bother me: "traditional engineering-driven approach to business, with its emphasis on perfection, longevity, pride in ingenuity and culture of deep-thinking put the country at a competitive disadvantage in the fast-moving new economy".

Setting up some ideal of perfection, no matter how well-intended, and then mucking around with the way societal interaction works in some effort to improve on things is heading down a very dark path that has a very unhappy ending.

*“Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty—a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture, without appeal to any part of our weaker nature, without the gorgeous trappings of painting or music, yet sublimely pure, and capable of a stern perfection such as only the greatest art can show.” -Bertrand Russell

I know it's complex, and so I don't expect perfection out of the gate, so a few runs through the "fix one thing, find another issue" washer are oddly reassuring to me.

Jobs knows how to get good work out of people by causing them to demand perfection of themselves and to fear producing imperfect products.

No CEO has time to exact perfection end to end - their job is to set standards, expectation, and culture.

The accompanying motto seems: "If you cannot archive perfection, don’t even bother starting.“To illustrate my point; My wife might ask me to purchase something for her.

Every single slice of pizza I ate there was pure perfection.

Welcome to reality, where markets are never dominated by perfection and fairy tales.

Thats all?Every corporate mythology has some kind of self congratulatory mythos about being the elite of the elite, perfection on earth.

The tails in the 04-05 and 05-09 are near perfection and more simple.

I felt like I've spent the majority of my life indoctrinated to believe that polish above all else is valuable: to spend hour after hour poring over iteration after iteration, to settle with nothing except perfection.

The next single-use, throw-away ad will be a model of true perfection.

You have to concede it's a bit funny that you're pointing to Haskell as an example of the 'worse-is-better' approach that leads to viral adoption of dirty solutions over the endless pursuit of perfection.

Perfection definitions


the state of being without a flaw or defect

See also: flawlessness


an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept

See also: paragon idol


the act of making something perfect