Good perfectionism means you set high but reasonable standards for yourself.
A perfectionism that rejects or abandons what we cannot fully control (or what thwarts our expectations) is a flaw far deeper than a monster's ugliness.
Our concrete history I hope shows us that we were not ‘making a home’ with our manuals and definitions, but practicing perfectionism , keeping a living room under plastic where no one sits.
Nor did perfectionism sustain an essentialist notion of the self; instead, it often contested it in order to conceive of the self as intersubjective, formed in response, traced by the words of others.
She works hard at her craft but is constantly on the verge of being overwhelmed by the constant search for work, the unfulfilling roles, the overly demanding directors, the hostile critics, and obsessive perfectionism .
The spiritual perfectionism of her system has dual aspects: metaphysical and moral.
Moral perfectionism is always the enemy of the possible and the practical.
Women driven by impulsive behavior and perfectionism have higher odds of developing both problems.
Wesley's doctrine of what he called perfect love, his idea of an experience subsequent to conversion, that was later taken up by the holiness movement as a kind of an attempt to revive Wesleyan perfectionism .
The way we learn to write better is to write a great deal, but perfectionism won't let us do that.