In regard to this saying, one of the most notable references can be found in the movie Tron: Legacy. Although not a direct quote, the character Kevin Flynn, played by Jeff Bridges, communicates a very similar message to the public: "The thing about perfection is that it's unknowable. It's impossible, but it's also right in front of us all the time:' This stance from Flynn, or rather the scriptwriters, epitomizes the commonplace idea that I wish to critically examine.
"Faulty Phrases: "There Is No Such Thing As Perfection","
The Intellectual Standard: Vol. 2
, Article 5.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.iwu.edu/tis/vol2/iss1/5