"Perfectionism is one of the scariest words I know. It is a marked characteristic of American culture, a serious psychological affliction that makes people too timid to take necessary risks and causes them to suffer, when, although they've done the best they can, their efforts fall short of some imaginary, and usually unattainable, standard . . . The word that has been translated as 'perfect' does not mean to set forth an impossible goal, or the perfectionism that would have me strive for it any cost. It is taken from a Latin word meaning complete, entire, full-grown. To those who originally heard it, the word would convey 'mature' rather than what we mean today by 'perfect.' " (from Amazing Grace)