The maxim ‘Nothing avails but perfection’ may be spelt shorter: ‘Paralysis.’

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) British statesman and author
Note to General Ismay (6 Dec 1942)

On proposed landing craft improvements.  In Churchill, The Second World War, Volume IV: The Hinge of Fate, Appendix C (1951)

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