As he danced among his naked fellow savages, the firelight gleaming against his great, rolling muscles, the personification of physical perfection
and strength, the woman who loved him lay thin and emaciated in the last coma that precedes death by thirst and starvation.
Your greatest error was in striving at first for such physical perfection
Blunt's and looking even stronger; and indeed, as she approached us she brought home to our hearts (but after all I am speaking only for myself) a vivid sense of her physical perfection
in beauty of limb and balance of nerves, and not so much of grace, probably, as of absolute harmony.
The man before him was the embodiment of physical perfection
and giant strength; yet it was not upon these he depended in his battle with the great cat, for mighty as were his muscles, they were as nothing by comparison with Numa's.
Although physical perfection
is actually such a weirdly intangible concept that to discuss it and pull it apart is actually pretty meaningless - for a woman like Gemma, it's a size six figure with double DD boobs, as I understand it, which is pretty rare when all is said and done.
In a country that has produced more international beauty queens than any other, and in which physical perfection
is paramount, cosmetic surgery was, until recently, an accepted part of the lifestyle.
Like Ray Bradbury, who took the budding culture of media dependency and projected it to its extreme in Fahrenheit 451--a world where books are burned by "firemen" and houses have televisions that cover an entire wall--Keller takes our current-day media obsession with physical perfection
and projects a near-future in which these tendencies have reached their logical, dreadful extreme.
This 23-year-old rugby player - a youth international, a lad at the peak of physical perfection
- was paralysed in a training accident in 2008.
Art historians have long acknowledged the physical perfection
of subjects such as Altoviti, or Donatello's bronze David, or Cosimo de Medici as a nude Orpheus in his portrait by Bronzino.
Society looks down on fat people more than it ever has because it's mesmerised by beauty and physical perfection
What I meant was: there's a lot of importance placed on physical perfection
in this industry, and I wish my favourite stars didn't look perfect because I think fans (me included) have these feelings of worthlessness, like they'll never be as pretty/talented/whatever, as a result of this intense photoshop culture and the endless strive for perfection.
Many blamed the media and celebrities for reinforcing unrealistic ideals of physical perfection