Perfection Quotes and Sayings
There would be no need for love if perfection were possible. Love arises from our imperfection, from our being different and always in need of the forgiveness, encouragement and that missing half of ourselves that we are searching for, as the Greek myth tells us, in order to complete ourselves.
– Eugene Kennedy
Perfection does not exist – you can always do better and you can always grow.
– Les Brown
The safest principle through life, instead of reforming others, is to set about perfecting yourself.
– B. R. Haydon
Many people think of perfectionism as striving to be your best, but it is not about self-improvement; it’s about earning approval and acceptance.
– Brene Brown
Three problems with trying to be perfect: It’s unachievable; it won’t retroactively resolve your childhood issues; and, everyone resents “perfect” people.
– Alan Robert Neal
Is it possible? Is it possible to improve on perfection?
– Leonardo DiCaprio(The Quick and The Dead)
Perfection is terrible, it cannot have children.
– Sylvia Plath
Strive for excellence, not perfection, because we don’t live in a perfect world.
– Joyce Meyer
I don’t know a perfect person, I only know flawed people who are worth loving.
Sometimes people carry to such perfection the mask they have assumed that in due course they actually become the person they seem.
– W. Somerset Maugham, The Moon and Sixpence
One of the basic rules of the universe is that nothing is perfect. Perfection simply doesn’t exist…Without imperfection, neither you nor I would exist.
– Stephen Hawking
Too many people spend too much time trying to perfect something before they actually do it. Instead of waiting for perfection, run with what you go, and fix it along the way.
– Paul Arden
Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane.
— Criss Jami
Strive for progress not perfection.
Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his own personality.
– Albert Schweitzer
Remind yourself that it’s okay not to be perfect.
If you wait for perfect conditions, you’ll never get anything done.
I’m not a perfect girl. My hair doesn’t always stay in place and I spill things a lot. I’m pretty clumsy and sometimes I have a broken heart. My friends and I sometimes fight and some days nothing goes right. But when I think about it and take a step back I remember how amazing life truly is and that maybe. Just maybe. I like being imperfect!
If I waited for perfection I would never write a word.
– Margaret Atwood
The perfect time to start something never arrives.
People say: “Find good people and leave the bad ones.” But I say, find the good in people and ignore the bad in them. Because “No one is perfect”.
Don’t dream of being perfect, work for excellence instead.
– Dr T.P.Chia
I owe no explanations for my flaws. I don’t have to justify my mistakes, my past, or my insecurities. I am growing and learning. Let me live.
A man is not perfect if he doesn’t improve.
I might not be someone’s first choice, but I am a great choice. I don’t pretend to be someone I’m not, because I’m good at being me. I might not be proud of some of the things I’ve done in the past, but I’m proud of who I am today. I may not be perfect, but I don’t need to be. I am the way God made me. Take me as I am or watch me as I walk away.