Perfection Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
No good work whatever can be perfect, and the demand for perfection is always a sign of a misunderstanding of the ends of art.
- John Ruskin
Assert your right to make a few mistakes. If people can’t accept your imperfections, that’s their fault.
- David M. Burns
All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.
- William Faulkner
The only nice thing about being imperfect is the joy it brings to others.
- Doug Larson
Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.
- William Ellery Channing
No one becomes perfect, but some become great.
Nobody’s perfect, get over the fact and be yourself.
Everything is perfect in the universe – even your desire to improve it.
- Wayne Dyer
Remember that time you were perfect? …obviously not
Perfection: Scientists’ worst nightmare.
Perfection is what you see it as, not what others make it as.
Never fake yourself just to look perfect because perfection is never real and reality is never perfect.
Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
- Antoine de Saint- Exupery
I don’t confuse greatness with perfection. To be great anyhow is…the higher achievement.
- Lois McMaster Bujold
Perfection is the child of time.
- Joseph Hall
Perfect numbers like perfect men are very rare.
- Rene Descartes
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
- Robert H. Schuller
Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
A man would do nothing if he waited until he could do it so well that no one could find fault.
- John Henry Newman
But things can’t be perfect all the time, that I know, sometimes we just have to let some things go.
Perfect is determined in shortened measures of time, not over long periods of time or lifetimes. It would be unnatural.
The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.
- Anna Quindlen
True love does not come by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Only mediocrity can be trusted to be always at its best.
- Max Beerbohm
The beauty of imperfection is the possibility for improvement.