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
You’re not going to always say and do the right things, and that’s fine. You’re not here to be perfect, but to be real.
Nobody’s perfect, get over the fact and be yourself.
Perfection: Scientists’ worst nightmare.
Remember that time you were perfect? …obviously not
If I waited for perfection I would never write a word.
- Margaret Atwood
Perfection is what you see it as, not what others make it as.
This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfection.
- Saint Augustine
Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.
- Salvador Dalí
Be intent upon the perfection of the present day.
- William Law
If a man should happen to reach perfection in this world, he would have to die immediately to enjoy himself.
- Josh Billings
The principal mark of a genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.
- Arthur Koestler
The more perfect a thing is, the more susceptible to good and bad treatment it is.
- Dante Alighieri
The true perfection of man lies not in what man has, but in what man is.
- Oscar Wilde
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
Everything is perfect in the universe – even your desire to improve it.
- Wayne Dyer
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.