Perfection Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
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.
I may not be pretty, skinny, or funny. I do mess up. I made some bad choices. I told some lies, my whole life is a lie. I made some bad friends. I did some things I shouldn’t have. But I’m not perfect, I never was an I never will be. I may not be perfect but I am me.
Nobody’s perfect, get over the fact and be yourself.
The principal mark of a genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.
– Arthur Koestler
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.
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
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.