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
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
Perfection: Scientists’ worst nightmare.
Perfection is what you can no longer believe to be wrong.
Perfection is what you see it as, not what others make it as.
Only mediocrity can be trusted to be always at its best.
– Max Beerbohm
The beauty of imperfection is the possibility for improvement.
The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth.
– Oscar Wilde
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 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