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
Nobody’s perfect, get over the fact and be yourself.
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.
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 is what you can no longer believe to be wrong.
Perfection: Scientists’ worst nightmare.
Perfection is what you see it as, not what others make it as.
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
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.