Perfection Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.
- Baruch Spinoza
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.
If we wait until we’re ready, we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives.
I owe no explanations for my flaws. I don’t have to justify my mistakes, my past, or my insecurities. I am growing and learning. Let me live.
Perfection is what you see it as, not what others make it as.
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
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
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.
- George Eliot
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.