Perfection Quotes and Sayings - Page 3
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
Do you expect to find a perfect someone – when you know that including yourself, that perfect someone doesn’t exist?
In any case, life would be boring with perfection by your side – lack of challenge and, to think of how tough it would be to keep up with this perfect person!! You’d feel like the loser every time!
Perfection is what you can no longer believe to be wrong.
Perfection is my willingness to be less than perfect.
- Greg Clowminzer, Zen Master
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I’m not perfect and I don’t live to be but before you start pointing fingers…make sure you hands are clean!
- Bob Marley
You need to realise all your flaws before you can take your first step towards perfection.
Mr. And Mrs. Perfect Never Met.
I smile like nothing’s wrong, talk like everything’s perfect, act like it’s all a dream, and pretend that it’s not hurting me.
Perfection of imperfection is the best perfection.
Being perfect is not about that scoreboard out there. It’s not about winning. It’s about you and your relationship with yourself, your family and your friends. Being perfect is about being able to look your friends in the eye and know that you didnt let them down because you told them the truth. And that truth is you did everything you could. There wasn’t one more thing you could’ve done. Can you live in that moment as best you can, with clear eyes, and love in your heart, with joy in your heart? If you can do that gentleman – you’re perfect!
- Coach Gary Gaines
Practice does not make perfection…It makes improvement. Only God is perfect.
The only flaws you have are the ones you let yourself see.
Flawless is boring unless it’s a diamond.
Waiting for the perfect girl? Idiot, even if you find her she’ll be waiting for the perfect man.
Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.
- Gerard Way
It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others.
- Joseph Addison
The pursuit of perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light.
- Matthew Arnold
Imperfection clings to a person, and if they wait till they are brushed off entirely, they would spin for ever on their axis, advancing nowhere.
- Thomas Carlyle