Perfection Quotes and Sayings - Page 3
True love does not come by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Only mediocrity can be trusted to be always at its best.
- Max Beerbohm
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 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.