Perfection Quotes and Sayings - Page 3
The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.
- Anna Quindlen
The beauty of imperfection is the possibility for improvement.
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
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!
Remember that time you were perfect? …obviously not
Perfection is my willingness to be less than perfect.
- Greg Clowminzer, Zen Master
You need to realise all your flaws before you can take your first step towards perfection.
Mr. And Mrs. Perfect Never Met.
Perfection is what you can no longer believe to be wrong.
Flawless is boring unless it’s a diamond.
Perfection: Scientists’ worst nightmare.
Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.
- Gerard Way
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
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
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
Everyone is perfect. We are just perfect in the eyes of different people.
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.