Perfection Quotes and Sayings - Page 3
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
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!
Mr. And Mrs. Perfect Never Met.
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
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.
We love the imperfect shapes in nature and in the works of art, look for an intentional error as a sign of the golden key and sincerity found in true mastery.
– Dejan Stojanovic
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.
I’m not a perfect girl. My hair doesn’t always stay in place and I spill things a lot. I’m pretty clumsy and sometimes I have a broken heart. My friends and I sometimes fight and some days nothing goes right. But when I think about it and take a step back I remember how amazing life truly is and that maybe. Just maybe. I like being imperfect!
Practice does not make perfection…It makes improvement. Only God is perfect.
Flawless is boring unless it’s a diamond.
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.
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
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.
Perfection. The ultimate illusion. We fall to its falseness thrive upon its existence and try to achieve it.
Perfection. What makes girls starve themselves, cry at night, and fall into deep depression.
Perfection. It distorts our reflections, how we see ourselves how we view the world. Shatter this illusion and leave nothing but the truth.
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