Perfection Quotes and Sayings
The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.
– Anna Quindlen
Perfect is determined in shortened measures of time, not over long periods of time or lifetimes. It would be unnatural.
A man would do nothing if he waited until he could do it so well that no one could find fault.
– John Henry Newman
Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.
– Salvador Dalí
The true perfection of man lies not in what man has, but in what man is.
– Oscar Wilde
If a man should happen to reach perfection in this world, he would have to die immediately to enjoy himself.
– Josh Billings
The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth.
– Oscar Wilde
True love does not come by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
But things can’t be perfect all the time, that I know, sometimes we just have to let some things go.
Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
– Antoine de Saint- Exupery
Everything that looks too perfect is too perfect to be perfect.
– Dejan Stojanovic
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.
Perfection requires a touch of madness.
Perfection is my willingness to be less than perfect.
– Greg Clowminzer, Zen Master
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.
– George Eliot