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

Submitted by: 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.

Submitted by: Lavette

Perfection requires a touch of madness.

Submitted by: ceri

Perfection is my willingness to be less than perfect.
– Greg Clowminzer, Zen Master

Submitted by: David Engel

The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.
George Eliot

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