Perfection Quotes and Sayings - Page 7
All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.
- William Faulkner
Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
The only nice thing about being imperfect is the joy it brings to others.
- Doug Larson
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.
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
Perfect is determined in shortened measures of time, not over long periods of time or lifetimes. It would be unnatural.
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
No one is perfect… That’s why pencils have erasers.
The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.
- Anna Quindlen
True love does not come by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.
- William Ellery Channing
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
The pursuit of perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light.
- Matthew Arnold
This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfection.
- Saint Augustine
No one becomes perfect, but some become great.
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
Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.
- Napoleon Hill
Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.
- Gerard Way
If perfect is what you’re searching for then just stay the same.
- Bruno Mars
Focus on making yourself better, not on thinking that you are better.
- Bohdi Sanders
Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
- Vince Lombardi Jr.