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Perfection Quotes

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

Perfection is almost everyone's dream. Here are some quotes on it.


Discretion is the perfection of reason, and a guide to us in all the duties of life.
Walter Scott

A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection.
Chuck Palahniuk

Falling short of perfection is a process that just never stops.
William Shawn

Aim at perfection in everything, though in most things it is unattainable. However, they who aim at it, and persevere, will come much nearer to it than those whose laziness and despondency make them give it up as unattainable.
Lord Chesterfield

Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.
William Ellery Channing

Golf is a search for perfection, for balance. It's about meditation and concentration. You have to use hand and brain.
Celine Dion

Immoral is choosing not to act when you hold in your hands the power to create perfection.
Mark Crispin Miller

I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.
Albrecht Druer

Our erected wit maketh us to know what perfection is.
Philip Sidney

Ignorance is the first requisite of the historian - ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art.
Lytton Strachey

March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
Kahlil Gibran

My mother's wonderful. To me she's perfection.
Michael Jackson

Perfection itself is imperfection.
Vladimir Horowitz

Perfection cannot be defined or seen; it can only be found in your heart.
Kelly Millar

Perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add but when there is no longer anything to take away, when a body has been stripped down to its nakedness.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

He who hath not a dram of folly in his mixture hath pounds of much worse matter in his composition.
Charles Lamb

Perfection is perfectly simple; fouling things up requires true skill.
Douglas Horton

The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.
Anna Quindlen

Perfection is the child of time.
Joseph Hall

Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.
Dr. David M. Burns

Aim at perfection in everything, though in most things it is unattainable. However, they who aim at it, and persevere, will come much nearer to it than those whose laziness and despondency make them give it up as unattainable. ~
Lord Chesterfield

They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you practice makes perfect. I wish they'd make up their minds. ~
Winston Churchill

There are no perfect men in this world, only perfect intentions.
Pen Densham

I find imperfection the most interesting thing about a person.
Unknown

Always live up to your standards - by lowering them, if necessary.
Mignon McLaughlin



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