The closer you come to Jesus, the more faulty you will appear in your own eyes; for your vision will be clearer, and your imperfections will be seen in broad and distinct contrast to His perfect nature.— Ellen G. White
Surprising Being Imperfect quotations
There's no need to be perfect to inspire others. Let people get inspired by how you deal with your imperfections.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
If you do not worship God, you worship something, and nine times out of ten it will be yourself. You have a duty to worship God, not because He will be imperfect and unhappy if you do not, but because you will be imperfect and unhappy.
Love isn't finding a perfect person. It's seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
It's okay not to be perfect. Your imperfections are what make you YOU. And at the end of the day, people like real people, flaws and all. At least I do.
Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect. It means you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.
For me, the different religions are beautiful flowers from the same garden, or they are branches of the same majestic tree. Therefore, they are equally true, though being received and interpreted through human instruments equally imperfect.
Imperfections are beauty, madness is genius and silly is better than boring
I accept that today may be imperfect.
.. I accept that I may be as well. What I don't accept is that imperfection should be the crutch I use to excuse myself from participating in joy.
Your fellow man is your mirror. If your own face is clean, the image you perceive will also be flawless. But should you look upon your fellow man and see a blemish, it is your own imperfection that you are encountering - you are being shown what it is that you must correct within yourself.
I think perfection is ugly. Somewhere in the things humans make, I want to see scars, failure, disorder, distortion.
I always find beauty in things that are odd, imperfect - they are much more interesting.
Don't get upset with your imperfections.
It's a great mistake because it leads nowhere - to get angry because you are angry, upset at being upset, depressed at being depressed, disappointed because you are disappointed. So don't fool yourself. Simply surrender to the Power of God's Love, which is always greater than our weakness.
A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure.
The biblical model is that God deliberately chooses imperfect vessels - those who have been wounded, those with physical or emotional limitations. Then he prepares them to serve and sends them out with their weakness still evident, so that his strength can be made perfect in that weakness.
Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.
Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition, there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.
The ability to play the clarinet is the ability to overcome the imperfections of the instrument. There's no such thing as a perfect clarinet, never was and never will be.
Try as hard as we may for perfection, the net result of our labors is an amazing variety of imperfectness. We are surprised at our own versatility in being able to fail in so many different ways.
Persuade thyself that imperfection and inconvenience are the natural lot of mortals, and there will be no room for discontent, neither for despair.
No matter how correct a mathematical theorem may appear to be, one ought never to be satisfied that there was not something imperfect about it until it also gives the impression of being beautiful.
Beauty is about being comfortable in your own skin. It's about knowing and accepting who you are.
I don't have to be perfect. All I have to do is show up and enjoy the messy, imperfect and beautiful journey of my life.
My teacher once told me – ”No one is perfect……..that is why pencils have erasers.”
So next time someone complains that you have made a mistake, tell him that may be a good thing. Because without imperfection, neither you nor I would exist.
To be in harmony with the wholeness of things is not to have anxiety over imperfections.
The celebration of Advent is possible only to those who are troubled in soul, who know themselves to be poor and imperfect, and who look forward to something greater to come.
Tis' better to live your own life imperfectly than to imitate someone else's perfectly.
Some people strive for perfection, but I often find perfection boring
I’d like to be remembered as one who kept my priorities in the right order.
We live in a changing world, but we need to be reminded that the important things have not changed, and the important things will not change if we keep our priorities in proper order.
Initially, I felt like my duty was to just keep it positive and be positive and sometimes I crack in that. We're human. I'm imperfect at times and that was just me being imperfect at that one point.
The problem to be solved is, not what form of government is perfect, but which of the forms is least imperfect.
I'm pretty comfortable with my body. I'm imperfect. The imperfections are there. People are going to see them, but I take the view you only live once.
Fictions are necessary for the people, and the Truth becomes deadly to those who are not strong enough to contemplate it in all its brilliance. In fact, what can there be in common between the vile multitude and sublime wisdom? The Truth must be kept secret, and the masses need a teaching proportioned to their imperfect reason.
Remember this: No one is looking at your imperfections;
they're all too busy worrying about their own.
You are imperfect, you are wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging.
As a real person, he wouldn't last a minute, would he? But drama is about imperfection. And we've moved away from the aspirational hero. We got tired of it, it was dull. If I was House's friend, I would hate it. How he so resolutely refuses to be happy or take the kind-hearted road. But we don't always like morally good people, do we?
Life is not perfect. It never will be. You just have to make the very best of it, and you have to open your heart to what the world can show you; and sometimes it's terrifying, and sometimes it's incredibly beautiful, and I'll take both. Thanks.