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Picture quote by Joyce Meyer about life

Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life. ⏤ Joyce Meyer

Picture quote by Mark Twain about imrpovement

Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection. ⏤ Mark Twain

Picture quote by Albert Einstein about success

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. ⏤ Albert Einstein

Picture quote by Salvador Dali about perfection

Have no fear of perfection. You'll never reach it. ⏤ Salvador Dali

Picture quote by Aristotle about pleasure

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. ⏤ Aristotle

Picture quote by Ziad K. Abdelnour about inspired

There's no need to be perfect to inspire others. Let people get inspired by how you deal with your imperfections. ⏤ Ziad K. Abdelnour

Picture quote about motivational

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.

Picture quote by Winston Churchill about change

To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often. ⏤ Winston Churchill

Picture quote by Winston Churchill about perfection

The Maxim, "Nothing but perfection", may be spelled "Paralysis". ⏤ Winston Churchill

Picture quote by Lewis Pugh about practice

Practice things until you can't get them wrong. Not until you get them right. There's a big difference. ⏤ Lewis Pugh

Picture quote by Frank Sonnenberg about wisdom

Practice doesn't make perfect if you're doing it wrong. ⏤ Frank Sonnenberg

Picture quote by Vince Lombardi about perfection

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence. ⏤ Vince Lombardi

Picture quote about excellence

The pursuit of excellence is gratifying and healthy. The pursuit of perfection is frustrating, nuerotic, and a terrible waste of time.

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Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.

Vince Lombardi, coach

Waste no more time arguing about what a good person should be. Be one.

Marcus Aurelius, emperor

Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.

Mark Twain, author

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.

Confucius, philosopher

Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.

Salvador Dali, painter

Once we know our weaknesses they cease to do us any harm.

G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg, scientist

This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections.

Saint Augustine, philosopher

Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some act of vision, of faith, of desire. Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired.

Martha Graham, dancer

The true perfection of man lies not in what man has, but in what man is.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence I can reach for; perfection is God's business.

Michael J. Fox, actor

We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness.

Pierre Corneille, dramatist

The first faults are theirs that commit them, the second theirs that permit them.

English Proverbs,

One that desires to excel should endeavor in those things that are in themselves most excellent.

Epictetus, philosopher

If there was nothing wrong in the world there wouldn't be anything for us to do.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

Perfection is attained by slow degrees; she requires the hand of time.

Voltaire, writer

Perfectionism is the enemy of creation, as extreme self-solitude is the enemy of well-being.

John Updike, novelist

The nearest to perfection that most people come is when filling out an employment application.


The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.

Eugene Delacroix, artist

The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.

George Orwell, author

Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.

Vince Lombardi, coach

Perfection consists not in doing extraordinary things, but in doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.

Angelique Arnauld,

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

William Ellery Channing, writer

Striving to better, oft we mar what's well.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

Faultily faultless, icily regular, splendidly null, dead perfection; no more.

Alfred Lord Tennyson, poet

No one ever approaches perfection except by stealth, and unknown to themselves.

William Hazlitt, critic

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

Chuck Palahniuk, novelist

If a man should happen to reach perfection in this world, he would have to die immediately to enjoy himself.

Josh Billings, comedian

It is no crime not to be perfect


Certain flaws are necessary for the whole. It would seem strange if old friends lacked certain quirks.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement.

George Will, journalist

From a worldly point of view, there is no mistake so great as that of being always right.

Samuel Butler, poet

We all carry within us our places of exile, our crimes, and our ravages. But our task is not to unleash them on the world; it is to fight them in ourselves and in others.

Albert Camus, philosopher

No one becomes perfect, but some become great.


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

Doug Horton,

Perfection has one grave defect. It is apt to be dull.

W. Somerset Maugham, playwright

Everything is perfect in the universe -- even your desire to improve it.

Wayne Dyer, psychologist

Finality is death. Perfection is finality. Nothing is perfect. There are lumps in it, said the Philosopher.

James Stephens, poet

Perfection is the child of time.

Joseph Hall, clergyman

Nothing would be done at all if one waited until one could do it so well that no one could find fault with it.

Cardinal J. Newman,

The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.

Michelangelo, sculptor

It is in our faults and failings, not in our virtues, that we touch each other, and find sympathy. It is in our follies that we are one.

Jerome K. Jerome, author

The age we live in is a busy age; in which knowledge is rapidly advancing towards perfection.

Jeremy Bentham, philosopher

Be ye therefore perfect, eve as your Father who is in heaven is perfect.


In anything at all, perfection is finally attained, not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery, novelist

Nothing like being visible, publishing one's work, and speaking openly about one's life, to disabuse the world of the illusion of one's perfection and purity.

Joyce Maynard, writer

You can spend a lifetime, and, if you're honest with yourself, never once was your work perfect.

Charlton Heston, actor

No good work whatever can be perfect, and the demand for perfection is always a sign of a misunderstanding of the ends of art.

John Ruskin, writer

Perfection itself is imperfection.

Vladimir Horowitz, musician

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery, novelist

I'm on my way to a place where I'd never dreamed I'd be, and that's perfection.

Mary J. Blige, musician

Perfection is what American women expect to find in their husbands... but English women only hope to find in their butlers.

W. Somerset Maugham, playwright

The only nice thing about being imperfect is the joy it brings to others.

Doug Larson, cartoonist

The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

My ambition is peace and perfection.

DeForest Kelley, actor

Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

Perfection has to do with the end product, but excellence has to do with the process.

Jerry Moran, politician

In all of our society, but especially in Hollywood, there is an obsession with perfection that can lead to self-loathing and neurosis and all that kind of stuff.

Ethan Hawke, actor

Tech Jacket shares the same tone as Invincible, but the subject matter is very different. Where Invincible is about perfection, Tech Jacket is about flaws.

Robert Kirkman, writer

Measure not by the scale of perfection the meager product of reality.

Friedrich von Schiller, poet

Perfecting is our destiny, but perfection never our lot.

C. J. Weber,

To bear with patience wrongs done to oneself is a mark of perfection, but to bear with patience wrongs done to someone else is a mark of imperfection and even of actual sin.

Thomas Aquinas, theologian

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

Albrecht Durer, artist

A principle is the expression of perfection, and as imperfect beings like us cannot practise perfection, we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice.

Mahatma Gandhi, activist

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, novelist

If I have any justification for having lived it's simply, I'm nothing but faults, failures and so on, but I have tried to make a good pair of shoes. There's some value in that.

Arthur Miller, playwright

I'm chasing perfection.

Kobe Bryant, athlete

I had given up magic, because it had reached a state of perfection. I felt that I was able to transform men into animals. I did not make use of this capability, because I believed I could not justify an intervention of this kind in the life of another person.

Wolfgang Hildesheimer, author

It is through art, and through art only, that we can realise our perfection.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

My intention here is to make it clear that not a single cell of my composition, here in regard to The Raven, is found by chance or intuition, that the composition moved towards perfection with the precision and inevitability of a mathematical equation.

Maurice Ravel, composer

Father was the eldest son and the heir apparent, and he set the standard for being a Rockefeller very high, so every achievement was taken for granted and perfection was the norm.

David Rockefeller, businessman

The world record will come to me when I run the world record race. I'm just trying to perfect my race. I'm looking for perfection.

Maurice Greene, athlete

It's all about perfection, isn't it?

Keira Knightley, actress

I'm not going to change my teeth or get a nose job. That manufactured perfection does nothing for me.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, model

The intellect of man is forced to choose perfection of the life, or of the work, and if it take the second must refuse a heavenly mansion, raging in the dark.

William Butler Yeats, poet

Salesmanship, too, is an art; the perfection of its technique requires study and practice.

James Cash Penney, businessman

I grew up in the theatre. It's where I got my start. Writing a television drama with theatrical dialogue about the theatre is beyond perfection.

Aaron Sorkin, producer

When you aim for perfection, you discover it's a moving target.

Geoffrey F. Fisher,

I'm a perfectionist.

Kristi Yamaguchi, athlete

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

George Eliot, author

The more perfect a thing is, the more susceptible to good and bad treatment it is.

Dante Alighieri, poet

The perfect normal person is rare in our civilization.

Karen Horney, psychologist

Every time, all the time, I'm a perfectionist. I feel I should never lose.

Chris Evert, athlete

If you look for perfection, you'll never be content.

Leo Tolstoy, novelist

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, statesman

Don't demand perfection. But insist on continuous improvement.


Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.

Michelangelo, sculptor

Perfect works are rare, because they must be produced at the happy moment when taste and genius unite; and this rare conjuncture, like that of certain planets, appears to occur only after the revolution of several cycles, and only lasts for an instant.

Vicomte De Chateaubriand,

Imperfection clings to a person, and if they wait till they are brushed off entirely, they would spin for ever on their axis, advancing nowhere.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

I don't like these cold, precise, perfect people who, in order not to speak wrong, never speak at all, and in order not to do wrong, never do anything.

Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman

Fear of error which everything recalls to me at every moment of the flight of my ideas, this mania for control, makes men prefer reason's imagination to the imagination of the senses. And yet it is always the imagination alone which is at work.

Louis Aragon, poet

There is something that falls short of perfection in every book, without exception, something influenced by the age, even something ridiculous; just like everyone, without exception, has weaknesses.

Josef Skvorecky, writer

Easy is right. Begin right, and you will be easy. Continue easy and you are right... The right way to go easy is to forget the right way, and forget that the going is easy.

Chuang Tzu,

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, writer

We all suffer from the preoccupation that there exists... in the loved one, perfection.

Sidney Poitier, actor

The mistake is to imagine that perfection is possible when the very idea is unthinkable.

Luis Figo, athlete

The organizations of men, like men themselves, seem subject to deafness, near-sightedness, lameness, and involuntary cruelty. We seem tragically unable to help one another, to understand one another.

John Cheever, writer

Whence it follows that God is absolutely perfect, since perfection is nothing but magnitude of positive reality, in the strict sense, setting aside the limits or bounds in things which are limited.

Gottfried Leibniz, philosopher

Complete and total perfection will come about only when we feel that our perfection is no perfections as long as the rest of humanity remains imperfect.

Sri Chinmoy, philosopher

APL is a mistake, carried through to perfection. It is the language of the future for the programming techniques of the past: it creates a new generation of coding bums.

Edsger Dijkstra, scientist

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

William Shawn, editor

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