Perfection Quotes

Perfection is a trifle dull. It is not the least of lifes ironies that this, which we all aim at, is better not quite achieved.

Somerset Maugham

The soul mate is what we aspire to and like to understand about us, is what we deem to be perfection, purity and endless regarding our own being.

Sorin Cerin

For love is a willful stirring of our thoughts unto God, so that it receive nothing that is against the love of Jesus Christ, and therewith that it be lasting in sweetness of devotion; and that is the perfection of this life.

Richard Rolle

Sometimes we strive so hard for perfection that we forget that imperfection is happiness.

Karen Nave

The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis.

Winston Churchill

I don't confuse greatness with perfection. To be great anyhow isthe higher achievement.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Vegetarianism is a link to perfection and peace.

River Phoenix

Perfection is immutable. But for things imperfect, change is the way to perfect them.

Owen Felltham

It is better to aim at perfection and miss, than to aim at imperfection and hit it

Thomas Watson

Perfection is possible


The potentiality of perfection outweighs actual contradictions... Existence in itself is here to prove that it cannot be an evil.

Rabindranath Tagore

But quality of work can be expected only through personal satisfaction, dedication and enjoyment. In our profession, precision and perfection are not a dispensible luxury, but a simple necessity.

Niklaus Wirth

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

Michael Jackson

Consequently he who wishes to attain to human perfection, must therefore first study Logic, next the various branches of Mathematics in their proper order, then Physics, and lastly Metaphysics.


The attractive idea that we can now have a parliament of man with authority to control the conduct of nations by legislation or an international police force with power to enforce national conformity to rules of right conduct is a counsel of perfection.

Elihu Root
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