Perfection Quotes

To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.

Winston Churchill

Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.

Harriet Braiker

The most difficult part of attaining perfection is finding something to do for an encore.

Unknown

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

Salvador Dali

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

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

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

Geoffrey F. Fisher

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

John Updike, Odd Jobs

Only in grammar can you be more than perfect.

William Safire

The pursuit of perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light.

Matthew Arnold

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

Antoine de Saint-Exup╚ry

All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection.

William Faulkner

The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.

Stanley J. Randall

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

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

William Ellery Channing

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.

Samuel McChord Crothers

Perfecting is our destiny, but perfection never our lot.

J. Weber

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

Fran┴ois Voltaire

Perfection is our goal, excellence will be tolerated.

J. Yahl

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

Angelique Arnauld

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

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

A beautiful thing is never perfect.

Proverb

I find imperfection the most interesting thing about a person

Unknown

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

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Updated On : February 14, 2014
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