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

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

Oscar Wilde

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-ExupÈry

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

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Updated On : March 14, 2014
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