60+ Best Imperfection Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Imperfect means not perfect. Profoundly inspirational imperfection quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Famous Imperfection Quotes

No one is perfect… absolutely no one. Like precious stones, we have a few flaws, but why focus on that? Focus on what you like about yourself, and that will bring you happiness and peace. Richard Simmons

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not. Carl Jung

Life is full of imperfect things and imperfect people and the right attitude helps us create harmony amongst these imperfect people. Itayi Garande

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. Marilyn Monroe

Accept yourself irrespective of your imperfection and express your skills. Israelmore Ayivor

If you ask people what attracted them to the person they love, they never tell you of some perfect feature that focused them on sheer surfaces but rather an imperfection that allowed them to see into their uncharted depths. Eugene Kennedy

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We’re often afraid of looking at our shadow because we want to avoid the shame or embarrassment that comes along with admitting mistakes. Marianne Williamson

We are all wonderful, beautiful wrecks. That’s what connects us–that we’re all broken, all beautifully imperfect. Emilio Estevez

Mistakes are acceptable if they’re the result of moving forward. Andrew Yang

There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting. Buddha

I can deal with imperfection, but I can’t deal with people who lie to themselves and lie to the world to make the world feel better. Bibi Bourelly

No human being should be a role model. We all have flaws. Jim Brown

The flaws, the mistakes I make – that’s the real me. Nas

Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them. Bruce Lee

The great comics can fall on their faces, but then they can say, ‘Oh, baby, you’re the greatest.’ They show their heart and their vulnerability. Chris Farley

It is okay to be flawed and defective, or even wonderful. David D. Burns

One of the basic rules of the universe is that nothing is perfect. Perfection simply doesn’t exist…..Without imperfection, neither you nor I would exist. Stephen Hawking

Amazing Imperfection Quotes

If someone is too perfect they won’t look good. Imperfection is important. Eric Cantona

The fact of storytelling hints at a fundamental human unease, hints at human imperfection. Where there is perfection there is no story to tell. Ben Okri

Perfectionism rarely begets perfection, or satisfaction – only disappointment. Ryan Holiday

At some point, I’m just of the mind that no art is perfect, and it shouldn’t be perfect. I think it’s beautiful in its imperfection. You could tweak something forever, but you have to let it go and trust it. Colman Domingo

When you’re willing to be vulnerable, you can surprise yourself at how strong you can be. Jonathan Van Ness

I think that when you are famous every weakness is exaggerated. Marilyn Monroe

Everything was real, not perfect. And yet that’s what had made it so perfect. Sarah Winman

Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it. Salvador Dali

We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our follies – it is the first law of nature. Voltaire

Imperfection and perfection go so hand in hand, and our dark and our light are so intertwined, that by trying to push the darkness or the so-called negative aspects of our life to the side… we are preventing ourselves from the fullness of life. Jeff Bridges

Being human means you will make mistakes. And you will make mistakes, because failure is God’s way of moving you in another direction. Oprah Winfrey

I think every single imperfection adds to your beauty. I’d rather be imperfect than perfect. Sonam Kapoor

Embrace the honesty of imperfection and you will be unstoppable. Alice Bag

Even the knowledge of my own fallibility cannot keep me from making mistakes. Only when I fall do I get up again. Vincent Van Gogh

13. To banish imperfection is to destroy expression, to check exertion, to paralyze vitality. John Ruskin

Imperfections are not inadequacies; they are reminders that we’re all in this together. Brené Brown

Be happy with being you. Love your flaws. Own your quirks. And know that you are just as perfect as anyone else, exactly as you are. Ariana Grande

Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time. George Bernard Shaw

A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them. John C. Maxwell

I allow myself to fail. I allow myself to break. I’m not afraid of my flaws. Lady Gaga

Klutziness is endearing. I like imperfection. Elizabeth Banks

To realize that you do not understand is a virtue; Not to realize that you do not understand is a defect. Lao Tzu

There is a fine balance between honoring the past and losing yourself in it. For example, you can acknowledge and learn from mistakes you made, and then move on and refocus on the now. It is called forgiving yourself. Eckhart Tolle

My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength. Michael Jordan

Drama is about imperfection. And we’ve moved away from the aspirational hero. We got tired of it, it was dull. Hugh Laurie

Practice doesn’t make perfect. Practice reduces the imperfection. Toba Beta

There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons. Denis Waitley

The hardest thing about being a leader is demonstrating or showing vulnerability… When the leader demonstrates vulnerability and sensibility and brings people together, the team wins. Howard Schultz

Top Imperfection Quotes

Life is not always perfect. Like a road, it has many bends, ups and down, but that’s its beauty. Amit Ray

Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations. Steve Jobs

There is beauty and humility in imperfection. Guillermo del Toro

Beauty is the shadow of imperfection. Simon Van Booy

Vulnerability is not weakness. And that myth is profoundly dangerous. Brené Brown

The road to perfection winds through a land called imperfection. Bangambiki Habyarimana

Fire makes me believe that there is a flame in a spark. Sandra

When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability… To be alive is to be vulnerable. Madeleine L’Engle

There is no real beauty without some slight imperfection. James Salter

Imperfection doesn’t disqualify you from helping others — it makes you more qualified to give advice in the area you learned from. Adam Smith

I’m very observant and very instinctive. In life, you have to have the vulnerability to accept when you are to blame. And I do have that, and I am open enough to say it. Naomi Campbell

You can’t let praise or criticism get to you. It’s a weakness to get caught up in either one. John Wooden

Dont brag about being perfect..imperfections are what makes you attractive.. Sandra Chami Kassis

Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn. Benjamin Franklin

The more I feel imperfect, the more I feel alive. Jhumpa Lahiri

But life isn’t something that should be edited. Life shouldn’t be cut. The only way you’ll ever discover what it truly means to be alive and human is by sharing the full experience of what it means to be human and each blemish and freckle that comes with it. Iain Thomas

Successful design is not the achievement of perfection but the minimization and accommodation of imperfection. Henry Petroski

Perfection has one grave defect: it is apt to be dull. W. Somerset Maugham

The true genius shudders at incompleteness — imperfection — and usually prefers silence to saying the something which is not everything that should be said. Edgar Allan Poe

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