95+ Best Not Being Perfect Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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

Famous Not Being Perfect Quotes

I know who I am. I am not perfect. I’m not the most beautiful woman in the world. But I’m one of them. Mary J. Blige

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

Through a long and painful process, I’ve learned that happiness is an inside job not based on anything or anyone in the outer material world. I’ve become a different and better person  not perfect, but still a work in progress. Alana Stewart

There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection. To me, that is the true essence of beauty. Steve Maraboli

I think the perfection of love is that it’s not perfect. Taylor Swift

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

I make mistakes growing up. I’m not perfect; I’m not a robot. Justin Bieber

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

I am who I am and that’s all I’ll ever be. Not perfect, nobody is. Koena Mitra

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

I really believe I’ve been a good person. Not perfect  forget about perfect  but just learning by what I was taught and living by my own values. I might have stepped on a few ants  and a few other things as well  but I’ve never hurt anybody. Kiri Te Kanawa

People accuse me of falling in love easily. It just means that I’m able to see the beauty in most of the people who cross paths with me and I appreciate it for what it is and also for what it isn’t. Love is imperfect. Falling for someone’s flaws is just as necessary as falling for their strengths. And people like myself, who fall into love easily, are sometimes the loneliest souls around at the end of the day. Ashly Lorenzana

I’m not perfect; no one is perfect. Everyone makes mistakes. I think you try to learn from those mistakes. Derek Jeter

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

I understand that I’m not perfect. I made mistakes and I had a hand in everything that’s happened to me, good and bad. Dwyane Wade

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

The market economy is very good at wealth creation but not perfect at all about wealth distribution. Jonathan Sacks

To love another human in all of her splendor and imperfect perfection it is a magnificent task tremendous and foolish and human. Louise Erdrich

In a big family the first child is kind of like the first pancake. If it’s not perfect, that’s okay, there are a lot more coming along. Antonin Scalia

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Don’t pointless things have a place, too, in this far from perfect world? Remove everything pointless from an imperfect life, and it’d lose even its imperfection. Haruki Murakami

Everybody should be able to enjoy their life, because you only live once. So I just want to get it all out there and be the best role model that I can be, if people want to put me in that kind of predicament. I mean, I didn’t ask to be a role model, because I’m not perfect. ASAP Rocky I stand behind these words: I’m a Christian, but I’m not perfect. NF

Until we can receive with an open heart, we are never really giving with an open heart. Brene Brown

I made decisions that I regret, and I took them as learning experiences I’m human, not perfect, like anybody else. Queen Latifah

Since no one is perfect, it follows that all great deeds have been accomplished out of imperfection. Yet they were accomplished, somehow, all the same. Lois McMaster Bujold

I’m human, I’m not perfect. I make mistakes all the time, but I guess my job is to keep those mistakes to myself, which I’m already fine doing and just try to be the best I can be for those kids. Selena Gomez

I hate to complain No one is without difficulties, whether in high or low life, and every person knows best where their own shoe pinches. Abigail Adams

There’s a time in your life where you’re not quite sure where you are. You think everything’s perfect, but it’s not perfect Then one day you wake up and you can’t quite picture yourself in the situation you’re in. But the secret is, if you can picture yourself doing anything in life, you can do it. Tom DeLonge

I’m not looking for the perfect man. I’m looking for the man whose imperfections I can put up with. Devon Ashley

 I’m not perfect. And who knows how many times I’ve fallen short. We all fall short. That’s the amazing thing about the grace of God. Tim Tebow

I told you before, that there are different ways to fail. Imperfection is inevitable. That’s life. But it doesn’t sound to me like you failed at all, Eve. It sounds like your dream broke, and you’ve been picking up shattered pieces, and blaming yourself when your hands bleed. Talia Hibbert

An artist never works under ideal conditions. If they existed, his work wouldn’t exist, for the artist doesn’t live in a vacuum. Some sort of pressure must exist. The artist exists because the world is not perfect. Art would be useless if the world were perfect, as man wouldn’t look for harmony but would simply live in it. Andrei Tarkovsky

Nothing and no one is perfect. It just takes a good eye to find those hidden imperfections. Daphne Delacroix

Nobody has a perfect anything. We don’t have perfect lives. We’re not perfect beings. Gladys Knight

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

For me, I know that people always expect me to be perfect, so when I’m not perfect, it’s really frustrating. I’m really hard on myself and want things to work out right away. Sunisa Lee

A thorough inspection of someone you believed to be loveable will send you back into your shell if all you saw in their life was all bullshit. Michael Bassey Johnson

You’ll see the most perfect person, and you are like, God, she’s, like, perfect. And then she’ll tell you everything that’s not perfect. Everyone has their own special set of problems in their own minds. L’Wren Scott

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

Depression can kill you. It can also be a spiritually enriching experience. It’s really an important part of my theology now and my spirituality that life is not perfect, and I grew up wanting it to be and thinking that if it wasn’t, I could make it that way, and I had to acknowledge that I had all kinds of flaws and sadnesses and problems. Krista Tippett

If gold rusts, what then can iron do? Geoffrey Chaucer

Every day is not perfect. Brett Favre

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I believe that the measure of my soul is my capacity to love imperfect people. Joseph Grenny

I don’t want any title. I just say what I say, and hopefully somebody gets it, man. I’m not perfect, and I’m just here and trying to make a dollar, and being real at the same time, you know? Nas I think what is interesting in life is all the cracks and all the flaws and all the moments that are not perfect. Clemence Poesy

To be acceptable is for one to ignore his weakness while knowing his strength, to cover the scar even though it’s always there, however, to be impossible is for one to see his weakness as, not an adversary, but the cherry on top of his strength, to rearrange the scar so that it compliments his features. Criss Jami

I’m not perfect. Arnold Schwarzenegger

No person is completely wicked, just as no person is perfect. We are all grey. Sweety Shinde

All my time not devoted to my master’s service was spent either in prayer, or in making experiments in casting different things in moulds made of earth, in attempting to make paper, gunpowder, and many other experiments, that, although I could not perfect, yet convinced me of its practicability if I had the means. Nat Turner

Ordinary imperfect people, always choose similarly imperfect people as friends. Haruki Murakami

I’m not perfect in my walk but I want to do the right thing. Kirk Cameron

We love the imperfect shapes in nature and in the works of art, look for an intentional error as a sign of the golden key and sincerity found in true mastery. Dejan Stojanovic

It sounds funny, but my biggest fear is that I’m not perfect. I’m a perfectionist, and I get upset when things go wrong or when I don’t do well. Nick Jonas

The eye always fills in the imperfections. Rabih Alameddine

This is who I am. I’m not perfect. I don’t want to try to be perfect. Michael Strahan

It’s made me realize that imperfect is perfectly comfortable to me. Whether it’s a city or my apartment, I feel most at home when things are somewhat flawed. Hoda Kotb

I wanted fans to know that I’m human and not perfect. Anushka Sharma

Self love is not the process of ignoring your flaws. Self love is expanding your awareness to include your flaws and your strengths. Vironika Tugaleva

In the course of American history, great steps are taken by ordinary people, and ordinary people are not perfect. Tommy Lee Jones

What a rich wisdom it would be, and how much more bountiful a harvest, to gain pleasure not from achieving personal perfection but from understanding the inevitability of imperfection and pardoning those who also fall short of it. Barbara Kingsolver

I’m not perfect. I’m never going to be. And that’s the great thing about living the Christian life and trying to live by faith, is you’re trying to get better every day. You’re trying to improve. Tim Tebow

Are imperfections is which make we grate. Craig Benzine

I’m a perfectionist, and even if something comes out great, it’s still not perfect, you know? Melanie Martinez

Imperfection keeps me trying, and I won’t stop even if I do achieve it. Nabil N. Jamal

I love my job. But I like to have fun at work. So I don’t get finicky if one strand of hair is standing out in a shot. I don’t get finicky about broken nails. I don’t let small things affect me. I’m not perfect. Nobody is. There’s no fun in being perfect. I enjoy my work; there’s no pressure on me. Sonakshi Sinha

If we didn’t read people who were bastards, we’d never read anything. Even the best of us are at least part time bastards. Mary Karr

Life is not perfect. I’ve had my share of sweat, blood and pain. Rekha

Sensuality is not about perfection, it’s about inspiration and expression. Lebo Grand

Most of our ancestors were not perfect ladies and gentlemen. The majority of them weren’t even mammals. Robert Anton Wilson

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

It feels great to be a role model and I’m very careful with the things I do. I’m not perfect, I do make a lot of mistakes, but I try my best. Angie Stone

Alles, was der Mensch tut, unvollkommen ist. Aber wer will sich schon seine Unvollkommenheit eingestehen? Adelbert von Chamisso

French girls don’t care about the perfect look; we actually like when it’s not perfect because that’s what makes our style effortless. Jeanne Damas

There is no humility in calling yourself a Christian; placing Christ in the role of colleague. The humility lies in the truth of your imperfection and a more accurate description as a student of Christianity; placing Christ back in the role as head teacher. Steve Maraboli

No matter what, God is on my side. I’m not perfect, but I’m not the worst, either. Riddick Bowe

We reject a shirt or a blouse because of a single stain. We sometimes make the same mistake with people. Marty Rubin

We are all human beings, and we all have insecurities, but it’s about being healthy and happy with yourself. I’m not perfect, and I will indulge in pizza and sweets on occasion. The goal is to make the majority of your decisions good for your body. So listen to your body, and treat it like your temple. Jacqueline MacInnes Wood

If there’s something that I’ve refined to near perfection it’s my imperfections. Craig D. Lounsbrough

Within the soul of America is freedom of mind and spirit in man. Here alone are the open windows through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit. Here alone is human dignity not a dream but an accomplishment. Perhaps it is not perfect, but it is more full in realization here than any other place in the world. Herbert Hoover

This cellulite on her stomach is the first time that I ponder the relationship between popularity and imperfection and it is the very first time that I realized that they coexist. Ani Baker

I believe the best influence you can have is not by being preachy, but by trying to live. For example, knowing you’re not perfect, but trying to treat everyone kind and accepting everyone for who they are. Paul Butcher

We have to get over the fear of being seen in a certain imperfect light if we want to stand any chance of really shining and being real, healed, and whole again. Oli Anderson

My mother is not a model. She is not perfect. That awareness is part of learning to love someone. Predicting the actions of someone is an act of love. We persist, even when we get it wrong. That’s the beauty of love. Daniel Tammet

Let us live foolishly, mistakenly, imperfectly, and have a hell of a good time. Marty Rubin

I’m not perfect. Brett Favre

Perfection is not something the world has to offer. T.M Cicinski

It works better if your lead character is complex and interesting and not perfect. Michael Hirst

Imperfection facilitates improvement, perfection facilitates stagnation. Abhijit Naskar

Just like everyone else, I’m not perfect; I go through challenges as well. Jazz Jennings

Find the beauty and the stories that inspire you and those around you. They will add tremendous value to your work and everyone else’s. Evan Thomsen

When I do a 30 minute meal, for instance, on Food Network, that’s my food you see at the end of the show and it’s not perfect. And if sometimes things break or drop or the pasta hits the wall when I’m draining it, they never stop tape. They just kind of let me go with it. Rachael Ray

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

I was nervous before races. Every race was not perfect Every morning when I woke up the first words weren’t always, Oh, I’m so excited. Caeleb Dressel

Growth is nothing more than transforming your imperfections into strengths. Ozan Kulcu

It’s very fun to be the hunter of the sounds. The hunter of the right energy. And it’s not really about if every sound is correct; it’s more the energy if it hits you in some way, it doesn’t really matter to me if it’s not perfect. I’m still very excited while hunting for songs. Aurora

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