75+ Best Perfection Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Perfection is the state of being complete and correct in every way. Profoundly inspirational perfection quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

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Famous Perfection Quotes

Everyone is comparing lives on social media and wants the perfect body, perfect image, perfect outfit, perfect life  we’re striving for this perfection, and it’s so unhealthy because there’s no such thing as perfection. Emily Atack

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence. Vince Lombardi

Perfection has to do with the end product, but excellence has to do with the process. Jerry Moran

The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.  Michelangelo

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. Philip Stanhope

March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life’s path. Khalil Gibran

The perfection of art is to conceal art. Quintilian

Strive for continuous improvement, instead of perfection. Kim Collins

You are loved just for being who you are, just for existing. You don’t have to do anything to earn it. Your shortcomings, your lack of self esteem, physical perfection, or social and economic success  none of that matters. No one can take this love away from you, and it will always be here. Ram Dass

A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem. Albert Einstein

We curate our lives around this perceived sense of perfection because we get rewarded in these short term signals Hearts, likes, thumbs up. We conflate that with value, and we conflate it with truth, and instead, what it really is is fake, brittle popularity that’s short term and leaves you even more vacant and empty before you did it. Chamath Palihapitiya

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

Perfection is impossible, but you don’t stop aiming for it. Saquon Barkley

Perfection is the child of time. Joseph Hall

Spirituality is not a formula; it is not a test. It is a relationship. Spirituality is not about competency; it is about intimacy. Spirituality is not about perfection; it is about connection. The way of the spiritual life begins where we are now in the mess of our lives. Mike Yaconelli

The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection. George Orwell

This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections. Saint Augustine

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

The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection. Michelangelo

I don’t love Photoshop; I like imperfection. It doesn’t mean ugly. I love a girl with a gap between her teeth, versus perfect white veneers. Perfection is just boring. Perfect is what’s natural or real; that is beauty. Marc Jacobs

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

Every particular in nature, a leaf, a drop, a crystal, a moment of time is related to the whole, and partakes of the perfection of the whole. Ralph Waldo Emerson

We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love. Tom Robbins

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. Aristotle

Beauty is truth’s smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror. Rabindranath Tagore

I’ve seen the majestic beauty of nature and the overwhelming perfection of it. To me, there’s nothing closer to God than that. Cote de Pablo

If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Jesus Christ

Perfection to me is, I walk away from a situation and say, I did everything I could do right there. There was nothing more that I could do. I was a hundred percent, like the meter was at the top. There was nothing else I could have done. You know? Like, I worked as hard as I possibly could have. That’s perfection. Drake

To me, every hour of the day and night is an unspeakably perfect miracle. Walt Whitman

We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness. Pierre Corneille

Even imperfection itself may have its ideal or perfect state. Thomas de Quincey

I am no longer concerned with sensation and innovation, but with the perfection of my style. Yves Saint Laurent

The more perfect a thing is, the more susceptible to good and bad treatment it is.  Dante Alighier

Perfection itself is imperfection. Vladimir Horowitz

Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order, and when depraved, the teacher of perfect disorder. John Ruskin

March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life’s path. Khalil Gibran

Just because nobody complains doesn’t mean all parachutes are perfect. Benny Hill

Perfection is boring. If a face doesn’t have mistakes, it’s nothing. Kevyn Aucoin

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly. Sam Keen

It’s not about finding relevance or perfection or imperfection in objects, but it’s that you can accept yourself and then go out and accept others. Jeff Koons

There is still that singular perfection, and it’s perfect in part because it seemed, at the time, so clearly to promise more. Michael Cunningham

A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection. Chuck Palahniuk

There are two kinds of perfect The one you can never achieve, and the other, by just being yourself. Lauren King

Redemption is not perfection. The redeemed must realize their imperfections. John Piper

Nothing is permanently perfect. But there are perfect moments and the will to choose what will bring about more perfect moments.  Mary Balogh

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

The question isn’t whether the world is perfect. The real question to consider is If it were, would you still be in it? Eric Micha’el Leventhal

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

Perfectionism is adaptive if you are mindful of your humanhood. Asa Don Brown

Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some act of vision, of faith, of desire. Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired. Martha Graham

Perfect is a dream that you wake up from and spend forever trying to remember. Joseph Eastwood

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

O great creator of being grant us one more hour to perform our art and perfect our lives. Jim Morrison

I am not a perfectionist. Perfection doesn’t exist in real life. It’s a wrong title for me. Aamir Khan

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

I gave up my struggle with perfection a long time ago. That is a concept I don’t find very interesting anymore. Everyone just wants to look good in the photographs. I think that is where some of the pressure comes from. Be happy. Be yourself, the day is about a lot more. Anne Hathaway

The eye always fills in the imperfections. Rabih Alameddine

The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection. George Orwell

Everything, if you could only see it clearly enough, like this, is beautiful and complete. Everything has its own perfection. Joan Lindsay

People throw away what they could have by insisting on perfection, which they cannot have, and looking for it where they will never find it. Edith Schaeffer

If I waited for perfection, I would never write a word. Margaret Atwood

Looking for perfection is the only way to motivate yourself. Ronnie O’Sullivan

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without. Confucius

Done is better than perfect. Sheryl Sandberg

When you aim for perfection, you discover it’s a moving target. George Fisher

It’s not about perfection; it’s about the joy of striving. Thomas Keller

Striving to better, oft we mar what’s well. William Shakespeare

No one is perfect. It’s not interesting to be perfect. Lindsay Lohan

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

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

Measure not by the scale of perfection the meager product of reality. Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

Producing perfection from imperfection is, after all, the highest of art forms. Frank Herbert

If a man should happen to reach perfection in this world, he would have to die immediately to enjoy himself. Josh Billings