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25 Quotes About Perfection

Damien Thomas



Quotes About Perfection

I hope that you will enjoy my favorite collection of quotes about perfection.

I believe that in one way none of us can be perfect, I also believe that each of us is a miracle and that we are all perfect in our own imperfect way.

Some people believe that nothing can be perfect, while others believe that everything is perfect. This is a deeper conversation for another time.

I personally don’t beat myself up trying to be perfect or expecting others to be perfect either. I enjoy trying to improve as many areas in my life as often as possible. One of the most exciting things in life is knowing that we all have room for improvement, change and growth.


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


2. Strive for continuous improvement, instead of perfection. – Kim Collins


3. It’s the imperfections that make things beautiful.


4. Perfection and the horizon: things that you should chase but will never catch. – Colin Wright


5. Strive for progress, not perfection!


6. I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence I can reach for; perfection is God’s business. –Michael J. Fox


7. Being perfect is overrated; Being better is what counts, especially if you do that everyday!


8. The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


9. If there was nothing wrong in the world there wouldn’t be anything for us to do. – George Bernard Shaw


10. The word ‘Imperfect’ actually spells ‘I’m perfect’ because everyone is perfect in their own imperfect ways.


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


12. When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are. – Donald Miller


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


14. Everything is perfect in the universe – even your desire to improve it. – Wayne Dyer


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


16. If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content. – Leo Tolstoy


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


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


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


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


21. To love yourself is to understand that you don’t need to be perfect.


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


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


24. Don’t wait for the perfect moment. Take the moment and make it perfect.


25. The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence. – Confucius


I hope that the above collection of perfection quotes will serve as powerful reminders to us all that perfection is an elusive concept, and that our imperfections are what make us unique.

Embracing the wisdom of quotes about perfection, we can come to understand that the pursuit of flawlessness and perfection can hinder our growth and happiness.

Instead, let us find inspiration in the quotes, for they encourage us to embrace our vulnerabilities, learn from our mistakes, and celebrate the beauty of our imperfections.

By doing so, we can embark on a wonderful journey of self-acceptance and authenticity, paving the way to a more fulfilling and meaningful life.