Perfection And Imperfection Quotes by Lois McMaster Bujold, Soren Kierkegaard, William Howard Taft, Matthew Arnold, George Orwell, Robert H. Schuller and many others.
I don’t confuse greatness with perfection. To be great anyhow is the higher achievement.
It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite.
We are all imperfect. We can not expect perfect government.
The pursuit of perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing perfectly.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection.
Perfection is immutable. But for things imperfect, change is the way to perfect them.
Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.
As machines become more and more efficient and perfect, so it will become clear that imperfection is the greatness of man.
Try as hard as we may for perfection, the net result of our labors is an amazing variety of imperfectness. We are surprised at our own versatility in being able to fail in so many different ways.
This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections.
Imperfection clings to a person, and if they wait till they are brushed off entirely, they would spin for ever on their axis, advancing nowhere.
I cling to my imperfection, as the very essence of my being.
Perfection consists not in doing extraordinary things, but in doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
If you look closely at a tree you’ll notice it’s knots and dead branches, just like our bodies. What we learn is that beauty and imperfection go together wonderfully.