Quotation Explorer - 'Imperfect'

Too often, people are trying to fill the God-size hole in their heart with a person instead of God. A person is too small and too imperfect andwill never be able to do it. Once God fills it, then there's plenty of room for the right person. - Laurel Hawkes
I believe that the measure of my soul is my capacity to love imperfect people. - Joseph Grenny
What is love really, but two imperfect people staring at their reflection and loving what they see...because someone chose to stand beside them. - Bella Vespira
I look myself in the mirror and see what I am inside. In a glimpse, I find the perfection in the imperfect evidence of the former existence. - Katia M. S.
Real happiness comes from loving you're inner self and excepting the things you can't change. Flaws perfectly imperfect. - Shellie Palmer
If you do not worship God, you worship something, and nine times out of ten it will be yourself. You have a duty to worship God, not because He will be imperfect and unhappy if you do not, but because you will be imperfect and unhappy. - Fulton J. Sheen
We learn to love imperfect people by serving them out of reverence for a perfect God... - Gary Thomas
I never expect to see a perfect work from imperfect man. - Alexander Hamilton
Every year, if not every day, we have to wager our salvation upon some prophecy based upon imperfect knowledge. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
In completing one discovery we never fail to get an imperfect knowledge of others of which we could have no idea before, so that we cannot solve one doubt without creating several new ones. - Joseph Priestley
As hard as we strive, man remains a perfect imperfect being. - Auliq-Ice
Always take massive imperfect action towards your goals because the timemight never be just right. - Derric Yuh Ndim
When God broke his deal with me, I turned to the Devil. In the end, I wasn't happy. I realized that the imagination of a perfect being was more limited than that of the imperfect one. Color me unimpressed by the Actus Purus. - Lionel Suggs
We are all imperfect. We cannot expect perfect government. - William Howard Taft
Then say not man's imperfect, Heav'n in fault;. Say rather, man's as perfect as he ought. - Alexander Pope
God uses the flawed, the failures, and the imperfect to accomplish His perfect will. - Elizabeth George
We are all wonderful, beautiful wrecks. That's what connects us--that we're all broken, all beautifully imperfect. - Emilio Estevez
Don't be afraid to be who you are, we were created to perfect in our own imperfect way. - Kendal Rob
The only nice thing about being imperfect is the joy it brings to others. - Doug Larson
...it is love, imperfect and unordered, that keeps them apart, even as it holds them somehow together... - Judith Guest
No matter how hard we try, we are at best imperfect people. When we allow sin, we allow our imperfections to show. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
When I wanted to know something, I wanted it undistorted by somebody else's imperfect knowledge. - Milton H. Erickson
God uses imperfect people for impossible tasks - John Paul Warren
Fits of anger, vexation,and bitterness against ourselves tend to pride and they spring from no other source than self-love, which is disturbed and upset at seeing that it is imperfect. - Francis de Sales
An imperfect creative expression is much more sensible and creative than a grammatically perfect expression without an iota of sense and value in it. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Nearly all marriages, even happy ones, are mistakes: in the sense that almost certainly (in a more perfect world, or even with a little more care in this very imperfect one) both partners might be found more suitable mates. But the real soul-mate is the one you are actually married to. - J. R. R. Tolkien
No person is 100% faithful. It is only when we see the depth of our own unfaithfulness that we can truly begin to understand the faithfulness of Jesus. He is faithful even when we are not. Thankfully, we have a perfect God who loves us imperfect people. - Jayce O'Neal
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
Perfection is death,' Anastasia said. 'The world is imperfect, but if it weren't, who would love it? - Michael Swanwick
Your eyes, ears and mind are imperfect in front of magic. - Amit Kalantri
We must talk and reach for common understandings, precisely because all of us are imperfect and can never act with the certainty that God is on our side; and yet at times we must act nonetheless, as if we are certain, protected from error only by providence. - Barack Obama
I try to be perfect but I'm not. I'm perfectly imperfect in every way. - James Weston
I am fallen, flawed and imperfect. Yet drenched in the grace and mercy that is found in Jesus Christ, there is strength - Adam Young
Those who have a strong sense of love and belonging have the courage to be imperfect. - Brené Brown
It is possible to reclaim your future, to build a happy life despite an imperfect past. We can order the universe to our will and mind. - Katherine Marsh
Your whole being is deeply troubled- personified the vision of a child's purity, lost in the wilderness of an ever-unchanging and imperfect world. - Compton Gage
Pain dutifully reminds me that the world is terribly imperfect, but it faithfully helps me appreciate the world on those days when it’s a little closer to being perfect. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
It might not be about perfection. Rather, it may be that that which is imperfect is that which has the most character. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Life becomes perfect if I look at it through my imperfect perceptions. - Debasish Mridha
Perhaps we are wiser, less foolish and more far-seeing than we were two hundred years ago. But we are still imperfect in all these things, and since the turn of the century it has been remarked that neither wisdom nor virtue have increased as rapidly as the need for both. - Joseph Wood Krutch
A great marriage is not when the 'perfect couple' comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences. - Dave Meurer
Beauty is a matter of perspective.Darling keep in mind that those standards that you’re trying so hard to meet were made by imperfect beings themselves. Love yourself more. - dandelionlady96
No love is perfect; it is beautiful even when it is imperfect. - Debasish Mridha
I'm not perfect, I'm beautifully imperfect - Shujoy Chowdhury
It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are, the more gentle and quiet we become toward the defects of others. - Francois de Fenelon
DIGESTION, n. The conversion of victuals into virtues. When the process is imperfect, vices are evolved instead -- a circumstance from which that wicked writer, Dr. Jeremiah Blenn, infers that the ladies are the greater sufferers from dyspepsia. - Ambrose Bierce
The seeming imperfections of Earth, the hazards and inequalities of life, the cruelty, harshness and apparent indifference to suffering and affliction are not what they seem; as it is Earth is perfect for its purpose. It is ignorance of that purpose which makes it appear imperfect. - Kolbrin BIble
To sneer at his imperfect attempt was very bad breeding. - Emily Brontë
The day we find the perfect church, it becomes imperfect the moment we join it. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
As we try to achieve perfection, society changes and we just become more imperfect - Joao Matod
They were like her rocks. Imperfect and surprising and maybe better in the long run than certainties. Chances, she thought, were life - Veronica Rossi
I am an imperfect man living in an imperfect world, trying to weave through the chaotic interactions of semi-causal events with linear logic, contradictory emotions, dialectic wisdom, and mortal integrity. - Leonard Seet
Funny, I don't particularly care for either "laws" or "order". Liberty is messy. Freedom yields imperfect results. - A.E. Samaan
You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful. - Amy Bloom
An ideal marriage is a true partnership between two imperfect people, each striving to complement the other, to keep the commandments, and to do the will of the Lord ["Our Sacred Duty to Honor Woman," Ensign, May 1999). - Russel M. Nelson
I have no flaws, I'm perfect at being imperfect. - Krystyna Faroe
For Nature is accustomed to rehearse with certain large, perhaps baser, and all classes of wild (animals), and to place in the imperfect the rudiments of the perfect animals. - Marcello Malpighi
Nothing is perfect; nothing is imperfect. Perfection and imperfection reside in your perception. - Debasish Mridha
Too often, people are trying to fill the God-size hole in their heart with a person instead of God. A person is too small and too imperfect and will never be able to do it. Once God fills it, then there's plenty of room for the right person. - Laurel Hawkes
It is good to be imperfect so that we retain our joy to work hard to rise to perfection! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We humans are imperfect, but what makes us human is not are kind but our courage to overcome fear, our ability to turn imagination into reality, our hope to diminish despair, and have a smile on our face although we in a predicament. - Paranjay Malkan
Embrace being perfectly imperfect. Learn from your mistakes and forgive yourself, you’ll be happier. - Roy Bennett
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