Quotation Explorer - 'Perfection'

It is through art, and through art only, that we can realise our perfection. - Oscar Wilde
There are no secrets to success: don’t waste time looking for them. Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty to those for whom you work, and persistence. - Colin Powell
Ah, woman. She is an enigma. An anomaly of perfection & irony. She can lure angels into her arms & give birth to a nation of ideologies. - Ace Antonio Hall
Happiness is not in perfection but it is a perception in the midst of imperfection. - Debasish Mridha
Imperfection is my ticket, perfection is my pursuit - Paul Travis
why can't we control our anger? because we love perfection. make a little room for imperfection in our lives. - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
To be always thinking about your manners is not the way to make them good; the very perfection of manners is not to think about yourself.
Your darkest moments are not meant to be swept under the carpet, hidden from the world in the silent pursuit of perfection. The darkness you've overcome is your ticket into leadership. It's what you're meant to light up in the world. - Vironika Tugaleva
For those who talks about the perfection of god in making human.....Its his success after billion years of experiments out of millions of other useless creatures - er.teji
This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections. - Augustine of Hippo
The perfection is the journey and the journey is one of learning - Akiroq Brost
So far there'll always be some thrive for perfection, there should be no shame in imperfection. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
A Good Relationship is like a neat and defined nail art. It requires a lot of concentration, time devotion and patience, to take it to perfection! - Mehek Bassi
Self-acceptance can be daunting at first, but it is made easier with the understanding that self-acceptance is not hinged on perfection. Self-acceptance is the starting point. - Akiroq Brost
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. - Samuel McChord Crothers
And pictures of perfection, as you know, make me sick and wicked. - Jane Austen
Artists are strange people. They make the world a beautiful place, and make others feel good, but they are a bunch of lonely people. Artists are people with unfulfilled, unrealistic dreams, lonely, and always searching for perfection. - Ama H. Vanniarachchy
If there is no perfection of a work , be sure the perfection of a plan. - Cucuk Espe
Let people be the pursuits of happiness, you be the pursuit of perfection. - Amit Kalantri
Under this aura of perfection he knows how flawed he really is but his intact denial system keeps this awareness suppressed in the far recesses of his mind. - David W. Earle
Stop searching for that perfect person you hope for. Stop searching for someone who would meet the standards you set as spouse material, instead love the one who's already next to you, who has always been there for you, and never done you wrong. Perfection doesn't exist in anyone, including you. - John Yang aka Private83
Perfection itself is not the ultimate goalbut the ultimate condition of life. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Perfection is overrated, creativity is the genius and it's better to be considered crazy than to be boring. - Ane Krstevska
All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the base of our splendid failure to do the impossible. - William Faulkner
Perfection can only be Achieved through Experience. - Yogesh Chauhan
The only measurement I understand is perfection. - Amit Kalantri
Perfection does not mean errorless . Real perfection starts with real intention and ends with delivery, all driven by seeking knowledge, trial & error and investing emotions. Whatever delivered after that is perfect . - Sameh Elsayed
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.
Perfection all the time would drive them mad. For every perfect little town, there's something ugly underneath. No dream without the nightmare. - Blake Crouch
I think perfection is ugly. Somewhere in the things humans make, I want to see scars, failure, disorder, distortion. - Yohji Yamamoto
Excellence is not a success but a persistent pursuit of perfection. - Debasish Mridha
Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. - Dr. David M. Burns
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence. - Colin Powell
Perfection is, however, not to be sought in the future, as we are fully capable of experiencing it here and now, if we abandon ourselves into the present moment and allow the pleasure of Existence take us with it. - Frank Wanderer
I tried to make my life colorful with basic colors Red, Green and Blue....... ohh god... my perfection in blending made it white !!! now again confused…. should go with :( or :) - Saket Assertive
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. - Aristotle
Focus on progress, not perfection. - Josh Bezoni
The perfection of yoga, therefore, does not terminate in voidness or impersonalism; on the contrary, the perfection of yoga is attained when one actually sees the Personality of Godhead in His eternal form. - A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
Stop looking for that perfect person, look at the positive sides of who you know and you wil find unexpected perfection. - João Matos
Strive for excellence, not perfection. - H. Jackson Brown Jr.
The indefatigable pursuit of an unattainable perfection, even though it consists in nothing more than the pounding of an old piano, is what alone gives meaning to our life on this unavailing star. - Logan Pearsall Smith
Expect progress, not perfection. - John F. MacArthur Jr.
Perfection of this human life happens when we take the responsibility to be and act as authentic Leaders in every life situation. - Indy Bissessur
Destroy all the barriers inside you and accept everyone with love. We are in each other all along. Be nonjudgmental but be loving. Find the perfection in imperfection and be happy. - Debasish Mridha
If you'd like to be good at something, the first thing to out the window is the notion of perfection. - Scott Berkun
To accomplish the perfect perfection, a little imperfection helps. - Dejan Stojanovic
Culture is the study of perfection, and the constant effort to achieve it. - Allen Tate
Understand the flaws and you will know the perfection of the Universe. - Ka Chinery
Our pursuits are for perfection but possibilities are endless. - Debasish Mridha
How will you know the difficulties of being human, if you are always flying off to blue perfection? Where will you plant your grief seeds? Workers need ground to scrape and hoe, not the sky of unspecified desire. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Oftentimes people expect Christians to be perfect but the reality is...Spiritual perfection is imperfection! God then does His best work. - Sanjo Jendayi
It seems symbolic of this all-pervading unpredictability that those engaged in the perfection of the means of destruction have finally brought about a level of technical development where their aim, namely warfare, is on the point of disappearing altogether. - Hanna Arendt
... for we perceive that this miraculous development is not the result of our own efforts: an eternal Perfection is moulding us into its own image. - Sri Aurobindo
Perfection isn't necessarily found only in publicly accepted trends. Perfection is found in self. - Nike Thaddeus
[T]hat mutual jealousy, that intolerantly keen edge of criticism, that irrational hunger for a beautiful perfection, that life and wisdom do presently and most mercifully dull. - H.G. Wells
Don't try to reach perfection. Just try to reach an inner and outer realization of self. - Imania Margria
Perfection is not to be attained, but to be pursued infinitely. - Abhijit Naskar
It's not perfection that makes you beautiful, It's your imperfections - Peyton J Glenn
The history of the Victorian Age will never be written: we know too much about it. For ignorance is the first requisite of the historian - ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art. - Lytton Strachey
Perfection can be achieved by no one, because perfection is achieved from faults- yet faults tear away the perfection in you.
If a man comes to the door of poetry untouched by the madness of the Muses, believing that technique alone will make him a good poet, he and his sane compositions never reach perfection, but are utterly eclipsed by the performances of the inspired madman. - Socrates
A genius is usually born on the way to relentless perfection with tireless persistence. - Debasish Mridha
The perfection of wisdom, and the end of true philosophy is to proportion our wants to our possessions, our ambitions to our capacities, we will then be a happy and a virtuous people. - Mark Twain
The principal mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers. - Arthur Koestler
Woman is a delicate creature with strong emotions who has been created by the Almighty God to shoulder responsibility for educating society and moving toward perfection. God created woman as symbol of His own beauty and to give solace to her partner and her family. - Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
Perfection is an illusion. Allow yourself room to make mistakes and permission to be happy regardless of outcome. - Dawn Gluskin
To inspire is revealing the unpolished bits before perfection. - Gloria D. Gonsalves
Perfection is based on your own perception of what is perfect to you - Avis J. Williams
The more he needs God, the more deeply he comprehends he is in need of God, and then the more he in his need presses forward to God, the more perfect he is... To need God is nothing to be ashamed of but is perfection itself. - Søren Kierkegaard
It's all about Perfection or the tolerance of Imperfection - Stijn Moreels
Happiness consists in always aspiring perfection, the pause in any level in perfection is the pause of happiness - Leo Tolstoy
Her beauty is laced in her strength and interwoven through her flaws. She embodies perfection. - Kierra C.T. Banks
It is good to be imperfect so that we retain our joy to work hard to rise to perfection! - Mehmet Murat ildan
As you embrace Consciousness, you embrace Perfection. - Tony Samara
Consciously or unconsciously, we are all striving for perfection. - Swami Vivekananda
None of us marry perfection; we marry potential. - Robert D. Hales
To demand perfection is a sure way to be disappointed in everybody, for you will be bound to think ill of others. - Monica Fairview
I strive for perfection - I settle for satisfaction - Carroll Bryant
Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection. - Chuck Palahniuk
He is the half part of a blessed man, Left to be finished by such as she; And she a fair divided excellence, Whose fulness of perfection lies in him. - William Shakespeare
Keep Patience And Get Perfection - Savan Solanki
Perfection is a faux. It’s a mask carved by our own poor esteem to hide who we really are and make others see what really isn’t us. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
Accept your dark side, understanding it will help you to move with the light. Knowing both sides of our souls, helps us all to move forward in life and to understand that, perfection doesn't exist. - Martin R. Lemieux
Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.
While one should always study the method of a great artist, one should never imitate his manner. The manner of an artist is essentially individual, the method of an artist is absolutely universal. The first is personality, which no one should copy; the second is perfection, which all should aim at. - Oscar Wilde
Even within perfection, there are flaws. These flaws carry an unattainable beauty, which is indifferent to the human nature. - Nocturnus Libertus
The true work of the martial arts is progress, not perfection - Gene Dunn
Sin is man's, last attempt to perfection. - Anthony Liccione
Thank God for all of your short comings because it gives the people who don’t belong in your life something to hang their insecurities on as they drift away in a cloud of delusional perfection. - Carl Henegan
There is something perfect to be found in the imperfect: the law keeps balance through the juxtaposition of beauty, which gains perfection through nurtured imperfection. - Dejan Stojanovic
To listen closely and reply well is the highest perfection we are able to attain in the art of conversation. - François de La Rochefoucauld
God created us so that His love, beauty, perfection, and harmony would be seen through us. - Sunday Adelaja
Perfection is not just about control. It's also about letting go. Surprise yourself so you can surprise the audience. Transcendence! Very few have it in them. - Andres Heinz, Mark Heyman, John J. McLaughlin
The cultivation of literary pursuits forms the basis of all sciences, and in their perfection consist the reputation and prosperity of kingdoms. - Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo
i am not perfection i am learning per fractions of moments as they come - SWANSH
The surest hindrance of success is to have too high a standard of refinement in our own minds, or too high an opinion of the judgment of the public. He who is determined not to be satisfied with anything short of perfection will never do anything to please himself or others. - William Hazlitt
Perfection is a lie, and lying to others is explicable but lying to oneself is the highest form of deceit. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
Perfection seems sterile; it is final, no mystery in it; it's a product of an assembly line. - Dejan Stojanovic
It was perfect, but perfection is terrifying. - Dominic Riccitello
Don't wait for the perfect thought, or the perfect moment; because perfection only occurs after action. - Archana Chaurasia Kapoor
To love truth for truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues. - John Locke
[M]aybe the most any of us can expect of ourselves isn't perfection but progress. - Michelle Burford
Even if you have achieved everything, there is Perfection, still left to be achieved. - Amit Kalantri
People love the facade of a perfection relationship because perfection seems alluring. What they don’t realize is perfection is terrifying. - Dominic Riccitello
They say if you're a better person today than you were yesterday you're well on the road to perfection. So I figure if I'm a real snot today, tomorrow I should make huge progress. - Richelle E. Goodrich
It's not your perfection that makes you an angel; it's your intention. - Alberto Agraso and Mony Dojeiji
The perfection preached in the Gospels never yet built up an empire. Every man of action has a strong dose of egotism, pride, hardness, and cunning. But all those things will be forgiven him, indeed, they will be regarded as high qualities, if he can make of them the means to achieve great ends. - Charles de Gaulle
As we try to achieve perfection, society changes and we just become more imperfect - Joao Matod
There is no such thing as failure; only lessons in perfection. It is what you do with those lessons that counts. - Dane Brookes
There is no way to genuinely, powerfully, truly love yourself while crafting a mask of perfection. - Vironika Tugaleva
There is no perfection, only beautiful versions of brokenness. - Shannon L. Alder
There are two things that cannot be achieved in life unless you close your eyes a little bit. And that's love and peace. If you want perfection you won't obtain either of them. - Shimon Peres
Perfection exists no where, because we all live in fragments - mental, psychological, physical, spiritual. Being total is an art which takes many lives to master! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Benedict sets up a community, a family. And families, the honest among us will admit, are risky places to be if perfection is what you are expecting in life. - Joan D. Chittister
Perfection is born of imperfection. - Richie Norton
Perfection of moral virtue does not wholly take away the passions, but regulates them. - Saint Thomas Aquinas
Life is not about perfection. It's about persistence. - Natalie Wright
Perfection is something we should all strive for. It's a duty and a joy to perfect one's nature... The most difficult thing is love. A loveless, driving person that just competes in the rat race is far from perfection in my book. - R.D. Laing
Perfection is an opinion not a fact. - Julian Ross Quintero
My intent is simply to know my material so well that I'm very comfortable with it. Confidence, not perfection, is the goal. - Scott Berkun
Imperfection is true perfection. - T.A. Uner
Art finds her own perfection within, and not outside of, herself.She is not to be judged by any external standard of resemblance. - Oscar Wilde
We get a little further from perfection, each year on the road,I guess that's what they call character,I guess that's just the way it goes,better to be dusty than polished,like some store window mannequin,why don't you touch me where i'm rusty,let me stain your hands - Ani DiFranco
To spend your time trying to make your body flawless is to waste your time. Even if it appears to match some externalized ideals of perfection for a moment, your physical self will wrinkle and age. Work on your mind. Work on your legacy. - Vironika Tugaleva
My life is music, and in some vague, mysterious and subconscious way, I have always been driven by a taut inner spring which has propelled me to almost compulsively reach for perfection in music, often - in fact, mostly - at the expense of everything else in my life. - Stan Getz
Too many people spend too much time trying to perfect something before they actually do it. Instead of waiting for perfection, run with what you go, and fix it along the way… - Paul Arden
If you Looking for Perfection ,Perfect yourself by Looking Withinby isolating the Rule of Ego and Handing over the Reins of Karma Chariot to the Soul !No one can do The Perfect Act for You but your Soul in the Presence of The Supreme Soul ! - Ashok Khurana
The activity of loving kindness is the bridge that allows you to slowly, slowly realise the wisdom and perfection of this moment. - Tony Samara
Keep going even when the going is slow and uncertain.Make your dream your prayer and your service.Don’t wait for recognition. Let it find you working. Romanticize authenticity instead of perfection. - G.G. Renee Hill
Perfection is ordinary; imperfection is beauty. - Debasish Mridha
Marriage is the perfection of what love aimed at, ignorant of what it sought. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything. - Eugène Delacroix
Trifles go to make perfection,And perfection is no trifle. - Michelangelo Buonarroti
Have no fear of perfection -- you will never reach it. - Salvador Dali
Knowing that you are perfect as you are does not mean you will no longer grow. It means that everything you've experienced up to this moment has made you who you are, and that is perfection. Tomorrow, you will be an even more perfect version of yourself. - Julie-Anne
If the pursuit of perfection is a way to prove our worth, in the end the pursuit will only prove our imperfections. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Perfection is death,' Anastasia said. 'The world is imperfect, but if it weren't, who would love it? - Michael Swanwick
The smart employer looks not for perfection but for an explanation of how the consequences of a dishonorable act affected the candidate and others. - Bruce Weinstein
Create always: As God has seen fit in His perfection to give you such abilities, work and share of your gifts. - Duane Hewitt
Know how to choose. Most things in life depend on it. You need good taste and an upright judgement; intelligence and application are not enough. There is no perfection without discernment and selection. - Baltasar Gracián
Perfection is the enemy of the good. - Gustave Flaubert
Perfection is inexistent. It is the short-lived joy of muddling in the dips of a superficial life in a bid to bury who we really are. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
Education transforms and transcends the human mind toward perfection. - Debasish Mridha
Perfecting is a journey...There is no destination called perfection. - Ashok Kallarakkal
Find the perfection in imperfection and be happy. - Debasish Mridha
Education is the manifestation of perfection already existing in man. - Swami Vivekananda
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
If you're not aiming at perfection, you're not trying hard enough. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
The chaos we see in nature are the limitations of our perceptions, when we view the world with the eyes of nature, all we shall see are perfection. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
But Perfection never appealed to me.It's the beauty and honesty behind imperfections, that I fall in love with. - Wordions
Aim for happiness because if you keep looking to reach perfection, you're never going to appreciate anything. - Karen A. Baquiran
I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence, I can reach for; perfection is God's business. - Michael J. Fox
Perfection is a road, not a destination. Every time I live, I get an education. - Burk Hudson
Perfection isn’t necessary for success, but determination is. - Jeanette Coron
Art is a journey of excellence not a goal of perfection. - Jacqueline Patricks
The summer night is like a perfection of thought. - Wallace Stevens
There is no limit to how good you can get in pursuit of perfection. - Sachin Kumar Puli
All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible. - William Faulkner
The closest thing to perfection is imperfection - Kamand Kojouri
Civilization will not attain to its perfection until the last stone from the last church falls on the last priest. - Émile Zola
Love is the perception of perfection beyond the protection of our projection. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Poetry is an art, and chief of the fine arts; the easiest to dabble in, the hardest to reach true perfection.
But in the expression of the countenance, which was beaming all over with smiles, there still lurked (incomprehensible anomaly!) that fitful stain of melancholy which will ever be found inseparable from the perfection of the beautiful. - Edgar Allan Poe
...the state of perfection is an elusive goal; demanding something so obscure as almost unattainable and can become a compulsive, crazy making squirrel-on-a-wheel way of living. - David W. Earle
Don't Run For Success, Practice Perfection. - Bharath Mamidoju
Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence. - Vince Lombardi
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it. - Salvador Dalí
Perfection is an everlasting goal to pursue. It reminds us that we are mortal beings capable of making mistakes. When we correct them, it gives us an opportunity to become better people. - Ellen J. Barrier
The pride of aiming at more knowledge, and pretending to more perfection, is the cause of Man's error and misery. - Alexander Pope
Perfection Doesn’t Need Adornments or Accessories to Be Called ‘Perfect’. It’s more like 'living in the moment' which can’t be described even by The Wisest Ascetic on this earth. - Taranpreet Singh
A peaceful mind appreciates the present moment as the living embodiment of naked perfection, rather than a means to future attainment. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
American women expect to find in their husbands a perfection that English women only hope to find in their butlers. - W. Somerset Maugham
Supreme happiness will be the greatest cause of misery, and the perfection of wisdom the occassion of folly. - Leonardo da Vinci
Perfection in art is a crime against humanity. Perfect humanity in crime is art - Dean Cavanagh
Don't strive for perfection, just do your best. Everything in life is ever revolving to be perfect. - Ann Marie Frohoff
Perfection is doing all that you could. And there's not a single thing more you can do. - Ahmad Ihsan Mohamad
Bonhoeffer did not expect his life to be a tidy edifice of perfection. - Samuel Wells
Benedict sets up a community, a family. And families, the honest among us will admit, are risky places to be if perfection is what y ou are expecting in life. - Joan D. Chittister
When there is noise and crowds, there is trouble; When everything is silent and perfect, There is just perfection and nothing To fill the air. - Dejan Stojanovic
The slow pace of our perfection has to be borne with patience, provided that on our part we always do whatever we can to continue advancing. - St. Francis de Sales
Continuous Improvement is the way which always heads towards the Perfection. - Yogesh Chauhan
But no perfection is so absolute, That some impurity doth not pollute. - William Shakespeare
Perfection of means and confusion of ends seems to characterize our age. - Albert Einstein
If you’ve got an idea, act on it up to its perfection. - Debasish Mridha
The human person finds his perfection "in seeking and loving what is true and good. - Pope Benedict XVI
The perfection of art is to conceal art. - Quintilian
Confidence comes from relentless pursuit of perfection. - Debasish Mridha
It is better to fail at perfection than it is to succeed at mediocrity. - Eric Robert Morse
This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfection. - Saint Augustine
The day of perfection is not scheduled on earth. - Naty Matos
In all things... .strive for perfection - settle for excellence - Jeff Dixon - Storming the Kingdom
The teachers want we to be perfect (Nobody is perfect, perfection doesn't exist) - if it exists what's the purpose we to be on this planet when we are not perfect?However in some subjects it's not quite, it's not possible to focus and get a better grade than this! - Deyth Banger
Sometimes people carry to such perfection the mask they have assumed that in due course they actually become the person they seem. - W. Somerset Maugham
Nothing is perfect; nothing is imperfect. Perfection and imperfection reside in your perception. - Debasish Mridha
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