60 Best Quotes About Perfection

Here are 60 of the best perfection quotes. Which will help you understand the true meaning of perfection in life and achieve excellence in life.

Perfection Quotes :

  • “Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.”  ~Voltaire
  • “We all suffer from the preoccupation that there exists… in the loved one, perfection.”  ~Sidney Poitier
  • “Perfection is such a nuisance that I often regret having cured myself of using tobacco.”  ~Emile Zola
  • “It is an absolute and virtually divine perfection to know how to enjoy our being rightfully.”  ~Michel De Montaigne
  • “Nobody wants to watch perfection.”  ~Nicolas Cage
  • “It is perfectly true, as philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition, that it must be lived forwards.”  ~Soren Kierkegaard
  • “Have no fear of perfection you’ll never reach it.”  ~Salvador Dali
  • “Perfection is immutable. But for things imperfect, change is the way to perfect them.”  ~Owen Feltham
  • “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.”  ~Vince Lombardi
  • “It is through art, and through art only, that we can realise our perfection.”  ~Oscar Wilde

I Am Not Perfect Quotes :

  • “Redemption is not perfection. The redeemed must realize their imperfections.”  ~John Piper
  • “A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.”  ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  • “The principle mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.”  ~Arthur Koestler
  • “If a man should happen to reach perfection in this world, he would have to die immediately to enjoy himself.”  ~Josh Billings
  • “The cruelest thing a man can do to a woman is to portray her as perfection.”  ~D. H. Lawrence
  • “The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.”  ~Michelangelo
  • “We’re all damaged in our own way. Nobody’s perfect. I think we’re all somewhat screwy. Every single one of us.”  ~Johnny Depp
  • Life is a moving, breathing thing. We have to be willing to constantly evolve. Perfection is constant transformation.”  ~Nia Peeples
  • “I do not believe anyone can be perfectly well, who has a brain and a heart.”  ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.”  ~Aristotle

Quotes About Perfection :

  • “Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.”  ~Albert Einstein
  • “I think the perfection of love is that it’s not perfect.”  ~Taylor Swift
  • “Be intent upon the perfection of the present day.”  ~William Law
  • Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.”  ~Colin Powell
  • “Actually, I can’t imagine anything more tedious than a perfect person, especially if it was someone who also demanded perfection from me.”  ~Hugh Mackay
  • “Beauty and ingenuity beat perfection hands down, every time.”  ~Nalo Hopkinson
  • “Strive for continuous improvement, instead of perfection.”  ~Kim Collins
  • “Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.”  ~William Ellery Channing
  • “The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement.”  ~George Will
  • “Reason is the life of the law; nay, the common law itself is nothing else but reason the law which is perfection of reason.”  ~Edward Coke

No One Is Perfect Quotes :

  • “Perfection of moral virtue does not wholly take away the passions, but regulates them.”  ~Thomas Aquinas
  • “It is absurd to look for perfection.”  ~Camille Pissarro
  • “Perfection is perfectly simple; fouling things up requires true skill.”  ~Douglas Horton
  • “Perfectionists demand perfection from themselves first and foremost.”  ~Joyce Meyer
  • “Because nothing is as perfect as you can imagine it.”  ~Chuck Palahniuk
  • “Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.”  ~Thomas Carlyle
  • “To make one good action succeed another, is the perfection of goodness.”  ~Ali Ibn Abi Talib
  • “A perfection of means and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.”  ~Albert Einstein
  • “An artist’s only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else’s.”  ~J. D. Salinger
  • “The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.”   ~Eugene Delacroix

Perfectly Imperfect Quotes :

  • “People often called us perfectionists, but we were not looking for perfection. We were looking for some kind of magic in the music.”  ~Paul Simon
  • “If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content.”  ~Leo Tolstoy
  • “The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.”  ~George Orwell
  • “Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.”  ~Michelangelo
  • “Perfection doesn’t exist.”  ~Andres Iniesta
  • “Perfection is worth striving for, even if it is ultimately unattainable in this life.”  ~Joseph B. Wirthlin
  • “When you cook under pressure you trade perfection.” ~Gordon Ramsay
  • “There is no perfection only life.”  ~Milan KKundera
  • “I don’t believe in perfection. I don’t think there is such a thing. But the energy of wanting things to be great is a perfectionist energy.”  ~Reese Witherspoon
  • “Just because you are happy it does not mean that the day is perfect but that you have looked beyond its imperfections.”  ~Bob Marley

Perfection Quotes In English :

  • “I think what makes people fascinating is conflict, it’s drama, it’s the human condition. Nobody wants to watch perfection.”  ~Nicolas Cage
  • “You don’t love someone because they’re perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they’re not.”  ~Jodi Picoult
  • “The mistake is to imagine that perfection is possible when the very idea is unthinkable.”  ~Luis Figo
  • “Perfection itself is imperfection.”  ~Vladimir Horowitz
  • “Perfection has to do with the end product, but excellence has to do with the process.”  ~Jerry Moran
  • “The pursuit of perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light.”  ~Matthew Arnold
  • “The true picture of life as it is, if it could be adequately painted, would show men what they are, and how they might rise, not, indeed to perfection, but one step first, and then another on the ladder.”  ~Anthony Trollope
  • “When you’re passionate about something, you want it to be all it can be. But in the endgame of life, I fundamentally believe the key to happiness is letting go of that idea of perfection.”  ~Debra Messing
  • “Philosophy is a kind of journey, ever learning yet never arriving at the ideal perfection of truth.”  `Albert Pike
  • “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

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