Perfection Quotes:- Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence. If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content. When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are. Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence. Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it. I abhor the idea of a perfect world.



Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old perfection quotes, perfection sayings, and perfection proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


List Of Motivational Perfection Quotes And Sayings


Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.

-Vince Lombardi



Perfection is the child of time.

-Joseph Hall



Looking for perfection is the only way to motivate yourself.

-Ronnie O’Sullivan




The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement.

-George Will



Perfection itself is imperfection.

-Vladimir Horowitz



If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content.

-Leo Tolstoy



Perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add but when there is no longer anything to take away, when a body has been stripped down to its nakedness.

-Antoine De Saint-Exupry



When you aim for perfection, you discover it’s a moving target.

-George Fisher



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

-Stanley J. Randall




Always live up to your standards ? by lowering them, if necessary.

-Mignon McLaughlin


Famous Inspirational Perfection Quotes And Proverbs


It’s not that perfection cannot be achieved. It’s that it’s so hard to stop there.

-Robert Brault



I beat myself up every day, without so much as a scratch.

-Terri Guillemets



To accomplish the perfect perfection, a little imperfection helps.

-Dejan Stojanovic



It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others.

-Joseph Addison



Perfection is not just about control. It’s also about letting go. Surprise yourself so you can surprise the audience.

-Thomas Leroy



Perfection irritates as well as it attracts, in fiction as in life.

-Louis Auchincloss



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




Perfection cannot be defined or seen; it can only be found in your heart.

-Kelly Millar



Perfection is a road, not a destination. Every time I live, I get an education.

-Burk Hudson



Perfectionism is not a quest for the best. It is a pursuit of the worst in ourselves, the part that tells us that nothing we do will ever be good enough ? that we should try again.

-Julia Cameron


Top 10 Humorous Perfection Quotes And Proverbs


To demand perfection is a sure way to be disappointed in everybody, for you will be bound to think ill of others.

-Monica Fairview



Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.

-Salvador Dali



The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth.

-Oscar Wilde



Instead of waiting for perfection, run with what you do, and fix it along the way…

-Paul Arden



Perfection is boring. If a face doesn’t have mistakes, it’s nothing.

-Kevyn Aucoin



If you chase perfection, you often catch excellence.

-William Fowble



Perfection doesn’t exist in anyone. Striving for perfection in any part of our lives is a recipe for failure, since it can never be attained.

-Dr. John Grohol



It is reasonable to have perfection in our eye that we may always advance toward it, though we know it can never be reached.

-Samuel Johnson



Out of perfection nothing can be made. Every process involves breaking something up.

-Joseph Campbell



Perfection is a trifle dull. It is not the least of life’s ironies that this, which we all aim at, is better not quite achieved.

-W. Somerset Maugham