Perfection And Imperfection Quotes

Perfection And Imperfection Quotes by H. G. Wells, Ernst Fischer, Thomas Carlyle, Winston Churchill, Arianna Huffington, Lois McMaster Bujold and many others.

There is nothing in machinery, there is nothing in emba

There is nothing in machinery, there is nothing in embankments and railways and iron bridges and engineering devices to oblige them to be ugly. Ugliness is the measure of imperfection.
H. G. Wells
As machines become more and more efficient and perfect, so it will become clear that imperfection is the greatness of man.
Ernst Fischer
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.
Thomas Carlyle
They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you practice makes perfect. I wish they’d make up their minds.
Winston Churchill
The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly – indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.
Arianna Huffington
I don’t confuse greatness with perfection. To be great anyhow is the higher achievement.
Lois McMaster Bujold
Even imperfection itself may have its ideal or perfect state.
Thomas de Quincey
It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite.
Soren Kierkegaard
The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.
Anna Quindlen
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.
Matthew Fox
Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.
William Ellery Channing
All things are literally better, lovelier, and more beloved for the imperfections which have been divinely appointed, that the law of human life may be effort, and the law of human judgment, mercy.
John Ruskin
All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection.
William Faulkner
Everything is perfect in the universe – even your desire to improve it.
Wayne Dyer
The only nice thing about being imperfect is the joy it brings to others.
Doug Larson
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing perfectly.
Robert H. Schuller
Perfection is immutable. But for things imperfect, change is the way to perfect them.
Owen Feltham