Not Perfect Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old not perfect quotes, not perfect sayings, and not perfect proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


I'm not perfect, but those flaws make an interesting person.

Mary Frann

But I am not perfect in my way of putting things Because I lack the divine simplicity Of being only what I appear to be.     

Fernando Pessoa

Everybody's got regrets. Everybody's made mistakes. Nobody's perfect.

Josh Duhamel

I'm not perfect, but I'd like to be perfect. I'm working on it.     

Shelley Long

I am not a perfect friend, and it is impossible not to rebuff or be rebuffed if you move about the world.

Anne Roiphe

I'm not perfect, but I know when I start to do something, I don't like to not finish.

Champ Bailey

I’d rather live my life knowing that I’m not perfect than spend my whole life pretending to be.     

Will Smith

Look, we are human, we make mistakes. I will gladly shout from the rooftops that I am not perfect. Nor will I ever be.     

Dianna Agron

Life’s not perfect. Some loose ends may never get trimmed up and tidied.

Hoda Kotb

I understand that I'm not perfect. I made mistakes and I had a hand in everything that's happened to me, good and bad.     

Dwyane Wade

I know I'm not perfect & will never become. Yet, I'm proud of being Me, with all humility & imperfections. Cause this is the only life I have.     

Abu Sufyan ibn Harb

No one is perfect in this world. Forgive people for not knowing better and learn to move on.     

Leon Brown

I'm not perfect. But I am trying every day to concentrate on being better.

Allen Iverson

I'm not perfect but I'm learning to be better.     

Ronnie Radke

I'm not perfect, but if there are any points given for caring about people with every fiber of your being and giving life all you've got every day, then I suppose I have a shot.

Jack Welch

Because I'm not perfect looking, I get to play better roles.

Juliette Lewis

I make mistakes every day. I'm not perfect in my behavior, but I want to be and that's what God is after, a heart that wants to be.     

Joyce Meyer

All confidence placed in another is dangerous if it is not perfect, for on almost all occasions we ought to tell everything or to conceal everything. We have already told too much of our secret, if one single circumstance is to be kept back.     

Jean de La Bruyère

All that is not perfect down to the smallest detail is doomed to perish.

Gustav Mahler

Baseball is a game of life. It's not perfect, but it feels like it is.     

Joe Torre

The living is not perfect because it is liable to change; the dead is not perfect because it does not live.

Ludwig Von Mises

I know who I am. I am not perfect. I'm not the most beautiful woman in the world. But I'm one of them.

Mary J. Blige

I'm not perfect. And who knows how many times I've fallen short. We all fall short. That's the amazing thing about the grace of God.

Tim Tebow

I will make mistakes, after all I am not perfect, but I will do my best to make them up to you. I would never hurt you intentionally. I would not give up on you, so I hope you don't give up on me. Sincerely, The Person that Loves You.     

Carlos Salinas

The most beautiful things are not perfect, they are special.

Bob Marley

I'm not perfect in my walk but I want to do the right thing.     

Kirk Cameron

I may not be perfect but I am perfect enough to be a very good rendition of me.     

Jan Hellriegel

I'm not perfect; no one is perfect. Everyone makes mistakes. I think you try to learn from those mistakes.

Derek Jeter

People are not perfect... very often the relationships that are strongest are those where people have worked through big crises, but they've had to work through them. So the challenge to us is to work through that.     

Patricia Hewitt

I see conflict. But the conflict is what makes it relatable. I'm conflicted; you're conflicted. I'm not perfect - nobody is. I'm just blessed to be able to express my conflict through song.     

Kendrick Lamar