Perfect Sayings and Quotes

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

Everything that looks too perfect is too perfect to be perfect.     

Dejan Stojanovic

Perfectionism is self destructive simply because there's no such thing as perfect. Perfection is an unattainable goal.     

Brene Brown

Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.     

Francis Bacon

I am Nobody, nobody is perfect, therefore I am perfect.     

Dandi Daley

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.     

Sam Keen

I wanted nothing else than to make the object as perfect as possible.     

Erno Rubik

We are perfect in our imperfection.     

Megan Mccafferty

Perfectionism is adaptive if you are mindful of your humanhood.     

Asa Don Brown

This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfection.     

Saint Augustine

Perfect health depends upon perfect circulation.     

Ellen G White

Perfect love is the most beautiful of all frustrations because it is more than one can express.     

Charlie Chaplin

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.     

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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

Robert Brault

Perfect reason flees all extremity, and leads one to be wise with sobriety.     


Have no fear of perfection-you'll never reach it.     

Salvador Dali

Perfection is my willingness to be less than perfect.     

Greg Clowminzer

Perfection is immutable. But for things imperfect, change is the way to perfect them.     

Owen Feltham

The Way is basically perfect. It doesn't require perfecting.     


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

Oscar Wilde

Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.     

Harriet Braiker

To be perfect, one lacks only a defect.     

Karl Kraus

Perfect practice makes perfect.     

Twyla Tharp

Perfect happiness, even in memory, is not common.     

Jane Austen

I'm lucky in having found the perfect partner to spend my life with.     

Sara Paretsky

Everything is perfect and there is always room for improvement.     

Shunryu Suzuki

To do better is better than to be perfect.     

Toba Beta

Perfection is the child of time.     

Joseph Hall

No one ever approaches perfection except by stealth, and unknown to themselves.     

William Hazlitt

Every time, all the time, I'm a perfectionist. I feel I should never lose.     

Chris Evert

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

Burk Hudson