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35 Inspirational Phrases Of Achieving Perfection

In this post we are going to look at the perfectionist personality and how to overcome it. I have laid out some well known phrases that might help in this area: –

  1. “Perfection is not achievable, but if we pursue it, we can achieve excellence.” – Vince Lombardi
  2. “Perfection is the enemy of progress.” – Winston Churchill
  3. “Perfection is a polished collection of mistakes.” – Mario Benedetti
  4. “You don’t have to be great to start but you have to start to be great.” – Zig Ziglar
  5. “The drive for perfection makes some people totally unbearable.” – Pearl S. Buck
  6. “The perfect is an enemy of the good”. – Voltaire
  7. “Perfection is death; imperfection is art”. – Manuel Vicent
  8. “How beautiful a person is when he is imperfect and without any intention of being something he is not.” – Anonymous
  9. “A diamond with a flaw is better than an ordinary stone that is perfect.” -Chinese proverb
  10. “You were born to be REAL. Not perfect”.
  11. “Perfection does not exist. Coming to understand it is a triumph of human intelligence; wanting to achieve it is the most dangerous of follies “. – Alfred de Musset
  12. “The true perfection of man is to discover his own imperfections.” – Agustín de Hipona
  13. “A perfectionist is capable of forgiving the faults of everyone, except his own.” – Lucêmio Lopes da Anunciação
  14. “If we wait for us to be ready, we will be waiting for the rest of our lives.” – Lemony Snicket
  15. “The key to happiness is letting go of that idea of perfection.” – Debra Messing
  16. “The most valuable thing you can do is a MISTAKE – you can’t learn anything by being perfect.” – Adam Osborne
  17. “Do not be afraid of perfection, you will never achieve it.” -Salvador Dali
  18. “Seeking excellence motivates you, seeking perfection demoralizes you.” – Harriet Braiker
  19. “Look for continuous improvement instead of perfection.” – Kim Collins
  20. “I have no faith in human perfection. Man is now more active, not happier, nor more intelligent, than he was 6000 years ago”. -Edgar Allan Poe
  21. “No one should think they are perfect, or worry too much about not being so.” – Bertrand Russell
  22. “” Done “is better than” perfect. ” – Mark Zuckerberg
  23. “Perfection is often mistaken for happiness, and that undoubtedly leads to unhappiness.” -Anonymous
  24. “Nobody is perfect. That is why pencils have erasers “. -Anonymous
  25. “Those who have a strong sense of self-love and belonging have the courage to be imperfect.” – Bren Brown
  26. “If you seek perfection you will never be happy.” -Leon Tolstoy
  27. “The best way to start something is to stop talking about it and start doing it.” – Walt Disney
  28. “Perfection is obsessive. And that is a defect”. – Roberto Fontanarrosa
  29. “Perfection is the only gift that nature has denied the human being but even recognizing it we try to perfect ourselves.” -Benito Juarez
  30. “Whoever seeks perfection only finds disappointment.” – Alfredo De Vanna
  31. “Nothing is invented and perfected at the same time.” – John Ray
  32. “A person who does a lot of good and does not talk about it, is on the path to perfection.” – Abdul Baha
  33. “I’m not perfect. I am AUTHENTIC. And that’s much better! “. -Anonymous
  34. “If I had waited perfectly, I would never have written a word. – Margaret Atwood
  35. “By trying for the best, we often spoil what is right.” – William Shakespeare


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