Quotes About Perfectionism
Perfect for when you need to think excellence.
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Use what talent you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make yourself a happier and more productive person.
Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor.
Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make you a far happier and more productive person.
The way to succeed is to double your error rate.
Perfection has one grave defect: it is apt to be dull.
I think perfectionism is based on the obsessive belief that if you run carefully enough, hitting each stepping-stone just right, you won’t have to die. The truth is you will die anyway and that a lot of people who aren’t even looking at their feet are going to do a whole lot better than you, and have a lot more fun while they’re doing it.
A diamond with a flaw is better than a common stone that is perfect.
Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.