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Best 130 Perfectly Imperfect Quotes

Perfectly Imperfect Quotes

This post contains some of the best perfectly imperfect quotes.

Perfectly Imperfect Quotes

1. “A beautiful thing is never perfect.” – Unknown

2. “A perfect start of an imperfect love, an imperfect end to the perfect hate, comprised my perfectly imperfect love tale.” – Mehak Goyal

3. “A perfectly imperfect friendship had somehow formed. And losing Lev was not an option.” – Belle Aurora

4. “A poor self-image is the magnifying glass that can transform a trivial mistake or an imperfection into an overwhelming symbol of personal defeat.”- David D. Burns

5. “A real relationship is when two imperfect people love each other in a perfect way.” – Unknown

6. “A relationship is like a couple holding hands. Although the hands are different and imperfect, they still fit together perfectly.” – Unknown

7. “All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.”

– Wisława Szymborska

8. “As machines become more and more efficient and perfect, so it will become clear that imperfection is the greatness of man.”- Ernst Fischer

9. “As soon as you give up on the idea of life having to be “perfect”, you’ll find that it is much more “perfect” than you originally thought.”

10. “At some point, I’m just of the mind that no art is perfect, and it shouldn’t be perfect.” – Colman Domingo

11. “Beautiful and chaotic, a little bit of whiskey, strong and smooth. A little bit of wild and a little bit of child. God smiled the day he made her, for he knew, she’s perfectly Imperfect, and something that’s true.” – M. Koeppen

12. “Beauty is found in imperfections.” – Unknown

13. “Beauty is not about something as temporary as looking picture perfect, makeup or clothes! Beauty is about being yourself to be comfortable in your perfect imperfection!” – Shadab Nabi

14. “Beauty is the shadow of imperfection.”- Simon Van Booy

15. “Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect, it means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.” – Unknown

16. “Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.” – Gerard Way

17. “Being perfect is just another form of imperfection.” – Unknown

18. “But drama is about imperfection.”- Hugh Laurie

19. “Don’t change yourself for anyone. You are perfectly imperfect and the world would be different without the real you in it.” – Brenna Smith

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20. “Don’t pointless things have a place, too, in this far-from-perfect world? Remove everything pointless from an imperfect life, and it’d lose even its imperfection.”- Haruki Murakami

21. “Embrace being perfectly imperfect. Learn from your mistakes and forgive yourself, you’ll be happier.” – Roy T. Bennett

22. “Embrace your imperfections.” – Unknown

23. “Even imperfection itself may have its ideal or perfect state.”- Thomas de Quincey

24. “Evil is only imperfection, that which is not complete, which is becoming, but has not yet found its end.”- Annie Besant

25. “Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.”- Salvador Dali

26. “I always find beauty in things that are odd and imperfect – they are much more interesting.”- Marc Jacobs

27. “I am one beautiful disaster, perfectly imperfect!” – Unknown

28. “I am perfect in my imperfections, secure in my insecurities, happy with my choices, strong in times of weakness and beautiful in my own way. I am myself.” – Unknown

29. “I am perfectly imperfect to the imperfectly perfect world!” – Nikki

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30. “I am perfectly imperfect. I strive for better while loving all that I am today. In loving myself today, I am better equipped to improve myself tomorrow.” – Pepper Pace

31. “I cling to my imperfection as the very essence of my being.” – Anatole France

32. “I find beauty in imperfection.”- Rachel Morrison

33. “I marvel to think that the Son of God would condescend to save us, as imperfect, impure, mistake-prone, and ungrateful as we often are. I have tried to understand the Savior’s Atonement with my finite mind, and the only explanation I can come up with is this: God loves us deeply, perfectly, and everlasting.” – Dieter F. Uchtdorf

34. “I personally like the imperfection of hand drawing as opposed to the slick look of computer animation.” – Matt Groening

35. “I realized that I don’t have to be perfect. All I have to do is show up and enjoy the messy, imperfect and beautiful journey of my life.” Kerry Washington

36. “I saw that you were perfect, and so I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect and I loved you even more.” – Angelita Lim

37. “I tend to really like things that are broken, I like the ones that are perfectly imperfect.” – Frank Iero

38. “I think even a hero is someone who has sort of the flaw or imperfection of character.” Hector Tobar

39. “I think that’s the most beautiful thing about being confident – just loving yourself, not caring what everybody else thinks.” Joanna Krupa

40. “I will never ask you to change. You’re perfectly imperfect just the way you are.”

41. “I’m beautifully broken, perfectly imperfect, beautiful in my flaws. All together I am a beautiful disaster.”

42. “I’m perfectly imperfect. Because if you’re perfectly imperfect, you always have to work on yourself. And if you work on yourself, you don’t have time to talk about or worry about other people.” – Dag Aabye

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43. “If everything is imperfect in this imperfect world, love is most perfect in it’s perfect imperfection.” – Unknown

44. “If someone is too perfect they won’t look good. Imperfection is important.”- Eric Cantona

45. “I’m not looking for the perfect man. I’m looking for the man whose imperfections I can put up with.”- Devon Ashley

46. “Imperfection and perfection go so hand in hand, and our dark and our light are so intertwined, that by trying to push the darkness or the so-called negative aspects of our life to the side, we are preventing ourselves from the fullness of life.” Jeff Bridges

47. “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

48. “Imperfection is a form of freedom.” Anh Ngo

49. “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” – Marilyn Monroe

50. “Imperfection is fine.”- Anna Wintour

51. “Imperfection is important.” Eric Cantona

52. “Imperfection is perfection to a beautiful perspective.” – Unknown

53. “Imperfection is perfection.”- Unknown

54. “Imperfection is the greatness of man.” Ernst Fischer

55. “Imperfections are not inadequacies; they are reminders that we’re all in this together.”- Brené Brown

56. “In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful.” – Alice Walker

57. “It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite.” – Soren Kierkegaard

58. “It is easier to be happy if you look beyond imperfections than seeking happiness by trying too hard to make everything perfect.” – Unknown

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59. “It takes a lot of life experience to grow fully into yourself and realize your own imperfections; and it isn’t until you finally run up against your deepest imperfections, your unsolvable flaws – the ones that truly define who you are – that you are able to proficiently select harmonious relationships. Only then do you finally know what you’re looking for. You’re looking for imperfect people who balance you out – the perfectly imperfect people for you.” – Marc Chernoff

60. “It was the chaos that made her beautiful.” – Atticus

61. “It’s an imperfect world, so you fit in perfectly.” – Unknown

62. “It’s the imperfections that make things beautiful.” – Unknown

63. “It’s not about finding relevance or perfection or imperfection in objects, but it’s that you can accept yourself and then go out and accept others.”- Jeff Koons

64. “Just be yourself. Let people see the real, imperfect, flawed, quirky, weird, beautiful and magical person that you are.” – Unknown

65. “Less perfection. More authenticity.” – Unknown

66. “Life is not always perfect. Like a road, it has many bends, ups and down, but that’s its beauty.”-Amit Ray

67. “Life isn’t meant to be lived perfectly…but merely to be lived. Boldly, wildly, beautifully, uncertainly, imperfectly, magically lived.”- Mandy Hale

68. “Love your curves and all your edges. All your perfect imperfections.” – Unknown

69. “Messy hair, uncombed, gel-free, un-styled and perfectly imperfect.” – Jasinda Wilder

70. “Monsters are the patron saints of imperfection.”- Guillermo del Toro

71. “My imperfections and failures are as much a blessing from God as my successes and my talents.” Mahatma Gandhi

72. “No person is completely wicked, just as no person is perfect. We are all grey.”- Sweety Shinde

73. “Nothing and no one is perfect. It just takes a good eye to find those hidden imperfections.”- Daphne Delacroix

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74. “On the contrary, I’m a strong believer in the necessity of imperfection coming into the film.”- Walter Salles

75. “Once you will accept who you are… perfectly imperfect… you will be able to love yourself.” – Linda A.

76. “One of the basic rules of the universe is that nothing is perfect. Perfection simply doesn’t exists… Without imperfection, neither you nor I would exist.” – Stephen Hawking

77. “People call these things imperfections, but they’re not, that’s the good stuff. And then we get to choose who we let into our weird little worlds.”- Unknown

78. “People call these things imperfections, but they’re not, that’s the good stuff. And then we get to choose who we let into our weird little worlds.” Good Will Hunting

79. “Perfection has one grave defect: it is apt to be dull.”- W. Somerset Maugham

80. “Perfection is found in accepting your imperfections.” Bridgett Devoue

81. “Perfection is just… boring. Perfect is what’s natural or real; that is beauty.” – Marc Jacobs

82. “Perfection itself is imperfection.” – Vladimir Horowitz

83. “Perfectionism is self-abuse of the highest order.” Anne Wilson Schaef

84. “Persuade thyself that imperfection and inconvenience are the natural lot of mortals, and there will be no room for discontent, neither for despair.”- Tokugawa Ieyasu

85. “Practice doesn’t make perfect. Practice reduces the imperfection.”- Toba Beta

86. “Public policy is a study in imperfection. It involves imperfect people, with imperfect information, facing deeply imperfect choices – so it’s not surprising that they’re getting imperfect results.”- Jake Sullivan

87. “Real happiness comes from loving your inner self and accepting the things you can’t change. Flaws perfectly imperfect.” – Shellie Palmer

88. “Relationships are not about finding the perfect partner, but learning to see your imperfect partner perfectly.” – Unknown

89. “She is a mess but she is a masterpiece.” – Unknown

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90. “She loves perfection; I love imperfection. She is my imperfectly perfect and I want to be her perfectly imperfect.” – Kaustubh Deshmukh

91. “She was completely whole and yet never fully complete.”- Maquita Donyel Irvin

92. “Stop trying to ‘fix’ yourself, you’re not broken! You are perfectly imperfect and powerful beyond measure.” – Steve Maraboli

93. “The moment when you want to quit, is the moment you need to keep pushing.” – Unknown

94. “The more I feel imperfect, the more I feel alive.”- Jhumpa Lahiri

95. “The more perfect we are the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others.”- Joseph Addison

96. “The power of doing anything with quickness is always prized much by the possessor, and often without any attention to the imperfection of the performance.”- Jane Austen

97. “The real world has lots of incidental details, so a painting also has to have that element of imperfection and irregularity, those incidental details.” – Shaun Tan

98. “The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.”- Anna Quindlen

99. “The true genius shudders at incompleteness — imperfection — and usually prefers silence to saying the something which is not everything that should be said.”- Edgar Allan Poe

100. “The truth is: Belonging starts with self-acceptance. Your level of belonging, in fact, can never be greater than your level of self-acceptance, because believing that you’re enough is what gives you the courage to be authentic, vulnerable and imperfect.” Brene Brown

101. “The word ‘Imperfect’ actually spells ‘I’m perfect’ because everyone is perfect in their own imperfect ways.” – Unknown

102. “There is a kind of beauty in imperfection.” Conrad Hall

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103. “There is beauty and humility in imperfection.”- Guillermo del Toro

104. “There is no need to be perfect to inspire others. Let people get inspired by how you deal with your imperfections.” – Unknown

105. “There is no real beauty without some slight imperfection.” – James Salter

106. “There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection. To me, that is the true essence of beauty.” Dr. Steve Maraboli

107. “There’s no need to be perfect to inspire others. Let people get inspired by how you deal with your imperfections.” – Unknown

108. “Therefore it does not help to sneer at the imperfection of today’s reality or to preach absolutes as a daily agenda.”- Gustav Heinemann

109. “This is life and imperfection is beautiful and don’t be afraid of that.” Dylan O’Brien

110. “This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections.” Saint Augustine

111. “To banish imperfection is to destroy expression, to check exertion, to paralyze vitality.”- John Ruskin

112. “To bear with patience wrongs done to oneself is a mark of perfection, but to bear with patience wrongs done to someone else is a mark of imperfection and even of actual sin.”- Thomas Aquinas

113. “To love another human in all of her splendor and imperfect perfection , it is a magnificent task…tremendous and foolish and human.”- Louise Erdrich

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114. “To love yourself is to understand that you don’t need to be perfect.” – Unknown

115. “Until we can receive with an open heart, we are never really giving with an open heart.”- Brene Brown

116. “Use the talents you possess, for the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except the best.” Henry Van Dyke

117. “We all are perfectly imperfect and that’s perfectly alright.” – Muniba Mazari

118. “We are perfect together, we are perfectly imperfect.” – Randall Pearson

119. “Welcome to our perfectly imperfect life.” – Unknown

120. “When you stop looking for perfect bodies, you’ll find beautiful hearts.” – Unknown

121. “Where there is perfection there is no story to tell.”- Ben Okri

122. “While the world does their best to mold you into a cookie cutter version of everyone else, a great spouse is there to encourage you to simply be your best self; kind, loving, authentic and perfectly imperfect.” – Fawn Weaver

123. “Wish for a perfectly imperfect man, a real man that will rise to your standards because he knows you are worth it.” – Unknown

124. “You are a beautiful creation… perfectly imperfect… a work in progress… you have everything you need to fulfill your purpose… don’t dilute yourself for any person or any reason… you are enough… be unapologetically you.” – Dr. Steve Maraboli

125. “You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.” – Amy Bloom

126. “You are imperfect, you are wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging. Imperfections are not inadequacies; they are reminders that we’re all in this together.” Brene Brown

127. “You are just human. Being imperfect does not make you any less.”- Kartika Atmadja

128. “You are perfectly imperfect, and that made me fall for you.” – Amm H. Vanniarachchy

129. “You were born to be real not to be perfect. You are here to be you, not to live someone else’s life.” Ralph Marston

130. “Your imperfections are marks of authenticity and that is the beauty of you.” Isaac Fowler

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