The thing that is really hard, and really amazing,
is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.
This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections.
They say that nobody is perfect.
Then they tell you practice makes perfect. I wish they'd make up their minds.
Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.
Certain flaws are necessary for the whole.
It would seem strange if old friends lacked certain quirks.
No one is perfect... that's why pencils have erasers.
To escape criticism - do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
The true perfection of man lies not in what man has, but in what man is.
The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.
To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.
How hard we have to work to make perfection,
and yet when it happens, the truth is that it falls on us like grace.