Saturday, May 25, 2024

Top Ten Quotes On Overcoming Perfectionism


Perfectionism is a personal standard, attitude, or philosophy that demands perfection and rejects anything less. Perfectionists not only have unrealistically demanding goals and standards, they also constantly drive themselves in an attempt to meet them. They have an obsessive need to perform flawlessly and often feel frustrated, unhappy and stressed out. If you struggle with being a perfectionist, the follow quotes will help you adopt more reasonable standards:

“No one is perfect… that’s why pencils have erasers.”

Author Unknown

“Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.”

Robert Schuller

“Perfection is a twenty ton shield that we lug around thinking it will protect us when, in fact, it’s the thing that’s really preventing us from taking flight.”

Brene Brown

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

Harriet Braiker

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

Anna Quindlen

“A person who never made a mistake, never tried anything new.”

Albert Einstein

“Being happy doesn’t mean everything’s perfect. It means you’ve decided to see beyond the imperfections!

Helen Keller

“God doesn’t require us to succeed; He only requires that you try.”

Mother Teresa

“Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.”

George Soros

“The maxim ‘Nothing but perfection’ may be spelled ‘Paralysis.”

Winston Churchill

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