Imperfection Quotes

A very pious friend of mine, having heard that I had said the world was full of imperfections, asked me if the report was true. Upon being informed that it was, he expressed great surprise that any one could be guilty of such presumption. He said that, in his judgment, it was impossible to point […]

The search for perfection begins with detecting imperfection.

Love causes us to value the other person as a total, individual self, and this means that we accept the negative side as well as the positive, the imperfections as well as the admirable qualities. When one truly loves the human being rather than the projection, one loves the shadow just as one loves the […]

If 99% is good enough, then gravity will not work for 14 minutes every day.

This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections.

I’m not suggesting that the play is without fault; all my plays are imperfect, I’m rather happy to say – it leaves me something to do.