Trying To Be Perfect Quotes by Maya Angelou, Debbie Ford, Selena Gomez, Arianna Huffington, Rajneesh, Terry Crews and many others.
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.
Our society nurtures the illusion that all the rewards go to the people who are perfect. But many of us are finding out that trying to be perfect is costly.
I’m human, I’m not perfect. I make mistakes all the time, but I guess my job is to keep those mistakes to myself, which I’m already fine doing and just try to be the best I can be for those kids.
Trying to be Supermom is as futile as trying to be Perfect Mom. Not going to happen.
Everybody is trying to be perfect. And the moment somebody starts trying to be perfect, he starts expecting everybody else to be perfect. He starts condemning people, he starts humiliating people.
As a parent you walk around trying to be perfect, but you don’t have to be perfect. That’s the key. You just have to be faithful, and when I say faithful I mean you have to give your all.
Creativity is often blocked by trying to be perfect. Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
Trying to be perfect may be inevitable for people who are smart and ambitious and interested in the world and its good opinion…What is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.
In the end, trying to be perfect is the unconscious social effort to please ourselves by pleasing these others.
We don’t need to be perfect. We’re not supposed to be perfect; we’re supposed to be complete. And you can’t be complete if you’re trying to be perfect.
I spent a good deal of time going back over my childhood, my midlife, to try to understand who I was. We’re supposed to be complete and whole, and you can’t be whole if you’re trying to be perfect. Doing a life review helped me get over the disease to please.
People always try to be perfect. That’s why they don’t start anything. Perfection is the lowest standard in the world. Because if you’re trying to be perfect, you know you can’t be. So what you really have is a standard you can never achieve. You want to be outstanding, not perfect.
Sometimes I stress too much and don’t have fun. If you’re trying to be perfect, sometimes it backfires on you.
I don’t want to be perfect. I want to be useful, I want to be good, and I want to sound like myself. Trying to be perfect gets in the way of all three.
I’m tugging at my hair. I’m pulling at my clothes. I’m trying to keep my cool, I know it shows. I’m staring at my feet. My cheeks are turning red. I’m searching for the words inside my head. I’m feeling nervous trying to be perfect, ’cause I know you’re worth it.
I…keep trying to be perfect. For you. So you’ll notice me.