If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content

To me, searching for perfection isn’t anywhere near as interesting as trying to find your own voice. Charlie Trotter

10290604_275416316000794_4979710751065441218_nLife is a moving, breathing thing. We have to be willing to constantly evolve. Perfection is constant transformation. Nia Peeples

1525206_275415819334177_7803480181623172606_nPerfectionism rarely begets perfection, or satisfaction – only disappointment. Ryan Holiday10177895_275416356000790_7111560229030891528_n

When I think of art I think of beauty. Beauty is the mystery of life. It is not in the eye it is in the mind. In our minds there is awareness of perfection. Agnes Martin


Perfection is worth striving for, even if it is ultimately unattainable in this life. Joseph B. Wirthlin


Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time. Voltaire

Perfection irritates as well as it attracts, in fiction as in life. Louis Auchincloss


There is also a perfection of degrees, by which a person performs all the commands of God, with the full exertion of all his powers, without the least defect. This is what the law of God requires, but what the saints cannot attain to in this life. Charles Buck


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


“Perfection is too high a goal to strive for. Sometimes working hard brings
more satisfaction in the end.”― Megan Hart, Tempted


“Perfect is a dream that you wake up from and spend forever trying to remember.”
Joseph Hunt


“Don’t search for perfection nor seek the approval of others; your inner positive fulfillment doesn’t depend on them.” ― Edmond Mbiaka


“Perfection exists only in your own mind. What you find to be perfect, is not necessarily perfect for someone else.” ― Ilia Berends


“Happiness consists in always aspiring perfection, the pause in any level in perfection is the pause of happiness”― Leo Tolstoy


“The eye always fills in the imperfections.”― Rabih Alameddine


“Love doesn’t demand perfection, but it does ask you to give yourself with less reserve than you’d prefer.”― Thomas Moore


Perfect is the enemy of good. (Voltaire)


If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content. (Leo Tolstoy)


“The power of thought is the light of knowledge, the power of will is the energy of character, the power of heart is love. Reason, love and power of will are perfections of man.”Ludwig Feuerbach

  • Look at the good things
  • Forgive people
  • We commit mistakes and learn from it
  • Don’t hold a grudge
  • let go of your anger
  • Love yourself
  • Enjoy life
  • Relax
  • Be positive

Joy’s Travel





11 thoughts on “If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content

  1. Very nice, the pictures are all so beautiful and I thoroughly enjoyed the video. The post is right in line with my thinking lately too… perfection is really overrated just be happy with who you are and be proud of your achievements no matter how “imperfect”

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