What to Divorce When You Are Divorcing: Perfection

There may be a right way to move forward and a wrong way to move forward after your marriage ends.  But there is no perfect way to do it.  Human gravy is seasoned with flaws, faults and imperfections.  That’s why there is no perfect way to do anything.

Here ‘s how your “imperfect” self can succeed at moving on:  Get up every day and do the best you can to do what needs to done.  And then wake up the next day and try to do better.

17 Quotations About Perfection

Perfection does not exist.  To understand this is the triumph of human intelligence; to expect to possess it is the most dangerous kind of madness.  — Alfred de Musset

He is lifeless that is faultless. — English Proverb

What, after all, is a halo?  It’s only one more thing to keep clean.  — Christopher Fry

You’re only human, you’re supposed to make mistakes.  — Billy Joel

When everything has to be right, something isn’t.  — Stainslaw Lec

A good garden will have some weeds. — Thomas Fuller

Striving for perfection is the greatest stopper there is.  You’ll be afraid you can’t achieve it… It’s your excuse to yourself for not doing anything.   Instead, strive for excellence, doing your best.  — Sir Laurence Olivier

The man who makes no mistakes lacks boldness and the spirit of adventure.  He never tries anything new.  He is a brake on the wheels of progress.   — M.W. Larmour

Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself.  Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them — every day begin the task anew.  — Saint Francis de Sales

Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing. — Harriet Braiker

No one is perfect… that’s why pencils have erasers. — Author Unknown

Gold cannot be pure, and people cannot be perfect. — Chinese Proverb

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without. — Confucius

The most difficult part of attaining perfection is finding something to do for an encore.  — Author Unknown

When you aim for perfection, you discover it’s a moving target.  — George Fisher

Once you accept the fact that you’re not perfect, then you develop some confidence. — Rosalynn Carter

Unless I accept my faults, I will most certainly doubt my virtues.  — Hugh Prather

 

This is an excerpt from What to Divorce When You Are Divorcing.  You can download a copy below:
What to Divorce When You are Divorcing

 

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