PERFECTIONISM QUOTES

“Perfectionism is not a quest for the best, it is a pursuit of the worst in ourselves, the part that tells us that nothing we do will ever be good enough.” – Julia Cameron

“Perfectionism is not the same thing as striving to be our best. Perfectionism is the belief that if we live perfect, look perfect, and act perfect, we can minimize or avoid the pain of blame, judgement, and shame.” – Brené Brown

“Perfectionism is a self-destructive and addictive belief system that fuels this primary thought: If I look perfect, live perfectly, and do everything perfectly, I can avoid or minimize the painful feelings of shame, judgement, and blame.” – Brené Brown

“Obsessed by a fairy tale, we spend our lives searching for a magic door and a lost kingdom of peace.” – Eugene O’Neill

“Perfectionism 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 being seen and taking flight.” – Brené Brown

“Perfect is an illusion bred by insecurity.” – Lisa Unger

“Perfectionism is self-abuse of the highest order.” – Anne Wilson Schaef

“To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan, and not quite enough time.” – Leonard Bernstein

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” – Steve Jobs “Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.” – Harriet Braiker

“Perfectionism is a powerful enemy of creativity. If you want to make quicker progress as a creative, free yourself from the chains of perfectionism.” – Douglas Eby

“There is no such thing as perfect. Only effort-full, joyful learning.” – Marie Forleo

“Perfectionism is not the same thing as excellence. It never will be. Perfectionism is the enemy of done.” – Kasey Luck SUNDAY RELAXATION QUOTES

“To be honest, perfectionism is just fear in fancy boots and a mink coat.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

“Perfectionism is not just about high standards. It’s about unrealistic ones.” – Dr. Craig Malkin

“Perfectionism is a slow death.” – Hugh Prather

“Perfectionism is a form of self-harm.” – Jordan Gross

“No one is perfect – that’s why pencils have erasers.” – Wolfgang Riebe

“Perfectionism is the enemy of progress.” – Winston Churchill

“Perfectionism is a disease that wants to destroy the real you.” – John Mason

“Perfectionism is a prison of self-doubt and fear.” – Gary John Bishop

“Perfectionism is a twenty-four-hour-a-day job. It’s an addiction that you’ll never conquer.” – Yehuda Berg

“We have to remember that perfectionism is not the same thing as striving for excellence. Perfectionism is a form of self-abuse that can paralyze us and prevent us from taking risks and growing.” – Arianna Huffington

“The pursuit of excellence is energizing; the pursuit of perfection is draining.” – Rachel Naomi Remen