114 Life Doesn’t Have To Be Perfect Quotes

A collection of quotes about how life doesn’t have to be perfect from past, present, famous, and unknown authors.

life doesnt have to be perfect quotes
  1. "Life doesn't have to be perfect to be wonderful." - Annette Funicello

  2. "The perfect life is a myth. You might as well aim for interesting." - Jorge P. Guerrero

  3. "Perfection is not necessary to make a real and lasting difference to other people’s lives." - JK Rowling

  4. "Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value." - Albert Einstein

  5. "The best thing about the worst time of your life is that you get to see the true colors of everyone." - Anonymous

  6. "Perfect is overrated. Perfect is boring." - Tina Fey

  7. "In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect." - Alice Walker

  8. "Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery." - J.K. Rowling

  9. "The only thing perfect is a moment; maybe that moment is now." - Najwa Zebian

  10. "Celebrate your success and find humor in your failures." - Sam Walton

  11. "Life doesn't have to be perfect to be beautifully imperfect." - Ellen DeGeneres

  12. "Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand and melting like a snowflake." - Marie Beyonce

  13. "Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans." - Allen Saunders

  14. "Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it." - Charles Swindoll

  15. "Life is short, and it's up to you to make it sweet." - Sarah Louise Delany

  16. "Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact." - William James

  17. "The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge." - Bertrand Russell

  18. "Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner." - Les Brown

  19. "You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough." - Mae West

  20. "In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on." - Robert Frost

  21. "Life doesn't have to be perfect to embrace the joy of living." - Oprah Winfrey

  22. "Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment." - Buddha

  23. "Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations." - Oliver Goldsmith

  24. "The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

  25. "In this life, perfection is not a prerequisite for anything. Love is." - Brandi L. Bates

  26. "Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing." - Denis Waitley

  27. "Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated." - Confucius

  28. "Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all." - Helen Keller

  29. "Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life." - Joyce Meyer

  30. "The purpose of our lives is to be happy." - Dalai Lama

  31. "Life is short. You have to be able to laugh at our pain or we never move on." - Jeff Ross

  32. "You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you." - Brian Tracy

  33. "Life is an adventure, it's not a package tour." - Eckhart Tolle

  34. "The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams." - Oprah Winfrey

  35. "Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb, but how well you bounce." - Vivian Komori

  36. "The biggest mistake you could ever make is being too afraid to make one." - Unknown

  37. "Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced." - Søren Kierkegaard

  38. "Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

  39. "Life doesn’t have to be perfect to be filled with perfect moments." - Thelma Schoonmaker

  40. "It's all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family." - Philip Green

  41. "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain - Vivian Greene

  42. "Perfect is boring, your imperfections are what make you truly beautiful." - Beyonce

  43. "The perfect life is a myth. Real life is filled with imperfections and challenges." - Robin Sharma

  44. "Life doesn't have to be perfect to enjoy it. The imperfections make it all the more interesting." - Anna Nalick

  45. "Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence." - Vince Lombardi

  46. "It is not the perfection of one's life but the direction of a life that matters." - Thomas S. Monson

  47. "Life is not about being perfect, it's about being real." - Anurag Prakash Ray

  48. "Your life will never be perfect, but it can be purposeful. Live for something, not just anything." - Les Brown

  49. "Don’t wait for the perfect moment, take the moment and make it perfect!" - Zoey Sayward

  50. "Life is not meant to be perfect. It is meant to be lived with all your heart." - Vin Diesel

  51. "Perfection is not in the grand moments but in the small details of life." - Robert Brault

  52. "Life is about progression, not perfection." - Kayla Itsines

  53. "The real joy of life is in its play. Play is anything we do for the joy and love of doing it, apart from any profit, compulsion, or sense of duty. It is the real joy of living." - Walter Rauschenbusch

  54. "Perfection is overrated. It's the imperfections in life that make it interesting." - Ellen DeGeneres

  55. "The most important thing in life is to stop saying 'I wish' and start saying 'I will.' Take responsibility for your life and create what you want." - Charles Dickens

  56. "Instead of waiting for perfection, run with what you’ve got, and fix it along the way." - Paul Arden

  57. "No one is perfect - that's why pencils have erasers." - Wolfgang Riebe

  58. "Life is beautiful in all its imperfections." - Onyi Anyado

  59. "Life is not about perfection - it's about moment to moment progress." - Tony Robbins

  60. "I'm not perfect, but I'm perfectly me." - Marlo Thomas

  61. "We learn from failure, not from perfection!" - Sam Walton

  62. "Perfection is boring. If a face doesn't have mistakes, it's nothing." - Kevyn Aucoin

  63. "Life is not perfect. It never will be. You just have to make the very best of it, and you have to open your heart to what the world can show you." - Sarah Ferguson

  64. "Life is messy. Love is messier." - Catch and Release

  65. "Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change." - Jim Rohn

  66. "Life is not about achieving perfection, it's about reconciling with your imperfections." - Pradeepa Pandiyan

  67. "Life is a beautiful mess. It's perfectly imperfect." - Steve Maraboli

  68. "Perfection is not just about control. It's also about letting go." - Black Swan

  69. "Life is not a quest for perfection but for completion, for a fulfilling of potential." - Edward de Bono

  70. "In the grand scheme of life, it's not the perfection but the journey that truly matters." - Ingvar Kamprad

  71. "In the end, life is not about the pursuit of perfection, but the pursuit of connection." - Brene Brown

  72. "Don't aim for perfection. Aim for 'better than yesterday'." - Izey Victoria Odiase

  73. "Perfection is found in accepting your imperfections." - Bridgett Devoue

  74. "In nature, nothing is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways and they're still beautiful." - Alice Walker

  75. "Life is about balance. Be kind, but don’t let people abuse you. Trust, but don’t be deceived. Be content, but never stop improving yourself." - Nishan Panwar

  76. "Life isn't about perfection but about embracing the chaos." - Debasish Mridha

  77. "Life is not perfect, it never will be. You just have to make the best of it and you have to open your heart to what the world can show you." - Sarah Ferguson

  78. "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass... It's about learning to dance in the rain." - Vivian Greene

  79. "Remember that life's greatest lessons are usually learned from worst times and from the worst mistakes." - Unknown

  80. "The best way to predict your future is to create it." - Peter Drucker

  81. "Embrace the glorious mess that you are." - Elizabeth Gilbert

  82. "Life is too important to be taken seriously." - Oscar Wilde

  83. "Life isn't perfect but it has perfect moments." - Unknown

  84. "Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we're here we might as well dance." - Unknown

  85. "Life is far from perfect, but there's not a thing I would change." - Unknown

  86. "Life doesn't need to be perfect to be filled with joy." - Unknown

  87. "Life is not always perfect. Like a road, it has many bends, ups and down, but that’s its beauty." - Amit Ray

  88. "Life doesn't have to be perfect, it just has to be enjoyed." - Unknown

  89. "Life isn't perfect but it sure is great." - Unknown

  90. "Life doesn't have to be perfect to be beautiful." - Unknown

  91. "Life is so much simpler when you stop explaining yourself to people and just do what works for you." - Unknown

  92. "Life is not about perfection - or a quest for perfection. Life is about enjoying what we have - for as long as we have it." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie

  93. "Life doesn't have to be perfect to be everything you want it to be." - Unknown

  94. "Life is not perfect. Accept it and decide to smile anyway." - Unknown

  95. "Life doesn't have to be perfect to be filled with love." - Unknown

  96. "Life doesn't have to be perfect to be meaningful." - Unknown

  97. "Life doesn’t have to be perfect to be wonderful." - Annette Funicello

  98. "Life is not about being rich, being popular, being highly educated, or being perfect. It’s about being real, being humble, being strong and being able to share ourselves and touch the lives of others." - Unknown

  99. "Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well." - Jack London

  100. "Life doesn't have to be perfect to be good." - Unknown

  101. "Life is not perfect, but it has perfect moments." - Unknown

  102. "Life doesn't have to be perfect to be filled with joy." - Unknown

  103. "Life is not perfect but it's still good." - Regina Brett

  104. "Life is not exactly perfect, but I’m grateful for everything I have." - Unknown

  105. "Life doesn't have to be perfect to be great and meaningful." - Unknown

  106. "Life doesn't have to be perfect to be filled with beauty." - Unknown

  107. "Life is not perfect, it’s up to you to make it as perfect as you can." - Unknown

  108. "Life isn't perfect, but it has perfect moments." - Unknown

  109. "Life may not be perfect but I’m grateful." - Unknown

  110. "Life doesn't have to be perfect to be filled with happiness." - Unknown

  111. "Life is not perfect but you can make it perfect for you." - Unknown

  112. "Life may not be perfect, but it’s a beautiful ride." - Gary Allan

  113. "Life is far from perfect, but there are lots of reasons for optimism." - Paul Parker

  114. "Life is not perfect, but it is wonderfully surprising." - Unknown