130+ A Perfect World Quotes

130+ A Perfect World Quotes

 

  1. Strive for excellence, not perfection, because we don’t live in a perfect world. – Joyce Meyer
  2. God wants us to know that life is a series of beginnings not endings. Just as graduations are not terminations but commencements. Creation is an ongoing process and when we create a perfect world where love and compassion are shared by all suffering will cease. – Bernie Siege
  3. I guess we’d be living in a boring, perfect world if everybody wished everybody else well. – Jennifer Aniston
  4. In a perfect world, you would be able to hold onto everyone. But It’s not realistic. The changes with NYPD have been progressive and have taken the show to new levels. – Dennis Franz
  5. In a perfect world, I could be doing some bigger films and balance that with some independent films because they seem to be the most challenging and unique. – Sherilyn Fenn
  6. The world can be better if there’s love, tolerance and humility. – Irena Sendler
  7. Perfect does not mean perfect actions in a perfect world, bur appropriate actions in an imperfect one. – Reginald Horace Blyth
  8. The perfect world is created when the mind is free to see it. – Byron Katie
  9. In a perfect world, you and I probably wouldn’t exist, so let’s not hope for one. – Ze Frank
  10. Nearly all marriages, even happy ones, are mistakes: in the sense that almost certainly (in a more perfect world, or even with a little more care in this very imperfect one) both partners might be found more suitable mates. But the real soul-mate is the one you are actually married to. – J. R. R. Tolkien
  11. I am a perfect being in a perfect world. – Marc Jacobs
  12. I believe I am quite amiable and affable and quite fair, and I’ve rarely worked with people who are the opposite. Moodiness scares me. What gets to me is unkindness. Madness. Unwarranted cruelty through words. People who scream and shout at work. I hate confrontation and violence. I’ve done it in the past and I don’t want to do it again. I guess I want a perfect world. – Anthony Hopkins
  13. Too much trust is folly, in an imperfect world. – Ellis Peters
  14. I don’t even bother trying to picture a perfect world, because I don’t think that perfection is something to strive for. I prefer imperfection. That’s what makes things special. You know, things that change. – Anthony Kiedis
  15. Maturity is the ability to joyfully live in an imperfect world. – Richard Rohr
  16. Freedom is sloppy. But since tyranny’s the only guaranteed byproduct of those who insist on a perfect world, freedom will have to do. – Bill Willingham
  17. The perfect world for me is to find some sort of inner peace. I believe that a man that walks with God can walk anywhere. – Immortal Technique
  18. We will never have a perfect world, but it’s not romantic or naive to work toward a better one. – Steven Pinker
  19. Perfect solutions of our difficulties are not to be looked for in an imperfect world. – Winston Churchill
  20. But this isn’t a perfect world. The problem is people who think it is. – Neal Shusterman
  21. Some people strive for perfection, but I often find perfection boring . – Mario Testino
  22. I’m bored’ is a useless thing to say. I mean, you live in a great, big, vast world that you’ve seen none percent of. Even the inside of your own mind is endless; it goes on forever, inwardly, do you understand? The fact that you’re alive is amazing, so you don’t get to say ‘I’m bored. – Louis C. K.
  23. The perfect world, by Adam trod,
  24. Was the first temple–built by God–
  25. His fiat laid the corner stone,
  26. And heaved its pillars, one by one. – Nathaniel Parker Willis
  27. The candles burned The moon went down The polished hill The milky town Transparent, weightless, luminous Uncovering the two of us On that fundamental ground Where love’s unwilled, unleashed, unbound And half the perfect world is found. – Leonard Cohen
  28. In a perfect world, there would be no censorship, because there would be no judgement. I find the hypocritical aspect disconcerting, to say the least. We can show people being murdered on television, but I’m not able to say “chickenshit” in public. At the same time, I understand that people are afraid. Because I think censorship is about fear. It’s just fear being projected onto art. – Alanis Morissette
  29. On the return trip home, gazing through 240,000 miles of space toward the stars and the planet from which I had come, I suddenly experienced the universe as intelligent, loving, harmonious. – Edgar Mitchell
  30. In a perfect world, we wouldn’t have any nuclear weapons. But it’s not a perfect world. In fact, it’s a very dangerous world. – Kellyanne Conway
  31. I don’t believe in a perfect world. I don’t believe it’s achievable, and I believe the people who try to achieve it usually end up turning it into something like Cambodia or something very similar because purity tests set in. Are you ideologically pure enough to be allowed to live? Well, it turns out that very few people are, so you end up with a big powerful struggle and a mass killing scene. – Margaret Atwood
  32. We must recognize that we are living in an imperfect world in which human and superhuman forces of evil are at work and so long as those forces affect the political behaviour of mankind there can be no hope of abiding peace. – Christopher Dawson
  33. We must recognize that we are living in an imperfect world in which human and superhuman forces of evil are at work and so long as those forces affect the political behaviour of mankind there can be no hope of abiding peace. – Christopher Dawson
  34. In a perfect world, the entertainment and media industry and the content on our screens would reflect the true American scene. – Gabrielle Carteris
  35. I’ve often wondered about the shyness of some of us in the West about standing for these ideals that have done so much to ease the plight of man and the hardships of our imperfect world. Let us be shy no longer. Let us go to our strength. Let us offer hope. Let us tell the world that a new age is not only possible, but probable. – Ronald Reagan
  36. When one is without ego, one becomes immediately free of all personal judgements, and perceives life and the world with divine eyes and mind. Nothing is offensive to them and they remain in perfect serenity and peace always. – Mooji
  37. I’m friends with everybody, I love everybody. I trust everybody because they don’t give me reasons not to you know what I’m saying? So, if everybody just trusted everybody and if everybody just loved everybody then we’d live in a perfect world… you know what I’m saying? I mean, why not? – Christofer Drew
  38. The pacifist streak in German politics is a problem. But Greens and Social Democrats have to ask themselves: In an imperfect world, what do they prefer? The rise of the right or the success of the European project? – Anthony Glees
  39. It seems the height of antiquated hubris to claim that the universe carried on as it did for billions of years in order to form a comfortable abode for us. Chance and historical contingency give the world of life most of its glory and fascination. I sit here happy to be alive and sure that some reason must exist for “why me?” Or the earth might have been totally covered with water, and an octopus might now be telling its children why the eight-legged God of all things had made such a perfect world for cephalopods. – Stephen Jay Gould
  40. To me, in a perfect world, you have the flavor and the magic of movies like 48 Hours, Lethal Weapon and Bad Boys. – Ice Cube
  41. Artists live in an imperfect world where affairs of the heart must sometimes be compromised with business. – Sara Genn
  42. The idea is that the savior came, and simply by the coming of the savior you’re saved. Nonsense, human beings wish! If that were the case, we’d live in a perfect world. – Frederick Lenz
  43. Start your own revolution, cut out the middleman In a perfect world we’d all sing in tune But this is reality so give me some room So join the struggle while you may The Revolution is just a t-shirt away. – Billy Bragg
  44. He knows what I’m about to say–he always does. He is my best friend, my soul mate. In a perfect world, full of roses and sunshine we’d be together, but this is full of broken. – Jessica Sorensen
  45. In a perfect world we would bring corporate tax rates down to 25% or less so we can get competitive in the world economy. Ultimately, I would love to see a flat tax. – Eric Cantor
  46. In a perfect world, I’d love to make 90-minute movies, but for me, a movie needs to be as long or short as it can sustain itself. – Paul Feig
  47. In my perfect world order, it is cold all the time. Everyone wears sweaters and drinks coffee. People don’t speak to each other; they read the newspaper. There is no loud music, and cats are in charge. – Michael Showalter
  48. Perfectionism is a dangerous state of mind in an imperfect world. The best way is to forget doubts and set about the task in hand. . . . If you are doing your best, you will not have time to worry about failure. – Robert Hillyer
  49. Just imagine how boring life would be if we were all the same. My idea of a perfect world is one in which we really appreciated each other’s differences: Short, tall; Democrat, Republican; black, white; gay, straight-a world in which all of us are equal, but definitely not the same. – Barbra Streisand
  50. I never wanted to leave Cleveland. My heart will always be in that area – in a perfect world I would have loved to stay. – LeBron James
  51. In a perfect world, we would not keep animals for our benefit, including pets. – Tom Regan
  52. To be a baby elephant must be wonderful. Surrounded by a loving family 24 hours a day. Touched by the family, cuddled and comforted. A tremendous love and compassion exuded by every family member. I think it must be how it ought to be, in a perfect world. – Daphne Sheldrick
  53. In a perfect world what poor countries at the lowest rungs of economic development need is not a multi-party democracy, but in fact a decisive benevolent dictator to push through the reforms required to get the economy moving. – Dambisa Moyo
  54. Don’t pointless things have a place, too, in this far-from-perfect world? Remove everything pointless from an imperfect life, and it’d lose even its imperfection. – Haruki Murakami
  55. Our memory is a more perfect world than the universe: it gives back life to those who no longer exist. – Guy de Maupassant
  56. With a stroke of love on the canvas of my soul I’m painting a perfect world with shades of Michelangelo With each promise made in every heart that knows we can live in a perfect world in shades of Michelangelo I hear songs of children echo in the sky I hear songs of children a tomorrow so bright! – Belinda Carlisle
  57. And what would they be scared of? There’s nothing to fear in a perfect world, is there? – Catherine Fisher
  58. He saw my complications and he mirrored me back simplified, and we laughed how our perfect world would always be denied.- Joni Mitchell
  59. Often I have heard the taunt that suffragists are women who have failed to find any normal outlet for their emotions, and are therefore soured and disappointed beings. This is probably not true of any suffragist, and it is most certainly not true of me. My home life and relations have been as nearly ideal as possible in this imperfect world. – Emmeline Pankhurs
  60. Thinking fascinates me, and I probably spend too much time in my mind. My wife says that my perfect world is to be in the Suburban driving, with her next to me and the boys in the back seat and complete silence for two thousand miles. – John Larroquette
  61. Our lives are marked and shaped by our regrets. Things we all want to take back and can’t. In a perfect world, we would never hurt the ones we love or cause hurt to befall them. But the world isn’t perfect and neither are we. – Sherrilyn Kenyon
  62. In my perfect world, we would establish perhaps four national zoos of unimpeachable quality and close the rest of them. – Susan Orlean
  63. Visible nature is but a distorted reflection of a more perfect world and the creative individual viewing her is inspired to perceive within and behind her many garments, that which is timeless and entirely beautiful. – Lawren Harris
  64. In a perfect world, Joshua‟s vertically gifted murderer would‟ve had himself a monologue before rampaging, during which he loudly and clearly would‟ve announced his full name, occupation, religious preference, preferably with his god‟s country and time period of origin, his goals, dreams, and aspirations, and the location of his lair. But nobody had ever accused post-Shift Atlanta of being perfect. – Ilona Andrews
  65. I abhor the idea of a perfect world. It would bore me to tears. – Shelby Foote
  66. In a perfect world, I don’t think it [one’s sexual orientation] is anyone else’s business, but I do think there is value in standing up and being counted. – Anderson Cooper
  67. Elric knew that everything that existed had its opposite. In danger he might find peace. And yet, of course, in peace there was danger. Being an imperfect creature in an imperfect world he would always know paradox. And that was why in paradox there was always a kind of truth. That was why philosophers and soothsayers flourished. In a perfect world there would be no place for them. In an imperfect world the mysteries were always without solution and that was why there was always a great choice of solutions. – Michael Moorcock
  68. The world is imperfect, and young people are always trying to perfect it and they always fail – which is a good thing. Who’d want to live in a perfect world? – Carl Andre
  69. In a perfect world, probably we’d never yell, we’d just be firm and dispassionate. But of course, everyone yells at their children. – Ayelet Waldman
  70. Some of us must wait for the best human gifts until we come to heavenly places. Our natural desire for musical utterance is perhaps a prophecy that in a perfect world we shall all know how to sing.- Lucy Larcom
  71. Each day, awakening, are we asked to paint the sky blue? Need we coax the sun to rise or flowers to bloom? Need we teach birds to sing, or children to laugh, or lovers to kiss? No, though we think the world imperfect, it surrounds us each day with its perfections. We are asked only to appreciate them, and to show appreciation by living in peaceful harmony amidst them. The Creator does not ask that we create a perfect world; He asks that we celebrate it.- Robert Breault
  72. We’re imperfect people trapped in an imperfect world until we get to that place beyond. – Kathie Lee Gifford
  73. In this perfect world, there are certain imperfections that catch your eye. That’s what works for me. I don’t concentrate on being perfect, but instead put that effort behind my craft and being true to myself. I don’t conform to pressures outside of me. I am confident about myself. – Sonakshi Sinha
  74. In a perfect world I think we would microdose with LSD instead of giving teenagers Adderall. But I’d like to see it studied first. – Ayelet Waldman
  75. It seemed clear to me early on that one of the things a photograph could do was make a reality, and I wanted to do that. I always think of looking inside an Easter egg and seeing a perfect world. – Justine Kurland
  76. A perfect world or a world destroyed, one or the other- someday will come the end of hell. – Anne Rice
  77. In a perfect world, I would love to do one play for every three movies. – Jake Gyllenhaal
  78. I have always been very open and honest about this part of my life with my friends, my family, and my colleagues. In a perfect world, I don’t think it’s anyone else’s business, but I do think there is value in standing up and being counted. I’m not an activist, but I am a human being and I don’t give that up by being a journalist. – Anderson Cooper
  79. Nothing has to be changed, because all is beautiful – that is enlightenment. All is as it should be, everything is perfect. This is the most perfect world, this moment lacks nothing – the experience of this is what enlightenment is. – Rajneesh
  80. Christianity is actually “true Truth,” as Francis Schaeffer used to put it. God really does exist, Heaven actually is real (along with Hell), Jesus really did live and He did the things the historical records – the Gospels – say He did, the resurrection of Christ really happened, and there really is hope each of us can count on for “the kind of perfect world our hearts have always longed for.” – Greg Koukl
  81. In my perfect world, Hanna and Caleb would get married in Paris and have six kids and she’s the new Anna Wintour. Just because I’m such a Haleb fan. – Ashley Benson
  82. In a musically imperfect world, there is still perfection in the voice of Barbara Cook. For anyone eulogizing the historic scores of a long-lost era of Broadway greatness, not to worry. Somebody is still singing them with purity and passion. She is Barbara Cook, and she sings them for the angels to applaud. – Rex Reed
  83. So that’s one of the reasons why we took time between the last one and this one, was to make sure that we could do something that we believe could be equal if not better than the last one. In this case we already have ideas of things we’re talking about, and I think in a perfect world it will not be a four year break and it will come out significantly sooner than the last. – Bryan Burk
  84. I’m not a believer of the “perfect world” TV tries to feed us. – Marilyn Manson
  85. In a perfect world, mothers would remind their daughters each morning of how beautiful their strong noses are, or how special their curly red hair is. – Bobbi Brown
  86. Unfortunately, I think it’s very difficult to separate policy from politics. In a perfect world, in some instances you probably would want to. In other instances you’d probably say that the political element is important because it should, in a perfect world, match what the stakeholders need or want, or what the public is after. – Andrew Ross Sorkin
  87. In a perfect world, you can finish out your career where you start. … It’s one of those things you only have so much control over. You have to see how everything plays out and let the system work its course. – Cullen Jenkins
  88. I don’t think you’ll ever have a perfect world because we humans are prone to error, and so we’re always in search of an upgrade. – Henry Rollins
  89. What I would really like to have been, given a perfect world, is a jazz pianist. I mean jazz. I don’t mean rock and roll. I mean the never-the-same-twice music the American black people gave the world. – Kurt Vonnegut
  90. In a perfect world, I would do 3 weeks on 3 weeks off; so that I could always take a breather and come back to music with a fresh mind. – Tristan Prettyman
  91. I think every musician is different, every artist is different, and in a perfect world people would be able to pursue their own path and have the inspiration and the drive to, and the energy and dedication to take their path to its fruition. I don’t really believe in formulas. – Emily Haines
  92. Anything and everything at any given time is sort of the point I think. We’re dealing in real situations and that’s why we have our handlers there, to hopefully protect us from the bad, but yes; each show I think that sort of thing is going to go down because it’s obviously not a perfect system and it’s not a perfect world. – Eliza Dushku
  93. In a perfect world, there would be no censorship, because there would be no judgement. – Alanis Morissette
  94. In some perfect world where human nature is less messy and history less fraught, any and all people who had ever suffered discrimination would find common cause, gathering together under one big anti-bigotry banner. – Frank Bruni
  95. In a perfect world, everybody would be gay. I mean if everybody looked like Zach Braff, you just wouldn’t be able to resist. – Zach Braff
  96. In a perfect world global emissions would have peaked already. In a semi-perfect world we will peak on Dec. 31, 2020. The fact is, that’s going to be difficult. We know that it’s going to get more and more expensive the longer we delay. – Christiana Figueres
  97. Even in a perfect world where everyone was equal. I’d still own the film rights and be working on the sequel. – Elvis Costello
  98. In the perfect world every source could be identified, but like the man said, “It’s not a perfect world.” – Ben Bradlee
  99. I felt that with In A Perfect World I was still kind of finding myself – not just as a musician, but also in love and in life. – Keri Hilson
  100. If I could only get people to rub my belly for good lucky and then throw money in my fountain, it’d be a perfect world. – Christopher Meloni
  101. I think mischievous people always there, … Some kind of perfect world, that is impossible. Accept that reality. (For) those people who have genuine concern about humanity, make some effort-better than none. – Dalai Lama
  102. When you are ready to accept him for the imperfect man that he is, and find happiness in his imperfect company, you have definitely found love, and the two of you can create the perfect world for each other! – Kimberly Ann Moore
  103. The Crosby family is sort of legendary for all of its traumas and familial problems, even though it has this appearance of being this perfect world. It had quite a dark side to it. – Denise Crosby
  104. Faith is like pure eyes that enable us to see a pure and perfect world beyond the suffering world of samsara. – Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
  105. Here was a boy who liked flaws, who saw them not as failings but as strengths. Who knew such a person could exist, or what would have happened if we’d found each other under different circumstances? Maybe in a perfect world. But not in this one. – Sarah Dessen
  106. Filth. Waste. Crime. Brutality. What’s there to like? (Solin) There’s brutality on Olympus. (Arik) True. But I hate humanity as much as I hate the gods. Both groups are selfish bastards bent on destroying everything around them. They were given a perfect world and rather than enjoy it, they’d rather destroy it and each other. Excuse me if I don’t look at them with love in my eyes but rather scorn in my heart. (Solin) – Sherrilyn Kenyon
  107. It is too easy to say ‘what if’ and paint a picture of a perfect world. – Darren Shan
  108. In a perfect world everything would be either black or white, right or wrong, and everyone would know the difference. But this isn’t a perfect world. The problem is people who think it is. – Neal Shusterman
  109. Darkness has completely descended onto the landscape and I stood up and stretched my arms above my head and I wondered what it would be like if it were a perfect world. Only god knows. And he is dead. – David Wojnarowicz
  110. Don’t pointless things have a place, too, in this far-from-perfect world? – Haruki Murakami
  111. Maybe it’s a little depressing to think that my vision of a perfect world is actually so messed up, but I think it means that I don’t really understand what ‘perfect’ is. – Veronica Roth
  112. You may never get to that perfect world that you’re waiting for where everything’s going to be perfect and you got that much money and your house paid off. – Joel Osteen
  113. In a perfect world, I would be 6-foot-3 and have a perfect head of hair and look like Orlando Bloom. – Moby
  114. In an imperfect world perfection is not instantly available. Railroad safety, for instance, cannot be secured by mechanical devices alone. It is primarily a resultant of care and discipline. – Ivy Lee
  115. We are imperfect beings in a very imperfect world, and the one thing we can count on is that things will go wrong, and that each and every one of us will have problems. – Bob Parsons
  116. In a perfect world we don’t want to be overly dependent on any single asset or be so dependent on the cycle or where one asset is the bulk of this company. – James Packer
  117. In a perfect world, my tennis game gets better. I have kids and a beautiful wife and live on some hill somewhere that’s not in Los Angeles. And the script that Tom Hanks just barely turned down gets in my hands. – Matthew Perry
  118. This is why Caliban was a punishment. I realize it now – it’s a beautiful, perfect world of nothingness. No connection, no longing, no . . . love. A world we’re trapped in until we’re needed here, a world we’re condemned to while everyone we might care about forgets us. – Jackson Pearce
  119. Good food does lead to sex. As it should. And in a perfect world, good music does too. – Anthony Bourdain
  120. There is always a but in this imperfect world. – Anne Bronte
  121. Perfectionism is a dangerous state of mind in an imperfect world. – Robert Hillyer
  122. Sin and death and suffering and war and poverty are not natural—they are the devastating results of our rebellion against God. We long for a return to Paradise—a perfect world, without the corruption of sin, where God walks with us and talks with us in the cool of the day. – Randy Alcorn
  123. Laziness is the one common deficiency in mankind that blocks the establishment of a perfect world in which everyone leads a happy life. – William Feather
  124. With every song I have a person in mind who, in a perfect world, would perform with me. Usually I end up not getting that person, and I’m forced to settle for someone else. – Busta Rhymes
  125. In a perfect world perhaps we would all see more clearly. But this is not a perfect world, and it is enough to hope that each of us will share our talents, and find the balance between greed and benevolence that will allow us to live and thrive and help the world around us grow. – Kent Nerburn
  126. Strive for excellence, not perfection. – Jackson Brown, Jr.
  127. When you make a company, you make a utopia. It’s where you design your perfect world. – Derek Sivers
  128. God put a secret art into the forces of Nature so as to enable it to fashion itself out of chaos into a perfect world system. – Immanuel Kant
  129. God put a secret art into the forces of Nature so as to enable it to fashion itself out of chaos into a perfect world system. – Immanuel Kant
  130. Faith is like pure eyes that enable us to see a pure and perfect world beyond the suffering world of samsara. – Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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