65 Incomplete Quotes On Success In Life

These incomplete quotes will inspire you. Incomplete is not complete, unfinished or not having all the necessary or appropriate parts.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging incomplete quotes, incomplete sayings, and incomplete proverbs.

Best Incomplete Quotes

  1. “If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” ~ Jack Kornfield
  2. “Some of the greatest moments in life come from moments that are incomplete.” ~ Nikki Reed
  3. “Every heart sings a song, incomplete until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.” ~ Plato
  4. “True beauty could be discovered only by one who mentally complete the incomplete.” ~ Okakura Kakuzo

  5. “Today I begin to understand what love must be, if it exists… When we are parted, we each feel the lack of the other half of ourselves. We are incomplete like a book in two volumes of which the first has been lost. That is what I imagine love to be: incompleteness in absence.” ~ Edmond de Goncourt , Incomplete quotes love
  6. “When we’re incomplete, we’re always searching for somebody to complete us. When, after a few years or a few months of a relationship, we find that we’re still unfulfilled, we blame our partners and take up with somebody more promising. This can go on and on – series polygamy – until we admit that while a partner can add sweet dimension to our lives, we, each of us, are responsible for our own fulfillment. Nobody else can provide it for us, and to believe otherwise is to delude ourselves dangerously and to program for eventual failure every relationship we enter.” ~ Tom Robbins
  7. “It’s terrifying to show incomplete footage.” ~ Dylan Clark
  8. “Every great painting is left incomplete at the point where its completion is obvious.” ~ Robert Breault

  9. “Happiness should always remain a bit incomplete. After all, dreams are boundless.” ~ Anatoly Karpov
  10. “Every heart sings a song, incomplete until another heart whispers back.” ~ Plato
  11. “Not everything in life can or should be explained. Part of every painting should be incomplete…to be completed in the mind of the viewer.” ~ Russell Chatham
  12. “We know too well that our freedom is incomplete without the freedom of the Palestinians.” ~ Nelson Mandela

  13. “Two incomplete people can’t complete one another. Complete yourself and then let someone else complement you.” ~ Tony Gaskins
  14. “A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he’s finished.” ~ Zsa Zsa Gabor
  15. “Nature makes nothing incomplete, and nothing in vain.” ~ Aristotle
  16. “My life feels, week to week, incomplete to the level of being pointless if I am not in preparation for the next play or, ideally, into it.” ~ Tom Stoppard

  17. “If you feel incomplete, you alone must fill yourself with love in all your empty shattered spaces” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  18. “A one-eyed man is much more incomplete than a blind man, for he knows what it is that’s lacking.” ~ Victor Hugo
  19. “The sadness of the incomplete, the sadness that is often Life, but should never be Art.” ~ E. M. Forster
  20. “A golden rule: to leave an incomplete image of oneself.” ~ Emile M. Cioran

  21. “Each of us is incomplete compared to someone else – an animal’s incomplete compared to a person… and a person compared to God, who is complete only to be imaginary.” ~ Georges Bataille
  22. “Each way to suicide is its own: intensely private, unknowable, and terrible. Suicide will have seemed to its perpetrator the last and best of bad possibilities, and any attempt by the living to chart this final terrain of life can be only a sketch, maddeningly incomplete” ~ Kay Redfield Jamison
  23. “Love is an immortal wound that cannot be closed up. A person loses something, a part of her soul, when she loves someone. And she goes about looking for that lost part of her soul, for she knows that otherwise she is incomplete and cannot be at rest. It is only when she is with the person she loves that she becomes complete again in herself; but the moment he leaves, she loses that part which he has taken with him and knows no rest till she has found him once more.” ~ Lin Yutang
  24. “The male chromosome is an incomplete female chromosome. In other words the male is a walking abortion; aborted at the gene stage. To be male is to be deficient, emotionally limited; maleness is a deficiency disease and males are emotional cripples.” ~ Valerie Solanas
  25. “An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious – just dead wrong.” ~ Russell Baker

  26. “Humanity is regarded as unfinished, incomplete, imperfect. We have the possibility of completing ourselves, perfecting ourselves, and all that is necessary for this lies in us.” ~ Maurice Nicoll
  27. “You have a certain set of facts and you are looking for situations where you have an edge, whether the edge is psychological or statistical.” ~ David Einhorn
  28. “The male is an incomplete female, a walking abortion, aborted at the gene stage” ~ Valerie Solanas

  29. “I’m not afraid of facts, I welcome facts but a congeries of facts is not equivalent to an idea. This is the essential fallacy of the so-called “scientific” mind. People who mistake facts for ideas are incomplete thinkers; they are gossips.” ~ Cynthia Ozick
  30. “Life is very full of sex, or should be. As much as I admire Tolkien – and I do, he was a giant of fantasy and a giant of literature, and I think he wrote a great book that will be read for many years – you do have to wonder where all those Hobbits came from since you can’t imagine Hobbits having sex, can you? Well, sex is an important part of who we are. It drives us, it motivates us, it makes us do sometimes very noble things and it makes us do sometimes incredibly stupid things. Leave it out, and you’ve got an incomplete world.” ~ George R. R. Martin
  31. “Science is absolutely incomplete unless and until the scientists are Realised Souls. Medicine is incomplete, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, everything is incomplete unless and until you know the Divine laws.” ~ Nirmala Srivastava

  32. “There’s some task which the God of all the universe, the great Creator, your redeemer in Jesus Christ has for you to do, and which will remain undone and incomplete until by faith and obedience you step into the will of God.” ~ Alan Redpath
  33. “The knowable world is incomplete if seen from any one point of view, incoherent if seen from all points of view at once, and empty if seen from nowhere in particular.” ~ Richard Shweder
  34. “The UN took a strong stand against apartheid; and over the years, an international consensus was built, which helped to bring an end to this iniquitous system. But we know too well that our freedom is incomplete without the freedom of the Palestinians…” ~ Nelson Mandela
  35. “It makes little difference how many university courses or degrees a person may own. If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another, his education is incomplete.” ~ Norman Cousins

  36. “Something is always wanting to incomplete fortune.
    [Lat., Curtae nescio quid semper abest rei.]” ~ Horace
  37. “if you get married they think you’re finished and if you are without a woman they think you’re incomplete.” ~ Charles Bukowski
  38. “No matter where i go, i still end up me. What’s missing never changes. The scenery may change, but i’m still the same incomplete person. The same missing elements torture me with a hunger that i can never satisfy. I think that lack itself is as close as i’ll come to defining myself.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  39. “Remember one very fundamental thing about life: Any experience that has not been lived will hang around you, will persist: “Finish me! Live me! Complete me!” There is an intrinsic quality in every experience that it tends and wants to be finished, completed. Once completed, it evaporates; incomplete, it persists, it tortures you, it haunts you, it attracts your attention. It says, “What are you going to do about me? I am still incomplete – fulfill me!”” ~ Rajneesh
  40. “I ran the Boston Marathon out of love. I believe that love is the basis of all meaningful human endeavor. Yet it was a love that was incomplete until it was shared with others.” ~ Bobbi Gibb

  41. “When you do a cartoon based on news headlines, you do it based on incomplete information.” ~ Ted Rall
  42. “Nothing goes perfectly for us. But… being incomplete is what pushes us onward to the next something… If we were even perfectly satisfied, what meaning would the rest of our lives hold, right?” ~ Takehiko Inoue
  43. “For every house is incomplete without him, and a blessing is lacking in the spirit.” ~ Christopher Smart

  44. “That our knowledge only illuminates a small corner of the Universe, that it is incomplete, approximate, tentative and merely probable need not concert us. It is genuine nevertheless. Physical science stands as one of the great achievements of the human spirit.” ~ Arthur David Ritchie
  45. “This is the most important lesson you must learn about magic,” Miss Ochiba went on. “There are many ways of seeing. Each has an element of truth, but none is the whole truth. If you limit yourselves to one way of seeing, one truth, you will limit your power. You will also place limits on the kinds of spells you can cast, as well as their strength. To be a good magician, you must see in many ways. You must be flexible. You must be willing to learn from different sources. And you must always remember that the truths you see are incomplete.” ~ Patricia C. Wrede
  46. “I should deem a man-of-war incomplete without a body of Marines…imbued with that esprit that has so long characterized the “Old Corps.”” ~ Joshua R. Sands

  47. “The practical man demands an appearance of reality at least. Always dealing in the concrete, he regards mathematical terms not as symbols or thought but as images of reality. A system acceptable to the mathematician because of its inner consistency may appear to the practical man to be full of contradictions because of the incomplete manner in which it represents reality.” ~ Tobias Dantzig
  48. “What takes its place is very dry education. And the tools that actually can teach you – singing and playing, learning how to participate with other people, spiritual richness – are replaced with a big emphasis on how to memorize things. That’s such an incomplete education. Survival of the fittest used to mean being bigger and stronger.” ~ Wynton Marsalis
  49. “Any enlightenment which requires to be authenticated, certified, recognized, congratulated, is (as yet) a false, or at least incomplete one.” ~ Reginald Horace Blyth
  50. “A city is a place that can offer maximum freedom. Otherwise it’s incomplete.” ~ Ai Weiwei

  51. “You can never represent yourself totally …. to seek self -knowledge is to embark on a journey which … will always be incomplete, cannot be charted on a map, will never halt, cannot be described.” ~ Douglas Hofstadter
  52. “In everything, no matter what it may be, uniformity is undesirable. Leaving something incomplete makes it interesting, and gives one the feeling that there is room for growth” ~ Yoshida Kenko
  53. “For the institutions of the European Union are at present incomplete. A European Senate is badly needed to complete them. By creating an upper chamber in the European parliament, a new bridge could be built between national political classes, which retain democratic legitimacy, and the decision-making process in Brussels. Such a Senate should be recruited by indirect election from existing national parliaments.” ~ Larry Siedentop
  54. “Mans most disagreeable habits and idiosyncrasies, his deceit, his cowardice, his lack of reverence, are engendered by his incomplete adjustment to a complicated civilisation. It is the result of the conflict between our instincts and our culture.” ~ Sigmund Freud

  55. “To find the point where hypothesis and fact meet; the delicate equilibrium between dream and reality; the place where fantasy and earthly things are metamorphosed into a work of art; the hour when faith in the future becomes knowledge of the past; to lay down one’s power for others in need; to shake off the old ordeal and get ready for the new; to question, knowing that never can the full answer be found; to accept uncertainties quietly, even our incomplete knowledge of God; this is what man’s journey is about, I think.” ~ Lillian Smith , Incomplete quotes dream
  56. “The problem is one of opposition between subjective and objective points of view. There is a tendency to seek an objective account of everything before admitting its reality. But often what appears to a more subjective point of view cannot be accounted for in this way. So either the objective conception of the world is incomplete, or the subjective involves illusions that should be rejected.” ~ Thomas Nagel
  57. “What kind of life a dog . . . acquires. I have sometimes tried to imagine by kneeling or lying full length on the ground and looking up. The world then becomes strangely incomplete; one sees little but legs.” ~ E. V. Lucas
  58. “I’m curious by individuals that embrace half a story so they can justify how incomplete they feel about their own self worth.” ~ Dane Cook

  59. “We understand God by everything in ourselves that is fragmentary, incomplete, and inopportune.” ~ Emile M. Cioran
  60. “One need not be eminent in any part of profound knowledge in order to understand it and to apply it. The various segments of the system of profound knowledge cannot be separated. They interact with each other. For example knowledge about psychology is incomplete without knowledge of variation.” ~ W. Edwards Deming
  61. “I don’t care if you’re a parent giving to a child, a worker to a company, or a romantic to a lover, this behavior eventually leads to resentment. There’s always a hidden agenda of What’s in it for me? It’s often suppressed, and this is why sacrifice is ultimately unwise and incomplete. Does this mean that there’s no such thing as altruism, philanthropy, or generosity? No, it just means that anytime these exist, so do egocentricity, misanthropy, and greed. There’s always a balancing force, even if it’s sometimes hidden or unconscious.” ~ John Frederick Demartini
  62. “The entire hominid collection known today would barely cover a billiard table, … the collection is so tantalizingly incomplete, and the specimens themselves often so fragmented and inconclusive, that more can be said about what is missing than about what is present. …but ever since Darwin’s work inspired the notion that fossils linking modern man and extinct ancestor would provide the most convincing proof of human evolution, preconceptions have led evidence by the nose in the study of fossil man.” ~ John Reader
  63. “There is no conflict between science and religion. Conflict only arises from an incomplete knowledge of either science or religion or both.” ~ Russell M. Nelson

  64. “When established identities become outworn or unfinished ones threaten to remain incomplete, special crises compel men to wage holy wars, by the cruelest means, against those who seem to question or threaten their unsafe ideological bases.” ~ Erik Erikson
  65. “I knew this girl named Tropicana,
    She’s always juicin’.
    Producing cash for a sexual task.
    She loves men that trick like Halloween and treat…
    You ain’t paid? Then your grade is incomplete.” ~ Lord Jamar

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