Incomplete Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old incomplete quotes, incomplete sayings, and incomplete proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete. Jack Kornfield
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
Fear is incomplete knowledge. Agatha Christie
There is always an incompleteness in a complete day. Pragati Bajaji
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
A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he's finished. Zsa Zsa Gabor
Some stories remain incomplete but they are beautiful. Avijeet Das
A golden rule: to leave an incomplete image of oneself. Emile M. Cioran
Some of the greatest moments in life come from moments that are incomplete. Nikki Reed
The sadness of the incomplete, the sadness that is often Life, but should never be Art. E. M. Forster
The well of your incompleteness runs deep, but make the effort to look away from yourself and to look toward Him. Oswald Chambers
If you feel incomplete, you alone must fill yourself with love in all your empty shattered spaces. Oprah Winfrey
A one-eyed man is much more incomplete than a blind man, for he knows what it is that's lacking. Victor Hugo
If your love for another person doesn't include loving yourself then your love is incomplete. Shannon L. Alder
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
Nature makes nothing incomplete, and nothing in vain. Aristotle
Having an inaccurate or incomplete view of ourselves is why are always depressed Sunday Adelaja
The brightest flashes in the world of thought are incomplete until they have been proved to have their counterparts in the world of fact. John Tyndall
To say of a picture, as is often said in its praise, that it shows great and earnest labour, is to say that it is incomplete and unfit for view. James Whistler
Happiness should always remain a bit incomplete. After all, dreams are boundless. Anatoly Karpov
True beauty could be discovered only by one who mentally complete the incomplete. Kakuzō Okakura
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
My career is a journey for me, and any journey is incomplete without the struggle. Yami Gautam
We understand God by everything in ourselves that is fragmentary, incomplete, and inopportune. Emil Cioran
For every house is incomplete without Him, and a blessing is lacking in the spirit. Christopher Smart
An incomplete sketch superbly executed is power. Richard Schmid
Delight is incomplete until it is expressed. C. S. Lewis
Theory without practice is just as incomplete as practice without theory. Assata Shakur
Two incomplete people can't complete one another. Complete yourself and then let someone else complement you. Tony Gaskins
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
The male is a biological accident: the Y (male) gene is an incomplete X (female) gene, that is, has an incomplete set of chromosomes. In other words, the male is an incomplete female, 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
Christianity is completed Judaism, or it is nothing. Christianity is incomprehensible without Judaism, as Judaism is incomplete without Christianity. Benjamin Disraeli
One's complete sentences are attempts, as often as not, to complete an incomplete self with words. William H. Gass
Botanists have a plant-category which they call 'Incompletae'; similarly one can say that there are incomplete and uncompleted people. These are the ones whose longings and strivings are out of proportion with what they actually do and what they achieve. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A single man is an incomplete animal. He resembles the odd half of a pair of scissors. Benjamin Franklin
There is no doubt that, as works of art, books that lack canine interest are incomplete. Roy Hattersley
Remember one very fundamental thing about life: Any experience that has not been lived with 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!" Shree Rajneesh
The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The car has become an article of dress without which we feel uncertain, unclad and incomplete in the urban compound. Marshall McLuhan
We sometimes feel that a life which was so brief was in vain, and that God has mocked us by giving us the little one and then by taking it away immediately. The child had no opportunity to perform a work, nor was there any time given to develop character. Let us remember, first of all, that the little one had an eternal spirit, and that it has gone into the presence of God where there will be an eternity to perform works and develop character. A brief life is not an incomplete life. J. Vernon McGee
For us to transform as a society, we have to allow ourselves to be transformed as individuals. And for us to be transformed...we have to allow for the incompleteness of any of our truths and a real forgiveness for the complexity of human beings. Angel Kyodo Williams
The true genius shudders at incompleteness — imperfection — and usually prefers silence to saying the something which is not everything that should be said. Edgar Allan Poe
Our emotional life maps our incompleteness: A creature without any needs would never have reasons for fear, or grief, or hope, or anger. Martha C. Nussbaum
Love could be more than just feeling those butterflies in your stomach when you are around them, but also a feeling of incompleteness when you are not around them. David Daniels
Nothing in Nature is random. A thing appears random only through the incompleteness of our knowledge. Baruch Spinoza
When "why" are we here? is not clear to us, it will often end up in "incompleteness." Prashant B. Yeole
The story was left incomplete because I didn't stop writing and you didn't stop erasing. Chandni Arora
Never attempt to complete an incomplete person. You will be drained and exhausted. You can't run for someone who refuses to even take a few steps. Stop trying to mend broken hearts. You will end up getting dragged into their void. You can only help a free person to fly. A free soul to soar. Urvashi Goja
Everybody gets sad, even dads that have people to care for, and therefore, you don't have to hide your pain. Life without rainy days is incomplete. Patton
Faith in the wisdom of the people is exactly what makes the Constitution incomplete and crude. Professor Pitkannan