Asymptote

Perfection is pursued, not obtained.

Today I found the word Asymptote.

It perfectly sums up the fact that perfection is something to pursue, but that no matter what you do, it can never be obtained.

a straight line that continually approaches a given curve but does not meet it at any finite distance.
Perfectionism can actually hold you back rather than inspire you to act.
Check out wabi sabi, starting dirty and The Perfectionists Lie to find out more about why perfection is nothing to worry about.
Perfection is an ideal, a concept, but sadly never a reality.