Acceptance Quotes

Attitude is your acceptance of the natural laws, or your rejection of the natural laws.

Stuart Chase

The terror of the atom age is not the violence of the new power but the speed of man's adjustment to it, the speed of his acceptance.

E. B. White

What men call knowledge, is the reasoned acceptance of false appearances. Wisdom looks behind the veil and sees.

Sri Aurobindo

Families are the best place to learn and practice mutual tolerance and acceptance.

Begum Aga Khan

What we need is not more distrust and division. What we need now is acceptance.

Tom Daschle

If the conditions were right there could be great acceptance. Often it is only when they pose an economic or political threat that it turns really ugly.

Iris Chang

The acceptance that all that is solid has melted into the air, that reality and morality are not givens but imperfect human constructs, is the point from which fiction begins.

Salman Rushdie

Bad humour is an evasion of reality; good humour is an acceptance of it.

Malcolm Muggeridge

Acceptance is the art of making the obstacle the path. Therefore, embrace the enemy. This is the lesson of the river guide: face the danger, move toward it, that's where the current is the strongest, and it will carry you around the obstacle. Use it.

China Galland†

Instant acceptance of an idea is as self-defeating as instant rejection.

Mark Clifton

Bullying behaviour can be communicated via text, mobile phones, internet, social networking sites, forums. But we can't limit it because these messages are then reinforced by television which glamorises yelling, swearing and vulgar behaviour as the way to walk the red carpet of acceptance.

Louise Burfitt Dons

It cannot in the opinion of His Majesty's Government be classified as slavery in the extreme acceptance of the word without some risk of terminological inexactitude.

Winston Churchill

The qualities and capacities that are important in running-such factors as will power, the ability to apply effort during extreme fatigue and the acceptance of pain-have a radiating power that subtly influences one's life.

James Fixx

The compulsion to do good is an innate American trait. Only North Americans seem to believe that they always should, may, and actually can choose somebody with whom to share their blessings. Ultimately this attitude leads to bombing people into the acceptance of gifts.

Illich, Ivan

One has to accept pain as a condition of existence. One has to court doubt and darkness as the cost of knowing. One needs a will stubborn in conflict, but apt always to the total acceptance of every consequence of living and dying.

Morris West
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