Acceptance Quotes

Any acceptance of authority is the very denial of truth.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Acceptance is not submission; it is acknowledgement of the facts of a situation. Then deciding what you're going to do about it.

Kathleen Casey Theisen

The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.

Nathaniel Branden

Meditation is acceptance. It is the acceptance of life within us, without us and all around us. Acceptance of life is the beginning of human satisfaction. Transformation of life is the culmination of divine satisfaction

Sri Chinmoy

The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy, but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain

George McGovern

The acceptance of partition does not commit us to renounce Transjordan: one does not demand from anybody to give up his vision. We shall accept a state in the boundaries fixed today, but the boundaries of Zionist aspirations are the concern of the Jewish people and no external factor will be able to limit them.

David Ben Gurion

Acceptance. It is the true thing everyone longs for. The one thing everyone craves. To walk in a room and to be greeted by everyone with hugs and smiles. And in that small passing moment, you truly know you're loved, needed, and accepted.

Rena Harmon

If we got one-tenth of what was promised to us in these acceptance speeches there wouldn't be any inducement to go to heaven.

Will Rogers

Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.

William James

Be willing to have it so. Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.

William James

The keys to patience are acceptance and faith. Accept things as they are, and look realistically at the world around you. Have faith in yourself and in the direction you have chosen.

Ralph Marston

Happiness can exist only in acceptance.

Denis De Rougamont

Serenity comes when you trade expectations for acceptance.

Unknown

Acceptance of others, their looks, their behaviors, their beliefs, brings you an inner peace and tranquillity instead of anger and resentment.

Anon x

Tolerance is the eager and glad acceptance of the way along which others seek the truth.

Sir Walter Besant

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one.

J. Russel Lynes

Joy exists only in self-acceptance. Seek perfect acceptance, not a perfect life.

Anon xxxx

Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.

Joanne Kathleen Rowling

Joy exists only in self-acceptance. Seek perfect acceptance, not a perfect life.

Anon xxxx

In my life as an architect, I found that the single thing which inhibits young professionals, new students most severely, is their acceptance of standards that are too low.

Christopher Alexander

Sometimes I think we Americans are the loneliest people in the world. To be sure, we hunger for the power of affection, the self-acceptance that gives life. It is the oldest and strongest hunger in the world. But hungering is not enough.

Sherwood Anderson

Dostoevski said that taking a new step is what people fear the most. Any revolutionary change must be preceded by a passive, affirmative, non-challenging attitude toward change among the mass of our people. They must feel so frustrated, so defeated, so lost, so futureless in the prevailing system that they are willing to let go of the past and chance the future. This acceptance is the reformation essential to any revolution.

Saul David Alinsky

Two signs of learned person are: acceptance of other people's criticism, and being knowledgeable about the angles and dimensions of rhetoric and debate.

Husayn ibn Al

Discovery requires courage and acceptance that we are not in control, and that the future is uncertain.

Bryant McGill
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