Acceptance Quotes

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

Nathaniel Branden

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

Everything in life that we really accept undergoes a change.

Katherine Mansfield

Any acceptance of authority is the very denial of truth.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.

C. G. Jung

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

William James

Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.

Brendan Francis

The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.

Carl Gustav Jung

Everything in life depends on how that life accepts its limits.

James Baldwin

Our entire life consists ultimately in accepting ourselves as we are.

Jean Anouilh

Accept everything about yourself -- I mean everything, you are you and that is the beginning and the end -- no apologies, no regrets.

Clark Moustakas

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

Aristotle

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

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

Sri Aurobindo

You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Accept your genius and say what you think.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You must accept the truth from whatever source it comes.

Moses Ben Maimon Maimonides

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

Accept good advice gracefully--as long as it doesn't interfere with what you intended to do in the first place.

Gene Brown

The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life Is the source from which self-respect springs.

Joan Didion

Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Failing doesn't make you a failure. Giving up, accepting your failure, refusing to try again does!

Richard Exely

Every person is a precious gift, and we are all like little children who yearn for acceptance, safety, and unconditional love.

Bryant McGill

Widely dispersed knowledge concerning the important role of basic cooperative processes among living beings may lead to the acceptance of cooperation as a guiding principle both in social theory and as a basis for human behavior. Such a development when it occurs will alter the course of human history.

Warder Clyde Allee

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Updated On : January 29, 2013
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