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Picture quote by Rick Warren about acceptance

A lie doesn't become truth, wrong doesn't become right, and evil doesnt' become good, just because it's accepted by a majority. ⏤ Rick Warren

Picture quote by Unknown about behaviour

Instead of trying to change another person's behavior, try changing the way you react. Acceptance without expectations is less stressful. ⏤ Unknown

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If someone shows you their true colors, don't try to repaint them

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If you live for people's acceptance, you will die from their rejection.

Picture quote by Michael J. Fox about acceptance

Acceptance doesn't mean resignation. It means understanding that something is what it is and there's got to be a way through it. ⏤ Michael J. Fox

Picture quote by Charles Bukowski about acceptance

Some lose all mind and become soul, insane. Some lose all soul and become mind, intellectual. Some lose both and become accepted. ⏤ Charles Bukowski

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Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. Your really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.

Lucille Ball, comedian

I'm not wise, but the beginning of wisdom is there; it's like relaxing into - and an acceptance of - things.

Tina Turner, musician

Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.

Ann Landers, journalist

People only see what they are prepared to see.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

Accept your genius and say what you think.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

To say I love you one must know first how to say the I.

Ayn Rand, writer

Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.

Denis Waitley, motivational speaker

I wish they would only take me as I am.

Vincent Van Gogh, painter

Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is.

Albert Camus, philosopher

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

Carl Jung, psychiatrist

Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit

E. E. cummings, poet

Whether it is the best of times or the worst of times, it is only time we have.

Art Buchwald, journalist

You have peace, the old woman said, when you make it with yourself.

Mitch Albom, writer

Welcome anything that comes to you, but do not long for anything else.

Andre Gide, novelist

Give love and unconditional acceptance to those you encounter, and notice what happens.

Wayne Dyer, psychologist

The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.

Carl Jung, psychiatrist

Nothing is a greater impediment to being on good terms with others than being ill at ease with yourself.

Honore de Balzac, novelist

The end of a melody is not its goal: but nonetheless, had the melody not reached its end it would not have reached its goal either. A parable.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.

Brendan Francis, playwright

Often, it’s not about becoming a new person, but becoming the person you were meant to be, and already are, but don’t know how to be.

Heath L. Buckmaster,

One must not attempt to justify them, but rather to sense their nature simply and clearly.

Albert Einstein, physicist

The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.

Maureen Dowd, journalist

Innocence ends when one is stripped of the delusion that one likes oneself.

Joan Didion, author

Accept life, and you must accept regret.

Henri Frederic Amiel, philosopher

You're going to have more rejection than acceptance.

Barry Mann, musician

I'm nothing, yet I'm everything.


We must have strong minds, ready to accept facts as they are.

Harry S Truman, president

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

Malcolm Muggeridge, journalist

In America, educators punish those who actually think for themselves. There is only acceptance for popular opinion.

Bryant H. McGill, poet

'Age' is the acceptance of a term of years. But maturity is the glory of years.

Martha Graham, dancer

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

James Baldwin, educator

Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is resolute acceptance of death.

Miyamoto Musashi, soldier

Conversion for me was not a Damascus Road experience. I slowly moved into an intellectual acceptance of what my intuition had always known.

Madeleine L'Engle, novelist

The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.

Mahatma Gandhi, activist

History will never accept difficulties as an excuse.

John F. Kennedy, president

To make oneself an object, to make oneself passive, is a very different thing from being a passive object.

Simone de Beauvoir, writer

Parents need to teach their children principles of respect and acceptance.

Zachary Quinto, actor

It doesn't matter what we do until we accept ourselves. Once we accept ourselves, it doesn't matter what we do.

Charly Heavenrich,

You have to give up! you have to give up! You have to realize that someday you will die, Until you know that, you are useless!

Chuck Palahniuk, novelist

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

Clark Moustakas,

Some people swallow the universe like a pill; they travel on through the world, like smiling images pushed from behind.

Robert Louis Stevenson, writer

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, writer

Familiarity with evil breeds not contempt but acceptance.

Roy Hattersley, statesman

Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

To conquer the command of the air means victory; to be beaten in the air means defeat and acceptance of whatever terms the enemy may be pleased to impose.

Giulio Douhet, soldier

Not only must the message be correctly delivered, but the messenger himself must be such as to recommend it to acceptance.

Joseph Barber Lightfoot, theologian

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.

Melody Beattie, writer

Everything begins with accepting oneself. Without self-acceptance, one cannot accomplish anything.

XuanThu Nguyen,

No one root is responsible for the existence of a tree.

Melanie MacSmiley,

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


These years in silence and reflection made me stronger and reminded me that acceptance has to come from within and that this kind of truth gives me the power to conquer emotions I didn't even know existed.

Ricky Martin, musician

We must accept life for what it actually is -- a challenge to our quality without which we should never know of what stuff we are made, or grow to our full stature.

Ida R. Wylie,

Leadership is particularly necessary to ensure ready acceptance of the unfamiliar and that which is contrary to tradition.

Cyril Falls, historian

Human material seems to have one major defect: it does not like to be considered merely as human material. It finds it hard to endure the feeling that it must resign itself to passive acceptance of changes introduced from above.

Czeslaw Milosz, poet

With this sweet hope of ultimate acceptance with God, I have always enjoyed much cheerfulness before men; but I have at the same time laboured incessantly to cultivate the deepest humiliation before God.

Charles Simeon, clergyman

Peace Corps helps promote global acceptance of the principles of international peace and non-violent co-existence among people of diverse cultures and systems of government.

Sam Farr, politician

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, writer

The fact that the adult American Negro female emerges a formidable character is often met with amazement, distaste and even belligerance. It is seldom accepted as an inevitable outcome of the struggle won by survivors, and deserves respect if not enthusiastic acceptance.

Maya Angelou, poet

The basic problem with my love relationships with women is that my standards are so high - and they apply equally to both of us. I seek full-blast mutual intensity, fully fledged mutual acceptance, full-blown mutual flourishing, and fully felt peace and joy with each other. This requires a level of physical attraction, personal adoration, and moral admiration that is hard to find.

Cornel West, educator

Marriage equality is about more than just marriage. It's about something greater. It's about acceptance.

Charlize Theron, actress

Given a fair wind, we will negotiate our way into the Common Market, head held high, not crawling in. Negotiations? Yes. Unconditional acceptance of whatever terms are offered us? No.

Harold Wilson, statesman

Acceptance is not love. You love a person because he or she has lovable traits, but you accept everybody just because they're alive and human.

Albert Ellis, psychologist

Some of them, in accepting the proposed plan of government, coupled their acceptance with a recommendation of various additions to the Constitution, which they deemed essential to the preservation of the rights of the States, or of the People.

Caleb Cushing, diplomat

Many people think of perfectionism as striving to be your best, but it is not about self-improvement; it's about earning approval and acceptance.

Brene Brown, researcher

Acceptance looks like a passive state, but in reality it brings something entirely new into this world. That peace, a subtle energy vibration, is consciousness.

Eckhart Tolle, teacher

Any natural, normal human being, when faced with any kind of loss, will go from shock all the way through acceptance.

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, psychologist

We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.

Henry Rollins, musician

Many people resented my impatience and honesty, but I never cared about acceptance as much as I cared about respect.

Jackie Robinson, athlete

I think tolerance and acceptance and love is something that feeds every community.

Lady Gaga, musician

Gay marriage acceptance is happening in the blink of an eye.

P. J. O'Rourke, comedian

Panic causes tunnel vision. Calm acceptance of danger allows us to more easily assess the situation and see the options.

Simon Sinek, author

To operate based on conviction and belief requires an acceptance that your actions could get you fired. This is different from pig-headed bravado, and it is different from putting the company at risk.

Simon Sinek, author

In my whole career, all I wanted was acceptance from Kid Cudi. I don't care about nothing else! This dude saved my life.

Travis Scott, rapper

I had a happy childhood and acceptance in the community.

W. E. B. Du Bois, writer

Writing an acceptance speech gives you the expectation of winning, and you are therefore devastated or hurt if you didn't win.

William Shatner, actor

Creating my own world in a comic or selling my first penny newspaper aged nine was a way of gaining recognition and acceptance by my peers.

Hugh Hefner, publisher

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, writer

I'm thrilled of the acceptance I get abroad. The people are so hearty, warm and grateful and I feel privileged having seen so many countries and some of the greatest monuments.

Daniel Radcliffe, actor

Television is so influential that when an audience sees you day-in and day-out there's a certain acceptance that sets in; you're no longer a threatening personality. They become more willing to accept whatever you present.

Doc Severinsen, musician

No intelligent idea can gain general acceptance unless some stupidity is mixed in with it.

Fernando Pessoa, author

Writing and singing does give me some kind of release from the demons of my past, it is a therapy of sorts, but to be honest, my marriage played a more important role in the acceptance of myself than performance has ever done.

Michelle Shocked, musician

Most centrist Democrats... try to distance themselves from controversies that recall the 1960s. There are journalistic centrists as well, who avoid hard truths for the sake of acceptance and legitimacy.

Tom Hayden, politician

There just seems to be more acceptance now of... other kinds of British films, than the picture-postcard ones.

Tim Roth, actor

My hands tend to be full enough dealing with people who hate me for who I am. Concentrate too hard on the millions of people who hate you for what you are and you're likely to turn into one of those unkempt, sloppy dressers who sag beneath the weight of the two hundred political buttons they wear pinned to their coats and knapsacks.

David Sedaris, writer

For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining is let it rain.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet

I laugh at myself. I don't take myself completely seriously. I think that's another quality that people have to hold on to... you have to laugh, especially at yourself.


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.

Russell Lynes, critic

A friend is one to whom one may pour out the contents of one's heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that gentle hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.

George Eliot, author

Acceptance of the power of God in one's life lays the groundwork for personal commitment to both science and Christianity, which so often have been in conflict.

Kenneth L. Pike, sociologist

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, historian

The principal barrier to a general acceptance of the monist position is that it is counterintuitive.

Michael Shermer, writer

On the other hand in London you can get an audience that desires dance to go as far as it can go: they've seen the bricks of ideas built over a period so therefore there is an acceptance of what otherwise might seem out on a limb.

Siobhan Davies, dancer

It is on the acceptance or rejection of the theory of the Unity of all in Nature, in its ultimate Essence, that mainly rests the belief or unbelief in the existence around us of other conscious beings besides the Spirits of the Dead.

H. P. Blavatsky, philosopher

My athleticism was really the core to social acceptance, because in those days the overwhelming number of students came from more of a public school background than I did.

Roger Bannister, athlete

That was the - It was an exciting time because it was as though I was sort of tied up in a paper bag or in a gunny sack with a rope around the neck of it, and all of a sudden with the acceptance of that first book everything sort of spilled out!

Robert McCloskey, author

Think about technological float: it took centuries for the wheel to gain universal acceptance. Now any microchip device can be in use around the world in weeks.

Dee Hock, businessman

A lot of poets too live on the margins of social acceptance, they certainly aren't in it for the money. William Blake - only his first book was legitimately published.

Jim Jarmusch, director

It was the worst period of my life. I had all this gigantic acceptance as a kid, and all of a sudden there was this monumental rejection.

Tommy Rettig, actor

I am sure there will come a time when we are going to use AMD. The products have been getting better. The acceptance is getting better. But we have not been suffering as a company for either growth or profitability because we haven't had AMD.

Kevin Rollins, businessman

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