quote by Carl Rogers

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.

— Carl Rogers

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Self acceptance quote My philosophy is: It's none of my business what people say of me and think of me

My philosophy is: It's none of my business what people say of me and think of me. I am what I am and I do what I do. I expect nothing and accept everything. And it makes life so much easier.

A positive self image and healthy self esteem is based on approval, acceptance and recognition from others; but also upon actual accomplishments, achievements and success upon the realistic self confidence which ensues.

All truth passes through three stages.

First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.

Self acceptance quote When I accept myself, I am freed from the burden of needing you to accept me.

When I accept myself, I am freed from the burden of needing you to accept me.

Love is acceptance. When you love someone . . . you take them into your heart, and that is surely why it hurts so much when we lose someone we love, because we lose a part of ourselves.

It’s at the heart of everything we struggle with in life: longing to be valuable, to be accepted, to be prized, to be worth something to somebody, to have a life that matters, and God’s saying ‘You matter! I didn’t make anyone else like you. You’re not a reprint or a lithograph. You’re a one-of-a-kind, original creation of God.

We, as human beings, must be willing to accept people who are different from ourselves.

Self acceptance quote When I accept myself, I am freed from the burden of needing you to accept me.

When I accept myself, I am freed from the burden of needing you to accept me.

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Health, wealth, beauty, and genius are not created;

they are only manifested by the arrangement of your mind-that is, by your concept of yourself, and your concept of yourself is all that you accept and consent to as true.

Listening is much more than allowing another to talk while waiting for a chance to respond. Listening is paying full attention to others and welcoming them into our very beings. The beauty of listening is that those who are listened to start feeling accepted, start taking our words more seriously and discovering their true selves.

Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are

Self acceptance quote All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is vio

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.

The rose does best as a rose. Lilies make the best lilies. And look! You - the best you around!

When you can completely love your ego unconditionally and accept it as part of how you express in this life, you'll no longer have a problem with it. It won't impede your growth - on the contrary, it will be an asset.

Nothing destroys self-worth, self-acceptance and self-love faster than denying what you feel. Without feelings, you would not know where you are in life. Nor would you know what areas you need to work on. Honor your feelings. Allow yourself to feel them.

To be beautiful means to be yourself.

You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.

Everything which you can conceive and accept is yours! Entertain no doubt.

Refuse to accept worry or hurry or fear. That which knows and does everything is inside you and harkens to the slightest whisper.

Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.

I am increasingly an architect of self.

I am free to will and choose. I can, through accepting my individuality... become more of my uniqueness, more of my potentiality.

I don't have to be perfect. All I have to do is show up and enjoy the messy, imperfect and beautiful journey of my life.

I still get very high and very low in life.

Daily. But I've finally accepted the fact that sensitive is just how I was made, that I don't have to hide it and I don't have to fix it. I'm not broken.

The attitude of unconditional self-acceptance is probably the most important variable in their long-term recovery.

Not one ounce of my self worth depends on your acceptance of me.

Be yourself. The world worships the original.

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

The one self- knowledge worth having is to know one's own mind.

You can never protect yourself 100%. What you do is protect your self as much as possible and mitigate risk to an acceptable degree. You can never remove all risk.

No one can love you until you love yourself, and you cannot love anyone else, until you love yourself.

You have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn't worked.

Try approving of yourself and see what happens.

You can't get it all right all the time, but you can try your best.

If you've done that, all that's left is to accept your shortcomings and have the courage to try to overcome them.

Believing that you're enough is what gives you the courage to be authentic.

The trick is that as long as you know who you are and what makes you happy, it doesn't matter how others see you.

A Mother who radiates self-love and self-acceptance actually VACCINATES her daughter against low self-esteem.

By accepting yourself and being fully what you are, your presence can make others happy.

One has just to be oneself. That's my basic message. The moment you accept yourself as you are, all burdens, all mountainous burdens, simply disappear. Then life is a sheer joy, a festival of lights.

We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.

So let me be clear: I'm proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me.

Self-acceptance is my refusal to be in an adversarial relationship to myself.

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