Please find below a curated list of 1,538 of The Best Acceptance Quotes by notable women and men. Please consider sharing with others any of the Acceptance Quotes that resonate.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Relationships are based on four principles: respect, understanding, acceptance and appreciation.
I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.
Don’t ever mistake my silence for ignorance, my calmness for acceptance, or my kindness for weakness. Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.
There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. If we cannot love ourselves, we cannot fully open to our ability to love others or our potential to create. Evolution and all hopes for a better world rest in the fearlessness and open-hearted vision of people who embrace life.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
All you realy need to do is accept this moment fully. You are then at ease in the here and now and at ease with yourself.
It’s not your job to like me – it’s mine
My recipe for life is not being afraid of myself, afraid of what I think or of my opinions.
We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.
The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.
Life is simple. Everything happens for you, not to you. Everything happens at exactly the right moment, neither too soon nor too late. You don’t have to like it… it’s just easier if you do.
The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.
A hero is a man who does what he can.
Maturity is the ability to live in peace with that which we cannot change.
A man must live in the world and make the best of it, such as it is.
Sometimes all you can do is accept there’s not much you can do. And sometimes all you can control is how well you let go of control.
It is so much easier sometimes to sit down and be resigned than to rise up and be indignant.
Only love expands intelligence. To live in love is to accept the other and the conditions of his existence as a source of richness, not as opposition, restriction, or limitation.
What we think or what we know or what we believe is in the end of little consequence. The only thing of consequence is what we do.
I think it’s important to remember that Christianity was based in love and tolerance and forgiveness and acceptance.
Not one ounce of my self worth depends on your acceptance of me.
Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.
As long as people will accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it.
Next to God we are indebted to women, first for life itself, and then for making it worth living.
Acceptance of one’s life has nothing to do with resignation; it does not mean running away from the struggle. On the contrary, it means accepting it as it comes, with all the handicaps of heredity, of suffering, of psychological complexes and injustices.
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.
By accepting yourself and being fully what you are, your presence can make others happy.
In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.
I’ve finally stopped running away from myself. Who else is there better to be?
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.