168 Total Quotes

Acceptance Quotes

T.S. Eliot
Only by acceptance of the past, can you alter it.
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Fear is the question. Love is the answer.
Rain Bojangles Permalink
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Phyllis McGinley
Marriage was all a woman's idea and for man's acceptance of the pretty yoke, it becomes us to be grateful.
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Jimmy Dean
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
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Play with life, laugh with life, dance lightly with life, and smile at the riddles of life, knowing that life’s only true lessons are writ small in the margin.
Jonathan Huie Permalink
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Jalal Rumi
Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I will meet you there.
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Mark Twain
. . . a man must not hold himself aloof from the things which his friends and his community have at heart if he would be liked . . .
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"Pooh," said Rabbit kindly, "you haven't any brain." "I know," said Pooh humbly.
Winnie Pooh Permalink
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Every circumstance in my life is my fault and my responsability. To accept this as a fact is to take the guiding force of my life away from the influence of others and give that power back to myself.
Nick Kinsella Permalink
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Albert Einstein
Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.
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William Shakespeare
A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.
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It's still early in the quarter, ... Obviously acceptance of Acrobat will play a big part in terms of how high the company's growth will be. But as we've demonstrated over the last eight to 10 quarters, we're a company that knows how to manage our business. ... We'll see what happens.
Bruce Chizen Permalink
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I don't see much sense in that," said Rabbit. "No," said Pooh humbly, "there isn't. But there was going to be when I began it. It's just that something happened to it along the way.
Winnie Pooh Permalink
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Maya Angelou
One must know not just how to accept a gift, but with what grace to share it.
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The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs.
Joan Didion Permalink
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Kofi Annan
The United Nations believes that acceptance of these principles will help the Palestinian people achieve their legitimate goal of an end to occupation and the creation of an independent and viable state, living in peace and security with its neighbors.
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We conveyed to President Clinton our acceptance in principle to the proposal ... with our own explanations and interpretations of those proposals in relation to all the issues,
Abdel Rahman Permalink
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Our young black men are falling victim to some anti-social behavior. Our kids are going to find acceptance somewhere. We have to ask what is going on in our community that these kids found themselves somewhere they didn't need to be.
Al Rogers Permalink
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A society like Canada's, with its four centuries of give-and-take, compromise and acceptance, wrong-doing and redress, is basically a forgiving society.
Adrienne Clarkson Permalink
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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. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.
Melody Beattie Permalink
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Nate, especially, is a character, whose overall story arc has always been inching towards full acceptance of his own mortality. And what is the final step of acceptance of one's mortality? It's death.
Alan Ball Permalink
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You don’t have the power to make life “fair,” but you do have the power to make life joyful.
Jonathan Huie Permalink
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The only thing that will make you happy is being happy with who you are, and not who people think you are.
Goldie Hawn Permalink
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Joy blooms where minds and hearts are open.
Jonathan Huie Permalink
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Parenthood is one long exercise in relinquishing control -- or the illusion that we ever had it. Postparenthood is about acceptance.
Jane Adams Permalink
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William James
Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.
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George Orwell
For the ordinary man is passive. Within a narrow circle (home life, and perhaps the trade unions or local politics) he feels himself master of his fate, but against major events he is as helpless as against the elements. So far from endeavoring to influence the future, he simply lies down and lets things happen to him.
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Ernest Hemingway
We have come out of the time when obedience, the acceptance of discipline, intelligent courage and resolution were most important, into that more difficult time when it is a person's duty to understand the world rather than simply fight for it
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Whatever we are waiting for - peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance - it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.
Sarah Breathnach Permalink
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We're here to bring awareness that each person deserves tolerance and acceptance.
Allison Hooper Permalink
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