I reminded myself, ‘it’s common knowledge that life isn’t worth living, anyhow.’ And, on a wide view, I could see that it makes little difference whether one dies at the age of thirty or threescore and ten — since, in either case, other men and women will continue living, the world will go on as […]
There is no good arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy, but a love of one’s country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.
Human beings, like plants, grow in the soil of acceptance, not in the atmosphere of rejection.
I have no methods; all I do is accept people as they are.
Our entire life consists ultimately in accepting ourselves as we are.
I wish they would only take me as I am.
Everything in life depends on how that life accepts its limits.
At the heart of personality is the need to feel a sense of being lovable without having to qualify for that acceptance.