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 […]
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.
Oh dear me – it’s too late to do anything but “accept” you (George Bernard Shaw) and “love” you – but when you were quite a little boy somebody ought to have said ‘hush’ just once. (Beatrice Stella Tanner)
And acceptance is the answer to all my problems today… I can find no serenity until I accept that person, place, thing, or situation as being exactly the way it is supposed to be at this moment.
Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is.
Who accepts nothing has nothing to return.