Acceptance Quotes

I reminded myself, β€˜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 β€” since, in either case, other men and women will continue living, the world will go on as […]

As long as people will accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it.

Who accepts from another sells his freedom.

My surface may seem smooth, but my surface is my mask, ever-varying and ever-concealing ‘Neath this lies no complacence. Beneath dwells the real me in confusion, in fear, and aloneness. But I hide this. I don’t want anybody to know. I panic at the thought of my weakness and fear of being exposed. That is […]

Our accepting what we must always inhibits our being what we ought to be.

There comes a time in each life like a point of fulcrum. At that time you must accept yourself. It is not any more what you will become. It is what you are and always will be.

Be willing to have it so. Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.

We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.

Often and often afterwards, the beloved Aunt would ask me why I had never told anyone how I was being treated. Children tell little more than animals, for what comes to them they accept as eternally established.

There is no good arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.