43 Quotes About Acceptance


There are some things that are good for us that we may not want to be confronted by or do. These quotes about acceptance will remind us that some things can not be changed.

“A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.”

“Accept – then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it.”

“Accept everything about yourself — I mean everything, You are you and that is the beginning and the end — no apologies, no regrets.”

“Accept yourself as you are. Otherwise you will never see opportunity. You will not feel free to move toward it; you will feel you are not deserving.”

“Accept yourself: flaws, quirks, talents, secret thoughts, all of it, and experience true liberation.”

“Acceptance doesn’t mean that life gets better; it just means that my way of living life on life’s terms improves.”

“Acceptance is a letting-go process. You let go of your wishes and demands that life can be different. It’s a conscious choice.”

“Acceptance is not submission; it is acknowledgement of the facts of a situation. Then deciding what you’re going to do about it.”

“Acceptance is observation of life and suspension of judgment about whether what is happening is good or bad, right or wrong.”

“Acceptance makes an incredible fertile soil for the seeds of change.”

“Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.”

“As you become more clear about who you really are, you’ll be better able to decide what is best for you – the first time around.”

“But there isn’t any second half of myself waiting to plug in and make me whole. It’s there. I’m already whole.”

“Die while alive and be thoroughly dead. Then do what you will, and all will be well.”

“Don’t try to understand everything. Because sometimes it’s not meant to be understood, but to be accepted.”

“Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change.”

“Everything begins with accepting oneself. Without self-acceptance, one cannot accomplish anything.”

“For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining, is to let it rain.”

“I love my past. I love my present. I’m not ashamed of what I’ve had, and I’m not sad because I have it no longer.”

“I think tolerance and acceptance and love is something that feeds every community.”

“If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.”

“It is easier to make our wishes conform to our means than to make our means conform to our wishes.”

“Know that everything is in perfect order whether you understand it or not.”

“Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself.”

“Live your life, sing your song. Not full of expectations. Not for the ovations. But for the joy of it.”

“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.”

“Many people resented my impatience and honesty, but I never cared about acceptance as much as I cared about respect.”

“No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.”

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”

“Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.”

“One must not attempt to justify them, but rather to sense their nature simply and clearly.”

“Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.”

“Sometimes you just have to regret things and move on.”

“The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.”

“The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.”

“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.”

“The opinion which other people have of you is their problem, not yours.”

“To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow – this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.”

“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.”

“We did not change as we grew older; we just became more clearly ourselves.”

“When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.”

“Whether it is the best of times or the worst of times, it is only time we have.”

“You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.”

Learning to accept yourself and your differences can be one of the most difficult things you are confronted with in life.

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