Quotes: acceptance

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  • Acceptance is appreciation, and the high value of appreciation is such that to appreciate appreciation seems to be the fundamental prerequisite for survival. Mankind will not die for lack of information; it may perish for lack of appreciation.
    Source: Who Is Man? (1965)
  • Albert Ellis
    Albert Ellis
    American psychologist 1913-2007
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    Acceptance is not love. You love a person because he or she has lovable traits, but you accept everybody just because they're alive and human.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.
  • Bill Bailey
    Bill Bailey
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    Ah, lovely: the ripple, the ripple there. That's nearly the Zen clap of acceptance there, wasn't it?
    Source: Part Troll
  • Burgess Owens
    Burgess Owens
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    As its citizens humbly recommit to an acceptance of guidance from the God of our fathers, our nation will once again see the miraculous resurrection of the proud, responsible, visionary black father. And with him, his family and community will be lifted.
  • Jim Rohn
    Jim Rohn
    American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker 1930-2009
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    Attitude is your acceptance of the natural laws, or your rejection of the natural laws.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    Be willing to have it so. Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.
  • Cassiodorus
    Cassiodorus
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    But who looks for serious conduct at the public shows? A Cato never goes to the circus. Anything said there by the people as they celebrate should be deemed no injury. It is a place that protects excesses. Patient acceptance of their chatter is a proven glory of princes themselves.
    Source: Variae, Bk. 1, no. 27; p. 19
  • Robert M. Lindner
    Robert M. Lindner
    American author and psychologist 1914-1956
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    Conformity, humility, acceptance... with these coins we are to pay our fares to paradise.
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
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    Devout believers are safeguarded in a high degree against the risk of certain neurotic illnesses; their acceptance of the universal neurosis spares them the task of constructing a personal one.
  • Begum Aga Khan
    Begum Aga Khan
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    Families are the best place to learn and practice mutual tolerance and acceptance.
    Source: Interview with FOCUS Magazine, July 2005
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    Happiness can exist only in acceptance.

  • Ben Stiller
    Ben Stiller
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    I've had a very good career and I'm grateful that the public has had some level of acceptance and appreciation of my work.
  • Ouida
    Ouida
    English novelist, pseudonym of Maria Louise Ramé 1839-1908
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    If all feeling for grace and beauty were not extinguished in the mass of mankind at the actual moment, such a method of locomotion as cycling could never have found acceptance; no man or woman with the slightest aesthetic sense could assume the ludicrous position necessary for it.
  • Wayne Dyer
    Wayne Dyer
    American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker. 1940-2015
    Wayne Dyer
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    If I could define enlightenment briefly I would say it is ''the quiet acceptance of what is.''
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