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C. S. Lewis
Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963+1
Faith... is the art of holding on to things your reason once accepted, despite your changing moods.
German philosopher 1788-18600
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Africa is a continent in flames. And deep down, if we really accepted that Africans were equal to us, we would all do more to put the fire out. We're standing around with watering cans, when what we really need is the fire brigade.
American author 1885-19500
Any thought that is passed on to the subconscious often enough and convincingly enough is finally accepted.
As mathematics had been my best subject at school, my parents proposed - and I accepted - studies at the University of Lund in mathematics, statistics, and economics. The choice of the latter subject is said to be due to the fact that at the age of five years, I was very fond of calculating the cost of the various cakes my mother used to bake.
George Holbrook Jackson
British journalist, writer and publisher 1874-19480
As soon as an idea is accepted it is time to reject it.Source: Platitudes in the Making (1911) p. 13
Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-16770
Be not astonished at new ideas; for it is well known to you that a thing does not therefore cease to be true because it is not accepted by many.
Be yourself. And if you're not accepted by your family, there will be people who will accept you.
Could I have walked out then? If I had, Terry wouldn't have accepted the job.
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-19700
Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.
American feminist writer 1934-0
Each individual woman's body demands to be accepted on its own terms.Source: Outrageous acts and everyday rebellions (1986)
Dwight D. Eisenhower
American president 1890-19690
Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels - men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
I gladly accepted the commission but was uncertain about what the end result would be. On the one hand, Cuban music was conquering the world; being heard everywhere, and our small island was already producing one of the popular musical genres of the 20th century.
English statesman 1874-19650
I have never accepted what many people have kindly said-namely that I inspired the nation. Their will was resolute and remorseless, and as it proved, unconquerable. It fell to me to express it.
I'm a film buff and I was keen to find out about the response to Daniel Craig's 007. 'Empire' and 'Hot Dog' had great reviews, and finally he's been accepted as the new Bond. So many millions go into that franchise that if you make a mistake, it's awful.