Quotes: accepted

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  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    Faith... is the art of holding on to things your reason once accepted, despite your changing moods.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
  • Bono
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    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.
  • Robert Collier
    Robert Collier
    American author 1885-1950
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    Any thought that is passed on to the subconscious often enough and convincingly enough is finally accepted.
  • Bertil Ohlin
    Bertil Ohlin
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    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
    George Holbrook Jackson
    British journalist, writer and publisher 1874-1948
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    As soon as an idea is accepted it is time to reject it.
    Source: Platitudes in the Making (1911) p. 13
  • Baruch Spinoza
    Baruch Spinoza
    Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
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    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.
  • Brody Jenner
    Brody Jenner
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    Be yourself. And if you're not accepted by your family, there will be people who will accept you.
  • Bryan Robson
    Bryan Robson
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    Could I have walked out then? If I had, Terry wouldn't have accepted the job.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    Each individual woman's body demands to be accepted on its own terms.
    Source: Outrageous acts and everyday rebellions (1986)
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    American president 1890-1969
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    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.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    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.
  • Burn Gorman
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    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.
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