Quotes: accepting

Quotes 1 till 15 of 30.

1 2 Next 
  • Bob Rae
    Bob Rae
    - +
     0
    many on the right confuse the is of globalization with the ought of simply accepting all its effects. They preach a political quietism that is really just a cloak for greed.
    Source: The Three Questions - Prosperity and the Public Good (1998) Ch. One, The Rabbis Three Questions, p. 7
  • Brad Feld
    Brad Feld
    - +
     0
    Accepting that part of the process of writing is deleting a lot of what you write is soothing, at least to me.
  • Caitlin Doughty
    Caitlin Doughty
    - +
     0
    Accepting your own mortality is like eating your vegetables: You may not want to do it, but it's good for you.
  • Bill Plympton
    Bill Plympton
    - +
     0
    America is behind Europe and Japan in terms of accepting adult ideas in animation.
  • Bridget Riley
    Bridget Riley
    - +
     0
    As the artist picks his way along, rejecting and accepting as he goes, certain patterns of enquiry emerge.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    - +
     0
    Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
  • Ashleigh Brilliant
    Ashleigh Brilliant
    American author and cartoonist 1933-
    Ashleigh Brilliant
    - +
     0
    By accepting you as you are, I do not necessarily abandon all hope of your improving.
  • Abraham H. Maslow
    Abraham H. Maslow
    American psychologist 1908-1970
    Abraham H. Maslow
    - +
     0
    Classic economic theory, based as it is on an inadequate theory of human motivation, could be revolutionized by accepting the reality of higher human needs, including the impulse to self actualization and the love for the highest values.
  • Caroline Rhea
    Caroline Rhea
    - +
     0
    Don't compare yourself with someone else's version of happy or thin. Accepting yourself burns the most calories.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
    - +
     0
    Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.
  • Natalie Clifford Barney
    Natalie Clifford Barney
    American-born French Author 1876-1972
    Natalie Clifford Barney
    - +
     0
    Fatalism is the lazy man's way of accepting the inevitable.
  • Angela Davis
    Angela Davis
    - +
     0
    I have a hard time accepting diversity as a synonym for justice. Diversity is a corporate strategy.
  • Anne Ford
    Anne Ford
    - +
     0
    I put up a huge wall of denial. It was years before I was able to break through it... accepting that your child has a disability, especially one like LD that cannot be seen or easily diagnosed, is one of the hardest things to come to terms with.
  • Angela Davis
    Angela Davis
    - +
     0
    I'm no longer accepting the things I cannot change...I'm changing the things I cannot accept.
  • Ben Foster
    Ben Foster
    - +
     0
    I'm not going to beat this life. It's gonna get me in the end. So accepting that is a real freedom and finding a joy in working that I haven't allowed myself before.
1 2 Next