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Quotes about Acceptance - Quotes on Acceptance

Let these quotes about acceptance help you to know when to take action and when to accept the inevitable with serenity.

God grant me the serenity
to accept the things I cannot change;
courage to change the things I can;
and wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr

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You have to accept whatever comes
and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage
and with the best that you have to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

We cannot change anything until we accept it.
- Carl Jung

Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
- George Orwell

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.
It turns what we have into enough, and more.
It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity.
It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.
Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today,
and creates a vision for tomorrow.
- Melody Beattie

We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned,
so as to accept the life that is waiting for us.
- Joseph Campbell

A friend is someone who understands my past,
believes in my future, and accepts me just the way I am.
- Anonymous

First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen?
Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
- Dale Carnegie

Acceptance of others, their belief, their religion,
their political ideology, their looks,
their culture, and their behaviors
brings an inner peace and tranquility
instead of anger and resentment.
- Stanzin Dawa

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The first step toward change is awareness.
The second step is acceptance.
- Nathaniel Branden

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace,
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
where there is doubt, faith;
where there is despair, hope;
where there is darkness, light;
where there is sadness, joy.

- St. Francis of Assisi

When you become centered, suddenly there is great freedom
because you know you are not the mind and you are not the body.
- Osho

Only by acceptance of the past, can you alter it.
- T. S. Eliot

Of course there is no formula for success,
except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings.
- Arthur Rubinstein

In spite of unseasonable wind, snow and unexpected weather of all sorts -
a gardener still plants.
And tends what they have planted ... believing that Spring will come.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Acceptance of others, their looks, their behaviors, their beliefs,
brings you an inner peace and tranquility -- instead of anger and resentment.
- Anonymous

The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace.
A persistent simplification will create an inner and outer well-being
that places harmony in one's life.
- Peace Pilgrim

Understanding is the first step to acceptance,
and only with acceptance can there be recovery.
- J. K. Rowling

We cannot choose our external circumstances,
but we can always choose how to respond to them.
- Epictetus

Being defeated is often a temporary condition.
Giving up is what makes it permanent.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Find a place inside where there's joy,
and the joy will burn out the pain.
- Joseph Campbell

The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.
- Brian Tracy

Most of the shadows of life are caused by standing in our own sunshine.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

The only reason we don't open our hearts and minds to other people
is that they trigger confusion in us
that we don't feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with.
To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves,
we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else's eyes.
- Pema Chodron

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Science may have found a cure for most evils;
but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all --
the apathy of human beings.
- Helen Keller

We cannot direct the wind,
but we can adjust the sails.
- Bertha Calloway (attributed)

I do my best and accept life as it comes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up.
- Vince Lombardi

I Receive ALL of Life with Thanksgiving -
I have gratitude for EVERYTHING that has ever occurred to bring me to this moment.
I give thanks for the joys and the sufferings, the moments of peace and the flashes of anger,
the compassion and the indifference, the roar of my courage and the cold sweat of my fear.
I accept gratefully the entirety of my past and my present life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience.
Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.
- Hal Borland

Happiness lies in accepting everyone in our lives EXACTLY as they are.
We cause ourselves untold misery
whenever we believe others to be imperfect and try to change them.
This is the number one rule for a happy relationship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

For a happy marriage, love and accept your spouse just the way they are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.
- George Savile

Call a plant beautiful, and it becomes a flower.
Call it ugly, and it becomes a weed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank

I become happy when I choose to accept and love all of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I accept everything that ever has been,
with no regrets, no resentments, and no call for vengeance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now - always.
- Albert Schweitzer

Like a Chameleon, I Adapt to Changing Circumstances.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Even from the darkest night, songs of beauty can be born.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Today is the bridge between acceptance and faith.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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