Acceptance

  • There is wisdom in accepting what you are. It’s difficult to try and be what you are not. Being what you are doesn’t require any effort. When you become wise, you accept yourself the way you are, and the complete acceptance of yourself becomes the complete acceptance of everyone else. ~Don Miguel Ruiz
  • Happiness is really a deep harmonious inner satisfaction and approval. ~Francis Wilshire
  • Whatever you fight, you strengthen, and what you resist, persists.  ~Eckhart Toll
  • Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it. ~Eckhart Tolle
  • Serenity comes when you trade expectations for acceptance. ~Unknown~
  •  Enjoy your own life without comparing it with that of another.  ~Marquis de Condorcet
  •  Love isn’t a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun, like struggle. To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.  ~Fred Rogers
  •  Make the best use of what is in your power and take the rest as it happens. ~Epictetus
  •  Of course there is no formula for success except, perhaps, an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings. ~Arthur Rubinstein
  •  Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.  ~Dalai Lama
  •  The best things in life are unexpected, because there were no expectations.  ~Eli Khamarov
  •  If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.  ~Mary Engelbreit
  •  Some people think it’s holding that makes one strong—sometimes it’s letting go.  ~Unknown
  •  People who urge you to be realistic generally want you to accept their version of reality.  ~Unknown
  •  By accepting yourself and being fully what you are, your presence can make others happy.  ~Jane Roberts
  •  Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them. ~Albert Einstein
  •  There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept responsibility for changing them. ~Denis Waitley
  •  Letting go isn’t the end of the world; it’s the beginning of a new life.  ~Unknown
  • Growth begins when we begin to accept our weaknesses. ~Unknown
  •  Freedom is instantaneous the moment we accept things as they are. ~Karen Maezen Miller
  •  The most important point is to accept yourself and stand on your two feet. ~Shunryu Suzuki