“Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.”
“A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.”
“Happiness can exist only in acceptance.”
“Accept – then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it.”
“For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining is let it rain.”
“The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.”
“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.”
"Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is resolute acceptance of death."
"Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery."
“I’m not okay, you’re not okay, and that’s okay.”
“The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one.”
“What self-acceptance does is open up more possibilities of succeeding because you aren’t fighting yourself along the way.”
“Change is possible, but it must start with self-acceptance.”
“Acceptance is the key to everything."
“Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.”
“Acceptance doesn’t mean resignation; it means understanding that something is what it is and that there’s got to be a way through it.”
“The acceptance of death gives you more of a stake in life, in living life happily, as it should be lived. Living for the moment.”
“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf”
“When you stop living your life based on what others think of you real life begins. At that moment, you will finally see the door of self acceptance opened.”
"My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations."
"Acceptance and tolerance and forgiveness, those are life-altering lessons."
"For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining is let it rain."
“Nobody’s going to win all the time. On the highway of life you can’t always be in the fast lane.”
“Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.”
"Apologizing does not mean that you are wrong and the other one is right. It simply means that you value the relationship much more than your ego."
“Wisdom. . .is knowing what you have to accept."
“Acceptance of one’s life has nothing to do with resignation; it does not mean running away from the struggle. On the contrary, it means accepting it as it comes, with all the handicaps of heredity, of suffering, of psychological complexes and injustices.”
“Accept what it is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be .”
"The sun will rise and we will try again."
“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.”