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115 Best Acceptance Quotes To Find Inner Peace

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Learning to accept what is most difficult in life is hard.

However, if you master acceptance it can be bring about true inner peace.

This list of acceptance quotes will help you learn to accept more in life.

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Top 10 Acceptance Quotes

What self-acceptance does is open up more possibilities of succeeding because you aren’t fighting yourself along the way.

Shannon Ables
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Acceptance is not submission; it is acknowledgment of the facts of a situation. Then deciding what you’re going to do about it.

Kathleen Casey Theisen
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I’m not wise, but the beginning of wisdom is there; it’s like relaxing into and an acceptance of things.

Tina Turner
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Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.

J.K. Rowling
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Many of us crucify ourselves between two thieves regret for the past and fear of the future.

Fulton Oursler
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Accept yourself: flaws, quirks, talents, secret thoughts, all of it, and experience true liberation.

Amy Leigh Mercree
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The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.

Brian Tracy
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Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.

James Baldwin
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Acceptance and tolerance and forgiveness, those are life-altering lessons.

Jessica Lange
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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.

Lao Tzu
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Time does not heal everything but acceptance will heal everything. Anonymous

No intelligent idea can gain general acceptance unless some stupidity is mixed in with it.

Fernando Pessoa

I’ve learned that universal acceptance and appreciation is just an unrealistic goal. Dan Brown

You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company. Diane Von Furstenberg

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Acceptance of prevailing standards often means we have no standards of our own. Jean Toomer

My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations.

Michael J. Fox

Accept everything about yourself I mean everything, You are you and that is the beginning and the end no apologies, no regrets. Henry A. Kissinger

As I get older, the more I stay focused on the acceptance of myself and others, and choose compassion over judgment and curiosity over fear. Tracee Ellis Ross

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No amount of self-improvement can make up for any lack of self-acceptance. Robert Holden

Acceptance is the harshest lesson life teaches and the one most important to learn.

Rose Tremain

Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is resolute acceptance of death. Miyamoto Musashi

The moment that judgment stops through acceptance of what it is, you are free of the mind. You have made room for love, for joy, for peace. Eckhart Tolle

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‘Age’ is the acceptance of a term of years. But maturity is the glory of years. Martha Graham

The acceptance that all that is solid has melted into the air, that reality and morality are not givens but imperfect human constructs, is the point from which fiction begins.

Salman Rushdie

I think it’s important to remember that Christianity was based in love and tolerance and forgiveness and acceptance. Kristin Chenoweth

We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves. Dalai Lama XIV

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If God were our one and only desire we would not be so easily upset when our opinions do not find outside acceptance. Thomas à Kempis

Live your life, sing your song. Not full of expectations. Not for the ovations. But for the joy of it.

Rasheed Ogunlaru

Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself. Deborah Reber, Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul

I feel blessed and humbled that people have loved my music. Nothing would be possible without their acceptance. A. R. Rahman

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Acceptance is a letting-go process. You let go of your wishes and demands that life can be different. It’s a conscious choice. Gary Emery

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.

Shannon L. Alder

Acceptance does not mean that you placidly acquiesce to the myriad injustices that are all around you. In fact, that you are incensed about these injustices is the very reason you need to try your level best to ‘right’ these ‘wrongs.’ Srikumar Rao

Self-acceptance is my refusal to be in an adversarial relationship to myself. Nathaniel Branden

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Wonder Woman is a fighter, better than most, but it’s what she fights for that is important. It’s her vision of a future of peace and acceptance that makes her the right ambassador for everyone. Gal Gadot

The acceptance of certain realities doesn’t preclude idealism. It can lead to certain breakthroughs.

Rem Koolhaas

Die while alive and be thoroughly dead. Then do what you will, and all will be well. Philip Kapleau

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. Melody Beattie

Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it. Ann Landers

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Friendship with oneself is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world. Eleanor Roosevelt

Motivational Acceptance Quotes

It was gradually learned that acceptance of a somewhat higher inflation rate would not really bring somewhat higher employment. Edmund Phelps

Acceptance of the power of God in one’s life lays the groundwork for personal commitment to both science and Christianity, which so often have been in conflict.

Kenneth L. Pike

Be willing to have it so. Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune. William James

Acceptance means no complaining, and happiness means no complaining about the things over which you can do nothing. Wayne Dyer

I found that laughter was a form of acceptance, and I really enjoyed that and I just I crave it. Gabriel Iglesias

Gay rights and body acceptance are two things I feel very passionately about.

Mary Lambert

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. Alan Watts

Acceptance is not love. You love a person because he or she has lovable traits, but you accept everybody just because they’re alive and human. Albert Ellis

Many people resented my impatience and honesty, but I never cared about acceptance as much as I cared about respect. Jackie Robinson

The keys to patience are acceptance and faith. Accept things as they are, and look realistically at the world around you. Have faith in yourself and in the direction you have chosen.

Ralph Marston

Have a big enough heart to love unconditionally, and a broad enough mind to embrace the differences that make each of us unique. D.B. Harrop

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. Lao Tzu

I don’t need anyone else to distract me from myself anymore, like I always thought I would. Charlotte Eriksson

Wisdom. . .is knowing what you have to accept.

Wallace Stegner

Tolerance, compromise, understanding, acceptance, patience I want those all to be very sharp tools in my shed. CeeLo Green

It is easier to make our wishes conform to our means than to make our means conform to our wishes. Robert E. Lee

Social acceptance, ‘being liked,’ has so much power because it holds the feelings of loneliness at bay. Rollo May

When it comes to love and loss, acceptance is never easy. We can’t make someone see all we have to give, make them love us, or make them change. All we can do is move on and stop wasting time.

April Mae Monterrosa

There is no substitute for hard work, or hours a day. And there is no substitute for patience and acceptance. Cesar Chavez

Parents need to teach their children principles of respect and acceptance. Zachary Quinto

Acceptance makes an incredible fertile soil for the seeds of change. Steve Maraboli

For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining, is to let it rain. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Maturity, one discovers, has everything to do with the acceptance of not knowing.

Mark Z. Danielewski

Marriage equality is about more than just marriage. It’s about something greater. It’s about acceptance. Charlize Theron

Today I will live in acceptance rather than expectation. Anonymous

Self-love has very little to do with how you feel about your outer self. It’s about accepting all of yourself. Tyra Banks

With acceptance comes opportunities. And with opportunities come numbers and, most importantly, hope. Julie Foudy

When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.

Peace Pilgrim

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. Sting

Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. Roy Bennett

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. Paul Tournier

The antiquity and general acceptance of an opinion is not assurance of its truth. Pierre Bayle

Set the standard! Stop expecting others to show you love, acceptance, commitment, and respect when you don’t even show that to yourself.

Steve Maraboli

The first thing a kindness deserves is acceptance, the second, transmission. George MacDonald

Inspirational Acceptance Quotes

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. Mark Twain

A friend is one to whom one may pour out the contents of one’s heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that gentle hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.

George Eliot

Acceptance and assimilation, you know, breeds mediocrity and perhaps an even more sheep-like conformism in terms of what kind of music you’re supposed to listen to if you’re gay… What are you supposed to look like? What’s your body supposed to look like? John Cameron Mitchell

Nothing brings down walls as surely as acceptance. Deepak Chopra

It is a severe cruelty inflicted upon women that we should be the ones who so desperately need love, affection, acceptance. And yet, we suffer many of us, for lack of it throughout our entire lives. Marcia Lynn McClure

I think tolerance and acceptance and love is something that feeds every community. Lady Gaga

The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.

Nathaniel Branden

‘Star Trek’ is about acceptance, and the strength of the Starship Enterprise is that it embraces diversity in all its forms. George Takei

Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change. Shannon L. Alder

Acceptance doesn’t mean that life gets better; it just means that my way of living life on life’s terms improves. Sharon E. Rainey

Certainly tolerance and acceptance were at the forefront of my music.

Bruce Springsteen

Accept then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it. Eckhart Tolle

Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them. Albert Einstein

Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world. Don’t let anything stand in the way of the light that shines through this form. Risk being seen in all of your glory. Jim Carrey

The acceptance of ‘Quantico’ so far has been really great. At the moment, I’m just straddling two continents far away from each other, with very active careers in both! Priyanka Chopra

At the heart of personality is the need to feel a sense of being lovable without having to qualify for that acceptance.

Paul Tournier

Acceptance is different than apathy. It is important to strive to be your best self, your healthiest, most productive, joyful self. But that is going to be a different answer to everyone. Teri Hatcher

Any natural, normal human being, when faced with any kind of loss, will go from shock all the way through acceptance. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Change is possible, but it must start with self-acceptance. Alexander Lowen

There’s release in knowing the truth no matter how anguishing it is. You come finally to the irreducible thing, and there’s nothing left to do but pick it up and hold it. Then, at last, you can enter the severe mercy of acceptance. Sue Monk Kidd

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.

Michael J. Fox

Bad humor is an evasion of reality; good humor is an acceptance of it. Malcolm Muggeridge

Age is the acceptance of a term of years. But maturity is the glory of years. Martha Graham

Acceptance is the key to everything. Michael J Fox

Nobody’s going to win all the time. On the highway of life you can’t always be in the fast lane.

Haruki Murakami

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself—and especially to feel, or not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at any moment is fine with them. That’s what real love amounts to letting a person be what he really is. Jim Morrison

Acceptance looks like a passive state, but in reality it brings something entirely new into this world. That peace, a subtle energy vibration, is consciousness. Eckhart Tolle

No regrets, just lessons. No worries, just acceptance. No expectations, just gratitude. Life is too short. Jesse Joseph

To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow—this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.

Elizabeth Gilbert

Celebrate diversity, practice acceptance and may we all choose peaceful options to conflict. Donzella Michele Malone

I am Dead, but it’s not so bad. I’ve learned to live with it. Isaac Marion

As you become clearer about who you really are, you’ll be better able to decide what is best for you the first time around. Oprah Winfrey

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. Lucille Ball

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.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Body love is more than acceptance of self or the acceptance of the body. Body love is about self-worth in general. It’s more than our physical appearance. Mary Lambert

Happiness can exist only in acceptance. George Orwell

I’m not okay, you’re not okay, and that’s okay. William Sloane Coffin

Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune. William James

Acceptance is observation of life and suspension of judgment about whether what is happening is good or bad, right or wrong.

Ron Smotherman

Attitude is your acceptance of the natural laws, or your rejection of the natural laws. Stuart Chase

The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you. Stephanie Perkins

To Sum Up

Hopefully you have enjoyed this big list of acceptance quotes.

There are lots to motivate and inspire you every day.

I’d love to know which acceptance quotes are your favourites.

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