Accepting Ourselves Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 49 Quotes About Accepting Ourselves

#1. Accept, forgive and forget. Forgive not only the people who hurt us, but also forgive ourselves, accepting whatever is the outcome, then forget the wrongs, learn from them and move on. Holding on to the guilt and pain would just make life miserable for us. - Author: Kcat Yarza
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#2. Healing means accepting all parts of ourselves, not just the parts we like, but all of us. - Author: Louise Hay
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#3. The theory of animal rights simply is not consistent with the theory of animal welfare ... Animal rights means dramatic social changes for humans and non-humans alike; if our bourgeois values prevent us from accepting those changes, then we have no right to call ourselves advocates of animal rights. - Author: Gary L. Francione
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#4. By acknowledging, accepting, and embracing our dark side, we create natural steam vents within ourselves. By providing an opening, we eliminate the worry about an explosion because we are allowing the pressure to be released in a safe and appropriate way. - Author: Debbie Ford
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#5. I think that it is infinitely wiser to accept the fact that we're afraid, for in accepting our fear we are in no way granting it the power to crush us. Rather we are finally empowering ourselves sufficiently so that we can crush it. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#6. India has been a very accepting culture. We pride ourselves on that. That is a global truth. In fact, it forms a major theme in my books. - Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
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#7. When we root ourselves so that we are experiencing love on all levels - feeling it in our body and heart, accepting love, surrounded by love, generating love - then we are giving as well as receiving at the same time that we are connected to God. - Author: Laura Lane
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#8. In many ways, accepting there is no God to provide meaning and purpose to our lives can, I believe, force us to create meaningful purposes ourselves. - Author: Alom Shaha
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#9. Recovery is not about being right; it's about allowing ourselves to be who we are and accepting others as they are. - Author: Melody Beattie
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#10. We think of happiness as something we can take. But usually it comes from being content with what we have, and accepting ourselves. - Author: Cynthia Hand
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#11. Spirituality is about being able to see what's wrong with ourselves, accepting the idea that we can change, and then showing a willingness to actually transform ourselves. - Author: Karen Berg
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#12. Loving other people starts with loving ourselves and accepting ourselves. - Author: Ellen Page
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#13. Only after we can learn to forgive ourselves can we accept others as they are because we don't feel threatened by anything about them which is better than us. - Author: Stephen Covey
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#14. If we accord importance to the kind of portraits which surround us, it is because we fashion our lives according to their example, accepting aspects of ourselves if they concur with what others mention of themselves. - Author: Alain De Botton
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#15. The independence and rebelliousness of our adolescence offer us yet another quality essential to our practice; the insistence that we find out the truth for ourselves, accepting no one's word above our own experience. - Author: Jack Kornfield
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#16. Part of knowing ourselves is also being able to accept who we are and to value ourselves regardless of our flaws. Accepting who we are allows us to value our worth without conditions or reservations. - Author: Diane Greene
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#17. Time begins the healing process of wounds cut deeply by oppression. We soothe ourselves with the salve of attempted indifference, accepting the false pattern set up by the horrible restriction of Jim Crow laws. - Author: Rosa Parks
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#18. The less harshly we judge ourselves, the more accepting we become of others. - Author: Harold H. Bloomfield
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#19. True healing comes from owning and accepting all of life's energies within ourselves ... When they are allowed to be expressed, they take their places as important facets of our nature. There is no split between 'good' and 'bad.' - Author: Shakti Gawain
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#20. Loving and accepting ourselves are the ultimate acts of courage. In a society that says, "Put yourself last," self-love and self-acceptance are almost revolutionary. - Author: Brene Brown
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#21. We only gain merit and psychological development by accepting ourselves as we are and by being serious enough to live the lives we are entrusted with. Our sins and errors and mistakes are necessary to us, otherwise we are deprived of the most precious incentives to development. - Author: C. G. Jung
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#22. We really only came around to accepting and integrating the propositional dimension of identity into a concept of ourselves at the time of the American Revolution. - Author: Samuel P. Huntington
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#23. When you TRULY accept yourself, everyone else will do the same. Relationships "mirror" what we believe about ourselves. - Author: Shannon Tanner
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#24. By replacing fear of the unknown with curiosity we open ourselves up to an infinite stream of possibility. We can let fear rule our lives or we can become childlike with curiosity, pushing our boundaries, leaping out of our comfort zones, and accepting what life puts before us. - Author: Alan Watts
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#25. The nation's image has become more like a chameleon - accepting whatever trend marketers concoct. Gone are the days of reverencing a holy God in the church or within ourselves. Yet the Bible tells us, "Happy is the man who is always reverent" (Proverbs 28:14 NKJV). - Author: Billy Graham
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#26. We can struggle with what is. We can judge and blame others or ourselves. Or we can accept what cannot be changed. Peace comes from an honorable and open heart accepting what is true. Do we want to remain stuck? Or to release the fearful sense of self and rest kindly where we are? - Author: Jack Kornfield
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#27. Our entire life - consists ultimately in accepting ourselves as we are. - Author: Jean Anouilh
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#28. There are 2 sorts of pride: one in which we approve others, the other in which we cannot accept ourselves. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#29. The paradox is that we can become wiser and more compassionate and live more fulfilling lives by refusing to be who we have tended to be in the past. But we must also relax, accepting things as they are in the present, as we strive to change ourselves. - Author: Sam Harris
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#30. What do I mean by loving ourselves properly? I mean first of all, desiring to live, accepting life as a very great gift and a great good, not because of what it gives us, but because of what it enables us to give to others. - Author: Thomas Merton
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#31. We can only accept friendship from others to the degree that we give it to ourselves. - Author: Kimberly Kirberger
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#32. By accepting what the external structures have told us we need to do, we have given the power of our realities and ourselves to others. It is time to tell a new story for women, and that can only start with women. - Author: Zainab Salbi
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#33. We deny the parts of ourselves that we deem unacceptable rather than accepting the fact that we're all less than perfect. - Author: Richard Carlson
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#34. Meditation practice is a way of making friends with ourselves. Whether we are worthy or unworthy, that's not the point. It's developing a friendly attitude to ourselves, accepting the hidden neurosis coming through. - Author: Chogyam Trungpa
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#35. If we can accept as true that life circumstances are not the keys to happiness, we'll be greatly empowered to pursue happiness for ourselves. - Author: Sonja Lyubomirsky
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#36. We can passively take our place in the negative chain, accepting the harm to ourselves and passing it on to others. Or we can break the chain and turn the energy of a destructive emotion into a constructive action. - Author: Laura Archera Huxley
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#37. The way out of our cage begins with accepting absolutely everything about ourselves and our lives, by embracing with wakefulness and care our moment-to-moment experience. - Author: Tara Brach
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#38. By acknowledging and accepting the ultimate commonality, we can naturally and voluntarily develop the attitude of compassion and benevolence toward other people, other life-forms, and all beings. We will want to live for the good of all because we know that's the way we benefit ourselves, too. - Author: Ilchi Lee
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#39. Though what we accept be true, it is a prejudice unless we ourselves have considered and understood why and how it is true. - Author: John Lancaster Spalding
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#40. Until we accept and approve of ourselves, no amount of approval from others will keep us permanently secure. - Author: Joyce Meyer
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#41. We only live in a perfect world when we find ourselves challenging ourselves when it comes to listening to other people's opinions and accepting it, understanding it as limited thinking. A kind of flawed thinking. - Author: Abigail George
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#42. We fell in love instantly, sparks flew. It was like we had met before.
We had trouble understanding each other over the years. But our love has grown stronger through accepting ourselves and each other. - Author: Tina J. Richardson
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#43. As long as we're rejecting ourselves and causing harm to our bodies and minds, there's no point in talking about loving and accepting others. - Author: Thich Nhat Hanh
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#44. We can make ourselves whole only by accepting our partiality, by living within our limits, by being humans not by trying to be gods. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#45. The cross is the place where we find the freedom to accept ourselves without being proud and to challenge ourselves without being crushed. - Author: Timothy Keller
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#46. Just fully being skillful involves total lack of inhibition. We are not afraid to be. We are not afraid to live. We must accept ourselves as being warriors. If we acknowledge ourselves as warriors, then there is a way in, because a warrior dares to be, like a tiger in the jungle. - Author: Chogyam Trungpa
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#47. Instead of accepting ourselves as we are, we try to imitate what we see around us. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#48. I can't overestimate the importance of accepting ourselves exactly as we are right now, not as we wish we were or think we ought to be. - Author: Pema Chodron
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#49. We begin by loving and accepting ourselves. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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