70 Acceptance quotes that'll help you see the brighter side

No matter how bad things might be, learn to accept them. It will help you move forward and start anew. It may sound easier said than done. But with a positive mindset, strong heart, and support from others around you, nothing is impossible. May these quotes about acceptance make you realize its importance for your growth and further improve yourself.

Acceptance quotes that'll help you see the brighter side
1. “Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.” – John Heywood

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

3. “You should never hate anyone, even your worst enemies. Everyone has something good about them. You have to find the redeeming quality and love the person for that.” – Jeannette Walls

4. “To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow, this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

5. “The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.” – Nathaniel Branden

6. “Happiness can exist only in acceptance.” – George Orwell

7. “Willfulness must give way to willingness and surrender. Mastery must yield to mystery.” – Gerald G. May

8. “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

9. “Every step of our life we need to accept ourselves all over again.” – Jeff Moore
Acceptance quotes that'll help you see the brighter side
10. “Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.” – Coco Chanel

11. “Let go of certainty. The opposite isn't uncertainty. It's openness, curiosity and a willingness to embrace paradox, rather than choose up sides. The ultimate challenge is to accept ourselves exactly as we are, but never stop trying to learn and grow.” – Tony Schwartz

12. “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

13. “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

14. “I’m not wise, but the beginning of wisdom is there; it’s like relaxing into and an acceptance of things.” – Tina Turner
Acceptance quotes that'll help you see the brighter side
15. “Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.” – J.K. Rowling

16. “Attitude is your acceptance of the natural laws, or your rejection of the natural laws.” – Stuart Chase

17. “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

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

19. “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
Acceptance quotes that'll help you see the brighter side
20. “For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining is let it rain.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

21. “The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.” – Mark Twain

22. “The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance..” – Brian Tracy

23. “At the heart of personality is the need to feel a sense of being lovable without having to qualify for that acceptance.” – Paul Tournier

24. “Any natural, normal human being, when faced with any kind of loss, will go from shock all the way through acceptance.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
Acceptance quotes that'll help you see the brighter side
25. “We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.” – Carl Jung

26. “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

27. “Courage doesn’t happen when you have all the answers. It happens when you are ready to face the questions you have been avoiding your whole life.” – Shannon L. Alder

28. “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

29. “The happiest people in life are able to be themselves. But you cannot be yourself, until you accept yourself.” – Jeff Moore

30. “If you do something with acceptance and kindness, you can create a true friendship.” – Dustin Lance Black

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31. “Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness.” – Jean Vanier

32. “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

33. “The image I'd had of myself as a child was someone I'd never be, and it was only recently that I realized it was okay to be who I was.” – Jeaniene Frost

34. “To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

35. “I’d rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I’m not.” – Anonymous

36. “When you love yourself, it’s easier to love the world. When you love the world, more love comes your way.” – Jeff Moore

37. “Panic causes tunnel vision. Calm acceptance of danger allows us to more easily assess the situation and see the options.” – Simon Sinek

38. “I have never found anybody who could stand to accept the daily demonstrative love I feel in me, and give back as good as I give.” – Sylvia Plath

39. “The best way is not to fight it, just go. Don't be trying all the time to fix things. What you run from only stays with you longer. When you fight something, you only make it stronger.” – Chuck Palahniuk

40. “It's best to accept life as it really is and not as I imagined it to be.” – Paulo Coelho

41. “Sometimes people let the same problem make them miserable for years when they could just say, So what. That's one of my favorite things to say. So what.” – Andy Warhol

42. “Know that everything is in perfect order whether you understand it or not.” – Valery Satterwhite

43. “Accepting all the good and bad about someone. It's a great thing to aspire to. The hard part is actually doing it.” – Sarah Dessen

44. “My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations.” – Michael J. Fox

45. “Nothing brings down walls as surely as acceptance.” – Deepak Chopra

46. “Not being understood may be taken as a sign that there is much in one to understand.” – Alain de Botton

47. “Celebrate who you are in your deepest heart. Love yourself and the world will love you.” – Amy Leigh Mercree

48. “The moment that judgement 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

49. “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

50. “If I could define enlightenment briefly, I would say it is the quiet acceptance of what is.” – Wayne Dyer

51. “I let it go. It's like swimming against the current. It exhausts you. After a while, whoever you are, you just have to let go, and the river brings you home.” – Joanne Harris

52. “Sometimes you just have to regret things and move on.” – Charlaine Harris

53. “Life is simple. Everything happens for you, not to you. Everything happens at exactly the right moment, neither too soon nor too late. You don’t have to like it, but it’s just easier if you do.” – Byron Katie

54. “To respect the dignity of a relationship also implies accepting the end when it comes. Except in my mind, except in my dreams, where the aftertaste of her still lingers.” – Andre Brink

55. “Anything in life that we don’t accept will simply make trouble for us until we make peace with it.” – Shakti Gawain

56. “The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.” – Maureen Dowd

57. “Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it's less good than the one you had before. You can fight it, you can do nothing but scream about what you've lost, or you can accept that and try to put together something that's good.” – Elizabeth Edwards

58. “Humility means accepting reality with no attempt to outsmart it.” – David Richo

59. “The most confused you will ever get is when you try to convince your heart and spirit of something your mind knows is a lie.” – Shannon L. Alder

60. “There is strange comfort in knowing that no matter what happens today, the sun will rise again tomorrow.” – Aaron Lauritsen

61. “I follow four dictates: face it, accept it, deal with it, then let it go.” – Sheng-yen

62. “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

63. “No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.” – Alice Walker

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

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

66. “Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.” – Marcus Aurelius

67. “Many people think of perfectionism as striving to be your best, but it is not about self-improvement; it’s about earning approval and acceptance.” – Brene Brown

68. “You're always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.” – Diane Von Furstenberg

69. “I’m not perfect. I make mistakes. And I will make more mistakes. And that’s okay.” – Anonymous

70. “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

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