Self Acceptance Quotes
Most popular self-acceptance quotes
Do not judge yourself harshly. Without mercy for ourselves we cannot love the world.
You can't change who you are, but you can surely make the best of it.
Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have.
A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don't need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.
We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.
Self-acceptance is my refusal to be in an adversarial relationship with myself.
At thirty, a man should have himself well in hand, know the exact number of his defects and qualities, know how far he can go, foretell his failures—be what he is. And above all accept these things.
Until we can tolerate our own company, we cannot expect other people to be overjoyed by our presence.
During much of my life, I was anxious to be what someone else wanted me to be. Now I have given up that struggle. I am what I am.
I'm Not OK, You're Not OK—and That's OK.
Accept the place the divine providence has found for you.
There comes a time in each life like a point of fulcrum. At that time you must accept yourself. It is not any more what you will become. It is what you are and always will be.
He who seeks for applause only from without, has all his happiness in another's keeping.
Nothing I accept about myself can be used against me to diminish me.
Self-acceptance begets acceptance from others, which begets even deeper, more genuine self-acceptance. It can be done. But no one is going to bestow it on you. It is a gift only you can give yourself.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself. I want to be rich my myself, not by borrowing.
The best-adjusted people are the "psychologically patriotic," who are glad to be what they are.
Accepting oneself does not preclude an attempt to become better.
Perhaps the most important thing we can undertake toward the reduction of fear is to make it easier for people to accept themselves, to like themselves.
Unless I accept my faults I will most certainly doubt my virtues.
Friendship with oneself is all-important because without it, one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
The mistake ninety-nine percent of humanity made, as far as Fats could see, was being ashamed of what they were; lying about it, trying to be somebody else.
It is not easy to be sure that being yourself is worth the trouble, but we do know it is our sacred duty.
What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate.