Quotation Explorer - 'Accepted'

People are so worried about being accepted that it causes them to lose themselves and in turn, lose moments. - Dominic Riccitello
The great trouble with religion - any religion - is that a religionist, having accepted certain propositions by faith, cannot thereafter judge those propositions by evidence. One may bask at the warm fire of faith or choose to live in the bleak uncertainty of reason - but one cannot have both. - Robert A. Heinlein
I want people to feel safe around me. Calm and at peace and I want to make people feel accepted. I want to express confidence on my own path, and spread confidence to other people on theirs. - Charlotte Eriksson
Today, the theory of evolution is an accepted fact for everyone but a fundamentalist minority, whose objections are based not on reasoning but on doctrinaire adherence to religious principles. - James D. Watson
People are not embracing collectivism because they have accepted bad economics. They are accepting bad economics because they have embraced collectivism. - Ayn Rand
Never expect to be accepted without criticism. Never forget to appreciate. - Debasish Mridha
The past cannot be changed, forgotten, edited or erased; it can only be accepted. - Auliq Ice
There was a time when people accepted magical experiences as natural. There were no priests then, and no one went chasing after the secrets of the occult. - Paulo Coelho
The Gospel is not a mere message of deliverance, but a canon of conduct; it is not a theology to be accepted, but it is ethics to be lived. It is not to be believed only, but it is to be taken into life as a guide. - Alexander MacLaren
I have accepted the challenge of life, to be all that I can possibly be. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The beauty of religious mania is that it has the power to explain everything. Once God (or Satan) is accepted as the first cause of everything which happens in the mortal world, nothing is left to chance... logic can be happily tossed out the window. - Stephen King
We can change reality just from assumptions accepted as true, regardless if they could be quantifiably accepted as true through the physical - Russell Eric Dobda
She feels lonely all the time, she wants to be accepted, by anyone, on any terms, but she feels apart. As if nobody who really got to know her would trust her. - L.J. Smith
...the student of prehistoric man...cannot reject [the Castenedolo skull] as false without doing injury to his sense of truth, and he cannot accept it as fact without shattering his accepted beliefs. - Arthur Keith
Take patiently the petty annoyances, the trifling discomforts, the unimportant losses which come upon all of us daily; for by means of these little matters, lovingly and freely accepted, you will give Him your whole heart, and win His. - Francis de Sales
The ultimate good desired is better reached by free trade in ideas [and] the best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Success, in a generally accepted sense of the term, means the opportunity to experience and to realize to the maximum the forces that are within us.
I am a plain person. I have merely spoken out my mind. I do not say you should believe what I have said because it alone is certain. Accept such ideas as can be accepted, with the help of your reason, after a sound inquiry. Reject the rest. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
The paradox of innovation is that it is accepted as an innovation when it has become imitation. - Piero Scaruffi
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success. - John D. Rockefeller
Perfection isn't necessarily found only in publicly accepted trends. Perfection is found in self. - Nike Thaddeus
If everyone just accepted you the way you are, then, probably, you'd still be the way you were. So for anyone who didn't accept you at one point, just give 'em a smile in your heart and say, "Thank You"! - Ufuoma Apoki
The pressures on gay teens can be overwhelming--to keep secrets, tell lies, deny who you are, and try to be who you're not. Remember: you are special and worth being cared about, loved, and accepted just as you are. Never, ever let anyone convince you otherwise. - Alex Sanchez
Come forward as servants of Islam, organize the people economically, socially, educationally and politically and I am sure that you will be a power that will be accepted by everybody. - Muhammad Ali Jinnah
I look out onto this world I'm in and hope that one day all people will be accepted and valued as they are. - TinaJ. Richardson
All truth passes through 3 stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. - Arthur Schopenhauer
A circle's unity and never ending smoothness is how we can aim to feel inside. Smooth, gentle, accepted, no rough edges, only love for all parts of our selves. - Amy Leigh Mercree
Learned and sociological accepted lines, boundaries, internal perimeters, and partitions diminish the creative space within our minds that's poised and ready. - Ben Abix
He loved her in spite of her unlovableness. Armande had many trying, thought not necessarily rare, traits, all of which he accepted as absurd clues in a clever puzzle. - Vladimir Nabokov
Hope is nothing but a deceitful flatterer accepted by reason only because it is often in need of palliatives. - Giacomo Casanova
Self-defense was an accepted motive for murder. - Farrah Naseem
Be not astonished at new ideas; for it is well known to you that a thing does not therefore cease to be true because it is not accepted by many. - Baruch Spinoza
Love's gift cannot be given, it waits to be accepted. - Rabindranath Tagore
Schizoid behavior is a pretty common thing in children. It's accepted, because all we adults have this unspoken agreement that children are lunatics. - Stephen King
When our challenge persists, returning in different forms, it may be a sign for us to accepted it as a valuable lesson. - Raphael Zernoff
Compassion constitutes a radical form of criticism, for it announces that the hurt is to be taken seriously, that the hurt is not to be accepted as normal and natural but is an abnormal and unacceptable condition for humanness. - Walter Brueggemann
All people should learn to say as well and "No" as an answer not only "Yes". One moment you will fill your whole life with the stuff which you are accepted. - Deyth Banger
If someone called me fat, that affects me way more than someone calling me a f----t. I think just because I've accepted that, if someone calls me a f----t, it's like, I am gay and I'm proud to be gay so there's no issues there. If something calls you fat, that's something I want to change. - Sam Smith
Your current situation = the life expectations you have accepted as completed, unless you change your comfort zone to create a better life. - Shannon L. Alder
Cultures produce myths because they satisfy a deep-rooted human need: the need to make sense of life. Myths are appealing because they reduce the complexity of experience, by making things seem simple and absolute; myths define popular realities which are accepted readily, even uncritically. - Matthew Screech
My life is a series of invitations accepted and invitations rejected, and the place I now find myself is often a result of accepting the wrong invitations and rejecting the right ones. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Truth, at times is just an accepted opinion - santhosh Namballa
All pain, pleasure and self-limitation either originate in theconscious mind or is accepted uncritically from an outside source. - Derric Yuh Ndim
There’s no question about freedom of speech when everyone thinks exactly the same and no one says anything out of the accepted norms. In this kind of climate, even the mildest questions sound like heresy, and the outcome is intolerance of other people’s beliefs, ideas, actions and freedoms. - Keith Harmon
The only place you will be accepted is the place you make for yourself. - Holly Lisle
So many of us have believed that we need to labor and perform for God so that we can gain an identity, so that we might be accepted. But in the Kingdom, we start off accepted. - Beni Johnson
You can spend the rest of your life fighting to be respected, accepted and understood by the people you have created a life with or you can start living a life where that isn't a daily goal and ambition in your relationship. - Shannon L. Alder
It is better to be accepted by the bright few than by the dull masses. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You have always understood and accepted my most genuine, most intimate impulses and responded to them with surprising accuracy. I wish all people turned into such mirrors for each other. - Igor Eliseev
The truths of the one subject have already been discovered, but have not been accepted because they spell the death of the faith in the lie. - Compton Gage
People can waste a large amount of their time trying to be accepted by people. Sometimes, God meant for you not to fit. You never know, you may hold the unique perspective that when voiced or demonstrated will change generations. - Shannon L. Alder
How wise should we be if, with joyful certainty, we accepted each unfolding of His will as a proof of His faithfulness and love! - Susannah Spurgeon
Behold, now is the accepted time, - Bible
A woman accepted anything from life and made it the best; a man bargained for the better but also the less perfect. - Yiyun Li
He accepted new ideas as readily as new trends. Knowing those worth it would last and the lessers will pass. - Hubert Martin
The belief that personality is mysterious and irreducible has no scientific warrant, and is accepted chiefly because it is flattering to our human self esteem. - Bertrand Russell
I have accepted fear as part of life specifically the fear of change... I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back.... - Erica Jong
An understanding of Jesus is not a mere matter of intelligence. He has to be accepted by faith. - Lloyd C. Douglas
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true really is true, then there would be little hope for advance. - Orville Wright, American Inventor and Aviation Pioneer
If you want to succeed,you should strike out on new paths rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success. - John D. Rockefeller
I've accepted that I'm not going to die of natural causes, [but] getting killed 'cuz you're naturally a dick seems like natural causes to me. - Randy K. Milholland
Our homes travel with us. They are wherever we feel loved and accepted. - Kamand Kojouri
To be envied for your giftedness is better than to be accepted for your untalentedness. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Each individual woman's body demands to be accepted on its own terms. - Gloria Steinem
The gospel messages you share will be accepted more readily if your Christlike example is evident in the ongoing pattern of your posts. - David A. Bednar
What is a truth and what is a lie? Is truth the mutually accepted part of a lie, or is lie a mutually denied part of truth? - Saurabh Sharma
The Church, as Jesus seems to be defining it, is the gathering of accepted brokenness. It’s not the gathering of the saved. - Richard Rohr
Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky. - Rainer Maria Rilke
I am groping about through this American forest of prejudice and proscription, determined to find some form of civilization where all men will be accepted for what they are worth. - P.B.S. Pinchback
We look for our perfect partners, and we wish we can be accepted the way we are. We seek unconditional love. It is all beautiful. While doing it we can always remember that we need to accept ourselves unconditionally, as much as we wish others to accept as with no conditions. - Raphael Zernoff
SAUCE, n. The one infallible sign of civilization and enlightenment. A people with no sauces has one thousand vices; a people with one sauce has only nine hundred and ninety-nine. For every sauce invented and accepted a vice is renounced and forgiven. - Ambrose Bierce
It took me twenty years of studied self-restraint, aided by the natural decay of my faculties, to make myself dull enough to be accepted as a serious person by the British public. - George Bernard Shaw
How happy is the blameless vestal's lot! The world forgetting, by the world forgot. Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind! Each pray'r accepted, and each wish resign'd; - Alexander Pope
There is never a restless night for the dark soul. They sleep well within a destiny sealed and accepted in trade for the spoils of the earth - Carl Henegan
In our society those who are in reality superior in intelligence can be accepted by their fellows only if they pretend they are not. - Marya Mannes
A man is accepted into a church for what he believes and he is turned out for what he knows. - Mark Twain
I myself am convinced that the theory of evolution, especially to the extent to which it has been applied, will be one of the greatest jokes in the history books of the future. Posterity will marvel that so very flimsy and dubious an hypothesis could be accepted with the incredible credulity it has. - Malcolm Muggeridge
Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric. - Bertrand Russell
The literature [Nobel] laureate of this year has said that an author can do anything as long as his readers believe him.A scientist cannot do anything that is not checked and rechecked by scientists of this network before it is accepted. - Sune Bergström
Reality is a perceptual illusion we have accepted as truth. - Debasish Mridha
The acts of daily forbearance, the headache, or toothache, or heavy cold; the tiresome peculiarities of husband or wife, the broken glass...all of these sufferings, small as they are, if accepted lovingly, are most pleasing to God's Goodness. - Francis de Sales
Before you do anything, think. If you do something to try and impress someone, to be loved, accepted or even to get someone's attention, stop and think. So many people are busy trying to create an image, they die in the process. - Salma Hayek
MADDIE: I know what it’s like to be ignored. I know what it’s like to feel like everyone in the world is against you. I know what it feels like to be on the outside and wanting desperately to be accepted. - Dixon, Ruby
Where ever you are accepted, stay there. - Lailah Gifty Akita
All my life I wanted to be accepted. - Khali Raymond
In kindergarten we all stand before a choice - Do we accept the accepted to be accepted or do we stay logical and keep thinking? - L.H.
It takes three or four years before the present day sinks in to you as a novelist. It has not just to be accepted in the mind but travel down your spine and fill your body and you can’t respond immediately to immediate events, there is this incubation period.Source: Martin Amis - http://www.euronews.com/2013/06/25/ma...
All formal dogmatic religions are fallacious and must never be accepted by self-respecting persons as final. - Hypatia of Alexandria
Statements of ordinary people are ignored like poor freebies, statements of great people are accepted like profound philosophy. - Amit Kalantri
First make your business itself a brand and then every product you create will be accepted as a brand. - Amit Kalantri
He made me question what was, when for a whole lifetime up till that moment, I accepted the world’s excuses. - Walter Mosley
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. - Arthur Schopenhauer
That’s the biggest purpose of religious gathering: permission to look terrible in public. We used to go to church to confess our worst behaviour, to be heard and forgiven, then to be redeemed and accepted back into our community Chuck Palahniuk - Chuck Palahniuk in interview with TMO
Don't go the distance trying to fit in the crowd and be accepted by others. Accept and respect yourself first. Loving thyself also goes with this."-Elizabeth's Quotes - Elizabeth E. Castillo
History engineered if the facts couldn't be generally accepted. - Toba Beta
To have my life accepted as just another ordinary life, to have it viewed as common and regular, was a singular moment. - Katherine A. Briccetti
It should be some kind of goal to be absolutely clear about your past experiences and have let them all go and accepted them in full. - Auliq Ice
Magic is the sole science not accepted by scientists, because they can't understand it.
Peace of mind is that mental condition in which you have accepted the worst. - Lin Yutang
Whenever people are certain they understand our peculiar situation here on this planet, it is because they have accepted a religious Faith or a secular Ideology (Ideologies are the modern form of Faiths) and just stopped thinking. - Robert Anton Wilson
Peace is natural.Every human begin is a living element of Peace. Peace has many faces and forms those need to be identified, accepted, promoted and celebrated everyday. It is first a personal responsibility and then collective. Failure of doing that is root cause of violence not conflict. - William Gomes
Apologizing is different from begging, it doesn't change your status, go ahead and get on your knees, spill tears if you got it, for the person you offended, if at all you had a place in their hearts, you'll be totally forgiven and accepted. - Michael Bassey Johnson
David Thomas: What do you think is the worst crime that could possibly be committed? What is the crime that offends you most?: Seeing a man humble himself in his capacity as a worker to somebody else, and having to have that accepted as a given situation. - David Bowie
When you're young your reality is accepted by most. When you're older, your reality changes and that seems to upset most people. - Solange nicole
But had I accepted the pickle juice, I would be drinking pickle juice right now. - Nicki Minaj
Defeat is a state of mind; no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality. - Bruce Lee
She Accepted Him The Way He Is , A Broke Guy , with a broken heart, it was not material she aimed for but love she got ! - rochdi rais
Relations are by product of Money(mostly), keep your finances in line and rest all is taken care" This is a fact, which would be rarely accepted by people, but inside everyone knows that...Those who've not yet experienced it would still say, money cannot buy love, respect bla bla bla... - honeya
A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection and judgment, when the picture of one’s life, or of human life, as it truly has been or is, satisfies the will, and is gladly accepted. - George Santayana
I thought that there could be no revolt against nature. I accepted the landscape without dreaming that, behind, there still prowled large skeletons without fur. With just one sign, I thought I was able to make them rise up outside their refuges... - Roger Vitrac
The unconscious is the true accumulation of your history. It can be accepted or rejected but it can't fundamentally be altered. - Stefan Molyneux
That which has always been accepted by everyone, everywhere, is almost certain to be false. - Paul Valery
The beauty of religious mania is that it has the power to explain everything. Once God (or Satan) is accepted as the first cause of everything which happens in the mortal world, nothing is left to chance...logic can be happily tossed out the window. - Stephen King
Now that she had actually seen and accepted reality, and reality brought such a healing calm. - Gloria Naylor
When you are not accepted, dare to be exceptional. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
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