Quotation Explorer - 'Accepts'

How quickly one accepts the incredible if only one sees it enough! - Richard Matheson
Marriage isn't for life any more -- life is too long. Marriage is for love. Love gladly accepts responsibility. Love wants commitment. Marriage should be celebrated as the optimistic and glorious thing that it is. We can't call it a failure if it doesn't last forever. - Jeanette Winterson
The person who has trust in divine justice is neither upset when treated unfairly, nor seeks his justice; on the contrary, he accepts the false accusations as if they were true, and does not try to convince others that he has been slandered; instead he asks to be forgiven... - Elder Paisios of the Holy Mountain
Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts. - Edward R. Murrow
One might define adulthood as the age at which a person learns he must die and accepts his sentence undismayed. - Robert Heinlein
We can only learn and advance with contradictions. The faithful inside should meet the doubtful. The doubtful should meet the faithful. Human slowly advances and becomes mature when he accepts his contradictions. - Shams-i Tabrizi
Nature always accepts changes and never misses the opportunity to bloom. - Debasish Mridha
Life is gift. Accepts the sacred existence. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I submit that an individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Ideas and their creators run the world…one’s place in the world is due partially to the ideas that a culture has forced on one and/or the ideas that a person freely accepts and uses. - Haki R. Madhubuti
When the heart accepts death first, words you can trust are feelings you can take. - Auliq Ice
Stop telling me that love is blind. Love doesn't need to be blind; it is accepting. It can see everything and still be unconditionally strong. Love sees you and accepts you for who you are. - Steve Maraboli
Positive feelings come from being honest about yourself and accepting your personality, and physical characteristics, warts and all; and, from belonging to a family that accepts you without question. - Willard Scott
What is an anarchist? One who, choosing, accepts the responsibility of choice. - Ursula K. Le Guin
The industrial mind is a mind without compunction; it simply accepts that people, ultimately, will be treated as things and that things, ultimately, will be treated as garbage. (A Defense of the Family Farm, 1986) - Wendell Berry
When you know truly know that God loves you it won't matter when others don't. And when you know truly know that God accepts you it won't matter when others won't. - Julie Chapus
A friend is someone who accepts you no matter where you are. - Debasish Mridha
When you live in the dark for so long, you begin to love it. And it loves you back, and isn’t that the point? You think, the face turns to the shadows, and just as well. It accepts, it heals, it allows.But it also devours. - Raymond Carver
A responsible woman sees and accepts only the best in a given situation. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
The moral is the chosen, not the forced; the understood, not the obeyed. The moral is the rational, and reason accepts no commandments. - Ayn Rand
I do not care to belong to a club that accepts people like me as members. - Groucho Marx
The soul accepts the mystery within and all around, immersing itself in it, celebrating it. - Jay Woodman
It has been my fate, and one's fate one accepts. It's a dreadful thing to have to say, in so wicked a world. - Henry James
Compassion is like mother giving love to her children. Mother’s ways are higher than others, even when everyone rejects, mother accepts with her arms open and wide. - Amit Ray
An intelligent person positively accepts criticism, repeatedly thinks before giving any statement, and is capable of motivating himself/herself to be successful in the terrible situations in the way of life journey. - Md. Mujib Ullah
Though one believes in nothing, there are moments in life when one accepts the religion of the temple nearest at hand. - Victor Hugo
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
It is called understanding when one accepts other’s talks of wisdom; but, where is the wisdom filled talk in this era? - Dada Bhagwan
Mother's ways are higher than others, even when everyone rejects, mother accepts with her arms open and wide. - Amit Ray
Your mind is such a crucial asset to a victorious life. The mind is the eye of a man. What it sees and accepts shapes a man's life and determines his destiny. - Prince Akwarandu
Anybody who accepts mediocrity - in school, on the job, in life - is a person who compromises, and when the leader compromises, the whole organization compromises.
A true friend accepts you as you are. - Debasish Mridha
Who is more humble? The scientist who looks at the universe with an open mind and accepts whatever the universe has to teach us, or somebody who says everything in this book must be considered the literal truth and never mind the fallibility of all the human beings involved? - Carl Sagan
For a very long time everybody refuses and then almost without a pause almost everybody accepts. - Gertrude Stein
The happier person is one, that acknowledges and accepts life won't get any better than this. - Anthony Liccione
Always remember: When government accepts responsibility for people, then people no longer take responsibility for themselves. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
He who believes in the fate accepts the collar in his neck! - Mehmet Murat ildan
When one does a thing, it appears good, otherwise one would not write it. Only later comes reflection, and one discards or accepts the thing. Time is the best censor, and patience a most excellent teacher. - Frédéric Chopin
Everyone has their opinion and everyone loves it. Nobody wants to accepts others opinion. So to make them happy be diplomatic and speak unclearly, let them interpret your thoughts by themselves, let them think what they want to think - Jagdish Poudel
Beauty ought to look a little surprised: it is the emotion that best suits her face.... The beauty who does not look surprised, who accepts her position as her due—she reminds us too much of a prima donna. - E.M. Forster
What one generation finds ridiculous, the next accepts; and the third shudders when it looks back on what the first did. - Peter Singer
Atheism may be defined as the mental attitude which unreservedly accepts the supremacy of reason and aims at establishing a lifestyle and ethical outlook verifiable by experience and the scientific method, independent of all arbitrary assumptions of authority and creeds. - Madalyn Murray O'Hair
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me. - Bob Dylan
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