quote: Certainly tolerance and acceptance were at the forefront of my music.

quote: Tolerance, compromise, understanding, acceptance, patience - I want those all to be very sharp tools in my shed.

quote: PC stuff just lowers the general acceptance of good work and replaces it with bogus poetry that celebrates values that in themselves are probably quite worthy.

quote: These years in silence and reflection made me stronger and reminded me that acceptance has to come from within and that this kind of truth gives me the power to conquer emotions I didn't even know existed.

quote: Parents need to teach their children principles of respect and acceptance.

quote: I think human society for tens of thousands of years has sent young men out in small groups to do things that are necessary but very dangerous. And they've always gotten killed doing it. And they've always turned it into a matter of honor and a way of gaining acceptance back into society if they survived.

quote: I've stopped apologizing to myself for having this great period of success and financial acceptance.

quote: I'm not wise, but the beginning of wisdom is there it's like relaxing into - and an acceptance of - things.

quote: The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.

quote: Given a fair wind, we will negotiate our way into the Common Market, head held high, not crawling in. Negotiations? Yes. Unconditional acceptance of whatever terms are offered us? No.

quote: That is the definition of faith -- acceptance of that which we imagine to be true, that which we cannot prove.

quote: Lukewarm acceptance is more bewildering than outright rejection.

quote: Human beings, like plants, grow in the soil of acceptance, not in the atmosphere of rejection

quote: Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.

quote: It [Chinese Labour in South Africa] could not, in the opinion of
His Majesty's Government, be classified as slavery in the extreme
acceptance of the word without some risk of terminological

quote: Happiness is acceptance.

quote: The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one.

quote: Happiness can exist only in acceptance.

quote: Attitude is your acceptance of the natural laws, or your rejection of the natural laws.

quote: We catch on to the truth and technique of expectation in those rare
moments when we are stirred by an awareness of a guidance seemingly higher
and greater than our own, when for a little while we are taken over by a
force and an intelligence above and beyond those commonly felt. Confident
and free, filled with wonder and ready acceptance, we permit ourselves to
be taken over by our unquestioning self.

quote: Only by acceptance of the past, can you alter it.

quote: If I could define enlightenment briefly I would say it is "the
quiet acceptance of what is.".

quote: Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will. Lukewarm acceptance is much more bewildering than outright rejection.

quote: Commemoration of Ethelburga, Abbess of Barking, 675 Most Christians would agree with C. S. Lewis when he says [of the doctrine of the Final Judgment], "There is no doctrine which I would more willingly remove from Christianity than this, if it lay in my power". But we cannot do so, for two reasons: first, because it enjoys the full support of Christ's own teaching; and second, because it makes a good deal of sense. If the gospel is extended to us for our acceptance, it must be possible also to reject and refuse it.

quote: Feast of the Visit of the Virgin Mary to Elizabeth The solution lies in a complete realisation of what we mean by asserting that God is Almighty. The two ideas of Free-will and Divine Sovereignty can not be reconciled in our own minds, but that does not prevent them from being reconciled in God's mind. We measure Him by our own intellectual standard if we think otherwise. And so our solution of the problem of Free-will and of the problems of history and of individual salvation must finally lie in the full acceptance

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