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Self-Acceptance Quotes

Nothing is a greater impediment to being on good terms with others than being ill at ease with yourself.

Author: Honore De Balzac (1799-1850)

Profession: French Novelist

George Foreman. A miracle. A mystery to myself. Who am I? The mirror says back. The George you was always meant to be.'' Wasn't always like that. Used to look in the mirror and cried a river.

Author: George Foreman (1949)

Profession: American Boxer

It doesn't matter what we do until we accept ourselves. Once we accept ourselves, it doesn't matter what we do.

Author: Charly Heavenrich


A man needs self-acceptance or he can't live with himself; he needs self-criticism or others can't live with him.

Author: James A. Pike (1913-1969)

Profession: American Episcopal Bishop

Self-acceptance comes from meeting life's challenges vigorously. Don't numb yourself to your trials and difficulties, nor build mental walls to exclude pain from your life. You will find peace not by trying to escape your problems, but by confronting them courageously. You will find peace not in denial, but in victory.

Author: J. Donald Walters

Profession: American Author, Lecturer, Playwright