self-acceptance Quotes

11 of the best book quotes about self-acceptance
  1. #1
    “A woman who cannot honor her own feelings will not find them honored by anyone else.”
  2. #2
    “One of the best guides to how to be self-loving is to give ourselves the love we are often dreaming about receiving from others. There was a time when I felt lousy about my over-forty body, saw myself as too fat, too this, or too that. Yet I fantasized about finding a lover who would give me the gift of being loved as I am.”
  3. #3
    “The world can show you the truth, but no one can force you to accept it.”
  4. #4
    “I love the dark hours of my being.
    My mind deepens into them.
    There I can find, as in old letters,
    the days of my life, already lived,
    and held like a legend, and understood.”
  5. #5
    “Hold close to your essential self. Get to know it, the way you get to know everything in the world about someone you’re in love with, the way you know your child, their every freckle and preference and which cry means what.”
  6. #6
    “I look in the mirror and see this medium average person. A little tired, a little sad, but not falling apart.”
  7. #7
    “In order to have what you really want, you must first be who you really are.”
  8. #8
    “I’d spent nearly sixty years trying to hide how competitive I was, and it didn’t work anyway, so why didn’t I just own it? I am competitive. I want to be the best. I want to pursue excellence every day of my life.”
  9. #9
    “Maybe all the broken dreams and empty promises the world offered are just reflections of what is within us. Maybe one day we will learn to accept ourselves for all the faults sleeping beneath the footprints we leave behind.”
  10. #10
    “Celebrate the people in your life who are there because they love you for no other reason than because you are YOU.”
  11. #11
    “Outer beauty pleases the EYE. Inner beauty captivates the HEART.”