"At the heart of personality is the need to feel a sense of being lovable without having to qualify for that acceptance."
"Bad humor is an evasion of reality; good humor is an acceptance of it."
"Happiness can exist only in acceptance."
"I'm not wise, but the beginning of wisdom is there; it's like relaxing into - and an acceptance of - things."
"Acceptance of one's life has nothing to do with resignation; it does not
mean running away from the struggle. On the contrary it means accepting
it as it comes. . . . To accept is to say yes to life in its entirety."