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Many people think of perfectionism as striving to be your best, but it is not about self-improvement; it's about earning approval and acceptance.
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, with all the handicaps of heredity, of suffering, of psychological complexes and injustices.
One of the great things about Sydney is that it has a great acceptance of everyone and everything. It's an incredibly tolerant city, a city with a huge multicultural basis.
I think it's important to remember that Christianity was based in love and tolerance and forgiveness and acceptance.
For the Left, tolerance does not mean tolerance. It means first, acceptance. And second, celebration. That is totalitarianism: You not only have to live with what you may differ with, dear citizen, you have to celebrate it or pay a steep price.
The fact that the adult American Negro female emerges a formidable character is often met with amazement, distaste and even belligerance. It is seldom accepted as an inevitable outcome of the struggle won by survivors, and deserves respect if not enthusiastic acceptance.
The acceptance of the facts of African-American history and the African-American historian as a legitimate part of the academic community did not come easily. Slavery ended and left its false images of black people intact.
John Henrik Clarke
What I've observed and what I've imagined - and definitely what I'm hoping - happens as you get older is that there's a mellowing, an acceptance that comes with time. I guess that I'll find out.
Body love is more than acceptance of self or the acceptance of the body. Body love is about self-worth in general. It's more than our physical appearance.
If the conditions were right there could be great acceptance. Often it is only when they pose an economic or political threat that it turns really ugly.
Speaking from experience, because I have three daughters, I think it's always important to give your daughter the confidence that she needs so that she won't look elsewhere for approval and feeling love and acceptance.
At the heart of personality is the need to feel a sense of being lovable without having to qualify for that acceptance.
Gay rights and body acceptance are two things I feel very passionately about.
Panic causes tunnel vision. Calm acceptance of danger allows us to more easily assess the situation and see the options.
Lack of documentation is becoming a problem for acceptance.
Marriage equality is about more than just marriage. It's about something greater. It's about acceptance.
Tolerance, compromise, understanding, acceptance, patience - I want those all to be very sharp tools in my shed.
Cee Lo Green
The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy, but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.
Gay marriage acceptance is happening in the blink of an eye.
P. J. O'Rourke
There is no substitute for hard work, 23 or 24 hours a day. And there is no substitute for patience and acceptance.
I believe we have become paralyzed, paralyzed by our desire to be loved. Now our founding fathers had the wisdom to know that social acceptance and popularity were fleeing, and that this country's principles needed to be rooted in strengths greater than the passions and the emotions of the times.
It's important to remember that the animals are not grieving with us. They're very accepting. They're not lying there thinking 'How could you do this to me? Why aren't you keeping me going?' Pets don't do the human things of guilt and anger and recrimination that we do. They come and go with great acceptance.
No intelligent idea can gain general acceptance unless some stupidity is mixed in with it.
The first thing a kindness deserves is acceptance, the second, transmission.
I think it's nice to age gracefully. OK, you lose the youth, a certain stamina and dewy glow, but what you gain on the inside as a human being is wonderful: the wisdom, the acceptance and the peace of mind. It's a fair exchange.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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