Self Acceptance Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old self acceptance quotes, self acceptance sayings, and self acceptance proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Your own level of self-acceptance is determined largely by how well you feel you are accepted by the important people in your life. Brian Tracy
Self-acceptance is involved in this process. You have got to be able to look at both your dark and your light side and not get enamored or depressed by either. Frederick Lindemann
A total acceptance of yourself brings about a total transcendence of yourself. Adyashanti
Do something every day that is loving toward your body and gives you the opportunity to enjoy the sensations of your body. Golda Poretsky
The greatest miracle you can hope for is self-acceptance. Maxwell Maltz
Much of spiritual life is self-acceptance, maybe all of it. Jack Kornfield
for once, you believed in yourself. you believed you were beautiful and so did the rest of the world. Sarah Dessen
Self-acceptance begins in infancy, with the influence of your parents and siblings and other important people. Brian Tracy
The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely. C.G. Jung
Total self acceptance is empowering. It means allowing others to see you as they choose, without being offended. Deepak Chopra
There are days I drop words of comfort on myself like falling leaves and remember that it is enough to be taken care of by my self. Brian Andreas
The journey into self-love and self-acceptance must begin with self-examination until you take the journey of self-reflection, it is almost impossible to grow or learn in life. Iyanla Vanzant
The acceptance of vertical differentiation with the built-in principle of self-determination must apply on as many levels as possible. P. W. Botha
An act of imagination is an act of self-acceptance. Richard Hugo
You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are. Melissa Etheridge
You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful. Amy Bloom
We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light. Mary Dunbar
In deep self acceptance, grows a compassionate understanding. Jack Kornfield
If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it. If you don't ask, the answer is always no. If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place. Nora Roberts
The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. Joseph Campbell
Because one believes in oneself, one doesn't try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn't need others' approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her. Lao Tzu
If you begin to understand what you are without trying to change it, then what you are undergoes a transformation. Jiddu Krishnamurti
At 30 a man should know himself like the palm of his hand, know the exact number of his defects and qualities, know how far he can go, foretell his failures - be what he is. And, above all, accept these things. Albert Camus
Generally, self-acceptance is conceptualized as an affirmation or acceptance of self in spite of weaknesses or deficiencies. Michael Bernard
[With unconditional self-acceptance]… you always – yes, always – accept and respect yourself, your personhood, your being, whether or not you perform well and whether or not other people approve of you and your behaviors. Albert Ellis
I bask in the glory of my most magnificent self. Debbie Ford
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you! Shout loud, ‘I am lucky to be what I am! Dr. Seuss
Be healthy and take care of yourself, but be happy with the beautiful things that make you, you. Beyonce
In deep self acceptance, grows a compassionate understanding. Jack Kornfield
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. Goswami Kriyananda