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Self Acceptance Quotes

Welcome to your self acceptance quotes page on Meaningful Paths. Here you will find a library of acceptance quotes about the self which you can visit any time you have faced a challenge or you want self reflection. We hope this page will give you a chance to reflect and offer spiritual growth, personal growth and self growth. Please see our page Calm for further mindfulness quotes and meditation techniques.

Reassurance Quotes

Katey Lockwood and Vernon Sankey who have reassurance quotes below, are both authors and spiritual teachers and founder of Improve My World.

“Reconnecting to nature means rediscovering the miracle of life.”

Katey Lockwood

“We live most of our life in our head. Let’s make sure it’s a nice place to be…”

Vernon Sankey

“Self-compassion is simply giving the same kindness to ourselves that we would give to others.”

Christopher Germer

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.”

Amelia Earhart

We hope that our reassurance quotes have helped you to find a place of calm. Now lets explore further learnings.

If you don’t like me quotes

Lao Tzu who shares many thought provoking ideas on how to live a happy life was an ancient Chinese philosopher and writer, born in 571 BC. Please find hope within our if you don’t like me quotes.

“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.”

Oprah Winfrey

“Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.”

Lao Tzu

“He who conquers others is strong. He who conquers himself is mighty.”

Lao Tzu

“When I get who I am, I become what I might be.”

Lao Tzu

Pick yourself up quotes

Eleanor Roosevelt was the first lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945 and a humanitarian. We hope you are inspired by our pick yourself up quotes.

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realise how close they were to success when they gave up.”

Thomas A. Edison

“People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built..”

Eleanor Roosevelt

“Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.”

Lao Tzu

I don’t need anyone quotes

Marcus Aurelius was a Stoic philosopher and Roman Emperor from 161 to 180. We hope you are inspired by our I don’t need anyone quotes.

“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realise this, and you will find strength.”

Marcus Aurelius

“Remember your dreams and fight for them You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible; the fear of failure.”

Paul Coelho

Put yourself first quotes

Iyanla Vanzant is a coach, thought leader and American inspirational speaker. Please enjoy our put yourself first quotes.

“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

“Love is all of passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously, the head, the heart and the senses.”

Lao Tzu

You are enough quotes

Carl Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist and he is widely recognised as one of the most influential psychiatrist of all time. We hope you enjoy our you are enough quotes.

“Small and hidden is the door that leads inwards, and the entrance is barred by countless prejudices, mistaken assumptions, and fears.”

Carl Jung

“The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control your life. If you don’t, life controls you.”

Tony Robbins

I am who I am quotes

Robert Frost was an American poet and had his work published in England before he had his work published in Amercian. Take the time to enjoy our I am who I am quotes.

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life; it goes on.”

Robert Frost

“Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment.”

Lao Tzu

Quotes about not being good enough

Helen Keller was an American author and activist for individuals with disabilities. We hope you find inspiration and calm within our quotes about not being good enough.

“Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all.”

Helen Keller

“The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.”

Lao Tzu

Self-awareness quotes

Lao Tzu provides many wonderful self-awareness quotes and ideas. Here are some of our favourites.

“Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.”

Lao Tzu

“To see things in seed, that is genius.”

Lao Tzu

Stand up for yourself quotes

Rosa Parks was an African-American activist well known for her strong role in the Montgomery bus boycott. It is important to build belief within ourselves and we hope that our stand up for yourself quotes can help inspire you.

“Each person must live their life as a model for others.”

Rosa Parks

“Do the difficult things when they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.”

Lao Tzu

You are good enough quotes

Epictetus was a Greek philosopher who taught Stoicism. This school of thought can help us find inner strength. Please enjoy our you are good enough quotes.

“How long are you going to wait before you demand the best for yourself?”


“When you are content to simply be yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you.”

Lao Tzu

Be kind to yourself quotes

Albert Einstein was a theoretical physicist and born in Germany. He is best known for his Theory of Relativity. Beyond this he is also a great teacher about life and happiness. Please enjoy our be kind to yourself quotes.

“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.”

Albert Einstein

“The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.”

Marcus Aurelius

Note to self quotes

Note to self quotes can help us pause life and find nuggets of gold wisdom.

“To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.”

Lao Tzu

“Silence is a source of great strength.”

Lao Tzu

Not feeling good enough quotes

When we are not feeling good enough it is often wise to reflect on ancient wisdom.

“Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.”

Lao Tzu

“Get busy with life’s purpose, toss aside empty hopes, get active in your own rescue.”

Marcus Aurelius

Deep not enough quotes

Lao Tzu is a wonderful teacher on finding meaning in life. Please enjoy our deep not enough quotes.

“To lead people, walk behind.”

Lao Tzu

“If you realise that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to. If you are not afraid of dying, there is nothing you cannot achieve.”

Lao Tzu

“He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.”

Lao Tzu

Connected quotes

We are interconnected in common humanity and nature. Find deeper meaning with our connected quotes.

“At the centre of being you have the answer, you know who you are and you know what you want.”

Lao Tzu

“Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides.”

Lao Tzu

Focus on yourself quotes

Sometimes we must focus on ourselves first, and then we have a well of love to share with others. Enjoy our focus on yourself quotes and inspiring thoughts.

“Be tolerant with others and strict with yourself.”

Marcus Aurelius

“I have just three things to teach; simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.”

Lao Tzu

Be true to yourself quotes

When we use our strengths we can be true to ourselves and help others. Find more meaning within our be true to yourself quotes.

“An ant on the move, does more than a dozing ox.”

Lao Tzu

“Deeds not words.”

Emeline Pankhurst

Find yourself quotes

Hypatia was a Greek philosopher, astronomer and mathematician. Hypatia lived in Alexandria, Egypt and later in part of the Roman Empire. Please enjoy our finding yourself quotes.

“Reserve your right, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all.”


“From caring comes courage.”

Lao Tzu

I am quotes

Dame Judi Dench is regarded as one of the best actresses in British history. Please enjoy our I am quotes to find your inner strength.

“I think you should take your job seriously , but not yourself – that is the best combination. “

Judi Dench

“If you take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence. “

Lao Tzu

Finding yourself quotes

Nelson Mandela was most famous for his philanthropy and his stand for equality helping to topple South Africa’s system of apartheid. please find inspiration in our finding yourself quotes.

“There is no passion to be found playing small in settling for life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”

Nelson Mandela

“He who is contented is rich.”

Lao Tzu

I am me quotes

Michael Jordan is an American former basketball star and icon. Our I am me quotes can help you find courage.

“I’ve failed over and over again in my life, and that is why I “succeed.”

Michael Jordan

“The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself.”

Lao Tzu

Think about yourself quotes

It is sometimes best to reflect within rather than look outwards. Find solitude with our think about yourself quotes.

“The wicked leader is he who the people despise. The good leader is he who the people revere. The great leader is he who the people say, ‘we did it ourselves’.”

Lao Tzu

“Great acts are made of small deeds.”

Lao Tzu

The power of one idea or thought can change the entire perspective of our given situation. We can have anxiety and a comforting expression of wisdom or reading a page in a book can change our entire perspective on our challenges.

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