Quotes of Consent

“ He that complies against his will is of his own opinion still. ”

- Samuel Butler

“ We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses. ”

- C. G. Jung

“ Accept good advice gracefully — as long as it doesn't interfere with what you intended to do in the first place. ”

- Gene Brown

“ We are not going to be able to operate our Spaceship Earth successfully nor for much longer unless we see it as a whole spaceship and our fate as common. It has to be everybody or nobody. ”

- R. Buckminster Fuller

“ That all men are equal is a proposition to which, at ordinary times, no sane human being has ever given his assent. ”

- Aldous Huxley

“ When you say that you agree to a thing in principle, you mean that you have not the slightest intention of carrying it out. ”

- Otto Von Bismarck

“ When lip service to some mysterious deity permits bestiality on Wednesday and absolution on Sunday, cash me out. ”

- Frank Sinatra

“ A woman's lot is made for her by the love she accepts. ”

- George Eliot

“ The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance. ”

- Nathaniel Branden

“ Faith is an assent of the mind and a consent of the heart, consisting mainly of belief and trust. ”

- E.T. Hiscox

“ As long as the Fates permit, live cheerfully. ”

- Sir Walter Scott

“ To accept anything on trust, to preclude critical application and development, is a grievous sin. ”

- Vladimir Lenin

“ As that the walls worn thin, permit the mind To look out through, and his Frailty find. ”

- Samuel Daniel

“ The progress of the world is the history of men who would not permit defeat to speak the final word. ”

- Joseph R. Sizoo

“ Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune. ”

- William James

“ Happiness can exist only in acceptance. ”

- Denis de Rougemont

“ I wish they would only take me as I am. ”

- Vincent van Gogh

“ You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give. ”

- Eleanor Roosevelt

“ The only tyrant I will accept in this world is the "still small voice" within me. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi

“ Television is an invention that permits you to be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn't have in your home. ”

- David Frost

“ Accept the place the divine providence has found for you. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi

“ Everything in life that we really accept undergoes a change. So suffering must become Love. That is the mystery. ”

- Katherine Mansfield

“ When we want to know God's will, there are three things which always concur: the inward impulse, the Word of God and the trend of circumstances. Never act until these three things agree. ”

- F. B. Meyer

“ He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. ”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

“ We find comfort among those who agree with us — growth among those who don't. ”

- Frank A Clark

“ I have opinions of my own — strong opinions — but I don't always agree with them. ”

- George Bush

“ Do not worry at being worried; but accept worry peacefully. Difficult but not impossible. ”

- John Chapman

“ Thou are never at any time nearer to God than when under tribulation; which he permits for the purifications and beautifying of thy soul. ”

- Unknown

“ Well in the end the world can crank itself up to sanctions, as it has with Zimbabwe, another sad case. ”

- Helen Clark
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