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If you ask people here about joining the EU, everyone agrees. But if you ask them about Serbian responsibility for war crimes, most people would say no. And if you ask them how you can integrate with Europe without accepting responsibility, they stare at you in dismay. (Quote by - Dusan Pavlovic)

The only real security is not in owning or possessing, not in demanding or expecting, not in hoping, even. Security in a relationship lies neither in looking back to what it was, nor forward to what it might be, but living in the present and accepting it as it is now. (Quote by - Anne Morrow Lindbergh)

Our entire life consists ultimately in accepting ourselves as we are. (Quote by - Jean Anouilh)

By accepting you as you are, I do not necessarily abandon all hope of your improving. (Quote by - Ashleigh Brilliant)

Saving faith is an immediate relation to Christ, accepting, receiving, resting upon Him alone, for justification, sanctification, and eternal life by virtue of God's grace. (Quote by - Charles Haddon Spurgeon)

Only one person in a thousand knows the trick of really living in the present. Most of us spend fifty-nine minutes an hour living in the past, with regret for lost joys or shame for things badly done (both utterly useless and weakening) or in a future which we either long for or dread. There is only one minute in which you are alive: this minute, here and now. The only way to live is by accepting each minute as an unrepeatable minute, which is exactly what it is -- a miracle and unrepeatable. (Quote by - Storm Jameson)

The key to life is accepting challenges. Once someone stops doing this, he's dead. (Quote by - Bette Davis)

We secure our friends not by accepting favors but by doing them. (Quote by - Thucydides)

We can't have everything! It took a lot of growing up for me to realize this unalterable fact and to discipline myself into accepting it. (Quote by - Loretta Young)

Society as a whole is much more accepting. Whereas in a prior generation, mothers were told when they had a baby with Down syndrome or another disability, put the child in an institution and forget about them. (Quote by - David Tolleson)

I'm not somebody who really believes in curses, but curse this baby! - Referring to the so called "Seinfeld curse," in which little or no success has come since the show to the four main actors, upon accepting her Emmy award for "The New Adventures of Old. (Quote by - Julia Louis-Dreyfus)

Life is accepting what is and working from that. (Quote by - Gloria Naylor)

Without accepting the fact that everything changes, we cannot find perfect composure. But unfortunately, although it is true, it is difficult for us to accept it. Because we cannot accept the truth of transience, we suffer. (Quote by - Shinichi Suzuki)

Thank you. This is a terrible mistake, because I used up all my English. (Quote by - Roberto Benigni)

The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behavior lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behavior. (Quote by - M. Scott Peck)

I believe that the sign of maturity is accepting deferred gratification. (Quote by - Peggy Cahn)

Coming to terms with the rhythms of women's lives means coming to terms with life itself, accepting the imperatives of the body rather than the imperatives of an artificial, man-made, perhaps transcendentally beautiful civilization. Emphasis on the male work-rhythm is an emphasis on infinite possibilities; emphasis on the female rhythms is an emphasis on a defined pattern, on limitation. (Quote by - Margaret Mead)

To choose a hardship for ourselves is our only defense against that hardship. This is what is meant by accepting suffering. Those who, by their very nature, can suffer completely, utterly, have an advantage. That is how we can disarm the power of suffering, make it our own creation, our own choice; submit to it. A justification for suicide. (Quote by - Cesare Pavese)

We have come dangerously close to accepting the homeless situation as a problem that we just can't solve. (Quote by - Linda Lingle)

Underneath the beautiful exterior there was an element of ruthlessness and toughness that I had trouble either accepting or forgetting. (Quote by - Hubert H. Humphrey)

Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them. (Quote by - George Eliot)

Upon accepting her Oscar for "Julia," 1978: "My dear colleagues, I thank you very very much for this tribute to my work. I think that Jane Fonda and I have done the best work of our lives, and I salute you and I pay tribute to you, and I think you should. (Quote by - Vanessa Redgrave)

There's a need for accepting responsibility - for a person's life and making choices that are not just ones for immediate short-term comfort. You need to make an investment, and the investment is in health and education. (Quote by - Buzz Aldrin)

We attempt to be accepting of others. Sometimes we aren't, but at least we try. (Quote by - Nicholas Sparks)

Peace is achieved by accepting the things you're not willing to change and changing the things your not willing to accept. (Quote by - Marilyn Suttle)


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