self acceptance

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n self acceptance an acceptance of yourself as you are, warts and all
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Quotations

  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Accept fate, and move on. Don't yield to the seductive pull of self-pity. Acting like a victim threatens your future.”
  • Joan Didion
    Joan%20Didion
    “The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs.”
  • James Albert Pike
    James Albert Pike
    “If a person lacks self-acceptance, he can't live with himself; if he lacks self-criticism, others can't live with him.”
  • Ben Sweet
    Ben Sweet
    “The greatest success, is successful self acceptance.”
  • Xuan-Thu Nguyen
    Xuan-Thu Nguyen
    “Everything begins with accepting oneself. Without self-acceptance, one cannot accomplish anything.”

Usage

In literature:

He had accepted and he had lost his self-respect; everything!
"A Son of the Hills" by Harriet T. Comstock
If he had askt me whether I would haue hanged my selfe, his question had beene more acceptable.
"The Unfortunate Traveller, or The Life Of Jack Wilton" by Thomas Nash
Even Gorman and Watson accepted him at his self-description.
"A Son Of The Sun" by Jack London
He therefore accepted his condition philosophically; he was self-respecting.
"Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence" by Various
It was her patient industry, her cheerful acceptance of endless household drudgery which kept me clear of self-conceit.
"A Daughter of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
To accept the nomination on these terms was to lose, not only his election, but his self-respect.
"The Writings of James Russell Lowell in Prose and Poetry, Volume V" by James Russell Lowell
Those agonies were safer, more acceptable to God, than the comforts of self-will.
"The Hour and the Man" by Harriet Martineau
She saw that they had too much self-respect to accept assistance unless actually needed.
"Slow and Sure" by Horatio Alger
No self-respecting child would accept it as a gift.
"Patty's Summer Days" by Carolyn Wells
His vehement nature accepted his re-election as a proof that he was right in everything, and he grew more self-confident than ever.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 4 of 8" by Various
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In poetry:

With despair's mute self-reliance,
She accepted death's affiance;
She, who hath no home or rest,
Shrank not from the river's breast.
"Lita of the Nile" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Between all my torments between death and self
Between my despair and the reason for living
There is injustice and this evil of men
That I cannot accept there is my anger
"Talking Of Power And Love " by Paul Eluard
For birds, now vocal in the trees,
And beasts, with grass about their knees,
Accept in simple wise the gifts abounding,
But, of all creatures, man alone,
The brainiest being ever known,
Must scratch his head and fall to self-confounding.
"Frankenstein" by C J Dennis

In news:

"Self-acceptance has become a new form of defiance on television, especially among younger female comedians," writes Alessandra Stanley.
Stacy London encourages self acceptance , style in new book.
Online magazine promotes self-acceptance .
Consider unconditional self-acceptance as a goal in 2012.
The NCAA accepted Baylor University's self-imposed penalties against the men's and women's basketball programs for rules violations and placed the school on three years probation Wednesday.
Set in OKC, the new novel Shadowboxer explores sexuality and self-acceptance.
Self-nominations are also accepted .
When you accept yourself, you can live comfortably with both your personal strengths and weaknesses without undue self criticism.
Self-reliant fifth option accepts his Blazer role.
NCAA accepts Texas Tech's self- imposed basketball violations, Hocutt says.
Texas Tech's athletic director says the NCAA has accepted the school's self- imposed penalties after former Red Raiders coach Billy Gillispie exceeded limits on practice time last fall.
LUBBOCK, Texas—Texas Tech's athletic director says the NCAA has accepted the school's self- imposed penalties after former Red Raiders coach Billy Gillispie exceeded limits on practice time last fall.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech's athletic director says the NCAA has accepted the school's self- imposed penalties after former Red Raiders coach Billy Gillispie exceeded limits on practice time last fall.
NCAA accepts school's self- imposed penalties related to Gillispie.
Despite accepted self-defense claim, shooters face firearm charges.
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In science:

In addition, once we accept the self-gravitating disk model, this test will give us an alternative, independent way to measure the viscosity parameter α, thus providing insights into the physical mechanisms that operate in protostellar disks.
Probing the rotation curve of the outer accretion disk in FU Orionis objects with long-wavelength spectroscopy
The function βT is obtained by simulating (for each value of u) M = 106 tra jectories on [0, T ] of self-exciting process of intensity S (u, t, ω ) and calculating empirical frequency of accepting the alternative hypothesis.
Hypotheses Testing: Poisson Versus Self-exciting
The function βT is obtained by simulating (for each value of r and N ) M = 106 tra jectories on [0, T ] of self-exciting process of intensity S (t, ω ) and calculating empirical frequency of accepting the alternative hypothesis.
Hypotheses Testing: Poisson Versus Self-exciting
The point is that all classical field equations can self-consistently accept the elementary radial particle integrated into the spatial structure of its field.
Were the ancient Greeks right that space is continuous material plenum?
The term self-organising is widely used, but there is no generally accepted meaning, as the abundance of definitions would suggest.
Self-Organisation of Evolving Agent Populations in Digital Ecosystems
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