At the end of the day, you are solely responsible for your success and your failure. And the sooner you realize that, you accept that, and integrate that into your work ethic, you will start being successful. As long as you blame others for the reason you aren't where you want to be, you will always be a failure.
My peers accept me and respect me, and that's enough.
Everything must be organized in the most rational way. The state won't accept excessive prices.
At the table of a gentleman living in the Chausee d'Antin was served up an Arles sausage of enormous size. "Will you accept a slice?" the host asked a lady who was sitting next to him; "you see it has come from the right factory."It is really very large," said the lady, casting on it a roguish glance; "What a pity it is unlike anything."
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
I want to entertain, but I also want to push the barriers beyond what kids are conditioned into accepting.
Become more accepting. With every interaction, surrender any tendency to judge another person. Pray for a more accepting heart.
Becoming a writer is not a 'career decision' like becoming a doctor or a policeman. You don't choose it so much as get chosen, and once you accept the fact that you're not fit for anything else, you have to be prepared to walk a long, hard road for the rest of your days.
It takes a fearless, unflinching love and deep humility to accept the universe as it is. The most effective way he knew to accomplish that, the most powerful tool at his disposal, was the scientific method, which over time winnows out deception. It can't give you absolute truth because science is a permanent revolution, always subject to revision, but it can give you successive approximations of reality.
I no longer idolize reason. I have come to accept that ninety percent of what we do is irrational and that we spend what little rational thought we have in justifying our irrationality.
Rita Mae Brown
People have a hard time accepting when someone displays even the slightest amount of discomfort in the spotlight. You're supposed to soak up every bit of fame like it’s sunshine.
To cut off the confusion and accept an answer just because it's too scary not to have an answer is a good way to get the wrong answer.
Innovation is all about people. Innovation thrives when the population is diverse, accepting and willing to cooperate.