Acknowledgement Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old acknowledgement quotes, acknowledgement sayings, and acknowledgement proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Real life isn't always going to be perfect or go our way, but the recurring acknowledgement of what is working in our lives can help us not only to survive but surmount our difficulties.     

Sarah Ban Breathnach

Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery     

J.K. Rowling

Life, she realized, so often became a determined, relentless avoidance of pain-of one's own, of other people's. But sometimes pain had to be acknowledged and even touched so that one could move into it and through it and past it. Or else be destroyed by it.     

Mary Balogh

Whatever you acknowledgement gains the legitimacy to exist within your world.     

Steven Redhead

Embrace contradictions for they make up all of life:You will eternally be looking for yourself andseeking ways to lose yourself.     

Kamand Kojouri

Trouble will come soon enough, and when he does come receive him as pleasantly as possible. The more amiably you greet him, the sooner he will go away.     

Artemus Ward

When we acknowledge that all of life is sacred and that each act is an act of choice and therefore sacred, then life is a sacred dance lived consciously each moment. When we live at this level, we participate in the creation of a better world.     

Scout Cloud Lee

Acceptance of one's life has nothing to do with resignation; it does not mean running away from the struggle. On the contrary it means accepting it as it come. To accept is to say yes to life in its entirety.     

Paul Tournier

No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.     

Alfred North Whitehead

We must accept life for what it actually is — a challenge to our quality without which we should never know of what stuff we are made, or grow to our full stature.     

Ida R. Wylie

Your first step towards perfection is acknowledging your imperfections.     

Wahab H. Butt

We only acknowledge small faults in order to make it appear that we are free from great ones.     

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Everyone needs acknowledgement. When we're kids, we need it from our parents. If you don't get love from your family, you're destroyed inside.     

Carla Bruni

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.     

Lao Tzu

Acknowledgement is possession. When you acknowledge, think or have conviction in something, it actually will come true     

Stephen Richards

The moment that judgement stops through acceptance of what it is, you are free of the mind. You have made room for love, for joy, for peace.     

Eckhart Tolle

We should feel empowered by where we came from and who we are, not hide it. It is important to acknowledge that everything we do affects our ancestors as much as they have affected us.     

Lorin Morgan-Richards

Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to something great.     

Kara Goucher

The acknowledgement of a single possibility can change everything.     


Acknowledgement is the only way to keep love alive.     

Barry Long

Acknowledging reality for myself was one thing. Having to explain what as happening - and what was going to happen - to another person was something else entirely. That would make it too real.     

Gavin Extence

We win half the battle when we make up our minds to take the world as we find it, including the thorns     

Orison Swett Marden

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

William James

And while acknowledging the darkest and heaviest times we experience is important, we still need to spin the moment, paint it a different color, and transform it because positivity saves lives.     

Debbie Lynn