Favorite Quotations ~  Approval Life of Pi

"As a people we do not need anyone else's stamp of approval." ~ Spike Lee


The gods approve The depth, and not the tumult of the soul. ~ William Wordsworth

My blood approves. and kisses are a better fate than wisdom ~ e.e. cummings

All my children have spoken for themselves since they first learned to speak, and not always with my advance approval, and I expect that to continue in the future. ~ Gerald Ford

I find that when we really love and accept and approve of ourselves exactly as we are, then everything in life works. ~ Louise L. Hay

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. ~ Mark Twain

Do not keep the alabaster box of your friendship sealed up until your friends are dead. Fill their lives with sweetness. Speak approving, cheering words while their ears can hear them, and while their hearts can be thrilled and made happier. ~ George W. Childs

Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best. ~ Bernard M. Baruch

Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill. Keep sharpening your knife and it will blunt. Chase after money and security and your heart will never unclench. Care about people's approval and you will be their prisoner. ~ Lao Tzu

I became an overachiever to get approval from the world. ~ Madonna

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it. ~ François Voltaire

If a child lives with approval, he learns to like himself. ~ Dorothy Law Nolte

The course of a river is almost always disapproved of by its source. ~ Jean Cocteau

A life spent chasing other people's approval is a life spent on a pointless roller coaster of emotional highs and lows, without ever knowing yourself. ~ Rinatta Paries

As much as we thirst for approval we dread condemnation. ~ Hans Selye

Eventually you have to realize that you're living for an audience of one. I'm not here for anyone else's approval. ~ Pamela Anderson

Material things aside, we need not advice but approval. ~ Coco Gabrielle Chanel