To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. —Thich Nhat Hanh

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To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.

THICH NHAT HANH

Vietnamese Buddhist monk, teacher, author, peace activist

COMMENTS


Harvey from Tulalip JANUARY 30, 2017
Truth.

Khorrami from Iran AUGUST 5, 2016
Who cares you are not superficially beautiful when intellectually are.

Ruth from Raleigh N JULY 21, 2016
Great Revelation to live by!!!

Lydia from New Orleans JULY 20, 2016
If you don't love yourself you will never know your worth and value of who you are

Lucifer from HYD JULY 20, 2016
Lovely!!!!


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