M. Scott Peck Quotes

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Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
— M. Scott Peck

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It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
— M. Scott Peck


Wise people learn not to dread but actually to welcome problems and actually to welcome the pain of problems.


We know a great deal more about the causes of physical disease than we do about the causes of physical health.
— M. Scott Peck


Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
— M. Scott Peck


We learn what is significantly new only through adventures.  However, going into the unknown is invariably frightening.


Evil people hate the light because it reveals themselves to themselves.  They hate goodness because it revels their badness.


As human beings grow in discipline and love and life experience, their understanding of the world their place in it naturally grows apace....  This understanding is our religion.


By attempting to avoid the responsibility for our own behavior, we are giving away our power to some other individual or organization.  In this way, millions daily attempt to escape from freedom.


Problems are the cutting edge that distinguishes between success and failure.  Problems call forth our courage and our wisdom; indeed, they create our courage and our wisdom.  It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.