M. Scott Peck Sayings and Quotes

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


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

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

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A life of total dedication to the truth also means a life of willingness to be personally challenged.     

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Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.     

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You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.     

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Discipline is wisdom and vice versa.     

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When I am with a group of human beings committed to hanging in there through both the agony and the joy of community, I have a dim sense that I am participating in a phenomenon for which there is only one word...."glory."     

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Community is and must be inclusive. The great enemy of community is exclusivity. Groups that exclude others because they are poor or doubters or divorced or sinners or of some different race or nationality are not communities; they are cliques--actually defensive bastions against community.     

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Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.     

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Nirvana or lasting enlightenment or true spiritual growth can be achieved only through persistent exercise of real love.     

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The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.     

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Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.     

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The great awareness comes slowly, piece by piece. The path of spiritual growth is a path of lifelong learning. The experience of spiritual power is basically a joyful one.     

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The path of spiritual growth is a path of lifelong learning.     

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.     

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The overall purpose of human communication is - or should be - reconciliation. It should ultimately serve to lower or remove the walls of misunderstanding which unduly separate us human beings, one from another.     

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Self examination is the key to insight, which is the key to wisdom.     

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The path of spiritual growth is a path of lifelong learning.     

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The path to holiness lies through questioning everything.     

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The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behavior lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behavior.     

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The key to community is the acceptance, in fact the celebration of our individual and cultural differences. It is also the key to world peace.     

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The principal form that the work of love takes is attention. When we love another person we give him or her our attention; we attend to that person's growth.     

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Love is too large, too deep ever to be truly understood or measured or limited within the framework of words.     

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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

Love is too large, too deep ever to be truly understood or measured or limited within the framework of words. . . . Love is a mystery.     

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In becoming fully human, we are called to be individuals. We are called to be unique and different. We are called to power.     

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The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.     

M. Scott Peck

As adults, our choices are almost unlimited, but that does not mean they are not painful. Frequently our choices lie between the lesser of two evils, but it is still within our power to make these choices.     

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The entirety of one's adult life is a series of personal choices, decisions. If we can accept this totally, then we become free people. To the extent that we do not accept this we will forever feel ourselves victim.     

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The overall purpose of human communication is - or should be - reconciliation. It should ultimately serve to lower or remove the walls of misunderstanding which unduly separate us human beings, one from another.     

M. Scott Peck