Scott Peck Quotes

14 Scott Peck quotes:

"Love is not a feeling. Love is an action, an activity. . .Genuine love implies commitment and the exercise of wisdom. . . . love as the will to extend oneself for the purpose of nurturing one's own or another's spiritual growth.....true love is an act of will that often transcends ephemeral feelings of love or cathexis, it is correct to say, 'Love is as love does'."
Author: Peck Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Discipline is wisdom and vice versa."
Author: Peck Quotes Category: Discipline Quotes
"Nirvana or lasting enlightenment or true spiritual growth can be achieved only through persistent exercise of real love."
"Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience."
Author: Peck Quotes Category: Experience Quotes
"Ultimately love is everything."
"As I look at my nation, I am generally impressed by the physical courage of its citizenry but distressed by the lack of intellectual or moral courage. I think this is important because most quotes about bravery refer to physical courage. Yet if my nation is to go down the tubes, I suspect it will be more because of a deficit in its intellectual bravery."
Author: Peck Quotes Category: Courage Quotes
"The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behavior lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behavior."
Author: Peck Quotes Category: Behavior Quotes
"Whenever we seek to avoid the responsibility for our own behavior, we do so by attempting to give that responsibility to some other individual or organization or entity. But this means we then give away our power to that entity."
Author: Peck Quotes Category: Behavior Quotes
"Share our similarities, celebrate our differences."
Author: Peck Quotes Category: Cooperation Quotes
"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."
"Problems do not go away. They must be worked through or else they remain, forever a barrier to the growth and development of the spirit."
"Love is the will to extend one's self-in order to nuture-one's own or another's spiritual growth."
Author: Peck Quotes Category: Growth Quotes
"Life is difficult. This is the great truth, one of the greatest truthsit is a great truth because once we see this truth, we transcend it."
Author: Peck Quotes Category: Truth Quotes
"We cannot solve life's problems except by solving them."
Author: Peck Quotes Category: Problems Quotes

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