Abraham Maslow Quotes

Abraham Maslow QuotesAbraham Harold Maslow

Born: 1st April 1908 in California, USA

Died: 8th June 1970 in California, USA

From: United States of America

Profession: Psychologist

Famous for: Maslow’s hierarchy of needs

Famous quotes by Abraham Maslow

[quote style=”boxed”]A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]But behavior in the human being is sometimes a defense, a way of concealing motives and thoughts, as language can be a way of hiding your thoughts and preventing communication.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion, for the real and for the truth.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]If I were dropped out of a plane into the ocean and told the nearest land was a thousand miles away, I’d still swim. And I’d despise the one who gave up.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]If you plan on being anything less than you are capable of being, you will probably be unhappy all the days of your life.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]The story of the human race is the story of men and women selling themselves short.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]We may define therapy as a search for value.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]A first-rate soup is more creative than a second-rate painting.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]All the evidence that we have indicates that it is reasonable to assume in practically every human being, and certainly in almost every newborn baby, that there is an active will toward health, an impulse towards growth, or towards the actualization.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]Classic economic theory, based as it is on an inadequate theory of human motivation, could be revolutionized by accepting the reality of higher human needs, including the impulse to self actualization and the love for the highest values.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]I was awfully curious to find out why I didn’t go insane.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]One’s only rival is one’s own potentialities. One’s only failure is failing to live up to one’s own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]The fact is that people are good, Give people affection and security, and they will give affection and be secure in their feelings and their behavior.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]We fear to know the fearsome and unsavory aspects of ourselves, but we fear even more to know the godlike in ourselves.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed”]What a man can be, he must be. This need we call self-actualization.[/quote]