Abraham Maslow Quotes


46 Abraham Maslow quotes:



"A child wants some kind of undisrupted routine or rhythm. He seems to want a predictable, orderly world. For instance, injustice, unfairness or inconsistency in the parents seems to make a child feel anxious and unsafe. This attitude may not be so mu"
Author: Maslow Quotes Category: Children Quotes
"If both the physiological and the safety needs are fairly well gratified, then there will emerge love and affection and belongingness needs, and the whole cycle already described will repeat itself with this new centre. Now the person will feel keenl"
Author: Maslow Quotes Category: Affection Quotes
"The fact is that people are good, if only their fundamental wishes are satisfied, their wish for affection and security. Give people affection and security, and they will give affection and be secure in their feelings and their behavior."
"Innocence can be redefined and called stupidity. Honesty can be called gullibility. Candor becomes lack of common sense. Interest in your work can be called cowardice. Generosity can be called soft-headedness, and observe : the former is disturbing,"
"We are not in a position in which we have nothing to work with. We already have capacities, talents, direction, missions, callings."
Author: Maslow Quotes Category: Direction Quotes
"To objectify our subjective thought so as to be able to look at it and improve it toward perfection. To seek peak experiences."
Author: Maslow Quotes Category: Perfection Quotes
"The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness."
"He that is good with a hammer tends to think everything is a nail."
"If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail."
"What a man can be, he must be. This need we call self-actualization."
"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."
"I have come to think of this humanist trend in psychology as a revolution in the truest, oldest sense of the word; the sense in which Galileo, Darwin, Einstein, Freud and Marx made revolutions, i.e. new ways of perceiving and thinking, new images of"
Author: Maslow Quotes Category: Revolution Quotes
"Too many of the findings that have been made in animals have been proven to be true for animals, but not for the human being. There is no reason whatsoever why we should start with animals in order to study human motivation."
Author: Maslow Quotes Category: Animals Quotes
"If you plan on being anything less than you are capable of being, you will probably be unhappy all the days of your life."
"We may define therapy as a search for value."
"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."
"We are not in a position in which we have nothing to work with. We already have capacities, talents, direction, missions, callings."
"We fear to know the fearsome and unsavory aspects of ourselves, but we fear even more to know the godlike in ourselves."
"If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail."
"About eighty to ninety per cent of the population must be rated about as high in ego-security as the most secure individuals in our society, who comprise perhaps five or ten per cent at most."
Author: Maslow Quotes Category: Ego Quotes



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