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Quotes by abraham maslow - (32 quotes)

Abraham Maslow - From the Artists category:

A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What one can be, one must be. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Change category:

What is necessary for change is to change awareness of self. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Children category:

A child wants some kind of undisrupted routine or rhythm. He seems to want a predictable, orderly world. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Creativity category:

Apparently one impression we are making... is that creativeness consists of lightning striking you on the head in one great glorious moment. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Curiosity category:

I was awfully curious to find out why I didn't go insane. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Experience category:

Become aware of internal, subjective, sub-verbal experiences, so that these experiences can be brought into the world of abstraction... (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Fame category:

There is, first, the desire for strength, for achievement, for adequacy, for confidence in the face of the world, and for independence and freedom. Secondly, we have what we may call the desire for reputation or prestige. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Fear category:

We fear to know the fearsome and unsavory aspects of ourselves, but we fear even more to know the godlike in ourselves. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Growth category:

The growing tip is a small proportion of mankind. They will carry on. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Happiness category:

If you plan on being anything less than you are capable of being, you will probably be unhappy all the days of your life. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Health category:

I can feel guilty about the past, apprehensive about the future, but only in the present can I act. The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Humanity category:

We are dealing with a fundamental characteristic, inherent in human nature, a potentiality given to all or most human beings at birth, which most often is lost or buried or inhibited as the person gets enculturated. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Humanity category:

The story of the human race is the story of men and women selling themselves short. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Insecurity category:

The search for safety takes its clearest form... in the compulsive-obsessive neurosis... to frantically order and stabilize the world so that no unmanageable, unexpected or unfamiliar dangers will ever appear. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Language category:

Language can be a way of hiding your thoughts and preventing communication. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Miracles category:

We have got to abandon the sense of amazement in the face of creativity, as if it were a miracle if anybody created anything. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Passion category:

Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion, for the real and for the truth. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Perseverance category:

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. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Play category:

Almost all creativity involves purposeful play. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Potential category:

Where was the human potential lost? How was it crippled? ...a good question might be not why do people create? But why do people not create or innovate? (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Potential category:

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. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Problems category:

When the only tool you own is a hammer, every problem begins to resemble a nail. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Profession category:

A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What one can be, one must be. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Questions category:

The key question isn't 'What fosters creativity?' But it is 'Why in God's name isn't everyone creative?' (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Renewal category:

The way to recover the meaning of life and the worthwhileness of life is to recover the power of experience, to have impulse voices from within, and to be able to hear these impulse voices from within - and make the point: This can be done. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Searching category:

We may define therapy as a search for value. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Standards category:

A first-rate soup is more creative than a second-rate painting. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Success category:

Self-actualizing people are those who have come to a high level of maturation, health and self-fulfillment... the values that self-actualizers appreciate include truth, creativity, beauty, goodness, wholeness, aliveness, uniqueness, justice, simplicity, and self-sufficiency. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Talent category:

We are not in a position in which we have nothing to work with. We already have capacities, talents, direction, missions, callings. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Truth category:

If you love the truth, you'll trust it - that is, you will expect it to be good, beautiful, perfect, orderly, etc., in the long run, not necessarily in the short run. (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Words category:

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... (Abraham Maslow)

Abraham Maslow - From the Work category:

The fact that people who create are good workers tends to be lost. (Abraham Maslow)