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Abraham Maslow

American,  Psychologist
Total Quotes : 34
Method Having Include

Good psychology should include all the methodological techniques, without having loyalty to one method, one idea, or one person.

- Abraham Maslow

Doing Which Means

Work is that which you dislike doing but perform for the sake of external rewards. At school, this takes the form of grades. In society, it means money, status, privilege.

- Abraham Maslow

Human Being Certainly

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.

- Abraham Maslow

Artist Paint Ultimately

A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.

- Abraham Maslow

Thought Bad Been

Human nature is not nearly as bad as it has been thought to be.

- Abraham Maslow

New Big Discovering

I'm someone who likes plowing new ground, then walking away from it. I get bored easily. For me, the big thrill comes with the discovering.

- Abraham Maslow

Education Activity Itself

Education can become a self-fulfilling activity, liberating in and of itself.

- Abraham Maslow

Security Give Fact

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.

- Abraham Maslow

Thoughts Human Being

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.

- Abraham Maslow

Truth Real Itself

Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion, for the real and for the truth.

- Abraham Maslow

Human Being Frightening

Being a full human being is difficult, frightening, and problematical.

- Abraham Maslow

Painting Soup First-Rate

A first-rate soup is more creative than a second-rate painting.

- Abraham Maslow

Away Still Plane

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

Love Needs Based

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.

- Abraham Maslow

Curious Find Go

I was awfully curious to find out why I didn't go insane.

- Abraham Maslow

Think More Like

If you think only of evil, then you become pessimistic and hopeless like Freud. But if you think there is no evil, then you're just one more deluded Pollyanna.

- Abraham Maslow

Capable Will Being

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

More Even Unsavory

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

- Abraham Maslow

Father Becoming Having

Marriage is a school itself. Also, having children. Becoming a father changed my whole life. It taught me as if by revelation.

- Abraham Maslow

Thought United Republic

What we need is a system of thought - you might even call it a religion - that can bind humans together. A system that would fit the Republic of Chad as well as the United States: a system that would supply our idealistic young people with something to believe in.

- Abraham Maslow