Inspirational Abraham Maslow Quotes at Starsquotes

Inspirational Abraham Maslow Quotes at Starsquotes

Abraham Maslow Quotes- at starsquotes, American psychologist best known for developing Maslow's hierarchy of needs,psychological wellbeing , Bio, Career, death

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

Abraham Maslow

We may define therapy as a search for value.

Abraham Maslow

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

Abraham Maslow

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

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

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

Abraham Maslow

It is as necessary for man to live in beauty rather than ugliness as it is necessary for him to have food for an aching belly or rest for a weary body.

Abraham Maslow

The science of psychology has been far more successful on the negative than on the positive side… It has revealed to us much about man’s shortcomings, his illnesses, his sins, but little about his potentialities, his virtues, his achievable aspirations, or his psychological health.

Abraham Maslow

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

Abraham Maslow

If I were a Negro, I’d be fighting, as Martin Luther King fought, for human recognition and justice. I’d rather go down with my flag flying. If you’re weak or crippled, or you can’t speak out or fight back in some way, then people don’t hesitate to treat you badly.

Abraham Maslow
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