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Top 100 Maslow's Quotes

#1. In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or to step back into safety. - Author: Abraham H. Maslow
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#2. I rarely use product in my hair, and when I do I have no idea which ones, nor does it matter all that much to me. And I can't remember the last time I even used a comb, much less carried one around. - Author: James Maslow
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#3. What we call 'normal' in psychology is really a psychopathology of the average, so undramatic and so widely spread that we don't even notice it ordinarily. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#4. He that is good with a hammer tends to think everything is a nail. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#5. The study of crippled, stunted, immature, and unhealthy specimens can yield only a cripple psychology and a cripple philosophy - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#6. Whereas the average individuals "often have not the slightest idea of what they are, of what they want, of what their own opinions are," self-actualizing individuals have "superior awareness of their own impulses, desires, opinions, and subjective reactions in general." - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#7. All of my fans are beautiful. Some don't know it, & that sucks 'cause every girl deserves to know they are beautiful. - Author: James Maslow
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#8. Abraham Maslow, I present to you Augustus Waters, whose existential curiosity dwarfed that of his well-fed, well-loved, healthy brethren. - Author: John Green
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#9. Work is of utmost importance in a person's life and not only as a means of meeting one's needs at various levels of Maslow's pyramid. Believe me, I speak from experience when I say that good, focused hard work is also one of the most effective remedies for depression. - Author: Indu Muralidharan
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#10. 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. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#11. Maslow did not make two different pyramids, one for men and one for women. He did not differentiate in identifying what men want and what women want. - Author: Shahla Khan
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#12. I tend to stay healthy because I've been eating right and exercising. It makes life so much easier when you're healthy. I also like to challenge myself by making my own physical goals and beating them. - Author: James Maslow
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#13. The human being needs a framework of values, a philosophy of life, a religion or religion-surrogate to live by and understand by, in about the same sense that he needs sunlight, calcium or love. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#14. The major motivation theories by which most men live can lead them only to depression and cynicism. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#15. Religion becomes a state of mind achievable in almost any activity of life, if this activity is raised to a suitable level of perfection. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#16. Even when adults do feel their safety to be threatened, we may not be able to see this on the surface. Infants will react in a fashion as if they were endangered, if they are disturbed or dropped suddenly, startled by loud noises, flashing light - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#17. Man has his future within him, dynamically alive at this present moment. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#18. What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself. - Author: Abraham H. Maslow
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#19. To think critically, it is first maturing and distancing a bit from self, no matter what level one lives on Maslow's hierarchy of needs. - Author: Pearl Zhu
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#20. Rioting is a childish way of trying to be a man, but it takes time to rise out of the hell of hatred and frustration and accept that to be a man you don't have to riot. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#21. One cannot choose wisely for a life unless he dares to listen to himself, his own self, at each moment of his life. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#22. One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again. - Author: Abraham H. Maslow
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#23. Even if you have just half an hour, you can get a good workout. So I try to make it count no matter where I am. - Author: James Maslow
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#24. Life could be vastly improved if we could count our blessings as self-actualizing people can and do, and if we could retain their constant sense of good fortune and gratitude for it. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#25. I have learned the novice can often see things that the expert overlooks.
All that is necessary is not to be afraid of making mistakes, or of appearing naive. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#26. Be independent of the good opinion of other people. - Author: Abraham H. Maslow
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#27. Good psychology should include all the methodological techniques, without having loyalty to one method, one idea, or one person. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#28. I have discovered the missing link between the anthropoid apes and civilized men. It's us! - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#29. What shall we think of a well-adjusted slave? - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#30. It was psychobabbler Abraham Maslow who wrote of the phenomena of self-actualization. What Maslow failed to grasp is that reaching true self-actualization can only be ultimately achieved when you have your own brand of ammunition. - Author: Ted Nugent
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#31. It isn't normal to know what we want. It is a rare and difficult psychological achievement. - Author: Abraham H. Maslow
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#32. 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. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#33. Self-actualizing people have a deep feeling of identification, sympathy, and affection for human beings in general. They feel kinship and connection, as if all people were members of a single family. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#34. It is vital that people "count their blessings:" to appreciate what they possess without having to undergo its actual loss. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#35. I used up all my sick days, so I'm calling in dead. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#36. Only the flexibly creative person can really manage the future, Only the one who can face novelty with confidence and without fear. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#37. Secrecy, censorship, dishonesty, and blocking of communication threaten all the basic needs. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#38. Maslow's five values are the values for which people live when they have nothing to live for. Nothing has seized them, nothing has caught them, nothing has driven them spiritually mad and made them worth talking to. - Author: Joseph Campbell
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#39. 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. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#40. Human nature is not nearly as bad as it has been thought to be. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#41. We cannot study creativeness in an ultimate sense until we realize that practically all the definitions that we have been using of creativeness are essentially male or masculine definitions of male or masculine products. We've left out of consideration almost entirely the creativeness of women. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#42. We must understand love; we must be able to teach it, to create it, to predict it, or else the world is lost to hostility and to suspicion. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#43. A child wants some kind of undisrupted routine or rhythm. He seems to want a predictable, orderly world. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#44. The good or healthy society would then be defined as one that permitted people's highest purposes to emerge by satisfying all their basic needs. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#45. Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion, for the real and for the truth. - Author: Abraham H. Maslow
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#46. The emotional reaction in the peak experience has a special flavor of wonder, of awe, of reverence, of humility and surrender before the experience as before something great. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#47. We are not in a position in which we have nothing to work with. We already have capacities, talents, direction, missions, callings. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#48. Self-actualizing people must be what they can be. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#49. In a word if you tell me you have a personality problem I am not certain until I know you better whether to say "Good!" or "I'm sorry." It depends on the reasons. And these, it seems, may be good reasons, or they may be good reasons. - Author: Abraham H. Maslow
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#50. In order for us to become truly happy, that which we can become, we must become. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#51. Buyerarchy of Needs (with apologies to Maslow):

use what you have
borrow
swap
thrift
make
buy - Author: Sarah Lazarovic
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#52. A stupid man behaves stupidly, not because he wants to, or tries to, or is motivated to, but simply because he is what he is. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#53. 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. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#54. Boys will be boys as long as there are no girls in the picture. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#55. No psychological health is possible unless this essential care of the person is fundamentally accepted, loved and respected by others and by himself. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#56. While I still did not know what self- actualization that sat on the top level of the pyramid meant, I could believe
that if I knew I would be able to say something positive about it as well in
my life. - Author: Vann Chow
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#57. 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. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#58. We need not take refuge in supernatural gods to explain our saints and sages and heroes and statesmen, as if to explain our disbelief that mere unaided human beings could be that good or wise. - Author: Abraham H. Maslow
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#59. What is life for? Life is for you. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#60. One can go back toward safety or forward toward growth. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#61. The only happy people I know are the ones who are working well at something they consider important. ABRAHAM MASLOW - Author: Mark Sanborn
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#62. People are not evil; they are schlemiels. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#63. You will either step forward into growth or you will step back into safety. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#64. A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be - Author: Abraham H. Maslow
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#65. The job is, if we are willing to take it seriously, to help ourselves to be more perfectly what we are, to be more full, more actualizing, more realizing in fact, what we are in potentiality. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#66. Maslow said sex is the primary need. Does that mean pornstars spend more money in books than anyone else? - Author: Daniel Marques
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#67. 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. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#68. Fear of knowing is very deeply a fear of doing. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#69. Everything for you stems from a physical need. Most of you think with either your belly or what's below it - Author: Soroosh Shahrivar
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#70. I'd love to open up sessions at a Boys and Girls Club or something where kids can learn nutrition and how to exercise in a fun way. Especially for young guys. I'd love to be an inspiration. - Author: James Maslow
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#71. When all you own is a hammer, every problem starts looking like a nail. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#72. If the only tool you have is a hammer, all your problems begin to look like nails. - Abraham Maslow - Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
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#73. A pedestrian hit me and went under my car. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#74. Love, safety, belongingness and respect from other people are almost panaceas for the situational disturbances and even for some of the mild character disturbances. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#75. 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. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#76. I like people in general, which is why it's fun for me to interact with my fans. - Author: James Maslow
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#77. My feeling is that the concept of creativeness and the concept of the healthy, self actualizing, fully human person seem to be coming closer and closer together, and may perhaps turn out to be the same thing - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#78. Apparently one impression we are making ... is that creativeness consists of lightning striking you on the head in one great glorious moment. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#79. What kind of guilt comes from being true to yourself but not to others?. As we have seen, being true to yourself may at times intrinsically and necessarily be in conflict with being true to others. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#80. False optimism sooner or later means disillusionment, anger and hopelessness. - Author: Abraham H. Maslow
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#81. I have a lot of younger fans, obviously the choices I make often influence them. But having said that, it's kind of the best motivation in the world to stay positive and make good choices. - Author: James Maslow
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#82. Most people experience both tragedy and joy in varying proportions. Any philosophy which leaves out either cannot be considered to be comprehensive. - Author: Abraham H. Maslow
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#83. I think most of my songs are based on an emotion and in every song I write, there's at least a partial truth. - Author: James Maslow
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#84. We must remember that knowledge of one's own deep nature is also simultaneously knowledge of human nature in general. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#85. A van backed through my windscreen into my wife's face. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#86. 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. - Author: Abraham H. Maslow
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#87. Looking down from the heights of Maslow's pyramid, it seems inconceivable to us that someone could actually prefer bread to freedom. - Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
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#88. One thing I love is to do children's hospital visits. - Author: James Maslow
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#89. 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. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#90. One guiding post to determine where the distressing issues, needs and aspirations is Maslow's Needs Hierarchy. If you can identify their fears and concerns, you can choose a story that provides hope. - Author: Gideon For-mukwai
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#91. I enjoy running, especially in a new city, so when I'm on tour that's always a good option. - Author: James Maslow
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#92. The great lesson is that the sacred is in the ordinary, that it is to be found in one's daily life, in one's neighbors, friends, and family, in one's backyard. - Author: Abraham H. Maslow
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#93. With my childhood, it's a wonder I'm not psychotic. I was the little Jewish boy in the non-Jewish neighborhood. It was a little like being the first Negro enrolled in the all-white school. I grew up in libraries and among books, without friends. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#94. During a peak experience," Maslow explained, "the individual experiences an expansion of self, a sense of unity, and meaningfulness in life. The experience lingers in one's consciousness and gives a sense of purpose, integration, self-determination and empathy. - Author: Steven Kotler
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#95. What should dictate one's life? Money? Fame? No. Friends. Love. Your life's story is formed by those around you. Choose well and share. - Author: James Maslow
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#96. With a tree, all the growth takes place at the growing tips. Humanity is exactly the same. All the growth takes place in the growing tip: among that one percent of the population. It's made up of pioneers, the beginners. That's where the action is. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#97. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. - Author: Abraham Maslow
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#98. Need for immortality should be added on top of Maslow's hierarchy of needs. - Author: Toba Beta
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#99. Well, that's just what I'm talking about. All Maslow would need to do is rub against your legs and start purring, and you'd immediately forget all this Hitler/Card nonsense. No one does PR like a cat. Why do you think I'm so desperate to hire him? - Author: Manny Rayner
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#100. Abraham Maslow, the man who gave us Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, once said: "The only happy people I know are the ones who are working well at something they consider important. - Author: Brad Hams
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