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

Abraham Maslow

Profession: Psychologist
Nationality: American

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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.

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.

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.

What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.

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

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

The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.

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.

If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.

You will either step forward into growth, or you will step backward into safety.

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.

We may define therapy as a search for value.

If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.

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