Quotes by: Abraham Maslow
Good psychology should include all the methodological techniques, without having loyalty to one method, one idea, or one person.
If you plan on being anything less than you are capable of being, you will probably be unhappy all the days of your life.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
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.
You can see neurosis from below - as a sickness - as most psychiatrists see it. Or you can understand it as a compassionate man might: respecting the neurosis as a fumbling and inefficient effort toward good ends.
Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion, for the real and for the truth.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.
Marriage is a school itself. Also, having children. Becoming a father changed my whole life. It taught me as if by revelation.
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.