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ABRAHAM MASLOW

 

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"A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write,
if he is to be ultimately happy. What one can be, one must be." ~ Abraham Maslow


The really bright student, the eager questioner, the probing searcher, especially if he is brighter than his teacher, is too often seen as a "wise guy," a threat to discipline, a challenger of his teacher's authority. ~ Abraham Maslow, Toward a Psychology of Being, p. 74


The overt behavior may be very similar, but the motivations may be extremely different. ~ Abraham Maslow, Toward a Psychology of Being, p. 76


A safety-philosophy or religion or science is more apt to be blind than a growth-philosophy, religion or science. ~ Abraham Maslow, Toward a Psychology of Being, p. 76


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Most people experience both tragedy and joy in varying proportions. Any philosophy which leaves out either ccannot be considered to be comprehensive. ~ Abraham Maslow, Toward a Psychology of Being, p. 21


Much theorizing and naturalistic observing has to be done before worthwhile experiments are possible. The experimenter is the last member of a relay team. ~ Abraham Maslow, "Deficiency Motivation and Growth Motivation," Nebraska Symposium on Motivation, 1955


 

 
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