Abraham Maslow Quotes

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

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

If you plan on being anything less than you are capable of being, you will probably be unhappy all the days of your life. Abraham Maslow

A first-rate soup is more creative than a second-rate painting. Abraham Maslow

The way to recover the meaning of life and the worthwhileness of life is to recover the power of experience, to have impulse voices from within, and to be able to hear these impulse voices from within – and make the point : This can be done. Abraham Maslow

It seems that the necessary thing to do is not to fear mistakes, to plunge in, to do the best that one can, hoping to learn enough from blunders to correct them eventually. Abraham Maslow

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. Abraham Maslow

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. Abraham Maslow

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. Abraham Maslow