Abraham Maslow

Abraham Harold Maslow (April 1, 1908 - June 8, 1970) was an American psychologist. He is noted for his conceptualization of a "hierarchy of human needs", and is considered[who?] the father of humanistic psychology

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A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What one can be, one must be.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if they are to be ultimately at peace with themselves.
Become aware of internal, subjective, sub-verbal experiences, so that these experiences can be brought into the world of abstraction, of conversation, of naming, etc. with the consequence that it immediately becomes possible for a certain amount of control to be exerted over these hitherto unconscious and uncontrollable processes.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being, then I warn you that you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Only the flexibly creative person can really manage the future, Only the one who can face novelty with confidence and without fear.
Sometimes I think we're alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we're not. In either case the idea is quite staggering
The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.
To the man who only has a hammer in the toolkit, every problem looks like a nail.
To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail.
We are not in a position in which we have nothing to work with. We already have capacities, talents, direction, missions, callings.
What a man can be, he must be. This need we call self-actualization.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.

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