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Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion,
by Abraham Maslow

Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion,
for the real and for the truth.
- Abraham Maslow

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology

Appreciate again and again, freshly and naively,
the basic goods of life, with awe,
pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy,
however stale these experiences may have become to others.
- Abraham Maslow PHOTO

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

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

 

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

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

A musician must make music, an artist must paint,
a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.
- Abraham Maslow

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What a man can be, he must be.
This need we call self-actualization.
- Abraham Maslow

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.
- Abraham Maslow

He that is good with a hammer tends to think everything is 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

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

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.
- Abraham Maslow

The fact is that people are good, Give people affection and security,
and they will give affection and be secure in their
feelings and their behavior.
- 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

We may define therapy as a search for value.
- Abraham Maslow

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

I was awfully curious to find out why I didn't go insane.
- Abraham Maslow

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

The story of the human race is the story of men and
women selling themselves short.
- Abraham Maslow

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.
- Abraham Maslow

All the evidence that we have indicates that it is
reasonable to assume in practically every human being,
and certainly in almost every newborn baby,
that there is an active will toward health,
an impulse towards growth, or towards the actualization.
- 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

My father was the most rational and the most dispassionate of men.
- Simon Newcomb

You can say I give you this information as a dispassionate observer.
- Bill Goldberg

But I say these things in an objective dispassionate manner because,
you know, and I can't explain why, but being one of
the greatest guitarists in the world simply is not very important to me.
- John Fahey

Objectivity is the cure for depression.
- Bono

When does a belief bring out the best in you?
When does a belief hold you prisoner to yesterday
and limit your options for designing a great future?
Test your beliefs with as much objectivity
as you can bring to the subject.
Be willing to let go of those beliefs
that represent your parents' opinions,
or your communities opinions, rather than your own.
Those beliefs that withstand rigorous testing,
should become the foundation of your being -
your reason for living.
Take action on those beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Distance not only gives nostalgia, but perspective,
and maybe objectivity.
- Robert Morgan

A creation needs not only subjectivity,
but also objectivity.
- Stephen Chow

I'm not a slave to objectivity.
I'm never quite sure what it means.
And it means different things to different people.
- Peter Jennings

He reproduced himself with so much humble objectivity,
with the unquestioning, matter of fact interest of
a dog who sees himself in a mirror and thinks:
there's another dog.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

Perfect objectivity is always impossible,
no matter who writes a person's biography.
- Pamela Stephenson

There is also an artistic element which is lead by the film maker.
Issues of what is reality and objectivity are as always
relevant as someone is going to edit the film.
- Ben Edwards

After all, the ultimate goal of all research is not objectivity,
but truth.
- Helene Deutsch

Being a psychologist did enable me to maintain objectivity.
- Pamela Stephenson

Objectivity requires taking subjectivity into account.
- Lorraine Code

I think perfect objectivity is an unrealistic goal;
fairness,
however, is not.
- Michael Pollan

It's impossible to work under conditions where they
confused negativity with objectivity.
You can't fool the fans.
- Marv Albert

Even scientific knowledge, if there is anything to it,
is not a random observation of random objects;
for the critical objectivity of significant knowledge
is attained as a practice only philosophically in inner action.
- Karl Jaspers

The corporate grip on opinion in the United States
is one of the wonders of the Western world.
No First World country has ever managed to eliminate
so entirely from its media all objectivity -
much less dissent.
- Gore Vidal

Of course, Einstein was a very great scientist indeed,
and I have enormous respect for him,
and great admiration for the discoveries he made.
But he was very committed to a view of the objectivity of the physical world.
- John Polkinghorne

There are so many factors when you think of your own films.
You think of the people you worked on it with,
and somehow forget the movie.
You can't forgive the movie for a long time.
It takes a few years to look at it with any objectivity and forgive its flaws.
- George A. Romero

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering
is worse than the suffering itself.
- Paulo Coelho

My joy is the golden sunset
giving thanks for another day.
Gratitude itself is a source of joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The fog unrolls itself to be a prayer rug to the mountains.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks
in great and honorable courses
with a sure hope and trust in itself.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

The giving of love is an education in itself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself
the means of inspiration and survival.
- Winston Churchill

Neither a borrower nor a lender be,
For loan oft loses both itself and friend,
And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.
- William Shakespeare

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Unity can only be manifested by the Binary.
Unity itself and the idea of Unity are already two.
- The Buddha

A willingness to laugh at itself is what distinguishes
a compassionate religion from a cult.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We learn more by looking for the answer
to a question and not finding it
than we do from learning the answer itself.
- Lloyd Alexander

Love that does not renew itself every day
becomes a habit and in turn a slavery.
- Khalil Gibran

Know that time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
You give your own meaning to time, as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Action is our greatest weapon against fear.
Left to molder, fear grows upon itself,
but in the face of action,
fear is left in the dust.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I look for what needs to be done.
After all, that's how the universe designs itself.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

As every divided kingdom falls,
so every mind divided between
many studies confounds and saps itself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

When we try to pick out anything by itself,
we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.
- John Muir

Could we change our attitude,
we should not only see life differently,
but life itself would be different.
- Katherine Mansfield

The inherent nature of life is constant change.
To fear change is to fear life itself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Gratitude itself is a source of joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Resistance to the organized mass can be effected only
by the man who is as well organized
in his individuality as the mass itself.
- Carl Jung

Love gives naught but itself
and takes naught but from itself.
- Khalil Gibran

If everyone is moving forward together,
then success takes care of itself.
- Henry Ford

A house divided against itself cannot stand.
- Abraham Lincoln

Love does not alter the beloved, it alters itself.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white.
Neither need you do anything but be yourself.
- Lao Tzu

Adventure is worthwhile in itself.
- Amelia Earhart


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