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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

If you only have 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

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

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

He that is good with a hammer tends to think everything is a nail.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

All things at first appear difficult.
- Chinese proverb

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
- Anonymous

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

In order to succeed, you must first be willing to fail.
- Anonymous

Do first things first, and second things not at all.
- Peter F. Drucker

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Seek first to understand,
then to be understood.
- Stephen Covey

To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first.
- William Shakespeare

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh, for the touch of a hand
and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is the first and last day of forever.
- Edward, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

There are two things to aim at in life:
first, to get what you want,
and after that to to enjoy it.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

During the first period of a man's life
the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
- Soren Kierkegaard

First say to yourself what you would be;
then do what you have to do.
- Epictetus

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.
- Epictetus

Let every day be the first day
of the rest of your life,
but especially let today be a new beginning.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know first that you have absolutely no power to change the world,
and then address all your energies and intent toward improving it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Habits are cobwebs at first, cables at last.
- Chinese proverb

Put on your own oxygen mask first.
- Airline companies

Non-violence is the first article of my faith.
It is also the last article of my creed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Look at everything as though you were seeing it
either for the first or last time.
Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
- Betty Smith

Be gentle first with yourself.
- Lama Yeshe

The first sigh of love is the last breath of wisdom.
- Anonymous

You grow up the day you have
your first real laugh - at yourself.
- Ethel Barrymore

Recognizing my blindness is the first step
toward regaining my sight.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The first step in the evolution of ethics
is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
- Albert Schweitzer

The indispensable first step to getting
the things you want out of life is this:
Decide what you want.
- Ben Stein

If you would take, you must first give,
this is the beginning of intelligence.
- Lao Tzu

A little simplification would be
the first step toward rational living.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
- Epictetus

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
The secret of getting started is
breaking your complex overwhelming tasks
into small manageable tasks,
and starting on the first one.
- Mark Twain

The first step towards the solution
of any problem is optimism.
- John Baines

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself -
and you are the easiest person to fool.
- Richard Feynman

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time
- T. S. Eliot

Self-trust is the first secret of success.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let him that would move the world first move himself.
- Socrates

Nothing happens unless first a dream.
- Carl Sandburg

Take a deep breath and do the difficult thing first.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We first make our habits, then our habits make us.
- John Dryden

Be gentle first with yourself -
if you wish to be gentle with others.
- Lama Yeshe

If at first you don't succeed, try try again.
- Proverb

If we could first know where we are,
and whither we are tending,
we could then better judge what to do,
and how to do it.
- Abraham Lincoln

Every really new idea looks crazy at first.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
- Samuel Johnson


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