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The story of the human race is the story of men and
by Abraham Maslow

The story of the human race is the story of men and
women selling themselves short.
- 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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I was awfully curious to find out why I didn't go insane.
- Abraham Maslow

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

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

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

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

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

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

I choose to create a joyful story in THIS moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is your day to practice whimsey,
skip on the beach, and play with the waves,
watch wondrous cloud animals parade your story,
find a magical white bunny down every rabbit hole.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest obstacle to a Joyful Life
is your "story" about your life.
Your story is filled with perceives needs and obligations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For everything I observe or experience,
I create a story - not sometimes, but always.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I create a new and more loving story
to surround each event in my past.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Miracles are a retelling in small letters
of the very same story
which is written across the whole world
in letters too large for some of us to see.
- C. S. Lewis

For everything observed or experienced,
each of us creates a "story" - not sometimes, but always.
A "story" is the fiction a person tells themselves
about what has happened or is happening.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Watch Wondrous Cloud Animals Parade My Story.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The "stories" we choose to tell about our past
are never what a video camera would have recorded.
We can tell a sad story or a happy story,
and neither story is either
more accurate or "better" than the other story.
The difference is that one story causes us to suffer,
while the other brings us joy. I choose joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is my day to practice whimsey,
skip on the beach, and play with the waves,
watch wondrous cloud animals parade my story,
find a magical white bunny down every rabbit hole.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I sing seriously to my mom on the phone.
To put her to sleep, I have to sing "Maria" from West Side Story.
When I hear her snoring, I hang up.
- Adam Sandler

The best comfort I could offer
was to just let her tell her story.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I decided to devote my life to telling the story because
I felt that having survived I owe something to the dead.
and anyone who does not remember betrays them again.
- Elie Wiesel

Story is a sacred visualization,
a way of echoing experience.
- Terry Tempest Williams

A story should have a beginning, a middle,
and an end...
but not necessarily in that order.
- Jean-Luc Godard

For me, the most powerful expressions of true Christianity
in this material world are an unconditional love of all humans,
and an uncompromising commitment to caring for all
who are sick, infirm, or troubled -
as expressed in the biblical story of the Good Samaritan.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys,
and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination -
think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.
- Terry Brooks

Recounting of a life story, a mind thinking aloud leads
one inevitably to the consideration of problems which
are no longer psychological but spiritual.
- Paul Tournier

What writer wants to make compromises with story? Story
is the only reason you're in it.
- David Simon

I always try to make the setting fit the story I have in mind.
- Tony Hillerman

I had the advantage of reading the book,
and when the script was first submitted to me,
it was just another gangster story -
the east side taking over the west side and all that.
- Edward G. Robinson

Television provides the opportunity for an ongoing story -
the opportunity to meld the cast and the characters and a world,
and to spend more time there.
- David Lynch

Parks said, he's guilty and that's the end of the story.
- Tommy Bond

When I did A Soldier's Story, I was very young and
green and thought I knew everything-now I know I know everything!
- Denzel Washington

Every doorway, every intersection has a story.
- Katherine Dunn

I believe that the best cameraman is one who recognizes the source,
the story, as the basis of his work.
- James Wong Howe

You kind of hope that the events themselves are interesting.
I think that's what you have to hope for,
that on a broad level it's an interesting story.
- Chester Brown

A novel, in the end, is a container,
a shape which you are trying to pour your story into.
- Helen Dunmore

When you're drawing comics, you get very involved in
how the story is going to develop and you spend more
time daydreaming on that particular subject.
- Sergio Aragones

I see lots of cycles, for sure.
There's the whole post-Star Wars era,
but I don't think it's the whole story.
- Rob Morrow

I am thankful, of course, for the prize and thankful to God for each story,
each idea, each word, each day.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

I really believe that studying organization,
even in the form of studying detective story organization,
is very, very valuable for a playwright,
a budding playwright.
- Peter Shaffer

Ambiguity is necessary in some of my stories,
not in all.
In those, it certainly contributes to the richness of the story.
I doubt that thematic closure is never attainable.
- Gene Wolfe

Your success story is a bigger story than whatever
you're trying to say on stage.
Success makes life easier.
It doesn't make living easier.
- Bruce Springsteen

The story behind every song is individual to itself.
- Kelly Jones

Indeed if we Christians so tell our story that Judaism is silenced,
then we have not spoken rightly of Christ.
- Timothy Radcliffe

I am now working on the second WWI story and find the challenge marvelous.
- Anne Perry

Subject matter that is not bound to reality offers
more opportunity to write a unique story and cinematically
present it in very unique ways.
- Richard King

The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp.
The reader, reading it, makes it live:
a live thing,
a story.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

An autobiography is the story of how a man thinks he lived.
- Herbert Samuel

An adventure game is nothing more than a good story
set with engaging puzzles that fit seamlessly in with
the story and the characters,
and looks and sounds beautiful.
- Roberta Williams

They can certainly expect to be very impressed with
the technical aspects of the show,
fooled and led up the garden path by the story and
ultimately have a jolly good laugh!
- Louise Jameson

Sooner or later the Internet will become profitable.
It's an old story played before by canals,
railroads and automobiles.
- Paul Samuelson

I generally write a first draft that's pretty lean.
Just get the story down.
- Nora Roberts

It's a story about victory that will touch the lives
of everyone who watches it.
It's powerful.
- Derek Luke

Here, we tell the story: why the people came here,
what they did when they got here, going back to the
Native Americans and coming all the way forward.
- Robert Patterson

You can't completely control the sport -
Tiger Woods comes close.
The test is against yourself and nature's own way.
I find golf a particularly good metaphor for this story.
- Robert Redford


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