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If Shakespeare had to go on an author tour to promote Romeo and Juliet, he never would have written Macbeth.
Dr. Brothers
#American Psychologist

Your problem is you're... too busy holding onto your unworthiness.
Ram Dass
#American Psychologist

Wayne Dyer
People who want the most approval get the least and people who need approval the least get the most.
Wayne Dyer
#American Psychologist

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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Abraham Maslow
When all you own is a hammer, every problem starts looking like a nail.
Abraham Maslow
#American Psychologist

Abraham Maslow
He that is good with a hammer tends to think everything is a nail.
Abraham Maslow
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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
#American Psychologist

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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Abraham Maslow
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Abraham Maslow
#American Psychologist

If you want to truly understand something, try to change it.
Kurt Lewin
#American Psychologist

Carl Rogers
In my early professionals years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for his own personal growth?
Carl Rogers
#American Psychologist

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

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

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
#American Psychologist

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

Abraham Maslow
The fact is that people are good, if only their fundamental wishes are satisfied, their wish for affection and security. Give people affection and security, and they will give affection and be secure in their feelings and their behavior.
Abraham Maslow
#American Psychologist

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
#American Psychologist

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
#American Psychologist

Abraham Maslow
To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail.
Abraham Maslow
#American Psychologist

Abraham Maslow
Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion, for the real and for the truth.
Abraham Maslow
#American Psychologist

Doubt is to certainty as neurosis is to psychosis. The neurotic is in doubt and has fears about persons and things; the psychotic has convictions and makes claims about them. In short, the neurotic has problems, the psychotic has solutions.
Thomas Szasz
#American Psychologist

Abraham Maslow
To the man who only has a hammer in the toolkit, every problem looks like a nail.
Abraham Maslow
#American Psychologist

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
#American Psychologist

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

The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority.
Stanley Milgram
#American Psychologist

There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will be to treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity.
Nathaniel Branden
#American Psychologist

Carol Gilligan
The hardest times for me were not when people challenged what I said, but when I felt my voice was not heard.
Carol Gilligan
#American Psychologist

If I know you're very good in music, I can predict with just about zero accuracy whether you're going to be good or bad in other things.
Howard Gardner
#American Psychologist

The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity.
Rollo May
#American Psychologist

Wayne Dyer
There's nothing wrong with anger provided you use it constructively.
Wayne Dyer
#American Psychologist