Abraham Maslow: Self-Actualization and Creativeness

Dernière mise à jour : 18 févr. 2021








What we call 'normal' in psychology is really a psychopathology of the average, so undramatic and so widely spread that we don't even notice it ordinarily.


Abraham Maslow

Toward a psychology of being




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The major motivation theories by which most men live can lead them only to depression and cynicism.



Abraham Maslow

The healthy personality: readings




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When people appear to be something other than good and decent, it is only because they are reacting to stress, pain, or the deprivation of basic human needs such as security, love, and self-esteem.



Abraham Maslow

Toward a psychology of being




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Education is learning to grow, learning what to grow toward, learning what is good and bad, learning what is desirable and undesirable, learning what to choose and what not to choose.

Abraham Maslow The Farther Reaches of Human Nature (1971)




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Every person is, in part, 'his own project' and makes himself.



Abraham Maslow

Toward a Psychology of Being




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We can consider the process of healthy growth to be a never ending series of free choice situations, confronting each individual at every point throughout his life, in which he must choose between the delights of safety and growth, dependence and independence, regression and progression, immaturity and maturity.



Abraham Maslow

Toward a psychology of being