"A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."Abraham Maslow on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."Abraham Maslow on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."Abraham Maslow on Mother Teresa
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."Abraham Maslow on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."Abraham Maslow on John Lennon
"What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself."
"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."
"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."
"We fear to know the fearsome and unsavory aspects of ourselves, but we fear even more to know the godlike in ourselves."
"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."