"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."
"A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation."Abraham Maslow on Mark Twain
"Truthful words are not beautiful beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive persuasive words are not good."Abraham Maslow on Lao Tzu
"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place."Abraham Maslow on George Bernard Shaw
"Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true."Abraham Maslow on Charles Dickens
"I'm a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they're interested in."Abraham Maslow on Bill Gates
"What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself."
"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."
"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."