"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."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Abraham Maslow on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Abraham Maslow on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Abraham Maslow on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Abraham Maslow on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Abraham Maslow on Abraham Lincoln
"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."
"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."