"The story of the human race is the story of men and women selling themselves short."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Abraham Maslow on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Abraham Maslow on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Abraham Maslow on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Abraham Maslow on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Abraham Maslow on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."