Self-actualization quotes refer to people who have realized all their potential. We all have an idea of our potential, yet few feel they are actually living their full potential. Are you? Expressing our full potential takes courage.
Everything in your life is there as a vehicle for your transformation. Use it!
Self-actualized people are independent of the good opinion of others.
Action and becoming are one.
The sense of community is indispensable…to full self-realization.
Herbert J. Muller
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be. This need we call self-actualization.
All the evidence that we have indicates that it is reasonable to assume in practically every human being…that there is an active will toward health, an impulse towards growth.
The key question isn’t ‘What fosters creativity?’ But it is why in God’s name isn’t everyone creative? Where was the human potential lost? How was it crippled? I think therefore a good question might be not why do people create? But why do people not create or innovate? We have got to abandon that sense of amazement in the face of creativity, as if it were a miracle if anybody created anything.
What a man can be, he must be. This need we call self-actualization.
Freedom is man’s capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
Every achiever that I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
Nothing but what you volunteer has the essence of life, the springs of pleasure in it. These are the things you do because you want to do them, the things your spirit has chosen for its satisfaction. The more you are stimulated to such action the more clearly does it appear to you that you are a sovereign spirit, put into the world, not to wear a harness, but to work eagerly without it.
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