A Theory of Human Motivation | Quote 01372

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Satisfaction of the self-esteem need leads to feelings of self-confidence, worth, strength, capability and adequacy of being useful and necessary in the world. But thwarting of these needs produces feelings of inferiority, of weakness and of helplessness. These feelings in turn give rise to either basic discouragement or else compensatory or neurotic trends.

Quote ID: 01372

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Abraham Maslow

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A Theory of Human Motivation

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