Modern Proverbs Appeal (UNCLASSIFIED)

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Thu May 24 16:37:49 UTC 2007

On Wed, 23 May 2007, James C Stalker wrote:

> Wouldn't this be the first print version of the proverb?  Perhaps refined
> from the oral version?

I don't see any reason to believe this is a proverb or had a preexisting
oral circulation.  As far as I know, it's a quotation by Maslow, although
further research could always prove this wrong.

Fred Shapiro

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