Died: June 8, 1970, Menlo Park, California, United States
Abraham Maslow was a psychologist who was best known for creating Maslow's hierarchy of needs, a theory of psychological health predicated on fulfilling innate human needs in priority.
The wisdom here is a pragmatic sort of reductionism. By choosing your opportunities wisely you are enacting the body-minded brain as the protagonist and the ideology of autonomous action formally known as free will.
As a command, the grammar of the Being is commanded into awareness. The alternative is somewhere on the stage-play of life, dreaming, creating and wishing you were, rather than are.