Erih Fromm

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Erih Fromm

Erih Fromm

As we ascend the social ladder, viciousness wears a thicker mask.More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 05:09:41]
Both dreams and myths are important communications from ourselves to ourselves. If we do not understand the language in which they are written, we miss a great deal of what we know and tell ourselves in those hours when we are not busy manipulating the outside world.More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 05:09:54]
If a person loves only one other person and is indifferent to all others, his love is not love but a symbiotic attachment, or an enlarged egotism. More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 05:09:25]
In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two. More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 05:09:42]
Man always dies before he is fully born. More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 05:09:26]
Man's biologic l weakness is the condition of human culture.More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 05:09:39]
Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality. More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 05:09:46]
Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved. More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 05:09:02]
One cannot be deeply responsive to the world without being saddened very often. More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 05:09:15]
Sanity is only that which is within the frame of reference of conventional thought. More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 05:09:26]
Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either. More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 05:09:32]
The capa ity to be puzzled is the premise of all creation, be it in art or in science.More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 05:09:38]
The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots. More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 05:09:44]
The most beautiful as well as the most ugly inclinations of man are not part of a fixed biologically given human nature, but result from the social process which creates man.
More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 05:09:52]
The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense, tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother's side, yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother, and to become fully independent.More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 05:09:03]
The only truly affluent are those who do not want more than they have.More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 05:09:08]
The psychic task which a person can and must set for himself is not to feel secure, but to be able to tolerate insecurity.More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 05:09:19]
There is hardly any activity, any enterprise, which is started out with such tremendous hopes and expectations, and yet which fails so regularly, as love.More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 05:09:55]
There is no meaning to life except the meaning man gives his life by the unfolding of his powers.More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 05:09:59]
There is perhaps no phenomenon which contains so much destructive feeling as moral indignation, which permits envy or to be acted out under the guise of virtue.More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 06:09:20]
To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born, and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime.More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 06:09:35]
We all dream; we do not understand our dreams, yet we act as if nothing strange goes on in our sleep minds, strange at least by comparison with the logical, purposeful doings of our minds when we are awake.More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 06:09:58]
Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies. More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 06:09:30]
Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age? More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 06:09:36]
Just as modern mass production requires the standardization of commodities, so the social process requires s andardization of man, and this standardization is called equality.More Erih Fromm [09/07/2011 05:09:01]

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