Erich fromm Quotes

"Greed is a bottomless pit, which exhausts the ...

"Greed is a bottomless pit, which exhausts the person in the unceasing effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction." --Erich Fromm
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"Love is the only sane and sat...

"Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence." - Erich Fromm
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β€œThe fact that millions of people share the same vices does not make these vices virtues, the f...

β€œThe fact that millions of people share the same vices does not make these vices virtues, the fact that they share so many errors does not make the errors to be truths, and the fact that millions of people share the same form of mental pathology does not make these people sane.” - Erich Fromm
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"Mother's love is peace. It...

"Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved." - Erich Fromm
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Man is the only animal for whom...

Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve. - Erich Fromm
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"Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the...

"Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction." Erich Fromm
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There is perhaps no phenomenon which contains so much dest...

There is perhaps no phenomenon which contains so much destructive feeling as moral indignation, which permits envy or hate to be acted out under the guise of virtue. -- Erich Fromm
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β€œThere is perhaps no phenomenon which contains so much des...

β€œThere is perhaps no phenomenon which contains so much destructive feeling as β€˜moral indignation,’ which permits envy or hate to be acted out under the guise of virtue.” β€”Erich Fromm
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"Immature love says: 'I love you beca...

"Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'" - Erich Fromm
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Immature love says: 'I love you beca...

Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'- Erich Fromm
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Immature love says: 'I love you beca...

Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.' Erich Fromm
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There's hardly any activity, any enterprise, which i...

There's hardly any activity, any enterprise, which is started with such tremendous hopes and expectations, and yet, which fails as regularly, as love - Erich Fromm
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β€œThere is hardly any activity, any enterprise, which ...

β€œThere is hardly any activity, any enterprise, which is started with such tremendous hopes and expectations, and yet, which fails so regularly, as love." -Erich Fromm
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Immature love says: 'I love you beca...

Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.' -Erich Fromm
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"The task we must set for ourselves...

"The task we must set for ourselves is not to feel secure, but to be able to tolerate insecurity." - Erich Fromm
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"Mother's love is peace. It...

"Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved." - Erich Fromm
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β€œThe fact that millions of people share the same vices does not make these vices virtues, the f...

β€œThe fact that millions of people share the same vices does not make these vices virtues, the fact that they share so many errors does not make the errors to be truths, and the fact that millions of people share the same form of mental pathology does not make these people sane.” - Erich Fromm
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"Love is the only sane and satisfac...

"Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence" β€”Erich Fromm, The Art of Loving
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In love the paradox occurs...

In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two. Erich Fromm
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"As long as anyone believes that his ideal and purpose is outside him,...

"As long as anyone believes that his ideal and purpose is outside him, that it is above the clouds, in the past or in the future, he will go outside himself and seek fulfillment where it cannot be found." Erich Fromm
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"The person who gives up his individual self and becomes an automaton, identical with millio...

"The person who gives up his individual self and becomes an automaton, identical with millions of other automatons around him, need not feel alone and anxious any more. But the price he pays, however, is high; it is the loss of his self." - Erich Fromm from his book "Fear of Freedom"
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