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Quotes By Erich Fromm

Nationality
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DOB
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23-03-1900
DOD
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18-03-1980

Psychologist Erich Fromm was born on 23th March 1900 AD. An American citizen, Erich Fromm was born in Germany. He was also called Erich Seligmann Fromm. Erich Seligmann Fromm was 80 years old when he died on 18th March 1980 AD. In his life Erich Seligmann Fromm was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

Love means to commit oneself without guarantee, to give oneself completely in the hope that our love will produce love in the loved person. Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

- Erich Fromm

Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.

- Erich Fromm

Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.

- Erich Fromm

Love is often nothing but a favorable exchange between two people who get the most of what they can expect, considering their value on the personality market.

- Erich Fromm

Just as modern mass production requires the standardization of commodities, so the social process requires standardization of man, and this standardization is called equality.

- Erich Fromm

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.

- Erich Fromm

Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.

- Erich Fromm

Man's biological weakness is the condition of human culture.

- Erich Fromm

Most people die before they are fully born. Creativeness means to be born before one dies.

- Erich Fromm

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.

- Erich Fromm

Only the person who has faith in himself is able to be faithful to others.

- Erich Fromm

Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either.

- Erich Fromm

The capacity to be puzzled is the premise of all creation, be it in art or in science.

- Erich Fromm

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.

- The Art of Loving , Erich Fromm

There is no meaning to life except the meaning man gives his life by the unfolding of his powers.

- Man for Himself: An Inquiry into the Psychology of Ethics , Erich Fromm

If a person loves only one other person, and is indifferent to his fellow men, his love is not love but a symbiotic attachment, or an enlarged egotism.

- Erich Fromm

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