Erich Fromm quotes

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What is it that distinguishes man from animals? It is not his upright posture. That was present in the apes long before the brain ...
Modern man, if he dared to be articulate about his concept of heaven, would describe a vision which would look like the biggest de ...
Love is often nothing but a favorable exchange between two people who get the most of what they can expect, considering their valu ...
By alienation is meant a mode of experience in which the person experiences himself as an alien. He has become, one might say, est ...
The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal.
Man's biological weakness is the condition of human culture.
Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction.
The kind of relatedness to the world may be noble or trivial, but even being related to the basest kind of pattern is immensely pr ...
Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either.
The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.
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