"The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Erich Fromm on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Erich Fromm on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Erich Fromm on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Erich Fromm on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Erich Fromm on Mahatma Gandhi
"Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?"
"The capacity to be puzzled is the premise of all creation, be it in art or in science."
"Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties."
"Man always dies before he is fully born."
"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."