"The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Erich Fromm on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Erich Fromm on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Erich Fromm on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Erich Fromm on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."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."