"The ordinary man with extraordinary power is the chief danger for mankind - not the fiend or the sadist."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Erich Fromm on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Erich Fromm on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Erich Fromm on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Erich Fromm on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Erich Fromm on Booker T. Washington
"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."