"Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?"
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Erich Fromm on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Erich Fromm on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Erich Fromm on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Erich Fromm on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Erich Fromm on Robert Frost
"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."
"Both dreams and myths are important communications from ourselves to ourselves. If we do not understand the language in which they are written, we miss a great deal of what we know and tell ourselves in those hours when we are not busy manipulating the outside world."