Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.
~ Carl Sandburg
Erich Fromm Quotes
Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies.
Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.
A dream is a microscope through which we look at the hidden occurrences in our soul.
Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.
We are not only less reasonable and less decent in our dreams... we are also more inteligent, wiser and capable of better judgment when we are asleep than when we are awake.
Human history begins with man's act of disobedience which is at the very same time the beginning of his freedom and development of his reason.
The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots.