The best Quotes by Erich Fromm

The best Quotes by Erich Fromm

Erich Seligmann Fromm (March 23, 1900 – March 18, 1980) was a German-American social psychologist, psychoanalyst, sociologist, humanistic philosopher, and democratic socialist. He was a German Jew who fled the Nazi regime and settled in the U.S.

In the nineteenth century the problem was that God is dead. In the twentieth century the problem is that man is dead.
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Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction.
Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either.
Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.
Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says: 'I need you because I love you.'

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It takes much more courage to be in love than it does for war.
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You say you love rain, but you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun, but you seek shade when it is shining. You say you love wind, but when it comes, you close your window. So that's why I'm scared when you say you love me.
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The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
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Finding someone you love and who loves you back is a wonderful, wonderful feeling. But finding a true soul mate is an even better feeling. A soul mate is someone who understands you like no other, loves you like no other, will be there for you forever, no matter what. They say that nothing lasts forever, but I am a firm believer in the fact that for some, love lives on even after we're gone.
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If you love two people at the same time, choose the second one, because if you really loved the first one you wouldn't have fallen for the second.
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"How do you spell 'love'?" - "You don't spell it... you feel it."
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I hate the way you talk to me, and the way you cut your hair.
I hate the way you drive my car. I hate it when you stare.
I hate your big dumb combat boots, and the way you read my mind.
I hate you so much it makes me sick; it even makes me rhyme.
I hate it, I hate the way you're always right. I hate it when you lie.
I hate it when you make me laugh, even worse when you make me cry.
I hate it when you're not around, and the fact that you didn't call.
But mostly I hate the way I don't hate you.
Not even close,
not even a little bit,
not even at all!
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Laugh as much as you breathe and love as long as you live.
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Every girl is beautiful. Sometimes it just takes the right guy to see it.
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I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I've led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
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I've been in love. It's painful, pointless and overrated.
Damon Salvatore in The Vampire Diaries - Season 1 Episode 6
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I can live without you. I just don't want to.
Sarah Huttinger in Rumor Has It...
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I can hear you, you can hear me, when we listen with our hearts.
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Love is patient, love is kind.
It does not envy,
it does not boast,
it is not proud.
It does not dishonor others,
it is not self-seeking,
it is not easily angered,
it keeps no record of wrongs.
Love does not delight in evil
but rejoices with the truth.
It always protects,
always trusts,
always hopes, always perseveres.
I Corinthians - 13, 4-7
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Love meant jumping off a cliff and trusting that a certain person would be there to catch you at the bottom.
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For stony limits cannot hold love out,
And what love can do, that dares love attempt.
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I love you. I am who I am because of you. You are every reason, every hope, and every dream I've ever had, and no matter what happens to us in the future, everyday we are together is the greatest day of my life. I will always be yours.
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You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.
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Love is what makes you smile when you're tired.
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One of the things that draws us to the 19th century is that it's far enough away to feel exotic but close enough to be approachable. We can still recognize ourselves in those people, even as we see all the ways in which our lives have diverged from theirs.
Louis Bayard - August 2019
Death and vulgarity are the only two facts in the nineteenth century that one cannot explain away.
Through blood drawn by lash and blood drawn by sword, we learned that no union founded on the principles of liberty and equality could survive half-slave and half-free.
Barack Obama - Inauguration Speech, 21st January 2013
A mother's love is the ultimate comfort.
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We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.
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There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.
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If true and unconditional love exists in this world, then it has to be the love between a mother and a child.
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My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.
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I'm just glad I was able to return to some of that innocence and beauty I had as a child when I started my own family, and my children brought me back some of that spirit.
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A lot of mothers will do anything for their children, except let them be themselves.
Banksy in Wall and Piece
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Parker, I'm your mother. Mothers don't lie to their sons. Now go wash your hands or santa's not gonna bring you anything for christmas.
Lynette Scavo in Desperate Housewives - Season 2 Episode 19
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I've learned that every working mom is a superwoman.
There's no safer place on earth than the arms of one's mother.
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023
I was born into it, so I feel like the path was already chosen. But my dad is cool enough to let me take whatever path I want if I wanted to not pursue basketball. But I think basketball is going to be my thing, for sure.
Bronny James - August 2022
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