Aphorisms by author: Erich Seligmann Fromm
In erotic love, two people who were separate become one. In motherly love, two people who were one become separate. The mother must not only tolerate, she must wish and support the child`s separation.
By theme : Love
There is hardly any activity, any enterprise, which is started out with such tremendous hopes and expectations, and yet which fails so regularly, as love.
By theme : Love Psychology
Love is often nothing but a favorable exchange between two people who get the most of what they can expect, considering their value on the personality market.
By theme : Love Philosophy Psychology
The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal.
By theme : Politics
The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots.
By theme : Future Society
Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either.
By theme : Egoism Love
In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two.
By theme : Love Philosophy
Men are born equal but they are also born different.
By theme : Men Psychology Society