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The true lover loves the

The true lover loves the whole world, in his or her love for a specific person.
– Erich Fromm

Whether we are happy or

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Whether we are happy or unhappy, our body impels us to strive for immortality.
– Erich Fromm

Why should society feel responsible

Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?

– Erich Fromm

Who will tell whether one

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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.

– Erich Fromm

In the sphere of material

In the sphere of material things, giving means being rich. Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.”

– Erich Fromm

Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?
– Erich Fromm

Sanity: that which is within the frame of reference of conventional thought.
– Erich Fromm

Sanity is only that which is within the frame of reference of conventional thought.
– Erich Fromm

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
– Erich Fromm

Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.
– Erich Fromm

To spare oneself from grief at all cost can be achieved only at the price of total detachment, which excludes the ability to experience happiness.
– Erich Fromm

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Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.
– Erich Fromm

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
– Erich Fromm