Erich Fromm

Erich Fromm



Full Name: Erich Seligmann Fromm

Born: March 23, 1900
Birthplace: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Died: March 18, 1980

Occupation: Author, Philosopher, Psychoanalyst, and Psychologist
Profile: Best known for The Art of Loving.

Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erich_Fromm
Number of Quotes: 4





Immature love says: I love you because I need you. Mature love says I need you because I love you.

In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two.

Infantile love follows the principle: I love because I am loved.
Mature love follows the principle: I am loved because I love.
Immature love says: I love you because I need you.
Mature love says: I need you because I love you.


Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is.

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