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About Erich Fromm
Erich Fromm was a renowned American psychologist. He was tutored by the likes of Heinrich Rickert, Karl Jaspers, and Alfred Weber (younger brother of sociologist and jurist Max Weber). Some of his influences are Johann Bachofen, Baruch Spinoza, and Sigmund Freud,György Lukács.
His works have also influenced several notable figures like Martin Luther King Jr., Chögyam Trungpa, and Elias Porter. He’s widely remembered for his roles in the formation of the New York City-based William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis and Psychology.
His parents are Naphtali Fromm and Rosa Krause. He married fellow psychiatrist, Frieda Fromm-Reichmann in 1926, but both parted ways in 1942. Fromm married Henny Gurland in 1944, until her untimely death in 1952. He was married to Annis Freeman between 1953 and 1980.
Fromm was an atheist.
He attended the University of Frankfurt am Main and later studied Sociology at the University of Heidelberg - where he received a PhD in 1922.
He gave up the ghost in 1980, at the age of seventy-nine.
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Famous quotes by Erich Fromm
Both dreams and myths are important communications from ourselves to ourselves. If we do not understand the language in which they are written, we miss a great deal of what we know and tell ourselves in those hours when we are not busy manipulating the outside world.Erich Fromm
Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.Erich Fromm
If a person loves only one other person and is indifferent to all others, his love is not love but a symbiotic attachment, or an enlarged egotism.Erich Fromm
Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'Erich Fromm
In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two.Erich Fromm
In the nineteenth century the problem was that God is dead. In the twentieth century the problem is that man is dead.Erich Fromm
Just as modern mass production requires the standardization of commodities, so the social process requires standardization of man, and this standardization is called equality.Erich Fromm
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.Erich Fromm
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.Erich Fromm
Love is union with somebody, or something, outside oneself, under the condition of retaining the separateness and integrity of one's own self.Erich Fromm
Man always dies before he is fully born.Erich Fromm
Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.Erich Fromm
Only the person who has faith in himself is able to be faithful to others.Erich Fromm
The capacity to be puzzled is the premise of all creation, be it in art or in science.Erich Fromm
The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots.Erich Fromm
The most beautiful as well as the most ugly inclinations of man are not part of a fixed biologically given human nature, but result from the social process which creates man.Erich Fromm
The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense, tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother's side, yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother, and to become fully independent.Erich Fromm
The ordinary man with extraordinary power is the chief danger for mankind - not the fiend or the sadist.Erich Fromm
The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal.Erich Fromm
There can be no real freedom without the freedom to fail.Erich Fromm
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.Erich Fromm
There is no meaning to life except the meaning man gives his life by the unfolding of his powers.Erich Fromm
To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born, and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime.Erich Fromm
We all dream we do not understand our dreams, yet we act as if nothing strange goes on in our sleep minds, strange at least by comparison with the logical, purposeful doings of our minds when we are awake.Erich Fromm
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
Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?Erich Fromm
F.A.Q. about Erich Fromm
When is his birthday?
Erich Fromm's birthday is on March 23, 1900.
In how many days is his birthday?
Erich's birthday is in 150 days
How old was Erich when he died?
He was 79 years old.
When did he die?
He died in March 18, 1980.
How old would he be today?
Erich Fromm would be 121 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Erich from?
He was born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Erich Fromm's Popularity
Erich Fromm was a famous German psychoanalyst, who was born on March 23, 1900. As a person born on this date, Erich Fromm is listed in our database as the 43rd most popular celebrity for the day (March 23) and the 11th most popular for the year (1900).
People born on March 23 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Erich Fromm is the 1057th most popular Aries.
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