German social psychologist, psychoanalyst, sociologist, humanistic philosopher, and democratic socialist.
"While life in its merely biological aspects is a miracle and a secret, man in his human aspects is an unfathomable secret to himself—and to his fellow man. We know ourselves, and yet even with all the efforts we may make, we do not know ourselves."
— Erich Fromm
"The concentrated meditation is the highest activity there is, an activity of the soul, which is possible only under the condition of inner freedom and independence."
"L'amour est l'enfant de la liberte! Love is the child of freedom, never that of domination."
"What most people in our culture mean by being lovable is essentially a mixture between being popular and having sex appeal."