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Let your soul experience life

The whole life of the individual

is nothing but the process of giving birth to himself;

indeed,

we should be fully born when we die…

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Follow your own path in life

Most people are not even aware of their need to conform.

They live under the illusion that they follow their own ideas and inclinations,

that they are individualists,

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Having and being

If I am what I have,

and I lose what I have,

who then am I?

by  Erich Fromm

Life

Wealth

Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.

by Erich Fromm

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Love is more than just a feeling ...

Love is a decision, it is a judgment, it is a promise. If love were only a feeling, there would be no basis for the promise to love each other forever.

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Love

Love means to commit oneself without guarantee, to give oneself completely in the hope that our love will produce love in the loved person. Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

by Erich Fromm

Life

Psychoanalysis as a form of Jewish Subversion

(Erich) Fromm learnt about psychoanalysis in the middle of the 1920s through another Orthodox Jewish institution. In 1924 the Jewish psychoanalyst Frieda Reichmann (who Fromm later went on to marry) had opened a private psychoanalytic sanatorium in Heidelberg. 768 more words