Erich Fromm Quotes

The mother-child relationship requires the most intense love

The mother-child relationship requires the most intense love

  ” 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. ”…

Love is an orientation which refers to all objects

Love is an orientation which refers to all objects

  ” Just as love is an orientation which refers to all objects and is incompatible with the restriction to one object, so is reason a human faculty which must embrace the whole of the world with which man is confronted.…

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