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Creative Quotations from . . .
Erich Fromm
(1900-1980) born on
Mar 23
German-US psychoanalyst. He dealt with the problem of Western man coming to terms with sense of isolation, e.g., "Escape from Freedom," 1941.
Education makes machines which act like men and produces men who act like machines.

Reason is man's instrument for arriving at the truth, intelligence is man's instrument for manipulating the world more successfully; the former is essentially human, the latter belongs to the animal part of man.
Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.
Modern man thinks he loses something -- time -- when he does not do things quickly; yet he does not know what to do with the time he gains -- except kill it.
Conditions for creativity are to be puzzled; to concentrate; to accept conflict and tension; to be born everyday; to feel a sense of self.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Inspiring Quotations," by Albert W. Wells, Jr., 1988.
R: "The Sane Society," ch. 3, "The Need for a Frame of Orientation and Devotion," 1955.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: In "Artists in Quotation," by Donna Ward La Cour, 1989.

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