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The task we must set for ourselves is not to feel secure, but to be able to tolerate insecurity.
The pace of science forces the pace of technique. Theoretical physics forces atomic energy on us the successful production of the fission bomb forces upon us the manufacture of the hydrogen bomb. We do not choose our problems, we do not choose our products we are pushed, we are forced - by what? By a system which has no purpose and goal transcending it, and which makes man its appendix.
Just as modern mass production requires the standardization of commodities, so the social process requires standardization of man, and this standardization is called equality.
Men are born equal but they are also born different
Only the person who has faith in himself is able to be faithful to others.
One cannot be deeply responsive to the world without being saddened very often.
The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots.
Every society by its own practice of living and by the mode of relatedness, of feelings, and perceiving, develops a system of categories which determines the forms of awareness.
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