In a position of utter desolation, when man cannot express himself in positive action, when his only achievement may consist in enduring his sufferings in the right way – an honorable way – in such a position man can, through loving contemplation of the image he carries of his beloved, achieve fulfillment.
Author : Viktor E. Frankl
There is nothing in the world, I venture to say, that would so effectively help one to survive even the worst conditions as the knowledge that there is a meaning in one’s life.
كان يوجه السؤال التالي: “لماذا لم تنتحر”؟ و من إجابتهم يهديه إلى علاجه النفسي: ففي حياة البعض، كان هذا الخط هو الحب الذي يربط الشخص بأبنائه؛ و في حياة البعض الآخر، كانت هي الموهبة التى عليه أن يستخدمها؛ و بالنسبة للبعض الثالث، ربما كانت هي الذكريات التى تستحق الاستبقاء. – Viktor E. Frankl
For the world is in a bad state, but everything will become still worse unless each of us does his best. – Viktor E. Frankl
Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way. – Viktor E. Frankl
It did not really matter what we expected from life, but rather what life expected from us. We needed to stop asking about the meaning of life, and instead to think of ourselves as those who were being questioned by life—daily and hourly. Our answer must consist, not in talk and meditation, but in right […]