Quotes

15 Inspirational Quotes By Viktor E. Frankl

Posted on Fri Feb 16, 2018 Posted by Admin

1.  When we are no longer able to change a situation – we are challenged to change ourselves.
 
2.  Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
 
3.  Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.
 
4.  For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person’s life at a given moment.
 
5.  Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone’s task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
 
6.  Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
 
7.  If there is a meaning in life at all, then there must be a meaning in suffering. Suffering is an ineradicable part of life, even as fate and death. Without suffering and death, human life cannot be complete.
 
8.  Happiness must happen, and the same holds for success: you have to let it happen by not caring about it.
 
9.  The last of human freedoms – the ability to chose one’s attitude in a given set of circumstances.
 
10. The more one forgets himself – by giving himself to a cause to serve or another person to love – the more human he is.
 
11. When we are no longer able to change a situation – just think of an incurable disease such as an inoperable cancer – we are challenged to change ourselves.
 
12. Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
 
13. 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.
 
14. Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
 
15. Ultimately, man should not ask what the meaning of his life is, but rather he must recognize that it is he who is asked.