What is to give light must endure burning.

-Viktor E Frankl
Viktor E Frankl

Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.

Viktor E Frankl
One can choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances.
Viktor E Frankl

One should not search for an abstract meaning of life ... Life can be made meaningful in a threefold way: first, through what we give to life ... second, by what we take from the world ... third, through the stand we take toward a fate we no longer can change ...

Viktor E Frankl
Man ultimately decides for himself! And in the end, education must be education towards the ability to decide
Viktor E Frankl

I understood how a man who has nothing left in this world still may know bliss, be it only for a brief moment, in the contemplation of his beloved.

Viktor E Frankl
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human. Viktor E. Frank
Viktor E Frankl

As a professor in two fields, neurology and psychiatry, I am fully aware of the extent to which man is subject to biological, psychological and sociological conditions. But in addition to being a professor in two fields I am a survivor of four camps - concentration camps, that is - and as such I also bear witness to the unexpected extent to which man is capable of defying and braving even the worst conditions conceivable.

Viktor E Frankl
The quest for meaning is the key to mental health and human flourishing
Viktor E Frankl

Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.

Viktor E Frankl
Happiness cannot be attained by wanting to be happy - it must come as the unintended consequence of working for a goal greater than oneself.