Best Quotes of Viktor E. Frankl

1.“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.”

2.“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.”

3.“Those who have a ‘why’ to live, can bear with almost any ‘how’.”

4.“But there was no need to be ashamed of tears, for tears bore witness that a man had the greatest of courage, the courage to suffer.”

5.“An abnormal reaction to an abnormal situation is normal behavior.”

6.“Ultimately, man should not ask what the meaning of his life is, but rather must recognize that it is he who is asked. In a word, each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.”

7.“In some ways suffering ceases to be suffering at the moment it finds a meaning, such as the meaning of a sacrifice.”

8.“What is to give light must endure burning.”

9.“So live as if you were living already for the second time and as if you had acted the first time as wrongly as you are about to act now!”

10.“The one thing you can’t take away from me is the way I choose to respond to what you do to me. The last of one’s freedoms is to choose one’s attitude in any given circumstance.”

11.“No man should judge unless he asks himself in absolute honesty whether in a similar situation he might not have done the same.”

12.“Life is never made unbearable by circumstances, but only by lack of meaning and purpose.”

14.“Happiness cannot be pursued; it must ensue.”

15.“If there is meaning in life at all, then there must be meaning in suffering.”

16.“Forces beyond your control can take away everything you possess except one thing, your freedom to choose how you will respond to the situation.

18.“I do not forget any good deed done to me & I do not carry a grudge for a bad one.”

19.“Our greatest freedom is the freedom to choose our attitude.”

20.“It is not freedom from conditions, but it is freedom to take a stand toward the conditions.”

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