Quotation Explorer - 'Viktor E. Frankl'

As to the causation, of the feeling of meaningless, one may say, albeit in an oversimplifying way, that people have enough to live by but nothing to live for; they have the means but no meaning. - Viktor E. Frankl
Bir insanın acı çekmesi, boş bir odadaki gazın davranışına benzer. Boş bir odaya belli miktarda gaz verildiği zaman, oda ne kadar büyük olursa olsun, gaz odanın tamamına yayılır. Dolayısıyla insanın çektiği acının ‘büyüklüğü’ kesinlikle görecelidir. - Viktor E. Frankl
The attempt to develop a sense of humor and to see things in a humorous light is some kind of a trick learned while mastering the art of living. - Viktor E. Frankl
When a person can't find a deep sense of meaning, they distract themselves with pleasure. - Viktor E. Frankl
Each of us has his own inner concentration camp... We must deal with, with forgiveness and patience-as full human beings, as we are and what we will become. - Viktor E. Frankl
Suffering ceases to be suffering at the moment it finds a meaning, such as the meaning of scarifice - Viktor E. Frankl
We have absolutely no control over what happens to us in life but what we have paramount control over is how we respond to those events. - Viktor E. Frankl
Life requires of man spiritual elasticity, so that he may temper his efforts to the chances that are offered. - Viktor E. Frankl
Our generation is realistic, for we have come to know man as he really is. After all, man is that being who invented the gas chambers of Auschwitz; however, he is also that being who entered those gas chambers upright, with the Lord's Prayer or the Shema Yisrael on his lips. - Viktor E. Frankl
If you treat people to a vision of themselves, if you apparently overrate them, you make them become what they are capable of becoming. - Viktor E. Frankl
The incurable sufferer is given very little opportunity to be proud of his suffering and to consider it ennobling rather than degrading" so that "he is not only unhappy, but also ashamed of being unhappy. - Viktor E. Frankl
No-one will be able to make us believe that man is a sublimated animal once we can show that within him there is a repressed angel. - Viktor E. Frankl
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