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Viktor E. Frankl
Viktor E. Frankl

An Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist, Viktor Frankl was the founder of logotherapy, a form of existential analysis. He has authored nearly 39 books to date on a range of topics, from his time at a concentration camp and being a Holocaust survivor to psychology. He is considered one of the central figures in existential therapy. His books include "Man's Search for Ultimate Meaning" and …

Date of Birth: March 26, 1905
Date of Death: September 27, 1997


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"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." Viktor E. Frankl
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"Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time." Viktor E. Frankl
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"Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for." Viktor E. Frankl
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Meaning    Purpose   

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"Just as a small fire is extinguished by the storm whereas a large fire is enhanced by it-likewise a weak faith is weakened by predicament and catastrophes whereas a strong faith is strengthened by them." Viktor E. Frankl
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Faith   

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"Being tolerant does not mean that I share another ones belief. But it does mean that I acknowledge another ones right to believe, and obey, his own conscience." Viktor E. Frankl
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"The last of the human freedoms is to choose one's attitudes" Viktor E. Frankl
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"Man's last freedom is his freedom to choose how he will react in any given situation" Viktor E. Frankl
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"Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human." Viktor E. Frankl
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"Love is the only way to grasp another human being in the innermost core of his personality." Viktor E. Frankl
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Viktor E. Frankl

"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." Viktor E. Frankl
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Viktor E. Frankl

"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 ones attitude in any given circumstance." Viktor E. Frankl
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"Only to the extent that someone is living out this self transcendence of human existence, is he truly human or does he become his true self. He becomes so, not by concerning himself with his self's actualization, but by forgetting himself and giving himself, overlooking himself and focusing outward." Viktor E. Frankl
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"Everything can be taken away from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedom -- to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way." Viktor E. Frankl
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"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." Viktor E. Frankl
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Austrian Psychologist    Life   

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"What is to give light must endure burning." Viktor E. Frankl
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"Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives." Viktor E. Frankl
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"Only to the extent that someone is living out this self transcendence of human existence is he truly human or does he become his true self. He becomes so, not by concerning himself with his self's actualization, but by forgetting himself and giving himself, overlooking himself and focusing outward." Viktor E. Frankl
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Existence   

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"Our main motivation for living is our will to find meaning in life." Viktor E. Frankl
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"The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances." Viktor E. Frankl
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"Love is the only way to grasp another human being in the innermost core of his personality. No one can become fully aware of the very essence of another human being unless he loves him. By his love he is enabled to see the essential traits and featur" Viktor E. Frankl
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"Ultimately, man should not ask what the meaning of his life is, but rather he must recognize that it [is] he who is asked." Viktor E. Frankl
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