As long as a self is driven by an id to a Thou, it is not a matter of love, either. In love the self is not driven by the id, but rather the self chooses the Thou.
Even if you don't expect anything from life, doesn't life expect something from you?
It is not freedom from conditions, but it is freedom to take a stand toward the conditions.
The way in which a man accepts his fate and all the suffering it entails, the way in which he takes up his cross, gives him ample opportunity—even under the most difficult circumstances—to add a deeper meaning to his life.
In the concentration camps, for example, in this living laboratory and on this testing ground, we watched and witnessed some of our comrades behave like swine while others behaved like saints. Man has both potentialities within himself; which one is actualized depends on decisions but not on conditions. Our.
Research work done on unemployed miners has shown that they suffer from a peculiar sort of deformed time—inner time—which is a result of their unemployed state.
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.
Honor thy father and thy mother that thy days may be long upon the land.
The meaning of your life is to help others find the meaning of theirs. That was it, exactly, Frankl said. Those are the very words I had written. WILLIAM J. WINSLADE.
He also believed strongly in reconciliation rather than revenge; he once remarked, I do not forget any good deed done to me, and I do not carry a grudge for a bad one.
The salvation of man is through love and in love.
Set me like a seal upon thy heart, love is as strong as death.
One could make a victory of those experiences, turning life into an inner triumph, or one could ignore the challenge and simply vegetate, as did a majority of the prisoners.
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.
As soon as the patient stops fighting his obsessions and instead tries to ridicule them by dealing with them in an ironic way - by applying paradoxical intention - the vicious circle is cut, the symptom diminishes and finally atrophies.