"Fear may come true that which one is afraid of."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Viktor E. Frankl on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Viktor E. Frankl on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Viktor E. Frankl on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Viktor E. Frankl on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Viktor E. Frankl on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way."
"The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances."
"When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves."
"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."
"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."