We had to learn ourselves and furthermore, we had to teach the despairing men, that it did not really matter what we expected from life but rather what life expected from us! We needed to stop asking about the meaning of life and instead to think of ourselves as those who were being questioned by life daily and hourly. Our answer must consist, not in talk and meditation, but in right action and in right conduct.

Viktor Frankl (1905-1997) German-American psychologist, writer
Man’s Search for Meaning (1959)
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 1-Feb-04
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