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The Meaning of Life: Lessons from Logotherapy

There is no need to be ashamed of tears, for tears bear witness that we have the greatest of courage, the courage to suffer.

‘Those who have a why to live, can bear with almost any how’ Friedrich Nietzsche

“There is only one thing that I dread: not to be worthy of my sufferings.” Fyodor Dostoevsky

‘What must give light must endure burning’ Victor Frankl

‘when a man finds that it is his destiny to suffer, he will have to accept his suffering as his task: His single, and unique task. He will have to aknowledgge the fact that even in suffering he is unique and alone in the universe. No one can relieve him of his suffering or suffer in his place. Nevertheless his unique opportunity lies in the way in which he bears his burden’

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