When we are no longer able to change a situation – we are challenged to change ourselves.
Live as if you were living a second time and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
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.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters therefore is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person’s life at a given moment.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
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.