„What man actually needs is not a tensionless state but rather the striving and struggling for some goal worthy of him. What he needs is not the discharge of tension at any cost, but the call of a potential meaning waiting to be fulfilled by him.“

Man's Search for Meaning (1946; 1959; 1984)

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Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist, and Holocaust surviv… 1905 - 1997

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