Quotes by Viktor Frankl

About Viktor Frankl:

Viktor Emil Frankl is a form of existential analysis, the "Third Viennese School of Psychotherapy". His best-selling book Man's Search for Meaning (published under a different title in 1959: From Death-Camp to Existentialism, and originally published in 1946 as Trotzdem Ja Zum Leben Sagen: Ein Psychologe erlebt das Konzentrationslager, meaning Nevertheless, Say "Yes" to Life: A Psychologist Experiences the Concentration Camp) chronicles his experiences as a concentration camp inmate, which led him to discover the importance of finding meaning in all forms of existence, even the most brutal ones, and thus, a reason to continue living. Frankl became one of the key figures in existential therapy and a prominent source of inspiration for humanistic psychologists.

Author Bio

  • NameViktor Frankl
  • DescriptionAustrian neurologist and psychiatrist, and Holocaust survivor
  • AliasesViktor Emil Frankl
  • BornMarch 26, 1905
  • DiedSeptember 2, 1997
  • CountryAustria
  • ProfessionSurgeon; Psychotherapist; Psychologist; Psychiatrist; Physician; Educationist
  • AwardsRing Of Honour Of The City Wien; Grand Cross Of The Order Of Merit Of The Federal Republic Of Germany With Star