Books, Life, Psychology, Quotes

“It is the very problem of our time that people are caught by a pervasive feeling of meaninglessness, which is the most conspicuous symptom of the collective neurosis of our time. It is accompanied by a feeling of emptiness. The “existential vacuum” has increased and spread literally all over the world. Our industrialised society is out to satisfy all needs, and our consumer society is even out to create needs in order to satisfy them; but the most human of all human needs – the need to see a meaning in one’s life – remains unsatisfied. People may have enough to live by; but more often than not they do not have anything to live for.”

– Viktor Frankl, The Feeling of Meaninglessness.

“It is the very problem of our time that people are caught by a pervasive feeling of meaninglessness…

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Dreams

Hold fast to dreams
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird
That cannot fly.
Hold fast to dreams
For when dreams go
Life is a barren field
Frozen with snow.

Accroche-toi ferme à tes rêves
Parce que si les rêves meurent
La vie n’est plus qu’un oiseau aux ailes brisées
Qui ne peut voler.
Accroche-toi ferme à tes rêves
Parce que si les rêves meurent
La vie n’est plus qu’un champ aride
Recouvert de neige

– Langston Hugues

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Life, Love, Quotes

“Perhaps it is true that we do not really exist until there is someone there to see us existing, we cannot properly speak until there is someone who can understand what we are saying in essence, we are not wholly alive until we are loved.”

– Alain de Botton, On Love.

“Perhaps it is true…

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