As Nietzsche put it, if you have a why to live, you can bear almost any how. A meaningful life can be extremely satisfying even in the midst of hardship, whereas a meaningless life is a terrible ordeal no matter how comfortable it is.
From the Book Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Harper Collins, 2015, ISBN 0062316095
Date Added: 2017 Jan 13
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