The last of the human freedoms

Reflecting on his experiences in Auschwitz, Victor Frankl remembers that

the men who walked through the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread … offer sufficient proof that everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.

Victor E. Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning: An Introduction to Logotherapy

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