Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy
cathy_edgett

from January 20, 2006 -


I look back at what sustained me last year and every year.   On these words I feed.  


Words from Viktor Frankl, in his book "Man's Search for Meaning."


    "We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked throughout the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread. They may have been few in number, but they offer sufficient proof that everything can be taken away 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."

    "Every prisoner had a moral choice to make," he says, "to surrender one's inner self to the Nazis, or to find the meaning in one's life that would give one the strength to go on."

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