Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
As I read about Joseph's unwavering faith in all his trials this book came to mind. I had to read Man's Search For Meaning in a AP Psychology class my Senior year of high-school. The existentialism found in this book had already had a profound impact on me. You do not need to be a Holocaust survior, as Frankl is, to identify with man's desperate search for meaning. Man's Search For Meaning is on my list of top 25 books. A must read!