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Quotation by André Malraux
The attempt to force human beings to despise themselves ... is what I call hell.
André Malraux (1901–1976), French man of letters, statesman. Anti-Memoirs, "The Human Condition," sct. 2 (1967), trans. by Terence Kilmartin (1968).
Referring to the concentration camps in Nazi Germany.
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