Anne Frank Quotes

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  • You must work and should not be lazy if you want to be happy.

  • I want to go on living after my death!

    "Books to give you hope: After Auschwitz by Eva Schloss" by Peter Bradshaw, www.theguardian.com. September 6, 2016.
  • Human greatness does not lie in wealth or power, but in character and goodness. People are just people, and all people have faults and shortcomings, but all of us are born with a basic goodness.

    FaceBook post by Anne Frank from Nov 28, 2012
  • In the book Soldiers on the Home Front, I was greatly struck by the fact that in childbirth alone, women commonly suffer more pain, illness and misery than any war hero ever does. An what's her reward for enduring all that pain? She gets pushed aside when she's disfigured by birth, her children soon leave, hear beauty is gone. Women, who struggle and suffer pain to ensure the continuation of the human race, make much tougher and more courageous soldiers than all those big-mouthed freedom-fighting heroes put together.

    FaceBook post by Anne Frank from May 10, 2015
  • Then I fall asleep with a stupid feeling of wishing to be different from what I am or from what I want to be; perhaps to behave differently from the way I want to behave or do behave.

    Anne Frank, Rijksinstituut voor Oorlogsdocumentatie (Netherlands) (1989). “The diary of Anne Frank: the critical edition”, Viking Pr
  • Once again St. Nicholas Day Has even come to our hideaway; It won't be quite as fun, I fear, As the happy day we had last year. Then we were hopeful, no reason to doubt That optimism would win the bout, And by the time this year came round, We'd all be free, and safe and sound. Still, let's not forget it's St. Nicholas Day, Though we've nothing left to give away. We'll have to find something else to do: So everyone please look in their shoe!

    Anne Frank (2011). “The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition”, p.92, Bantam
  • What's done can't be undone, but at least you can keep it from happening again.

    Anne Frank (2011). “The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition”, p.167, Bantam
  • In the long run, the sharpest weapon of all is a kind and gentle spirit.

    "Biography/ Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • I don't dare do anything anymore, 'cause I'm afraid it's not allowed.

    Anne Frank (2011). “The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition”, p.13, Bantam
  • The weak fall, but the strong will remain and never go under!

    Anne Frank, General Press (2016). “The Diary of a Young Girl”, p.136, GENERAL PRESS
  • He clings to his solitude, to his affected indifference and his grown-up ways, but it's just an act, so as never, never to show his real feelings.

    Anne Frank, General Press (2016). “The Diary of a Young Girl”, p.112, GENERAL PRESS
  • Why should some people have such a hard time during their few years on this earth?

    Anne Frank (1959). “The Works of Anne Frank”, Greenwood Press
  • I want something from Daddy that he is not able to give me. ... It is only that I long for Daddy's real love: not only as his child, but for me - Anne, myself.

    Anne Frank, Rijksinstituut voor Oorlogsdocumentatie (Netherlands) (1989). “The diary of Anne Frank: the critical edition”, Viking Pr
  • If I read a book that impresses me, I have to take myself firmly by the hand, before I mix with other people; otherwise they would think my mind rather queer.

    Anne Frank, General Press (2016). “The Diary of a Young Girl”, p.80, GENERAL PRESS
  • How noble and good everyone could be if, every evening before falling asleep, they were to recall to their minds the events of the whole day and consider exactly what has been good and bad. Then without realizing it, you try to improve yourself at the start of each new day.

    Anne Frank (1972). “Anne Frank: the diary of a young girl”, Pocket
  • I hid myself within myself ... and quietly wrote down all my joys, sorrows and contempt in my diary.

    Anne Frank, Rijksinstituut voor Oorlogsdocumentatie (Netherlands) (1989). “The diary of Anne Frank: the critical edition”, Viking Pr
  • How lovely to think that no one need wait a moment, we can start now, start slowly changing the world! How lovely that everyone, great and small, can make their contribution toward introducing justice straightaway... And you can always, always give something, even if it is only kindness!

  • I can't let them see my doubts, or the wounds they've inflicted on me.

    Anne Frank (2016). “The Diary of a Young Girl”, p.46, Hamilton Books
  • I can recapture everything when I write, my thoughts, my ideals and my fantasies.

    Anne Frank, General Press (2016). “The Diary of a Young Girl”, p.131, GENERAL PRESS
  • Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally. Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.

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  • You can always-always-give something, even if it's a simple act of kindness! If everyone were to give in this way and didn't scrimp on kindly words, there would be much more love and justice in the world!

    Anne Frank (2010). “Tales from the Secret Annexe”, Peter Halban
  • As long as you can look fearlessly at the sky, you'll know that your pure within and will find happiness once more.

    Anne Frank (2011). “The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition”, p.118, Bantam
  • I wonder if anyone can ever succeed in making their children content.

    Anne Frank, General Press (2016). “The Diary of a Young Girl”, p.38, GENERAL PRESS
  • Not being able to go outside upsets me more than I can say, and I’m terrified our hiding place will be discovered and that we’ll be shot.

    Anne Frank (2010). “The Diary of a Young Girl”, p.28, Anchor
  • How wonderful it is that no one has to wait, but can start right now to gradually change the world!

    Anne Frank (2012). “Anne Frank's Tales from the Secret Annex”, p.68, Halban Publishers
  • If we bear all this suffering and if there are still Jews left, when it is over, then Jews, instead of being doomed, will be held up as an example.

    Anne Frank, General Press (2016). “The Diary of a Young Girl”, p.136, GENERAL PRESS
  • Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.

    As quoted in "7 Laws of Human Nature: The Oneness of Universal Love" by Conrad Spainhower, 2017.
  • But feelings can't be ignored, no matter how unjust or ungrateful they seem.

    Anne Frank (2011). “The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition”, p.94, Bantam
  • Why are millions spent on the war each day, while not a penny is available for ... artists or the poor? Why do people have to starve when mountians of food are rotting away in other parts of the world? Oh, why are people so crazy?

    Anne Frank (2016). “The Diary of a Young Girl”, p.147, Hamilton Books
  • Who has inflicted this upon us? Who has made us Jews different from all other people? Who has allowed us to suffer so terribly uptill now? It is God that has made us as we are, but it will be God, too, who will raise us up again. If we bear all this suffering and if there are still Jews left, when it is over, then Jews, instead of being doomed, will be held up as an example.

    Anne Frank, Rijksinstituut voor Oorlogsdocumentatie (Netherlands) (1989). “The diary of Anne Frank: the critical edition”, Viking Pr
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    Anne Frank

    • Born: June 12, 1929
    • Died: 1945
    • Occupation: Author