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Anne Frank Quotes

Here are lines from Anne Frank.

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Anne Frank was a young girl who was caught up in the horror of the Holocaust. She received a diary for her 13th birthday, and began penning the words that would make her forever memorable. Read about her hopes, dreams, fears, and tears. Here are just a few quotes from Anne Frank.
  • "And finally I twist my heart round again, so that the bad is on the outside and the good is on the inside, and keep on trying to find a way of becoming what I would so like to be, and could be, if there weren't any other people living in the world."
    - Anne Frank

  • "And Then They Came for Me."
    - Anne Frank

  • "Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."
    - Anne Frank

  • "Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don't know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!"
    - Anne Frank

  • "How true Daddy's words were when he said: all children must look after their own upbringing. Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands."
    - Anne Frank

  • "How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."
    - Anne Frank

  • "I don't believe that the big men, the politicians and the capitalists alone are guilty of the war. Oh, no, the little man is just as keen, otherwise the people of the world would have risen in revolt long ago! There is an urge and rage in people to destroy, to kill, to murder, and until all mankind, without exception, undergoes a great change, wars will be waged, everything that has been built up, cultivated and grown, will be destroyed and disfigured, after which mankind will have to begin all over again."
    - Anne Frank

  • "I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains."
    - Anne Frank

  • "I have often been downcast, but never in despair; I regard our hiding as a dangerous adventure, romantic and interesting at the same time. In my diary I treat all the privations as amusing. I have made up my mind now to lead a different life from other girls and, later on, different from ordinary housewives. My start has been so very full of interest, and that is the sole reason why I have to laugh at the humorous side of the most dangerous moments."
    - Anne Frank

  • "I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart."
    - Anne Frank

  • "I live in a crazy time."
    - Anne Frank

  • "I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out."
    - Anne Frank

  • "I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death... I think... peace and tranquillity will return again."
    - Anne Frank

  • "I soothe my conscience now with the thought that it is better for hard words to be on paper than that Mummy should carry them in her heart."
    - Anne Frank

  • "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

  • "Is discord going to show itself while we are still fighting, is the Jew once again worth less than another? Oh, it is sad, very sad, that once more, for the umpteenth time, the old truth is confirmed: 'What one Christian does is his own responsibility, what one Jew does is thrown back at all Jews.'"
    - Anne Frank

  • "It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart."
    - Anne Frank

  • "Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction."
    - Anne Frank

  • "Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands."
    - Anne Frank

  • "The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be."
    - Anne Frank

  • "The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands."
    - Anne Frank

  • "They mustn't know my despair, I can't let them see the wounds which they have caused, I couldn't bear their sympathy and their kind-hearted jokes, it would only make me want to scream all the more."
    - Anne Frank

  • "Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy."
    - Anne Frank

  • "We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same."
    - Anne Frank

  • "Who would ever think that so much went on in the soul of a young girl?"
    - Anne Frank

  • "Whoever is happy will make others happy too. "
    - Anne Frank

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