I want to go on living after my death!
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
I... keep trying to find a way to become what I'd like to be and what I could be if... if only there were no other people in the world.
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!
Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction. Anne Fran
Why can't people live with each other in peace? Why must everything be destroyed? Why must people go hungry while surplus food elsewhere in the world rots away? Oh why must people be so crazy?
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!
Sometimes I'm so deeply buried under self-reproaches that I long for a word of comfort to help me dig myself out again.
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.
Riches can all be lost, but that happiness in your own heart can only be veiled, and it will bring you happiness again, as long as you live.
I can't let them see my doubts, or the wounds they've inflicted on me.
Who would ever think that so much went on in the soul of a young girl? Anne F
I think a lot, but I don't say much.
You can always give something, even if it is only kindness.
Up till now I always thought bickering was just something children did and they outgrew it. Of course, there's sometimes a reason to have a 'real' quarrel, but the verbal exchanges that take place here are just plain bickering. I should be used to the fact that these squabbles are daily occurrences,
But I won't bore you any longer on the subject of old men. It won't make things any better and all my plans of revenge (such as disconnecting the lamp, shutting the door, hiding his clothes) must be abandoned in order to keep the peace. Oh, I'm becoming so sensible! ...
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.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
Memories mean more to me than dresses.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy. Anne F
I must work, so as not to be a fool, to get on, to become a journalist, because that's what I want!... I can't imagine that I would have to lead the same sort of life as Mummyand all the women who do their work and are then forgotten. I must have something besides a husband and children, something t
I wish to go on living even after my death.
Who would ever think that so much can go on in the soul of a young girl?
Weâ€™re all alive, but we donâ€™t know why or what for; weâ€™re all searching for happiness; weâ€™re all leading lives which are different and yet the same.
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.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
I'm sentimental--I know. I'm desperate and silly--I know that too. Oh, help me!
What one Christian does is his own responsibility, what one Jew does is thrown back at all Jews.
leave me in peace, let me sleep one night at least without my pillow being wet with tears, my eyes burning and my head throbbing
We lit the stove a few days ago and the entire room is filled with smoke. I prefer central heating, and I'm probably not the only one.