Our opening ceremony this year is really exciting.
People who have a religion should be glad, for not everyone has the gift of believing in heavenly things.
Ordinary people don't know how much books can mean to someone who's cooped up.
You must work and do good, not be lazy and gamble, if you wish to earn happiness. Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.
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.
The young are not afraid of telling the truth.
The only way to truly know a person is to argue with them. For when they argue in full swing, then they reveal their true character.
It's important for celebrities, environmentalists and world leaders to continue to increase education and eco-awareness through the forums provided to them naturally by virtue of being famous. Take inspiration from these words of wisdom from a Nazi-era teenager and concentration camp victim: "how wo
Parents can only advise their children or point them in the right direction. Ultimately people shape their own characters.
Sometimes I believe that God wants to try me, both now and later on; I must become good through my own efforts, without examples and without good advice.
I can't imagine how anyone can say: "I'm weak," and then remain so. After all, if you know it, why not fight against it, why not try to train your character? The answer was: "Because it's so much easier not to!
I hid myself within myself ... and quietly wrote down all my joys, sorrows and contempt in my diary.
Go outsideamidst the simple beauty of natureand know that as long as places like this exist, there will be comfort for every sorrow, whatever the circumstances may be.
Where there is hope...there is life
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.
I love the time I spend with you. You make my living worth-while. Why dint I meet you before. I wish I could start my life From the beginning with you because the time I spend with you is never enough. I need you more everyday.
Misfortunes never come singly.
Writing in a diary is a really strange experience for someone like me. Not only because Iâ€™ve never written anything before, but also because it seems to me that later on neither I nor anyone else will be interested in the musings of a thirteen-year old school girl. Oh well, it doesnâ€™t matter. I
The world has plenty of room, riches, money and beauty ... Let us begin by dividing it more fairly.
but i've slammed the door to my inner self; if he ever wants to force the lock again, he'll have to use a harder crowbar!
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!
Who would ever think that so much went on in the soul of a young girl?
Live with the objective of being happy.
In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. I simply canâ€™t build up my hopes on a foundation consisting of confusion, misery, and death. I see the world gradually being turned into a wilderness, I hear the ever approaching thunder, which will destroy us too, I can
Who would ever think that so much can go on in the soul of a young girl?
I don't have much in the way of money or worldly possessions, I'm not beautiful, intelligent or clever, but I'm happy, and I intend to stay that way! I was born happy, I love people, I have a trusting nature, and I'd like everyone else to be happy too.
The Annex is an ideal place to hide in. It may be damp and lopsided, but there's probably not a more comfortable hiding place in all of Amsterdam. No, in all of Holland.
I feel the suffering of millions. And yet, when I look up at the sky, I somehow feel that every-thing will change for the better, that this cruelty too shall end, that peace and tranquility will return once more.
I simply can't imagine the world will ever be normal again for us. I do talk about "after the war," but it's as if I'm talking about a castle in the air, something that can never come true.
The weak die out and the strong will survive, and will live on forever