Because we're Jewish, my father immigrated to Holland in 1933, where he became the managing director of the Dutch Opekta Company, which manufactures products used in making jam.
How wonderful it is that nobody needs to wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
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.
I think spring is inside me. I feel spring awakening, I feel it in my entire body and soul. I have to force myself to act normally. I'm in a state of utter confusion, don't know what to read, what to write, what to do. I only know that I'm longing for something...
There's something happening everyday, but I'm too tired and lazy to write it all down.
I've been astonished, time and again, at such rudeness and most of all … at such stupidity (Mrs. van Daan).