Fine specimens of humanity, those Germans, and to think I'm actually one of them! No, that's not true, Hitler took away our nationality long ago.
I have the feeling now that Peter and I share a secret. If he looks at me with those eyes that laugh and wink, then it's just as if a little light goes on inside me. I hope it will remain like this and that we may have many, many more glorious times together!
Hoe heerlijk is het, dat niemand een minuut hoeft te wachten met te beginnen de wereld langzaam te doen veranderen''.
People who have a religion should be glad, for not everyone has the gift of believing in heavenly things.
Those who have courage and faith shall never perish in misery.
Cheer up, keep your spirits high, things are bound to get better!
I'm my best and harshest critic. I know what's good and what isn't.
I have in my mind's eye an image of what a perfect mother and wife should be; and in her whom I must call Mother I find no trace of that image.
And yet they are coming from me. I want to take a fresh look at things and form my own opinion, not just ape my parents, as in the proverb ‘The apple never falls far from the tree.