We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.

Anne Frank

Anne Frank

Profession: Author
Nationality: German

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O ja, ich will nicht umsonst gelebt haben wie die meisten Menschen. Ich will den Menschen, die um mich herum leben und mich doch nicht kennen, Freude und Nutzen bringen. Ich will fortleben, auch nach meinem Tod.

The firm has two cats, one for the warehouse and one for the attic. Now it occasionally happen that the two cats met; and the result was always a terrific fight. The aggressor was always the warehouse cat yet it was always the attic cat who managed to win - just like among nations.

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.

Sleep makes the silence and the terrible fear go by more quickly, helps pass the time, since it's impossible to kill.

When looked outside, right into the depth of Nature and God, then I was happy, really happy.

I don't want to have lived in vain like most people. I want to be useful or bring enjoyment to all people, even those I've never met. I want to go on living even after my death!

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

Beauty remains, even in misfortune.

We're so fortunate here, away from the turmoil. We wouldn't have to give a moment's thought to all this suffering if it weren't for the fact that we're so worried about those we hold dear, whom we can no longer help.

I know that I can write, a couple of my stories are good, my descriptions of the 'Secret Annex' are humorous, there's a lot in my diary that speaks, but whether I have real talent remains to be seen.

But feelings can't be ignored, no matter how unjust or ungrateful they seem.

Cheer up, keep your spirits high, things are bound to get better!

I misjudged her, wasn't mature enough to understand how difficult it was for her.

I finally realized that I must do my schoolwork to keep from being ignorant, to get on in life, to become a journalist, because that's what I want! I know I can write.