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The Diary of Anne Frank

- Paragraph taken from diary entry Thursday 6th July 1944, at the age of 15

And again and again, I hear from both Margot and Peter,

"Yes, if I was as strong and plucky as you are, if I always stuck to what I wanted, if I had such persistent energy, yes, then...!"

I wonder if it is really a good quality not to let myself be influenced. Is it really good to follow almost entirely my own conscience?

Quite honestly, 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!"

The reply rather discouraged me.


Anne Frank and her family were in hiding in a secrete annexe at the rear of an office / warehouse in Holland for over two years during WWII. Whilst hiding, she kept a diary. In February 1945, Anne died. Two months before Holland was liberated, and three months before she turned 16, Bergen-Belsen, Auschwitz.

To just think what this wise, bright, charming young lady would have flourished into, had it not been for the war which took her life.


 

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