Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Never Again!

I was going through some old stuff in my room and came across my copy of The Diary of Anne Frank. Today, I want to share a passage from her diary which to me shows how intelligent and mature that girl was. Her writing skills were very good for a girl her age and for that reason the Diary is one of my favourite books.
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"Who besides me will ever read these letters?
From who but myself shall I get comfort?
As I need comforting often,
I frequently feel weak and dissatisfied with myself;
my shortcomings are too great.
I know this and everyday I try to improve myself,
again and again."

51 comments:

  1. thanks for sharing! :)

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  2. Thanks for sharing. i remember reading it back in high school

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  3. Anne Frak, a gret book, I met her sister once, when she came to my city tom make a conference.

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  4. "I know this and everyday I try to improve myself,
    again and again."
    good advice for everyone

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  5. wow did not know about it!

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  6. @Damián she received the diary on her 13th birthday.

    @PenDRaGon: all the family died except for the father. perhaps the person that came to your city for the conference was her best friend (I think her name is Hannah)

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  7. Did Anne Frank finally get caught by the Germans and put in a concentration camp? I forget how the story ends for her.

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  8. Wow, that IS quite well written. It's a shame that we only see that kind of writing among scholars and authors these days.

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  9. Anne Frank is pretty inspiring all right.

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  10. @Carlos Ignacio. she was taken to Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

    @Christophe. that´s very true

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  11. Great passage,thanks for sharing.

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  12. It's a shame they were found in the end.

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  13. The Diary of Anne Frank made me cry the first time i read it...

    You have an wonderful blog! Followed.

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  14. I have never read this book, but I know her story...

    Thanks these are the first sentences I have read of it!

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  15. Wow, that quote makes me think about the novels and philosophy she could've written if she'd survived the concentration camp...

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  16. I've read that book so many times and to this day I don't think I could think of a book that has a better window into the worst and the best aspects of humanity....

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  17. reminds me of high school English

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  18. I have never actually read Anne Frank. My school decided to go with Wiesel's Night, which turned out to be fraudulent anyways. Maybe I'll get to it one day.

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  19. i'm gonna have to give this a read one of these days.

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  20. I skimmed it while I was at a friends house, and was very impressed by her writing.

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  21. i've read this!! really makes you think!

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  22. Well, that is just a translation, right? maybe in german they where not as well written.

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  23. Her story is so sad. What a poor girl.

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  24. "i'm gonna have to give this a read one of these days."

    My thoughts exactly.

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  25. wow. that's so reminiscent of something that i would write. it's almost uncanny. same style and content and everything. i am definitely going to get a copy and her diary now and read thru it thanks to this post.

    by the way, followed. check my blog and see if anything interests you.

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  26. Oh god, I can't read anything about Anne Frank without remembering that old Anne Frank x Goku Fanfic. My head is full of useless knowledge.

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  27. A long time since I read that book, very sad living with the fear and doubt.

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  28. thats very touching..

    +follow

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  29. A great little tid-bit of info!
    Great blog +follower

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  30. conscious improvement is the only way to improve. great stuff!

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  31. if only everyone had the urge to better themselves in this world.

    Sad truth :/

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  32. It's terrible that Anne Frank had to live through that :(

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  33. And now we all have blogs that our grandkids can read

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  34. Wow, cant imagine what she was going thru! very strong character! Just found your blog and following!

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  35. Such a wonderful book/diary! Thanks for sharing. It is such a beautiful yet tragic passage.

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  36. That is incredible. Like history come alive

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  37. I think I will acquire this book to read now, thanks!

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  38. Read this some time ago, was interesting.

    Showing my support for your blog

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  39. I too feel that I must read this book. Is there any version of the book that is better than others?

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  40. The story of anna frank always makes me wonder about how temporary how life is..cool blog sir!

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  41. I'm yet to read the book, but I hear good things.

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  42. @Skruf: there´s a version with 8 entries never read before. Anne´s father kept them are released like in the 80´s or so. So I think most modern versions have this 8 entries.

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