It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart. —Anne Frank

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It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.

ANNE FRANK

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Janet from Rochester, NY NOVEMBER 11, 2016
This is just what I needed to hear. What a great reminder that all people really are good at heart.

Sandor from S.F. Bay are NOVEMBER 10, 2016
I read her book and fell in live with her soul, as a child. She is the example of love , the best our kind is capable of. She lives forever.


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If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough. —Meister Eckhart [Johannes Eckhart]
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