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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Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity. —Henry van Dyke
Charity and love are the same—with charity you give love, so don't just give money but reach out your hand instead. —Mother Teresa
Compassion is the heart that never stops loving others. It is like a wellspring that never runs dry. —Ryuho Okawa
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Ambition is enthusiasm with a purpose. —Frank Tyger
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