Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by Anne Frank
Mrs. Van Daan's grizzling is absolutely unbearable; now she can't any longer drive us crazy over the invasion, she nags us the whole day long about the bad weather. It really would be nice to dump her in a bucket of cold water and put her up in the loft.
Anne Frank (1929–1945), German-Jewish refugee, diarist. The Diary of a Young Girl, entry for June 9, 1944 (1947, trans. 1952).
Referring to a fellow refugee in the "secret Annex" in Amsterdam.
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.