Quotation by Anne Frank

The radio ... goes on early in the morning and is listened to at all hours of the day, until nine, ten and often eleven o'clock in the evening. This is certainly a sign that the grown-ups have infinite patience, but it also means that the power of absorption of their brains is pretty limited, with exceptions, of course—I don't want to hurt anyone's feelings. One or two news bulletins would be ample per day! But the old geese, well—I've said my piece!
Anne Frank (1929–1945), German Jewish refugee, diarist. The Diary of a Young Girl, entry for March 27, 1944 (1947, trans. 1952).
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