Anne Frank Optimism Quotes

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Do you know someone who faced such intolerable malpractice by the hand of man and still believed in his goodness? It's quite improbable, is it not? I know someone who has. Anne Frank, who perished at fifteen years by the hands of the Nazis, wrote, "In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart." How could she consider this absurd notion after the consternation she underwent? It is not inconceivable that one would forgive suffering and death by the hands of man and call them unadulterated? This is exactly what Anne Frank did. Anne Frank, engulfed with insufferable trials, still speculated that optimism was essential to surviving such atrocious acts. This is proved by her writing, "If we begin thinking of all the horror in the world, we're lost!" on page 331 of the play The Diary of Anne Frank. Anne cultured…show more content…
This quote also alludes to her cordial outlook on the disgusting wrongdoing she is being burdened with. It is also a reminder of the scorching power of optimism and alacrity in dark times. This is Anne's personal sanctuary free from horrendous arguments and outright infuriating injustices. Anne Frank, without a substantial physical sanctuary, is relying on this quote to inspire herself and those around her to be happy and therefore spread happiness to their peers. Though cataclysmic challenges befall her, Anne keeps the words, "Whoever is happy will make others happy too," close to her heart in times of darkness and confusion so she may never know the dreadful day when she deliberately abates someone she truly loves and cares for the wellbeing of. Writing these words in her diary instilled within her gratitude for all that she still had and all of the beauty still left in the world. This is the meaning behind the beauteous quote, "Whoever is happy will make others happy
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