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"Not only because I’ve never written anything before, but also because it seems to me that later on neither I nor anyone else will be interested in the musings of a thirteen-year-old schoolgirl."
-- Anne (Saturday, June 20, 1942 paragraph 1)

Importance: In one of her first diary entries Anne writes she doubts anyone would be interested in what she has to say about her life. This quote is ironic as Anne’s diary is one of the most widely read books about Jewish discrimination during the time of the Holocaust.

"The Annex is an ideal place to hide in. It may be damp and lopsided, but there’s probably not a more comfortable hiding place in all of Amsterdam. No, in all of Holland."
-- Anne (Saturday, July 11, 1942 paragraph 1)

Importance: Anne is always an optimist as she notes that her family’s hiding place, even with all of its faults, it probably the best in the country.

"Of course, we can’t ever..."
-- Anne (Saturday, July 11, 1942 paragraph 7)

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