To build up a future, you have to know the past.

โ€” Otto Frank

The most competitive Otto Frank quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening

We cannot change what happened anymore.

The only thing we can do is to learn from the past and to realize what discrimination and persecution of innocent people means. I believe that it's everyone's responsibility to fight prejudice.


I hope Anne's book will have an effect on the rest of your life so that insofar as it is possible in your own circumstances, you will work for unity and peace.


We don't need the Nazis to destroy us. We're destroying ourselves.


I will never forget the moment when Peter van Pels and I saw a group of selected men. Among those men was Peter's father. The men were marched away. Two hours later, a lorry came by, loaded with their clothing.


For me, it was a revelation. There, was revealed a completely different Anne to the child that I had lost. I had no idea of the depths of her thoughts and feelings.


I think it is not only important that people go to the Anne Frank House to see the secret annex, but also that they are helped to realise that people are also persecuted today because of their race, religion or political convictions.


I just can't think how I would go on without children having lost Edith already.

.. It's too upsetting for me to write about them. Naturally, I still hope, and wait, wait, wait.


Every child has to raise itself.


Most parents donโ€™t know really their children.


I shall remember the look in Margot's eyes all my life.


We all had lots of stories of our sad experiences - they mourned the death of my wife with me - but we were hopeful that the children would return.


There are no walls, no bolts, no locks that anyone can put on your mind.


About Otto Frank

Quotes 13 sayings
Nationality German
Profession Celebrity
Birthday October 16