In 1942, on her thirteenth birthday, schoolgirl Anne Frank received a diary for her birthday. In the midst of World War II, from her hiding place in a secret annex, she recorded her thoughts, feelings, ideas and the turbulent events around her with remarkable maturity and insight. This diary - as well as other stories and essays she wrote - have been read by millions of people around the world, and are just as compelling, illuminating and fascinating today. See below for some of her most inspiring beliefs, thoughts and observations.