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Selma Lagerlöf

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Biography - Selma Lagerlöf:

Swedish author and teacher. Nobel Prize in Literature (1909).
Born: 1858 - Died: 1940
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Sweden
Sweden

If you want to live in peace with yourself, you have to accept yourself as you are.



If you want to live in peace with yourself, you have to accept yourself as you are.



Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Pour vivre en paix avec soi-même, il faut s'accepter tel qu'on est.

German
Wer mit sich selbst in Frieden leben will, muss sich so akzeptieren, wie er ist.




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Culture is what remains when one has forgotten everything we had learned.
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