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Biography - Hans Christian Andersen:

Danish author.
Born: 1805 - Died: 1875
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: Denmark
Denmark

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."



"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."

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Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
« Ce n'est pas tout de vivre » dit le Papillon, « encore faut-il la liberté, un rayon de soleil et une petite fleur. »

German
„Leben ist nicht genug", sagte der Schmetterling. „Sonnenschein, Freiheit und eine kleine Blume muss man auch haben."




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To live without philosophizing is properly to have one's eyes closed and never attempt to open them.
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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
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Quotes for: flower


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I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.
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Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.
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Earth laughs in flowers.
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Here are fruits, flowers, leaves and branches,
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Flowers are the beautiful words and hieroglyphics of Nature, by which she indicates how much she loves us.
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Life is the most wonderful fairy tale.
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“But he has nothing on at all,” said a little child at last.
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The world is not so bad after all, if you know how to take things as they come.
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