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Hans Christian Andersen

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Hans Christian Andersen:

Danish author.
Born: 1805 - Died: 1875
Place of birth: Denmark
Denmark

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



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

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Translation

(French, German)


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

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


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