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    I have never experienced being madly in love the way most people seem to have been, although it is not something I would miss. Instead I have had an enormous ability to love my children and my grandchildren and my great grandchildren.
    — Astrid Lindgren
    tags: children  people  child 
     
    I have been very interested in labor movement. If I could have wished another life, I would have loved to be a pioneer woman in the beginning of labor movement.
    — Astrid Lindgren
    tags: women 
     
    Then she yelled after the girl, 'No, we haven't seen any bald 'uns all days. But yesterday seventeen of 'em went by. Arm in arm!
    — Astrid Lindgren
    tags: girls 
     
    No Fridolf, bother all this learning. I can't study anymore because I must climb the mast to see what kind of weather we're going to have tomorrow.
    — Astrid Lindgren
    tags: learning  tomorrow 
     
    You understand Teacher, don't you, that when you have a mother who's an angel and a father who is a cannibal king, and when you have sailed on the ocean all your whole life, then you don't know just how to behave in school with all the apples and ibexes.
    — Astrid Lindgren
    tags: ocean  angel  school  father  mother 
     
    I don't mind dying, I'll gladly do that, but not right now, I need to clean the house first.
    — Astrid Lindgren
    tags: dying  right  mind 
     
    I don't want to write for adults. I want to write for readers who can perform miracles. Only children perform miracles when they read.
    — Astrid Lindgren
    tags: children  adult  child  miracle  write  read 
     
    If I have brightened up one single sad childhood, then I have at least accomplished something in my life.
    — Astrid Lindgren
    tags: sad  childhood 
     
    There is very little you can beat into a child, but no limit to what you can hug out of it.
    — Astrid Lindgren
    tags: children  child 
     
    What the world of tomorrow will be like is greatly dependent on the power of imagination in those who are learning to read today.
    — Astrid Lindgren
    Everything great that ever happened in this world happened first in somebody's imagination.
    — Astrid Lindgren
    tags: world  imagination 
     
    Don't let them get you down. Be cheeky. And wild. And wonderful.
    — Astrid Lindgren
    tags: wild 
     
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    astrid lindgren
    Birth    : November 14, 1907
    Death  : January 28, 2002
    Occupation  : Writer