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Hans Christian Andersen poems, quotes, biography, articles, essays and more. The best Hans Christian Andersen resource with comprehensive poet information, a list of poems, short poems, quotations, best poems, poet's works and more.

Hans Christian Andersen (Danish pronunciation:, referred to using the initials H. C. Andersen (Danish pronunciation) in Denmark and the rest of Scandinavia; April 2, 1805 – August 4, 1875) was a Danish author, fairy tale writer, and poet noted for his children's stories. These include "The Steadfast Tin Soldier", "The Snow Queen", "The Little Mermaid", "Thumbelina", "The Little Match Girl", and "The Ugly Duckling".. Danish poet

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Quote Left Being born in a duck yard does not matter, if only you are hatched from a swan's egg. Quote Right
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Quote Left I cannot bear it! said the pewter soldier. I have shed pewter tears! It is too melancholy! Rather let me go to the wars and lose arms and legs! It would at least be a change. I cannot bear it longer! Now, I know what it is to have a visit from one's old thoughts, with what they may bring with them! I have had a visit from mine, and you may be sure it is no pleasant thing in the end; I was at last about to jump down from the drawers. Quote Right
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Quote Left Many, many steeples would have to be stacked one on top of another to reach from the bottom to the surface of the sea. Quote Right
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Quote Left It is the power of thought that gives man power over nature. Quote Right
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Quote Left Most of the people who will walk behind me will be children so make the beat keep time with short steps. Quote Right
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