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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 Every man's life is a fairy-tale written by God's fingers. 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 Where words fail, music speaks. Quote Right
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Quote Left ....Then he felt quite ashamed, and hid his head under his wing; for he did not know what to do, he was so happy, and yet not at all proud. He had been persecuted and despised for his ugliness, and now he heard them say he was the most beautiful of all the birds. Even the elder-tree bent down its bows into the water before him, and the sun shone warm and bright. He would never became vain or conceited, and would always remembered how it felt to be despised and teased, and he was very sorry for all the creatures who are so treated merely because they are different from those around them. Then he rustled his feathers, curved his slender neck, and cried joyfully, from the depths of his heart, Quote Right
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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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