|Hans Christian Andersen|
Photograph taken by Thora Hallager, 1869
2 April 1805|
Odense, Funen, Kingdom of Denmark
|Died||4 August 1875
Ã˜sterbro, Copenhagen, Kingdom of Denmark
|Genre||Children’s literature, travelogue|
Most of the people who will walk after me will be children, so make the beat keep time with short steps.
Being born in a duck yard does not matter, if only you are hatched from a swan's egg.
Just living is not enough… one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.