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Eyvind Johnson

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And this we should believe: that hope and volition can bring us closer to our ultimate goal: justice for all, injustice for no-one.

— Eyvind Johnson

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A writer's work often reflects what he or she has been exposed to in life; experiences which are the groundwork of a poem or a story.

— Eyvind Johnson

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From the throes of inspiration and the eddies of thought the poet may at last be able to arrive at, and convey the right admixture of words and meaning.

— Eyvind Johnson

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In the world of the present, in our time, we feel that suffering, anguish, the torments of body and soul, are greater than ever before in the history of mankind.

— Eyvind Johnson

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Many men of science and poets have in their own manner, by various ways and means, and aided by others, sought unceasingly to create a more tolerable world for everyone.

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Eyvind Johnson (29 July 1900 – 25 August 1976) was a Swedish writer and author. In Boden they show the small house where he grew up. Controversy
The choice for Johnson and Harry Martinson in 1974 was controversial as both were on the Nobel panel themselves and Graham Greene Vladimir Nabokov Saul Bellow and Jorge Luis Borges were the favoured candidates that year.

He became a member of the Swedish Academy in 1957 and shared the Nobel Prize in Literature with Harry Martinson in 1974 with the citation: for a narrative art far-seeing in lands and ages in the service of freedom. Eyvind Johnson (29 July 1900 – 25 August 1976) was a Swedish writer and author. His most noted works include Här har du ditt liv! (Here's Your Life) (1935) Strändernas svall (Return to Ithaca) (1946) and Hans Nådes Tid (The Days of his Grace) (1960).

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