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Tove Jansson

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It is simply this: do not tire, never lose interest, never grow indifferent—lose your invaluable curiosity and you let yourself die. It's as simple as that.

— Tove Jansson


It looks rather ordinary," said the Snork. "Unless you consider that a top hat is always somewhat extraordinary, of course.

— Tove Jansson

#top-hat #family

The hemulen woke up slowly and recognised himself and wished he had been someone he didn't know.

— Tove Jansson

#life #tiredness #waking-up #life

A very long time ago, Grandmother had wanted to tell about all the things they did, but no one had bothered to ask. And now she had lost the urge.

— Tove Jansson

#forgotten-memories #age and then a giggling trail of mermaids appeared in our wake. We fed them oatmeal.

— Tove Jansson

#mermaids #oatmeal #sailing #humor

He was the owner of the moonlight on the ground, he fell in love with the most beautiful of the trees, he made wreaths of leaves and strung them around his neck.

— Tove Jansson


For a while she considered being ill, but she changed her mind...

— Tove Jansson

#illness #change

You can't ever be really free if you admire somebody too much.

— Tove Jansson

#ever #free #much #really #somebody

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In Comet in Moominland a comet nearly destroys the Moominvalley (some critics have considered this an allegory of nuclear weapons). R. The production was a success and later performances were held in Sweden and Norway.

She is best known as the author of the Moomin books for children though her novels and short stories for adults have found a wider audience.

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