Astrid Lindgren Quotes

Who the Heck is Astrid Lindgren?

Astrid Anna Emilia Lindgren was a Swedish writer of fiction and screenplays and is best known for several children's book series, featuring Pippi Longstocking.

Born November 14, 1907
Died January 28, 2002

Best 7 Quotes by Astrid Lindgren

“A childhood without books – that would be no childhood. That would be like being shut out from the enchanted place where you can go and find the rarest kind of joy.”

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“Don't let them get you down. Be cheeky. And wild. And wonderful.”

Astrid Lindgren

“Give the children love, more love and still more love – and the common sense will come by itself.”

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“I don't mind dying, I'll gladly do that, but not right now, I need to clean the house first.”

Astrid Lindgren

“If I have managed to brighten up even one gloomy childhood – then I’m satisfied.”

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“There is very little you can beat into a child, but no limit to what you can hug out of it.”

Astrid Lindgren

“What the world of tomorrow will be like is greatly dependent on the power of imagination in those who are learning to read today.”

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