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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
Hans Andersen
  God gives strength to bear a great deal, if we only strive ourselves to endure.  1
  It is the power of thought which gives man the mastery over Nature, the thoughts go forth into the world.  2
  Nothing is too high for a man to reach, but he must climb with care and confidence.  3
  Suspicions are nothing when a man is really true, and every one should persevere in acting honestly, for all will be made right in time.  4
  The beautiful is like sunshine to the world; the beautiful lives for ever.  5
  The moon that shone in Paradise.  6
  To be born in a duck’s nest in a farmyard is of no consequence to a bird if it is hatched from a swan’s egg.  7
  Understanding is the most important matter in everything.  8

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