Karen Blixen

Karen Blixen

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Author Profession: Literature & Fiction edit data Karen Christence Dinesen, Baroness Blixen-Finecke - wrote as Isak Dinesen, Pierre Andrezel, other pseudonyms: Tania Blixen, Osceola, etc.A Danish writer
Born: April 17, 1885
Died: September 07, 1962
Birth Sign: Aries

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If I know a song of Africa, of the giraffe and the African new moon lying on her back, of the plows in the fields and the sweaty faces of the coffee pickers, does Africa know a song of me?

When in the end, the day came on which I was going away, I learned the strange learning that things can happen which we ourselves cannot possibly imagine, either beforehand, or at the time when they are taking place, or afterwards when we look back on them.

The success of our operas rests most of the time in the hands of the conductor. This person is as necessary as a tenor or a prima donna. Giuseppe Verdi

Water is to me, I confess, a phenomenon which continually awakens new feelings of wonder as often as I view it. Michael Faraday quotes

I just thank God that I didn't grow up with so much money or privilege because you had to create ways to make it happen. Kim Basinger

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