Astrid Lindgren- Personal quotes
You have to live your life in order to make friends with death.
"I don't 'mean' anything by my writing. I just write for the child in myself."
"You know that the Germans are insane. For example they have named about 70 schools after me."
(On the question if she would like to be a member of the Swedish Academy.) "The Swedish Academy? What use would they have of an old woman that is half blind, half deaf and totally crazy?"
"Have I managed to brighten up one single miserable childhood then I'm satisfied."