Johanna Spyri

Literary Birthday – 12 June – Johanna Spyri

Johanna Spyri was born 12 June 1827, and died 7 July 1901.

Six Quotes

  1. Many strange things happen in this world.
  2. Foresight is a virtue and averts many a misfortune.
  3. Saying good night to the mountains, the sun throws his most beautiful rays to them, that they may not forget him till the morning.
  4. Anger makes us all stupid.
  5. Flowers are made to bloom in the sun and not to be shut up in an apron.
  6. Her peculiarities must not be punished.

Johanna Spyri was a Swiss author of children’s stories. She is is best known for her book Heidi.

Source for Image: Unknown author, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

  by Amanda Patterson

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Posted on: 12th June 2015