However, I must not indulge in homespun wisdom here before so distinguished an assembly, especially as I am to be followed by a representative of science.Knut Hamsun
I have had much to learn from Sweden's poetry and, more especially, from her lyrics of the last generation.Knut Hamsun
In old age we are like a batch of letters that someone has sent. We are no longer in the past, we have arrived.Knut Hamsun
No, what I should really like to do right now, in the full blaze of lights, before this illustrious assembly, is to shower every one of you with gifts, with flowers, with offerings of poetry - to be young once more, to ride on the crest of the wave.Knut Hamsun
There is nothing like being left alone again, to walk peacefully with oneself in the woods. To boil one's coffee and fill one's pipe, and to think idly and slowly as one does it.Knut Hamsun
You are welcome to your intellectual pastimes and books and art and newspapers welcome, too, to your bars and your whisky that only makes me ill. Here am I in the forest, quite content.Knut Hamsun
was a famous Norwegian writer,
who was born on
August 4, 1859. As a person born on this date, Knut Hamsun is listed in our database as the 43rd
most popular celebrity for the day (August 4) and the 10th most popular for the year (1859).
People born on August 4
fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion.
Knut Hamsun is the 1187th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Knut Hamsun's birthday, Knut Hamsun is the 18th most famous Norwegian.
In general, Knut Hamsun ranks as the 14673rd
most popular famous person, and the 440th most popular author / writer / novelist / playwright of all time.
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