littlechien via firefluff firefluff:  Artwork by Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson’s first ever Moomin book ‘The Moomins and the Great Flood’. Tove Jansson began writing the book in War had broken out, and the 25 year old Finnish writer was thinking about a different world, one not shot through with fear and hatred.

“But that’s how it is when you start wanting to have things. Now, I just look at them, and when I go away I carry them in my head. Then my hands are always free, because I don’t have to carry a suitcase.” –Snufkin

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Sometimes someone needs silence and solitude, and it doesn’t mean there’s anything wrong . | 50 Lessons That Moomins Can Teach You About Life

Sometimes someone needs silence and solitude, and it doesn't mean there's anything wrong .

Sometimes someone needs silence and solitude, and it doesn’t mean there’s anything wrong.’ ‘I don’t know,’ Snufkin replied. The door shut again and Snufkin entered his forest, with a hundred miles of silence ahead of him.

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