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Appendix H: Moomin quotes
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Appendix H: CLS as a Best Practice in Student-Directed, Globally-Minded Classrooms, Hanson-Peters


Moomin quotes

**The following is a list of quotes from selected books by Tove Jansson to be used with the first activity in Session 7.  Quotes will need to be enlarged and hung if you proceed with Session 7 as explained.  

“You must go on a long journey before you can really find out how wonderful home is.”   --from Comet in Moominland

“I have every respect for your deductions, but you are wrong, completely and absolutely, and without any doubt.” -- from Finn Family Moomintroll

“But one needs a change sometimes. We take everything too much for granted, including each other.” -- from Moominpappa at Sea

“That’s most extraordinary, but I’m so used to your doing extraordinary things that nothing surprises me.”-- from Finn Family Moomintroll

“It is simply this: do not tire, never lose interest, never grow indifferent—lose your invaluable curiosity and you let yourself die. It's as simple as that.” -- from Fair Play

“All things are so very uncertain, and that's exactly what makes me feel reassured.”--from Moominland Midwinter

“I'll have to calm down a bit. Or else I'll burst with happiness.”-- from Moominsummer Madness

“It looks rather ordinary," said the Snork. "Unless you consider that a top hat is always somewhat extraordinary, of course.” -- from Finn Family Moomintroll

“I need to write down my observations. Even the tiniest ones; they're the most important.” -- from Art in Nature