Aleksis Kivi Quotes

Aleksis Kivi ( pronunciation ), born Alexis Stenvall, (10 October 1834 – 31 December 1872) was a Finnish author who wrote the first significant novel in the Finnish language, Seven Brothers (Finnish title: Seitsemän veljestä). Although Kivi was among the very earliest authors of prose and lyrics in Finnish language, he is still considered one of the greatest of them all

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Aleksis Kivi


To fall asleep in your embrace,Land of our dreams, what bliss,O you our cradle, you our grave,You the new hope we ever crave,Peninsula so beautiful,Finland for aye our all!

Aleksis Kivi


The love goes where it wants; you hear it rustling but you do not know where it's going and where it goes.

Aleksis Kivi


A strong desire derives a person straight through the hardest rock.

Aleksis Kivi


The fire of love is drawn from the sky rather than the human mind.

Aleksis Kivi