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Kenneth Grahame

Kenneth Grahame (8 March 1859 – 6 July 1932) was a Scottish writer, most famous for The Wind in the Willows (1908), one of the classics of children's literature. He also wrote The Reluctant Dragon; both books were later adapted into Disney films.

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    There is nothing—absolutely nothing—half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.
    Kenneth Grahame (1859–1932)

    The traveler to the United States will do well ... to prepare himself for the class-consciousness of the natives. This differs from the already familiar English version in being more extreme and based more firmly on the conviction that the class to which the speaker belongs is inherently superior to all others.
    —John Kenneth Galbraith (b. 1908)

    The world has held great Heroes,
    As history books have showed;
    But never a name to go down to fame
    Compared with that of Toad!
    —Kenneth Grahame (1859–1932)