Quotes by Selma Lagerlöf

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A mosquito is more annoying for a lion than a lion is for a mosquito.

Small Things, MosquitoesSelma Lagerlöf

Nothing on earth can compensate the loss of someone who loved us.

Grief & Condolence, LossSelma Lagerlöf

There's no safer place on earth than the arms of one's mother.

Mother, Mother & Daughter, Mother & SonSelma Lagerlöf

Once there was a boy. He was, let us say, something like fourteen years old; long and loose jointed and towheaded. He wasn't good for much, that boy. His chief delight was to eat and sleep, and after that he liked best to make mischief.

Selma Lagerlöf in Nils Holgersson - The Wonderful Adventures of Nils

Making a gift means to give something you'd actually like to keep.

Gifts & PresentsSelma Lagerlöf