A mosquito is more annoying for a lion than a lion is for a mosquito.
Nothing on earth can compensate the loss of someone who loved us.
There's no safer place on earth than the arms of one's mother.
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.
Nils Holgersson - The Wonderful Adventures of Nils
Making a gift means to give something you'd actually like to keep.