quote by Dalai Lama

If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.

— Dalai Lama

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Mosquito quote If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquit

If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.

Mosquito [...] had asked Ear to marry him, whereupon Ear fell on the floor in uncontrollable laughter. "How much longer do you think you will live?" she asked. "You are already a skeleton." Mosquito went away humiliated, and any time he passed her way he told Ear that he was still alive.

The Spider is an ode to my mother. She was my best friend. Like a spider, my mother was a weaver. . . Like spiders, my mother was very clever. Spiders are friendly presences that eat mosquitoes. We know that mosquitoes spread diseases and are therefore unwanted. So, spiders are helpful and protective, just like my mother.

Mosquito quote If you think you're too small to make a difference, you haven't spent a night wi

If you think you're too small to make a difference, you haven't spent a night with a mosquito.

Life always gives us exactly the teacher we need at every moment.

This includes every mosquito, every misfortune, every red light, every traffic jam, every obnoxious supervisor (or employee), every illness, every loss, every moment of joy or depression, every addiction, every piece of garbage, every breath. Every moment is the guru.

We are not created for any grander purpose than the ants that are there or the flies that are hovering around us or the mosquitoes that are sucking our blood.

If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito.

The marsh, to him who enters it in a receptive mood, holds, besides mosquitoes and stagnation, melody, the mystery of unknown waters, and the sweetness of Nature undisturbed by man.

Fighting patents one by one will never eliminate the danger of software patents, any more than swatting mosquitoes will eliminate malaria.

But however secure and well-regulated civilized life may become, bacteria, Protozoa, viruses, infected fleas, lice, ticks, mosquitoes, and bedbugs will always lurk in the shadows ready to pounce when neglect, poverty, famine, or war lets down the defenses.

This morning, you have a choice. You can lay in the dark replaying the awful events of the week, or you can turn the light on and read God's Word-His truth-which is the best thing to do when lies are swarming and painful thoughts are attacking like a bunch of bloodthirsty mosquitoes.

Anyone who thinks that they are too small to make a difference has never tried to fall asleep with a mosquito in the room.

[On what bugged him] A fine city with too many socialists and mosquitoes.

At least you can spray the mosquitoes.

I was nicknamed 'Skeeter' in Little League because I was small and fast, like a mosquito flying across the outfield.

Take a lesson from the mosquito. She never waits for an opening -- she makes one.

The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so; but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.

Contrary to what you may assume, I am not a pessimist but an indifferentist- that is, I don't make the mistake of thinking that the... cosmos... gives a damn one way or the the other about the especial wants and ultimate welfare of mosquitoes, rats, lice, dogs, men, horses, pterodactyls, trees, fungi, dodos, or other forms of biological energy.

If a mosquito has a soul, it is mostly evil.

So I don't have too many qualms about putting a mosquito out of its misery. I'm a little more respectful of ants.

Do not use a cannon to kill a mosquito.

So many ideas come to you and you want to try them all, but you can't.

You're like a mosquito in a nudist colony, you don't know where to start.

If only Africa had more mosquito nets then every year we could save millions of mosquitoes from dying needlessly of aids.

Many diseases including malaria, dengue, meningitis - just a few examples - these are what we call climate-sensitive diseases, because such climate dimensions for rainfall, humidity and temperature would influence the epidemics, the outbreaks, either directly influencing the parasites or the mosquitoes that carry them.

When we got to our hotel rooms, mosquitoes as big as George Foreman were waiting for us. They were sitting in armchairs with their legs crossed.

Believe that you can make a difference;

in fact, you do with every single choice you make. Your money is your power and each time you spend it, it's a vote for something, so make it count. I personally live and work by this African Proverb - If you think you're too small to make a difference, try sleeping in a room with a mosquito.

A hollow edifice erected for the habitation of man, rat, mouse, beetle, cockroach, fly, mosquito, flea, bacillus, and microbe.

I have the attention span of a mosquito from multitasking and all the things that have affected my poor little brain.

Often I have been exhausted on trout streams, uncomfortable, wet, cold, briar scarred, sunburned, mosquito bitten, but never, with a fly rod in my hand have I been less than in a place that was less than beautiful.

All the time I pray to Buddha I keep on killing mosquitoes.

The best blood will at some time get into a fool or a mosquito.

I came face-to-face with a gorilla which was quite good, but it was a 10-hour trek in bad weather, up hills, covered in mud, with mosquitoes everywhere and when we got there the gorilla's just sat there doing nowt.

I have failed in finding parasites in mosquitoes fed on malaria patients, but perhaps I am not using the proper kind of mosquito.

The best blood will at some time get into a fool or a mosquito.

Most of the pollution in the water already is dead animal and plant matter and building debris, ... good stagnant nursery for mosquitoes.

If you don't believe one person can make a difference, you have never been in bed with a mosquito.

I am a hopeless materialist. I see the soul as nothing else than the sim of activities of the organism plus personal habits - plus inherited habits, memories, experiences, of the organism. I believe that when I am dead, I am dead. I believe that with my death I am just as much obliterated as the last mosquito you and I squashed.

If Ali says a mosquito can pull a plow, don't ask how. Hitch him up.

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