Quote of the Day

Body Shop founder and activist Anita Roddick, who died Monday, on "going to bed with a mosquito."

Katharine Mieszkowski
September 11, 2007 9:10PM (UTC)

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

-- Anita Roddick, the founder of the Body Shop, who died Monday at age 64 of a brain hemorrhage.

Roddick worked to support myriad causes, from debt relief for developing countries to ending the testing of cosmetics on animals to preserving rain forests, as well as campaigning against sexism in advertising. More Roddick quotes are here.


Katharine Mieszkowski

Katharine Mieszkowski is a senior writer for Salon.

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