They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for. —Tom Bodett

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They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.


American author, politician, voice actor, and radio host


Panku from Chandigarh APRIL 4, 2019
After breakup i just make me happy

Anonymous MARCH 28, 2017
not everyone thinks this way but in my opinion yes its true, you just need to pick the right people.

Angel from Lyons DECEMBER 6, 2016
I love this so much. Thank you Tom...

Mohamed from Maldives NOVEMBER 15, 2016
Nice quote

Harry NOVEMBER 12, 2016
Fabulous, so true.

Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It's a relationship between equals. Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity. —Pema Chödrön
True forgiveness is when you can say, ‘Thank you for that experience.’ —Oprah Winfrey
Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start. —Nido Qubein
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart. —Helen Keller
We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give. —Sir Winston Churchill
Never let a problem to be solved become more important than the person to be loved.  —Barbara Johnson
Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door.  —Emily Dickinson
There's something about love that people just have to respond to. —Howard Melchin
I'm not going to school just for the academics - I wanted to share ideas, to be around people who are passionate about learning. —Emma Watson
Working hard is important. But there is something that matters even more: believing in yourself. —Harry Potter (J.K. Rowling)
Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
Once a man has made a commitment to a way of life, he puts the greatest strength in the world behind him. It's something we call heart power. Once a man has made this commitment, nothing will stop him short of success. —Vince Lombardi
What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead. —Nelson Mandela
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.  —Jim Ryun
The one thing all famous authors, world class athletes, business tycoons, singers, actors, and celebrated achievers in any field have in common is that they all began their journeys when they were none of these things. —Mike Dooley
The mind is just like a muscle—the more you exercise it, the stronger it gets and the more it can expand. —Idowu Koyenikan

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