Tom Bodett Quotes

Who is Tom Bodett?

Thomas Edward Bodett is an American author, voice actor, and radio personality.

Born February 23, 1955

Best 12 Quotes by Tom Bodett

“Did you ever notice that nobody you see on television looks like anyone you know?”

“I come from very common stock, and I've always been uncomfortable with pretension and all the forms it can take, including disingenuous broadcasting.”

“I originated my own cliches, but I'm finding that's not working for me anymore.”

“I went to Alaska as a young man just looking for adventure. And like so many of us in the '70s, we found it.”

“John Muir, the famous naturalist, wrote in his journal that you should never go to Alaska as a young man because you'll never be satisfied with any other place as long as you live. And there's a lot of truth to that.”

“Kids in Alaska don't know they're growing up on the Last Frontier. It's just what they see on the license plates, and it's something tourists like to say a lot because they've never been around so many mountains and moose before.”

“Mine is not a story to tell struggling writers.”

“Professor Al Drake encouraged me to just write the way I talk. I decided if that's what I needed to do, I didn't need to be in school to do it.”

“The difference between an optimist and a pessimist? An optimist laughs to forget but a pessimist forgets to laugh.”

“The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.”

“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.”

“Thirty-two is the age we turn into actual adults.”

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