"How easy it is, how little effort it needs, to do so much good," thought Pierre, "and how little attention we pay to it!"
She had been so distracted with her own troubles that his interests and needs had been ignored.
There is something about the way she looks at you when she needs your help – so vulnerable.
He needs you right now, whether he knows it or not.
No, because men have needs and desires women couldn't understand.
Whoever camps for a week in summer by the shore of a pond, needs only bury a pail of water a few feet deep in the shade of his camp to be independent of the luxury of ice.
I'll be over there in a few minutes so you can show me what needs to be taken care of while you're gone.
If your Dad is feeling bad enough to warrant medical attention, he needs to see a doctor, not a nurse.
No, it needs to come from him.
He needs someone to look after his house while he's working the ranch.
The world needs him, she said.
"He needs you," she whispered.
She needs to be loved... touched.
Still, she needs my help, do you think?
He has a daughter, but his wife must not live with him because he needs a sitter, she stammered.
You're the kind of woman he needs - someone who will stand up to him and yet understand his moods.
Until then, she needs me here.
This goes beyond a simple patient-doctor relationship but I think our friend needs to pour out everything that's troubling.
"Howie needs help putting his shoes on the right feet," Quinn grumbled.
"If a voice cries out in pain in the night," I tell them, "it's only that the love of my life needs her medication readjusted.
Several hundred but that needs clarification.
I don't know anything except we'll be good for him; we're what he needs, badly.
He needs desperately to know what happened to his sister and what he did that turned his own mother against him.
Betsy loved reveled in it and it fulfilled my needs; the wine did the trick and, I was hungry and the food tasted good.
While my new vehicle is far less accommodating to my needs as my precious motor home, now resting in an airport parking lot, this van is satisfying my temporary needs.
I trust it is equally responsive to the needs of my newly found guests.
Julie has greater needs which Molly nurtures while Molly's needs are supported by my wife.
No one wants to die, and his body will tell you what it needs from you.
No, Dusty, Darian needs me.
Sofia needs you right now.
"It needs color," she agreed.
He was a model steward, possessing in the highest degree the faculty of divining the needs and instincts of those he dealt with.
She began asking Dron about the peasants' needs and what there was in Bogucharovo that belonged to the landlord.
While Russia was well, a foreigner could serve her and be a splendid minister; but as soon as she is in danger she needs one of her own kin.
It needs no critical exertion to reduce utterly to dust any deductions drawn from history.
And it must needs happen that I should meet her just when Natasha's engagement had been broken off... and then everything...
It will take care of you, of your needs, and of your welfare.
"You see, dear man, this is not a sewing shop, and I had no proper tools; and, as they say, one needs a tool even to kill a louse," said Platon with one of his round smiles, obviously pleased with his work.
The absence of suffering, the satisfaction of one's needs and consequent freedom in the choice of one's occupation, that is, of one's way of life, now seemed to Pierre to be indubitably man's highest happiness.
The satisfaction of one's needs--good food, cleanliness, and freedom--now that he was deprived of all this, seemed to Pierre to constitute perfect happiness; and the choice of occupation, that is, of his way of life--now that that was so restricted--seemed to him such an easy matter that he forgot that a superfluity of the comforts of life destroys all joy in satisfying one's needs, while great freedom in the choice of occupation--such freedom as his wealth, his education, and his social position had given him in his own life--is just what makes the choice of occupation insolubly difficult and destroys the desire and possibility of having an occupation.
While imprisoned in the shed Pierre had learned not with his intellect but with his whole being, by life itself, that man is created for happiness, that happiness is within him, in the satisfaction of simple human needs, and that all unhappiness arises not from privation but from superfluity.
But someone else needs it still more.