It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
— Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder

The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
William James craving quote

Live amongst people in such a manner that if you die they weep over you and if you are alive they crave for your company.
— Ali ibn Abi Talib

The ear tends to be lazy, craves the familiar and is shocked by the unexpected; the eye, on the other hand, tends to be impatient, craves the novel and is bored by repetition.
— W. H. Auden

All claims of education notwithstanding, the pupil will accept only that which his mind craves.
— craving quotation by Emma Goldman