The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.— William James
Colossal Craving quotations
Peace is what every human being is craving for, and it can be brought about by humanity through the child.
I'm just the mere shadow of my former selfishness. I crave the silhouette of your kiss.
Do not indulge in dreams of having what you have not, but reckon up the chief of the blessings you do possess, and then thankfully remember how you would crave for them if they were not yours.
The mind spends most of the time lost in fantasies and illusions, reliving pleasant or unpleasant experiences and anticipating the future with eagerness or fear. While lost in such cravings or aversions, we are unaware of what is happening now, what we are doing now.
My love affair with nature is so deep that I am not satisfied with being a mere onlooker, or nature tourist. I crave a more real and meaningful relationship. The spicy teas and tasty delicacies I prepare from wild ingredients are the bread and wine in which I have communion and fellowship with nature, and with the Author of that nature.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
We run, not because we think it is doing us good, but because we enjoy it and cannot help ourselves...The more restricted our society and work become, the more necessary it will be to find some outlet for this craving for freedom. No one can say, 'You must not run faster than this, or jump higher than that.' The human spirit is indomitable.
I dont crave companionship. It stands in my way. I live for pleasure. There are few persons who can give me as much pleasure as those acts I perform myself. I would rather create pleasure according to my own whim than be subjected to the whims of others.
There is no end of craving. Hence contentment alone is the best way to happiness. Therefore, acquire contentment.
Appetite, craving for food, is a constant and powerful stimulator of the gastric glands.
That is what art is at the end of the day: It's an escapism that we all crave.
The craving for equality can express itself either as a desire to pull everyone down to our own level (by belittling them, excluding them, tripping them up) or as a desire to raise ourselves up along with everyone else (by acknowledging them, helping them, and rejoicing in their success).
The bassoon is one of my favorite instruments.
It has a medieval aroma, like the days when everything used to sound like that. Some people crave baseball...I find this unfathomable, but I can easily understand why a person could get excited about playing the bassoon.
The first time I had sushi, I hated it.
And the second time was no different, and then, I just started loving it. I actually crave for sushi. It's one of the healthiest meals. My experiments with food began when I was working in New York as an architect, be it Korean or Ethiopian food or fusion food.
I get a craving like I fiend for nicotine. But I don't need a cigarette, know what I mean?
When wishes are few, the heart is happy. When craving ends, there is peace.
Ask her what she craved, and she'd get a little frantic about things like books, the woods, music. Plants and the seasons. Also freedom.
My shadow serves as the friend I crave
I no longer take pleasure in perishable food or in the delights of this world.
I want only God's bread, which is the Flesh of Jesus Christ, formed of the seed of David, and for drink I crave His Blood which is love that cannot perish.
For me, exercise is more mental than physical.
I crave it for my sanity. Not just the endorphins, but my energy, confidence, and relaxation are all motivated by it.
There is a wonderful mythical law of nature that the three things we crave most in life-happiness, freedom and peace of mind-are always attained by giving them to someone else.
When we tire of well-worn ways, we seek for new.
This restless craving in the souls of men spurs them to climb, and to seek the mountain view.
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.
Be suspicious of people who have, or crave, power.
Never, ever go near power. Don't become friends with anyone who has real power. It's dangerous.
The only English patients I have ever known refuse tea, have been typhus cases;
and the first sign of their getting better was their craving again for tea.
We human beings are tuned such that we crave great melody and great lyrics.
And if somebody writes a great song, it's timeless that we as humans are going to feel something for that and there's going to be a real appreciation.
Opposites attract, and I think temperament is so fundamental that you end up craving someone of the opposite temperament to complete you.
Frst of all that I would crave as the richest of heaven's blessings would be wisdom from my Heavenly Father bestowed daily.
Discipline is the greatest form of love you can show someone. Great players crave discipline
I am happy because I want nothing from anyone.
I do not care for money. Decorations, titles or distinctions mean nothing to me. I do not crave praise. The only thing that gives me pleasure, apart from my work, my violin and my sailboat, is the appreciation of my fellow workers.
Once you know your deepest wish you can base your life on intention rather than craving
I drink coconut water before my workouts.
It has just the right amount of calories and electrolytes to get me going. My body has actually started craving it.
The way to healthy living is to shift from quantitative economic growth to quality of life, food, water and air - to shift from craving to contentment and from greed to gratitude
Waffles. Im craving waffles." Bex rolled onto her side. "Tell your waffles hi for me.