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In his book In This Very Life, the Burmese meditation teacher Sayadaw U Pandita, wrote, "In their quest for happiness, people mistake excitement of the mind for real happiness." We get excited when we hear good news, start a new relationship, or ride a roller coaster. Somewhere in human history, we were conditioned to think that the feeling we get when dopamine fires in our brain equals happiness. Don't forget, this was probably set up so that we would remember where food could be found, not to give us the feeling "you are now fulfilled." To be sure, defining happiness is a tricky business, and very subjective. Scientific definitions of happiness continue to be controversial and hotly debated. The emotion doesn't seem to be something that fits into a survival-of-the-fittest learning algorithm. But we can be reasonably sure that the anticipation of a reward isn't happiness.
Her body craved his. She needed him inside her.
While craving justice for ourselves, it is never wise to be unjust to others.
Death is buried there into death Hunger strikes on its own last breath No spine to shiver, no heart talks At life’s craving poverty mocks From the poem 'Exhumation
Michael Bassey Johnson
So many had burned opportunities in the name of postponement, believing that another opportunity will arise. They fail to seize the spur of the moment, without thinking that maybe, that could be their last chance to actualize their long nurtured dreams. Achieving your heart desires in this century requires your alertness, diligence, and overcoming the hindrances that procrastination brings.
Nobility is expensive, nonproductive, and parasitic, siphoning away too much of society’s energy to satisfy its frivolous cravings.
Sometimes, being told not to do something just makes us want it all the more. Sometimes, a little of what you crave is better than total abstinence.
Money isn't what motivates entrepreneurs; it is acknowledgement-a craving for your ideas to be acknowledged.
Once you know your deepest wish you can base your life on intention rather than craving
Tis not what you crave that feeds your soul... Tis my sunshine right after the rain When my ravishing rays unfold.
Cravings are not about food. Cravings are about stress.
Men are but children of a larger growth.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Happiness depends only on your mind. When the mind is free of past impressions and future cravings, happiness is there.
Having her in my arms feels like coming home. I am not one to believe in all that love at first sight bullshit, but even as cynical as I am, I can recognize something bigger than lust at work. My body wants her; that is no secret, but the level of want is borderline craving. I need her. Needing someone is not something I am used to. No, I am used to being needed… something this woman clearly doesn’t want.
Maturity and experience shouldn't stop one from craving silly things like sliding down bannisters.
How many relationships would be better if they were born out of something genuine rather than merely a petty desire? Divorce would drop because people would know why they started doing something in the first place. Teen pregnancy would almost be eradicated because for the first time we wouldn’t need to simply succumb to our desires and cravings pushed onto us from the media and society in general. Prostitutes would be searching for redundancy packages and brothel owners for new careers, and the whole shallow and superficial nature of sex would be under the spotlight.
A harmonised life is one, where everything is so balanced that there is no craving for anything. You can love work, entertainment and leisure by harmonising them with each other.
We grow up in a world where satisfying our cravings seems to be the number one objective, every advertisement on television and the newspaper calls for one craving or another to be dealt with. When it comes to sex we are bombarded every which way, so much so, that we think solving our cravings is the only way and the right way.
Comfort...was the key ingredient to making the prisoner crave the prison.
I hated myself for needing him at such times, for craving his strength whenever I felt upset.
Since all living beings are bound by their craving for existence, you must begin by finding the determination to be free.
Love releases us into the realm of divine imagination, where the soul is expanded and reminded of its unearthly cravings and needs. We think that when a lover inflates his loved one he is failing to acknowledge her flaws - "Love is blind." But it may be the other way around. Love allows a person to see the true angelic nature of another person, the halo, the aureole of divinity. Certainly from the perspective of ordinary life this is madness and illusion. But if we let loose our hold on our philosophies and psychologies of enlightenment and reason, we might learn to appreciate the perspective of eternity that enters life as madness, Plato's divine frenzy.
One learns not to need by needing.
Something unappeased, unappeasable, is within me.
We walk through each day, with a restless wandering. Deep down craving a different path. A shining light. A dream to hold on to.
Humans crave knowledge, and when that craving ends, we are no longer human.
I could feel her breasts up against my stomach. I wanted a beer real bad.
Michael Bassey Johnson
Don't be indifferent about any random idea that occurs to you, because each and every idea is for a particular purpose. it may not be beneficial to you, but can be what others are craving for
Tea is quiet and our thirst for tea is never far from our craving for beauty.
The way a love letter longs to be read I long for you. The way the poor Kane longs for his sled I long for you. The way the moon longs for the dark of night I long for you. The way a nestling bird longs for flight I long for you. I am blessed and I am cursed. I have waited for so long. I need you to come to me. And remind me of who I was once.
We publish only to satisfy out craving for fame; there's no other motive except the even baser one of making money.
Tis night: now only do all songs of the loving ones awake. And my soul also is the song of a loving one. Something unappeased, unappeasable, is within me; it longeth to find expression. A craving for love is within me, which speaketh itself the language of love.
Through the round of many births I roamed without reward, without rest, seeking the house-builder. Painful is birth again & again. House-builder, you're seen! You will not build a house again. All your rafters broken, the ridge pole destroyed, gone to the Unformed, the mind has come to the end of craving.
The ego is an illusion. The more we submit to its cravings, the more unhappy we become.
The craving for power is in itself a sign of inferior abilities and unfitness for responsibility.
Michael Bassey Johnson
Your heart desire will come, but when it comes, you desire for another, and when it comes again, you still aspire for another, that shows your level of ingratitude.
To what do you not drive human hearts, cursed for craving gold!
Loss, this was what he felt. Loss and deprivation. One man owns, another man craves - the craving far more passionate than the dull pleasures of ownership. How galling not to have when you were the type who deserved to have - yes, deserved.
Johann Gottfried Herder
The craving for a delicate fruit is pleasanter than the fruit itself.
Peace occurs when you don’t turn your observations into problems. The first step in any behavior is observation. You notice a cue, a it of information, an event. If you do not desire to act on what you observe , then you are at peace. Craving is about wanting to fix everything. Observation without craving is the realization that you do not need to fix anything. Your desires are not running rampant. You do not crave a change in state. Your mind does not generate a problem for you to solve.
Michel De Montaigne
Fie on the eloquence that leaves us craving itself, not things!
The most striking feature of contemporary culture is the unslaked craving for transcendence.
Affection is an overpowering craving to be compellingly sought.
No craving void left aching in the soul.
Craving clarity, we attempt to eliminate the risk of trusting God.
The craving for the thing is rarely met by the satisfaction of getting it. And so we crave more. And the cycle repeats. We are encouraged to want what will only make us want more. We are, in short, encouraged to be addicts.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a fairy in possesion of a good appetite must be in want of pie.
Craving is a good thing.In matters of culinary art, craving creates wonders.
People crave for more respect than love, because they expect love only from few people but they want respect from everyone.
As addictive and satisfying as my first tattoo, Wolf’s Remedy left me craving more.