Quotes about cravings (15 Quotes)




    What is essential to practice the Tao is to get rid of cravings and vexations. If these afflictions are not removed, it is impossible to attain stability. This is like the case of the fertile field, which cannot produce good crops as long as the weeds are not cleared away. Cravings and ruminations are the weeds of the mind if you do not clear them away, concentration and wisdom do not develop.


    I had left home (like all Jewish girls) in order to eat pork and take birth control pills. When I first shared an intimate evening with my husband I was swept away by the passion (so dormant inside myself) of a long and tortured existence. The physical cravings I had tried so hard to deny finally and ultimately sated... but enough about the pork.





    People have cravings for literature just as they do for bars of chocolate, fizzy drinks or all the other things you can now buy from machines. These vendors mean it's as if our stores were open 24 hours a day.

    Live your daily life in a way that you never lose yourself. When you are carried away with your worries, fears, cravings, anger, and desire, you run away from yourself and you lose yourself. The practice is always to go back to oneself.





    You may give a piece of bread to a hungry person, and when the cravings of hunger return some one else must administer to his wants again to put that person in a position to earn his own subsistence is true charity in this way you direct his feet in the path of true independence, he is then only dependent on his own exertions and on the blessings of his God.



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