Need: Something essential or very important
Want: A desire or a wish
Most people do not know the difference between what they want and what they need.
Then end up spending their time chasing what they want, rather than what they need.
In the end, they have all that they want, but are still not happy, because they lack all that they need.
I believe that if people only went after their needs rather than after their wants, everyone would be happy.
Unfortunately, this is not how the world works, and only very few people get this