Instant Gratification Quotes

Quotes tagged as "instant-gratification" (showing 1-15 of 15)
Steven Pressfield
“In other words, any act that rejects immediate gratification in favor of long-term grown, health, or integrity. Or, expressed another way, any act that derives from our high nature instead of our lower. Any of these will elicit Resistance.”
Steven Pressfield, The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks & Win Your Inner Creative Battles

Boniface Sagini
“We want instant lunch, instant cure, instant miracles, instant salary, instant success— instant everything. This instant civilization, we have obsessed with, has made us grow a tad too impatient in virtually everything about life. And, of course, that doesn’t serve us so well.”
Boniface Sagini

Alexis de Tocqueville
“In democratic times, enjoyment is keener than in aristocratic centuries, and above all the number of those who taste it is infinitely greater; but on the other hand, one must recognize that hopes and desires are more often disappointed, souls more arouse and more restive, and cares more burning.”
Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America

Frank Sonnenberg
“We’ve become so addicted to instant gratification that we’re blind to the impact it has on our lives.”
Frank Sonnenberg, BookSmart: Hundreds of real-world lessons for success and happiness

“When you are rich, your past disappears. You get everything you want when you want it . . . Everyone wants to know you. Everyone wants to be your friend.”
Hannah Lillith Assadi, Sonora

“Messages of instant gratification leads to a corrupt society”
Sunday Adelaja

“Our need for instant gratification is the reason we’re drawn to liars and hot air blowers.”
Izey Victoria Odiase

“Working hard denies oneself from instant gratification.”
Sunday Adelaja

“There are so many downsides to the message of instant gratification.”
Sunday Adelaja

“Miracle centered messages encourages instant gratification.”
Sunday Adelaja

Davis Bunn
“It was typical of the American to identify the one unfinished strand.”
Davis Bunn, Lion of Babylon

Niall Ferguson
“The 1789 Revolution had given the French a political script of unequalled drama. For the better part of the following century the temptation to reenact the play was irresistible.”
Niall Ferguson, Civilization: The West and the Rest

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“It is the restraint of patience that yields the magnificent in life.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Sam Owen
“We’re becoming impatient and lazy and we’re allowing this to shape our approach to our relationships. But successful relationships aren’t handed over on a plate, or downloaded at the click of a button, or ours in twenty-four hours for just £9.99 extra. Relationships are up there with food, water, clothing and shelter and you can’t just buy them or trade them in for an upgrade.”
Sam Owen, Resilient Me: How to Worry Less and Achieve More

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Eating seeds is at times a sign of shortsightedness or impatience.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana