35 Inspirational Quotes On Instant Gratification

35 Inspirational Quotes On Instant Gratification

Instant gratification can be defined as engaging in things that bring you short-term benefits while disregarding your long-term goals. May these quotes inspire you to sacrifice short-term pleasure for long-term success so that you may live your dreams

1. We’ve become so addicted to instant gratification that we’re blind to the impact it has on our lives. Frank Sonnenberg

2. “Instant gratification is a dream killer.” Bryant McGill 

3. “Don’t give up what you want most, for what you want now.” Anonymous 

4. The people who founded America, who fought for its freedom, did not look to anyone else to get them out of their troubles. They took matters into their own hands and answered only to God and their peers. In today’s world, sacrifice and hardship are not in the everyday language, and instant gratification is foremost.Ann Rinaldi

5. “When you delay instant gratification, you will experience long-term satisfaction.” Anonymous

6. “We live a world of instant gratification, the world of the quick fix.” Rachel Taylor  

7. “Modern man is conditioned to expect instant gratification, but any success or triumph realized quickly, with only marginal effort, is necessarily shallow. Meaningful achievement takes time, hard work, persistence, patience, proper intent and self-awareness. The path to success is punctuated by failure, consolidated, and renewed effort.” Mark Twight 

8. Seek instant gratification – or the elusive promise of it, and chances are you’ll find a crowd there ahead of you.” Jeff Bezos 

9. “Instant gratification is so overrated. It’s about the process. It’s the difficulty. It’s the grind of all of it that you better enjoy. That’s what makes it great.” Bob Myers

10. “In a world where people are hungry for quick fixes and for instant gratification, there’s no patience for the long, slow rebuilding process.” Dan Hill

11. We’re used to the characteristics of social media – participation, connection, instant gratification – and when school doesn’t offer the same, it’s easy to tune out.Adora Svitak

12. “We are talking about an attitude. Be able to give up something now to get something later.” Joe Hill

13. We live in a time where there’s a required instant gratification from audiences.Josh Trank

14. “Don’t sacrifice your future dreams at the altar of instant gratification.” Ashley Borden 

15. “As we get past our superficial material wants and instant gratification we connect to a deeper part of ourselves, as well as to others, and the universe.” Judith Wright

16. “It is human nature to seek instant gratification and empty pleasures even when we know it is wrong.” Anonymous 

17. “Our society is very focused on instant gratification. Dealing with these bigger social issues takes a long time.” Sandra Miniutti

18. “Nobody gives a care about the fate of labor as long as they can get their instant gratification.” Squidward Tentacles

19. “Our impulses toward instant gratification aren’t to be trusted.” David Jeremiah

20. “I think it’s kind of nice, in this day and age of instant gratification, that you have to wait for something.” Julian Ovenden

21. “There is nothing more exhilarating than the instant gratification of self-control.” David M. Weinberg

22. I don’t think patience is something that any of us grow up with in a large dose. It’s a world of instant gratification.Tim Cope

23. People want stardom or fame or whatever – instant gratification as opposed to learning one’s craft, which, when I was starting out, was the most important thing: that you are as fully equipped for your job or your art as possible.Joshua Sasse

24. Working hard denies oneself from instant gratification. Sunday Adelaja

25. “We live in a time of instant everything, courtesy of the electronic highway. It creates a community of toddlers. When they don’t get immediate gratification, they get petulant and sulky.” Faye Kellerman

26. Working is not instantly rewarding. It’s a long process, and it’s much easier to just feed whatever dopamine cycles exist in your brain in instant gratification ways. I get it; I do it.Greta Gerwig

27. “I think my generation is obsessed with instant gratification. We want everything now, now, now.” Dakota Fanning 

28. “Advertising doesn’t cause addictions. But it does create a climate of denial and it contributes mightily to a belief in the quick fix, instant gratification, the dreamworld, and escape from all pain and boredom. All of this is part of what addicts believe and what we hope for when we reach for our particular substance. Addiction begins with the hope that something ‘out there’ can instantly fill up the emptiness inside. Advertising is all about this false hope.” Jean Kilbourne

29. “We seem to demand instant everything, including instant solutions to our problems. It was meant to be that life would be a challenge. To suffer some anxiety, some depression, some disappointment, even some failure is normal.” Boyd K. Packer

30. “Achievers don’t submit to instant gratification; they invest in the long-term payoff.” Darren Hardy

31. “We live in a society which on the one hand pressurizes us into the pursuit of instant gratification, and the other hand imposes on whole sectors of the population and endless deferment of fulfillment.” Terry Eagleton

32. We must accept all of God’s will for us, not just those portions that happen to appeal and bring instant gratification and pleasure to us.Rod Parsley

33. “What’s the difference between people who feel successful and people who feel they’ve failed? The answer is mindset: If you learn and grow from failure, suddenly it becomes a personal asset. People who are successful don’t want instant gratification. They don’t think about hitting a point of success and never working again. Instead, they ask, How do I improve myself and continue to do that consistently over time?”

34. “The obsession with instant gratification blinds us from our long-term potential.” Mike Dooley

35. “The ability to discipline yourself to delay gratification in the short term in order to enjoy greater rewards in the long term is the indispensable prerequisite for success.” Brian Tracy

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