Top 40 Instant Gratification Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Instant Gratification Quotes from famous people such as Mark Goulston, Nathan Chen, Barbra Streisand, Greg Ginn, Wanda Sykes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Given the choice between instant gratification and the

Given the choice between instant gratification and the lasting satisfaction of earning the esteem of someone you respect and admire, all but the most small-minded would choose the latter.
Mark Goulston
I like the challenge and instant gratification of landing a new jump or learning a new element. That made me fall in love with the sport.
Nathan Chen
I need instant gratification.
Barbra Streisand
The public is usually slow to catch on to new things, and it’s important that musicians stick to their guns and not look for that instant gratification.
Greg Ginn
I enjoy stand-up because it has the biggest reward: instant gratification. You can hear the people laughing.
Wanda Sykes
Technology has eliminated the basement darkroom and the whole notion of photography as an intense labor of love for obsessives and replaced them with a sense of immediacy and instant gratification.
Joe McNally
Unlike writing a book, which can take several years, baking is instant gratification.
Jenna Blum
I do music because I can just pick up my guitar and sing, and completely satisfy, instant gratification. I don’t need a script, I don’t people, I don’t need anything, cameras, I just have myself and my guitar, or keyboard.
Jeremy Renner
Instant gratification is not soon enough.
Meryl Streep
Instant gratification takes too long.
Carrie Fisher
We want people on the Internet to go to Imgur for their viral image fix. And what’s so awesome about images vs. videos is that instant gratification.
Alan Schaaf
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
Fame introduced me to a world of instant gratification and decadence I hadn’t seen before.
Jesse Metcalfe
E-books are great for instant gratification – you see a review somewhere of a book that interests you, and you can start reading it five minutes later.
Anne Lamott
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
I think it’s kind of nice, in this day and age of instant gratification, that you have to wait for something.
Julian Ovenden
The Senate is not the sort of place where instant gratification, I should say, is very likely.
Mitch McConnell
Why are young adults so self-centered and always seeking instant gratification? Because older adults, often in positions of power, paint them that way.
Raymond Arroyo
I’m good friends with The Rock, and I talk to him all the time. And he says that, even though his movie career has taken off, he misses the instant gratification of wrestling, and the live crowds, and I could see being that way myself.
Trish Stratus
The phenomena of taking photos and sharing them isn’t new, but with Instagram being mobile, both have become cheaper and faster, producing the instant gratification of knowing how our shots look in our palms.
Mary Pilon
I think my generation is obsessed with instant gratification. We want everything now, now, now.
Dakota Fanning
I don’t have to think much when I take a photo on my iPhone. I sort of see the iPhone medium as instant gratification, whereas with film, you have to think about it because it’s expensive.
Diana Silvers
We are often too late with our brilliance. We are on time delay. The only instant gratification comes in the form of potato chips. The rest will find us by surprise somewhere down the road maybe as we sleep and dream of other things.
Richard Schiff
Music is instant gratification in its purest form.
Greg Iles
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
I love WWE, and I love that platform. There is no other platform in the world that gives me that instant gratification. There is just no other platform.
Dwayne Johnson
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
Hip-hop is an instant gratification, winners and losers circle, and often those who are losing give up after three or four, five years.
We live in a world of instant gratification, the world of the quick fix.
Rachael Taylor
We live in a time where there’s a required instant gratification from audiences. That’s a fun challenge in terms of putting together this teaser, picking and choosing how much you’re actually giving away.
Josh Trank
I’m a ‘bound book’ kind of girl. I have a Kindle, and I enjoy it for some things, like convenience or instant gratification, or all the little things that you can do with them.
Lisa Unger
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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
Instant gratification is bringing this planet to its knees.
Giles Coren
We got instant gratification when we would slip in one of our own songs and people would cheer. We started getting a lot of gratification from writing.
Gord Downie
There’s a reason why VOD is so popular. You don’t have to wait. There’s instant gratification.
Jordan Gavaris
On the one hand, shopping is dependable: You can do it alone, if you lose your heart to something that is wrong for you, you can return it; it’s instant gratification and yet something you buy may well last for years.
Judith Krantz
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
When I was writing my dissertation, I wrote about Freud and the process of sublimation, which is when you learn to stop breast-feeding, or stop going to the toilet whenever you want to. It’s about learning to repress a desire for instant gratification.
Bat for Lashes
I think I definitely enjoy recording, but I think it’s more fun to go out and perform live, because it’s like instant gratification, you know? You feel the response immediately.
Chris Daughtry
I think one of the great things about acting is the instant gratification: you just get up and start being a part of the story. The immediacy is something you get really addicted to.
Paul Giamatti