Top 80 Gratification Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Gratification Quotes from famous people such as Paul Giamatti, Miguel de Cervantes, Ry Cooder, Jim Barksdale, Tim Cope, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I think one of the great things about acting is the ins

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
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Miguel de Cervantes
I just feel that music is a great life because it’s very rewarding. It’s a gratification. You do this for yourself, and you also do this for other people.
Ry Cooder
That’s the ultimate gratification in any business situation – do customers buy the product? And do they use it and do they come back and buy more of it?
Jim Barksdale
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
Fame introduced me to a world of instant gratification and decadence I hadn’t seen before.
Jesse Metcalfe
There is a sort of gratification in doing good which makes us rejoice in ourselves.
Michel de Montaigne
Reading a novel in which all characters illustrate patience, hard work, chastity, and delayed gratification could be a pretty dull experience.
Thomas Perry
We can take some gratification at having come a certain distance in just a few thousand years of our existence as language users, but it should be a deeper satisfaction, even an exhilaration, to recognize that we have such a distance still to go.
Lewis Thomas
One thing I learnt early on my career is that personal gratification takes second place.
Brian O’Driscoll
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
I’m a sucker for good black skirts and pretty little shirts and kooky tops. I have to admit that shopping satisfies my craving for immediate gratification.
Sophie Ellis-Bextor
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
We live in a world of instant gratification, the world of the quick fix.
Rachael Taylor
As songwriters and artists we get a lot of attention and gratification when we write about the moments that have hurt us, and in turn, sometimes we’ll seek out more hurt so we can write more things that people like.
Victoria Monet
There is a peculiar gratification in receiving congratulations from one’s squadron for a victory in the air. It is worth more to a pilot than the applause of the whole outside world.
Eddie Rickenbacker
Writing never had the immediate gratification I was looking for.
Paul Shaffer
The gratification you feel from making tangible progress while running is just about unparalleled, so I understand why people love it. But it’s also hard, grueling work. Those feel-good benefits have to be earned four to five times a week.
Chip Gaines
There’s intense personal gratification in finding a mountain and becoming inspired by the aesthetics of an unclimbed line on that mountain, especially if that line has been tried by a lot of people who couldn’t do it, and you get to set yourself up against the history of it.
Jimmy Chin
Pride is one of the socially acceptable sins in some corners of the evangelical culture. It’s just straight-out ego gratification – how important I am; whether my name gets on the building or on the TV program or in the magazine article.
Richard Foster
Instead of a passion for the Yankees or fly-fishing or birding, I want to pass on to my sons a love of books, music, and art. I accept that this is partly about the gratification of my own ego, but it’s also one of the only ways I know of making a rich life. That’s what we all want for our progeny.
Rumaan Alam
If you want psychic gratification, one of the greatest ways is to know that you’ve made a real contribution to saving a species from blinking out during your lifetime.
Thomas Kaplan
Hip-hop is an instant gratification, winners and losers circle, and often those who are losing give up after three or four, five years.
The budgets are much higher now, it costs more to make a movie and the kids that go to see them are into instant gratification. They want things bigger and bigger. I don’t make those kind of movies. I make movies about relationships.
Jerry Weintraub
Years of happiness can be lost in the foolish gratification of a momentary desire for pleasure.
Ezra Taft Benson
Theatre is immediate gratification.
Chita Rivera
The same practice was continued every evening through the whole course, and with the same success. Many individuals expressed their gratification at having discovered such simple means of relieving the tedium of a long discourse.
George Combe
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
The great thing about kids is the immediate gratification. As soon as I get home from touring, my wife and kids become my life. There is nothing sweeter.
Scott Weiland
All children are born pure egoists. They perceive their needs to the exclusion of all others. Only through socialization do they learn that some forms of gratification must be deferred and others denied.
Andrew Vachss
When you are a rock star in front of 20,000 people, you receive instant gratification. A rock star on tour is a king in his domain.
Gene Simmons
The only thing I miss from the sitcom format is that im

The only thing I miss from the sitcom format is that immediate gratification of when you’re, if we’re talking about comedy, of the live audience.
Ray Romano
The only sensible ends of literature are, first, the pleasurable toil of writing; second, the gratification of one’s family and friends; and lastly, the solid cash.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Many are attracted to social service – the rewards are immediate, the gratification quick. But if we have social justice, we won’t need social service.
Julian Bond
I definitely think we’re living in a world or generation where we need constant gratification and adoration with Instagram and likes, and we base everything on attention.
Colleen Ballinger
Instant gratification is not soon enough.
Meryl Streep
I don’t believe in the term ‘guilty pleasure,’ because it implies I should feel ashamed for liking something. A real guilty pleasure would be, I don’t know, taking gratification in some stranger’s ghastly death or something – which I guess I do enjoy, because I read a ton of true crime.
Bill Hader
I think it’s kind of nice, in this day and age of instant gratification, that you have to wait for something.
Julian Ovenden
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
We talk about feelings. And about sex. And about bodies, and their gratification, violation, repair, decoration, deferred, maybe permanently deferred, mortality. Feelings are a bodily thing, and respecting them is called, is, kindness.
A. S. Byatt
I think that now that we are seeing multimedia types of productions with videos and pictures and human beings performing the acts that animals used to perform, such as in Cirque du Soleil and other traveling troops, there is no need to parade animals around anymore in cages for personal gratification.
Montel Williams
I’ve worked out for years. For a long time, it was my only sense of gratification.
Vin Diesel
The gratification comes, for me, in the doing of it. And once I’ve done it, I can’t do anything about it if it’s good or if it’s bad.
Cicely Tyson
The gratification of desire is not happiness.
Daisaku Ikeda
The possession of land seems to be a greater gratification to the pride and independence of men.
George Richards Minot
I have suffered my self to be politically sacrificed to save my country from ruin and disgrace and if I am never a gain elected I will have the gratification to know that I have done my duty.
Davy Crockett
There’s a joy in acting that’s not present in writing, but there’s a gratification in writing and creating that you can’t necessarily find in acting.
Mike O’Malley
When my writing career took off, it was pretty easy to keep my ego in check because old-school martial arts isn’t about ego gratification. It’s about maintaining a balanced view of the world and your place in it.
Jonathan Maberry
For me, the excitement in architecture revolves around the idea and the phenomenon of the experience of that idea. Residences offer almost immediate gratification. You can shape space, light, and materials to a degree that you sometimes can’t in larger projects.
Steven Holl
In a world where people are hungry for quick fixes and sound bites, for instant gratification, there’s no patience for the long, slow rebuilding process: implementing after-school programs, hiring more community workers to act as mentors, adding more job training programs in marginalized areas.
Dan Hill
Just as an individual’s ability to delay gratification at a young age is a powerful predictor of future academic and professional achievement, discipline is also central to the long-run economic health of nations.
Peter Blair Henry
I need instant gratification.
Barbra Streisand
No one wants to be patient. No one wants to wait for anything. They want it right now – that instant gratification.
P. J. Tucker
My scientific studies have afforded me great gratification; and I am convinced that it will not be long before the whole world acknowledges the results of my work.
Gregor Mendel
I got into this business because you can get gratification from it the moment you set foot onstage.
Eddie Rabbitt