I am convinced that it will not be long before the whole world acknowledges the results of my work.— Gregor Mendel
Uplifting Delayed Gratification quotations
Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.
Reading a novel in which all characters illustrate patience, hard work, chastity, and delayed gratification could be a pretty dull experience.
It takes patience to become the best runner you can be.
Top athletes realize that running is a long-term sport. It is set up for people who value delayed gratification and who like hard-earned success.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.
Never give up what you want most for what you want today.
Great investing requires a lot of delayed gratification.
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.
Never put off till tomorrow the fun you can have today.
Immaturity is the inability to delay self gratification.
There is no waiting and no delayed gratification because yoga is both the means and the result, and the seed of all that is possible is present at the very beginning. This experience of stillness is possible in the first ten minutes of your first yoga class. It is possible in this very breath.
Emotional self-control-- delaying gratification and stifling impulsiveness- underlies accomplishment of every sort
You may delay, but time will not.
Patience is a godly attribute that can heal souls, unlock treasures of knowledge and understanding, and transform ordinary men and women into saints and angels. Patience is truly a fruit of the Spirit. Patience means staying with something until the end. It means delaying immediate gratification for future blessings.
To become grateful, I must learn that I can handle disappointment and delayed gratification with grace and perseverance. This is why practices such as fasting and simplicity are such powerful tools for transformation. The experience of frustration and disappointment is irreplaceable in the development of a grateful heart.
....goal directed self-imposed delay of gratification is perhaps the essence of emotional self-regulation: the ability to deny impulse in the service of a goal, whether it be building a business, solving an algebraic equation, or pursuing the Stanley Cup.
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.
If there is one thing that marks families with money in the long term it is this: delayed gratification.
Delaying gratification is a process of scheduling the pain and pleasure of life in such a way as to enhance the pleasure by meeting and experiencing the pain first and getting it over with. It is the only decent way to live.
The bottom line in managing your emotions is that you should put others – not yourself – first in how you handle and process them. Whether you delay or display your emotions should not be for your own gratification. You should ask yourself, What does the team need? Not, What will make me feel better?
Economists say the inability to delay gratification is a primary predictor of economic failure in life.
A related aspect of intelligent consciousness is delay of gratification: the wisdom to accurately predict whether delay rather than acting on impulse will yield greater benefit.
The only thing that matters is here and the only thing that matters is now.
And America's inability to delay gratification is because we do not have eternal thinking.
America's greatest sin is the refusal to delay gratification.
Were talking about an attitude. Delayed gratification is there, planning, be able to give up something now to get something later.
Delayed gratification is the one thing we ignore these days.
And if you delay it, it becomes more pleasurable later in life.
Parents who have been successful in acquiring more often have a difficult time saying no to the demands of overindulged children. Their children run the risk of not learning important values like hard work, delayed gratification, honesty, and compassion.
I came running down the stairs that morning, like it was Christmas.
My parents were already up. In my family, presents never waited; they were there upon waking. Our family has a problem with what they called delayed gratification. We want what we want when we want it, and we always want it now.
Love is the wanting, and the having, and the choosing, and the becoming.
Love is the desire to see the person we love be and become all he or she is capable of being and becoming. Love is a willingness to lay down our own personal plans, desires, and agenda for the good of the relationship. Love is delayed gratification, pleasure, and pain. Love is being able to live and thrive apart, but choosing to be together.