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, consolidation, and renewed effort.

— Mark Twight

Restlessness Instant Gratification quotations

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.

Instant gratification quote Running well is a matter of having the patience to persevere when we are tired a
Running well is a matter of having the patience to persevere when we are tired ad not expecting instant results.

Hip-hop is an instant gratification, winners and losers circle, and often those who are losing give up after three or four, five years.

Instant gratification quote Laughter is an instant vacation.
Laughter is an instant vacation.

We must accept all of Gods will for us, not just those portions that happen to appeal and bring instant gratification and pleasure to us.

Instant gratification takes too long.

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.

Instant gratification quote Fashion is instant language.
Fashion is instant language.

We live in a day when the adversary stresses on every hand the philosophy of instant gratification. 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.

Most people wish they could erase suffering out of the dictionary.

Today's culture of comfort and instant gratification has no patience for suffering - most people want to drug it, escape it, divorce it; do anything but live with it.

The obsession with instant gratification blinds us from our long-term potential.

Nobody gives a care about the fate of labor as long as they can get their instant gratification.

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.

Kindness is not about instant gratification.

More often, it's akin to a low-risk investment that appreciates steadily over time.

Why are young adults so self-centered and always seeking instant gratification? Because older adults, often in positions of power, paint them that way.

To suffer some anxiety, some depression, some disappointment, even some failure is normal.

The artichoke above all is the vegetable expression of civilised living, of the long view, of increasing delight by anticipation and crescendo. No wonder it was once regarded as an aphrodisiac. It had no place in the troll's world of instant gratification. It makes no appeal to the meat-and-two-veg mentality.

We live in a world of instant gratification, the world of the quick fix.

It's about learning your craft. That's a wonderful thing--especially with today's consumerism and instant gratification. You can'tbuy that. It's about making decisions, corrections, choices. I don't think it's so much about becoming a tennis player. It's about becoming a person.

I want it all and I want it now.

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.

Instant gratification is not soon enough.

Theater is like boxing - having the audience ringside. It's instant gratification. Or horrification.

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.

Seek instant gratification - or the elusive promise of it - and chances are you'll find a crowd there ahead of you.

I walked inside Macy’s and faced the pathetic spectacle of a department store full of shoppers, none of whom were shopping for themselves. Without the instant gratification of a self-aimed purchase, everyone walked around in the tactical stupor of the financially obligated.

[Kindness] is a most edifying form of instant gratification.

Be nice to your hairstylist. It's an instant gratification! It doesn't matter how badly their day has gone, in that moment they feel amazing. And the hairdresser has made them feel that way.

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.

My nature is to get instant gratification.

On stage, I can feel everybody's anticipation. I know what they want, I know what I'm going to give them, I know when I'm going to give it to them, I know when they want it.

I enjoy stand-up because it has the biggest reward: instant gratification.

You can hear the people laughing.

I love the game. I think it's a great game because you find out a lot about yourself. You test your mettle every week. There's no grey area, there's instant gratification and there are no quarterly reports. We're not just doing a little bit better. You know every Sunday what happened.

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.

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.

Fame introduced me to a world of instant gratification and decadence I hadn't seen before.

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.

When working with the Universal Laws you are working with the laws of manifestation, not instant gratification.