Quotes: gratification

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  • Bobby Sherman
    Bobby Sherman
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    As far as show business, it's the gratification of doing something that pleases the fans.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
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    God is no more intimidated by childish demands for instant gratification than are wise parents.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Andrew Vachss
    Andrew Vachss
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    I don't understand people whose gratification is a BMW. You don't know what joy is until you see a kid who was tortured get adopted by a family.
  • Carol Burnett
    Carol Burnett
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    People invite me to dinner not because I cook, but because I like to clean up. I get immediate gratification from Windex. Yes, I do windows.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
    Miguel de Cervantes
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    The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
    Nathaniel Hawthorne
    American short story writer 1804-1864
    Nathaniel Hawthorne
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    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.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    There is nothing capricious in nature and the implanting of a desire indicates that its gratification is in the constitution of the creature that feel it.
  • Bruce Dickinson
    Bruce Dickinson
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    When you cut human beings down to size, we're really quite simple creatures; food, shelter, warmth, light, heat and you build it up from there really until you finally go Gucci shoes or whatever it is or whatever your consumer desires are. All those desires are ultimately, they're about gratification.
  • Sir Richard Steele
    Sir Richard Steele
    British Dramatist, Essayist, Editor 1672-1729
    Sir Richard Steele
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    Zeal for the public good is the characteristic of a man of honor and a gentleman, and must take the place of pleasures, profits and all other private gratification.
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