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We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or gratified, we want to be again expecting.
Telling us to obey instinct is like telling us to obey 'people.' People say different things: so do instincts. Our instincts are at war... Each instinct, if you listen to it, will claim to be gratified at the expense of the rest.
C. S. Lewis
It is a wretched taste to be gratified with mediocrity when the excellent lies before us.
I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn't know.
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified.
There's a hell of a lot of horny people out there who are not being gratified in the way they should be.
I feel so gratified about having finished college. I learned how to articulate myself. It gave me confidence more than anything. And also the ability to analyze the text.
Love gratified is love satisfied, and love satisfied is indifference begun.
I'm not one of those actors who needs the media spotlight all the time to feel gratified. I'm happy to do one project a year and take the rest of the year off as long as that project is special.
It really is quite remarkable that Darfur has become a household name. I am gratified that's the case.
Nicholas D. Kristof
I don't really read 'business books,' and I didn't think 'The Paradox of Choice' was a business book. I'm very surprised and gratified that the business world thought it was one.
The Room I wrote in 1957, and I was really gratified to find that it stood up. I didn't have to change a word.
For if there is anything to one's praise, it is foolish vanity to be gratified at it, and if it is abuse - why one is always sure to hear of it from one damned good-natured friend or another!
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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