Reward quotes page 3
Men do not value a good deed unless it brings a reward.
In the security of love, a couple can discuss differences without condemnation. Conflicts can
be resolved. Two people who are different can learn to live together in harmony. We discover
how to bring out the best in each other. Those are the rewards of love.
Laughter rises out of tragedy when you need it the most, and rewards you for your courage.
Souls are like athletes, that need opponents worthy of them, if they are to be tried and
extended and pushed to the full use of their powers, and rewarded according to their
Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.
The more of wisdom we know, the more we may earn. That man who seeks to learn more of
his craft shall be richly rewarded.
George S. Clason
The marvelous richness of human experience would lose something of rewarding joy if there
were no limitations to overcome. The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful if there were
no dark valleys to traverse.
The notion that faith in Christ is to be rewarded by an eternity of bliss, while a dependence
upon reason, observation, and experience merits everlasting pain, is too absurd for refutation,
and can be believed only by that unhappy mixture of insanity and ignorance, called faith.
Robert G. Ingersoll
Why not go out on a limb? That's where the fruit is.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.“
This I do know beyond any reasonable doubt: regardless of what you are doing, if you pump
long enough, hard enough and enthusiastically enough, sooner or later the effort will bring
forth the reward.
Virtue has its own reward, but no box office.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations in life that no man can sincerely try to help
another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We will receive not what we idly wish for but what we justly earn. Our rewards will always be
in exact proportion to our service.”
I do not believe in the God of theology who rewards good and punishes evil.
No person was ever honored for what he received. Honour has been the reward for what he
The reward of great men is that, long after they have died, one is not quite sure that they
I am a humanist, which means, in part, that I have tried to behave decently without
expectations of rewards or punishments after I am dead.
I think it's a great honor to win an Oscar but I think if you aim to be rewarded in your life
you'll get nowhere. I think that the biggest reward is the work itself and what you get out of
it and the connections you make with other people.
Achievement is its own reward.
The highest reward for a man's toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it.
There are two things people want more than sex and money - recognition and praise.
Mary Kay Ash
Apathy is a trap. There is no challenge - so there is no reward. Remember, there is always
free cheese in a mousetrap.
I urge one and all to live this life as if there is no reward in the afterlife and to do it in a moral
way that makes it better for you and for those around you, and that leaves this world a little
better place than when you found it.
The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they
Determination, effort, and practice are rewarded with success.
Mary Lydon Simonsen
Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It's to see my dividends coming in.
John D. Rockefeller
Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.”
Perhaps we're too embarrassed to change or too frightened of the consequences of showing
that we actually care. But why not risk it anyway? Begin today. Carry out a random act of
seemingly senseless kindness, with no expectation or reward or punishment. Safe in the
knowledge that one day, someone somewhere might do the same for you.