Quotation Explorer - 'Incentive'

If we accept the premise that we’re always wrong, it really removes the incentive to spend a lot of time trying to make good guesses because even the good guesses turn out to be wrong. So, make plausible guesses… and tell a good story. - James S.A. Corey
Weary the path that does not challenge. Doubt is an incentive to truth and patient inquiry leadeth the way. - Hosea Ballou
A culture of unaccountability is a culture without incentive, and a culture without incentive is the death of critical and creative thinking. - Michael R. LeGault
First, I do not sit down at my desk to put into verse something that is already clear in my mind. If it were clear in my mind, I should have no incentive or need to write about it. We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand. - Cecil Day-Lewis
Insofar as men gain time, ease, independence, or liberty from women's domestic labors, they lack incentive to change. - Linda P. Rouse
I won't say that all senior citizens who can't master technology should be publicly flogged, but if we made an example of one or two, it might give the others incentive to try harder. - Chuck Lorre
If one felt successful, there'd be so little incentive to be successful. - Alain de Botton
Economic power is exercised by means of a positive, by offering men a reward, an incentive, a payment, a value; political power is exercised by means of a negative, by the threat of punishment, injury, imprisonment, destruction. The businessman's tool is values; the bureaucrat's tool is fear. - Ayn Rand
The ruling classes use broken and smashed up childhoods as weaponised instruments of domination around the world. This is why the government has no incentive to end child abuse; because the government needs abuse victims as enforcers. - Stefan Molyneux
There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow. - Orison Swett Marden
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