In nature there are neither rewards or punishments - there are consequences.
Do you Believe? Do you Fade like a Dream?Let me hear you BREATHELet me watch as you sleepThe Sparrow's Eyes... Promises shift into judgmentsI cannot deny that you were designed for my punishments - Slipknot
We Humanists behave as well as we can, without any expectation of rewards or punishments in an Afterlife. We serve as best we can the only abstraction with which we have any real familiarity, which is our community. - Kurt Vonnegut
The past with its pleasures, its rewards, its foolishness, it punishments, is there for each of us forever, and it should be. - Lillian Hellman
There are in nature neither rewards nor punishments, there are consequences. - Robert Ingersoll
What sort of a god are you, my Lord? Your punishments seem barbaric to me. Either that or we are more god-like and you’re merely human-like. - theguywiththebrokenpromise
In the midst of the affliction He counsels, strengthens confirms, nourishes, and favors us.... More over, when we have repented, He instantly remits the sins as well as the punishments. In the same manner parents ought to handle their children. - Martin Luther
Face it," Gary told her kindly. "You'll never catch up. You just do as much as you can and take the punishments without saying anything. Sometimes I wonder if that isn't what they're really trying to teach us--to take plenty and keep our mouths shut. - Tamora Pierce
PRISON, n. A place of punishments and rewards. The poet assures us that -- "Stone walls do not a prison make," but a combination of the stone wall, the political parasite and the moral instructor is no garden of sweets. - Ambrose Bierce
It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll, I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.
In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments. There are consequences. - Robert Ingersoll
The goal of parenting is to create self-sufficient virtues in children. Applying external pressure and punishments tends to teach them fear-based compliance rather than the internalization of moral standards. - Stefan Molyneux
The blessed in the kingdom of heaven will see the punishments of the damned, in order that their bliss be more delightful for them. - Thomas Aquinas
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. - Kurt Vonnegut