Quotation Explorer - 'Reward'

A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death. - Albert Einstein
See, that's all you're thinking about, is winning. You're confirming your sense of self- worth through outward reward instead of through inner appreciation. - Barbara Hall
Wisdom is a teacher,God is its professor.The wise are His students,life is His rod,and eternal life is our reward. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The Highest Reward for men and women 's devotion and dedication to excellence is not what one gets from it but what one he or she becomes through it. - Bill Britt
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward. - Amelia Earhart
If you only enjoy the journey of writing, that's reward enough. - Deray Ogden
The meaning of life is life itself. The reward of love is love itself. The joy of the journey is not in the destination but in the journey itself. - Debasish Mridha
Thanksgiving is a typically American holiday...The lavish meal is a symbol of the fact that abundant consumption is the result and reward of production. - Ayn Rand
I know [patriotism] exists, and I know it has done much in the present contest. But a great and lasting war can never be supported on this principle alone. It must be aided by a prospect of interest, or some reward. - George Washington
Virtue is its own reward, and brings with it the truest and highest pleasure; but if we cultivate it only for pleasure's sake, we are selfish, not religious, and will never gain the pleasure, because we can never have the virtue.
Two hot, close rooms thus became my world; and a crippled old woman, my mistress, my friend, my all. Her service was my duty - her pain, my suffering - her relief, my hope - her anger, my punishment - her regard, my reward. - Charlotte Brontë
I am against using death as a punishment. I am also against using it as a reward. - Stanislaw J. Lec
To get what you want, you have to deserve what you want. The world is not yet a crazy enough place to reward a whole bunch ofundeserving people. - Charles T. Munger
Lost, yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered for they are gone forever. - Horace Mann
To love someone is the most beautiful adventure but to be loved by some one is a great reward. - Debasish Mridha
Rewards are not simply given, they are earned. Each of your trials and tribulations increases your reward. You are destined for success and greatness beyond measure. So smile to increase your endurance and laugh in the face of adversity. - Carlos Wallace
Virtue is indeed its own reward. - Claudianus
Never be afraid to offer a smile; sure the risk is that a few foolish people may misinterpret your kindness as weakness, but the sweet reward is that as you make new friends and encourage others, the foolish will learn the error of their ways because you did at least show them your teeth. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
Christmas, as a practicing Catholic child, was seen as a reward for lots and lots and lots of church. - Jenny Colgan
When the Day of Judgment dawns and people, great and small, come marching in to receive their heavenly rewards, the Almighty will gaze upon the mere bookworms and say to Peter, Look, these need no reward. We have nothing to give them. They have loved reading. - Virginia Woolf
God’s justice in the one, and his goodness in the other, is exercised for evermore, as the everlasting subjects of his reward and punishment. - Sir Walter Raleigh.
The highest reward for man's toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it. - John Ruskin
In activity we must find our joy as well as glory; and labor, like everything else that is good, is its own reward. - Edwin P. Whipple
There is no greater joy nor greater reward than to make a fundamental difference in someone's life. - Sister Mary Rose McGeady
Education occurs when students set out to educate themselves… the student will only learn, can only learn, what he chooses to learn…(An) advantage of not pushing is an innate sense (his) education is (his) responsibility and reward. - Oliver DeMille
All those who love Nature she loves in return, and will richly reward, not perhaps with the good things, as they are commonly called, but with the best things of this world-not with money and titles, horses and carriages, but with bright and happy thoughts, contentment and peace of mind. - John Lubbock
This man has talent, that man geniusAnd here's the strange and cruel difference:Talent gives pence and his reward is gold,Genius gives gold and gets no more than pence. - W.H. Davies
Friend," replied Michael Strogoff, "Heaven reward thee for all thou hast done for me!""Only fools expect reward on earth," replied the mujik. - Jules Verne
When you step up to being excellent, use hard work and determination as the powerful force they are. By also being devoted and persistent, over time it will reward you with sparkling success. - Mark F. LaMoure
The final reward of the dead - to die no more - Friedrich Nietzsche
And he writhed inside at what seemed the cruelty and unfairness of the demand. He had not yet learned that if you do one good deed your reward usually is to do another and harder and better one. - C.S. Lewis
The greatest reward you get from love is love itself. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Copyright: a system of monopoly privilege over the expression of ideas that enables government to stop consumer-friendly economic development and reward uncompetitive and legally privileged elites to fleece the public through surreptitious use of coercion. - Jeffrey Tucker
The reward for a thing well done is to have done it. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
[Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner belonged to] that small army of brave people who made it their duty, without thought of themselves or hope or expectation of reward, to strive for unpopular causes.[ on the death of noted freethinker and peace advocate Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner] - Chapman Cohen
The journey itself IS the reward. NOT the destination or future event. - Matthew Donnelly
Entrepreneurs, let’s begin to turn our desire and design into reward. - K. Abernathy Can You Action Past Your Devil's Advocate
The greatest reward for your actions is not the respect you gain from others but the respect you gain for yourself. - T Jay Taylor
It has been my experience that one cannot, in any shape or form, depend on human relations for lasting reward. It is only work that truly satisfies. - Bette Davis
This is the extraordinary thing about creativity: If just you keep your mind resting against the subject in a friendly but persistent way, sooner or later you will get a reward from your unconscious. - John Cleese
The bravest are the most vulnerable; they are also the ones most capable of reward. - Toni Sorenson
When you remove the concept of reward and punishment on merit, the result is the utter destruction of social fabric. - Imran Khan
The reward for doing right is mostly an internal phenomenon: self-respect, dignity, integrity, and self- esteem. - Dr. Laura Schlessinger
Never be afraid to offer a smile; sure the risk is that a few foolish people may misinterpret your kindness as weakness, but the sweet reward is that as you make new friends and encourage others, the foolish have ignored the fact that you have already shown them your teeth. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
Self-reliance is the only road to true freedom, and being one's own person is its ultimate reward - Patricia Sampson
.......Is there any reward for good, other than good. - Farooq A. Shiekh
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another. - George Eliot
What if today you gave yourself permission to be outrageously kind? What if you extended as much good will and kindness as you can possibly muster to every person you meet? And what if you did it with no thought of reward? I'm sure of one thing: it will be a day you will never regret. - Steve Goodier
We didn't come to the world just to entertain, we came to play remarkable roles, and our reward is to see you doing more than us. - Michael Bassey Johnson
No true friendship takes account of credit and debt. It gives freely, without thought of compensation or reward. - Una McCormack
I make sacrifices in reward of trinkets for my gilded cage. - Solange nicole
If you invest nothing, the reward is worth little. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Leadership is not a job you take, it's a decision you make. It pays no money, yet has the greatest reward - Dave Warawa - PROSALESGUY
Never be afraid to offer a smile; sure the risk is that a few foolish people may misinterpret your kindness as weakness, but the reward in their error be that at least they cannot blame you because you did show your teeth. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. - William Congreve
Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you. - Diana Spencer
All my life I had thought that if you worked hard you would be rewarded. If you worked your ass off, there would be some reward for you. But now I knew that the reward was just the chance to work your ass off. - Don J. Snyder
If you always lived in comfort you would miss the adventure that is uncomfortable, but of great reward. - Chris Burkmenn
Enlightenment is its own reward, its own punishment. You begin to see so much more. And so much more sees you. - Laird Barron
How I wished after all the hardships, you will immediately attain your reward. But it's not that easy. You need to wait for the right time to come in your life. Always bear in mind that diligence is nothing without perseverance. - Joe Mari Fadrigalan
The only reward for love is the experience of loving. - John le Carre
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. - Zig Ziglar
The greatest reward you get from loving others is love itself. - Matshona Dhliwayo
When all is said and done, one of our rewards may be praise, but the greater reward is being faithful to follow our Lor and Savior, Jesus Christ. - Elizabeth George
Ask questions. Seek answers, knowing you’ll never have all of them. And that’s okay. Sometimes curiosity is its own reward. - Michael Holbrook
A good deed that follows upon another is the reward for the first one, and an evil deed that follows upon another is a punishment for the first one. - Junayd
The reward is in the middle of hard work for a reason. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
the biggest reward of a lifetime is finishing day after day with a smile in you face. - Nuno Rosa
Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure. - George Sand
God is our teacher,life is His rod,and eternal life is our reward. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Working wholeheartedly for an organisation not with a hope that it will reward ever hard working or sincerity, but because there is no other way of spending time. - Anuj Somany
You will never win an unfair competition since the reward is meaningless. - Cass van Krah
The journey is the reward. - Erik Daniel Shein
A man's ethical behaviour should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties and needs; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death. - Albert Einstein
The day is short, the labor vast, the toilers idle, the reward great, and the Master urgent. - Tarphon
Always do good when you're tempted to do evil. The reward in doing good is priceless. - Kemi Sogunle
Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty, it is it's own reward. Everything else is in God's hands. - Mahatma Gandhi
We must beware of trying to build a society in which nobody counts for anything except a politician or an official, a society where enterprise gains no reward and thrift no privileges. - Sir Winston Churchill
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 value of the award, reward or prize is not the size of the money or fame it is attached with ,but the worth in terms of the TRUSTWORTHINESS of the authority from whose hands the winners receive it. - Anuj Somany
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward. - Kahlil Gibran
Courage is a choice.Wisdom is a gift.Love is a reward. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward. - John Maynard Keynes
When you step up to being excellent, use hard work and determination as the powerful force they are. By using these ideas, over time they will reward you with sparkling success. - Mark F. LaMoure
There is absolutely no reward on earth for being a Christian. You get it only on payday in Heaven, not while you are still working for Jesus on earth. - Felix Wantang
Virtue is its own reward. There's a pleasure in doing good which sufficiently pays itself.
You can motivate by fear, and you can motivate by reward. But both those methods are only temporary. The only lasting thing is self motivation. - Homer Rice
Make a list of goals for every year, tick them off & reward yourself when you achieve each one. Will give much discipline in your life. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
The reward of a thing well done, is to have done it. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is love's reward. - John Dryden
Every time I complete a major project I reward myself with two full days of just reading and coffee! I do justify that it is my work! - Delia J. Colvin
Whoever extolleth him as a God of love, doth not think highly enough of love itself. Did not that God want also to be judge? But the loving one loveth irrespective of reward and requital. - Friedrich Nietzsche
You can have a failed quest, but you can't have an achieved quest and no reward. - Sara Maitland
Do not worry about who get the credit or praise of the work done. Continue work to give your best.Your reward may come unexpected. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I'm going to treat myself to one of these as a reward for not knocking himself unconscious with a skillet. - Nora Roberts
To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted. - Bill Bryson
Extend to each person, no matter how trivial the contact, all the care and kindness and understanding and love that you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again. - Og Mandino
Seek happiness now within you. Don’t look anywhere else or for anyone to help bring that happiness to your life. Happiness comes as a reward of battles we win. Happiness will come from the will to be strong minded and the readiness to face the next challenge with a smile. - Sal Martinez
JUSTICE, n. A commodity which is a more or less adulterated condition the State sells to the citizen as a reward for his allegiance, taxes and personal service. - Ambrose Bierce
The highest reward for a man's toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes. - John Ruskin
Beauty is handed out as undemocratically as inherited peerages, and beautiful people have done nothing to deserve their astonishing reward.
I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself. - Rita Mae Brown
If you treat your characters like people, they'll reward you by being fully developed individuals. - Don Roff
The avoidance of taxes is the only pursuit that carries any reward. - John Maynard Keynes
The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward. - John Maynard Keynes
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation. - George Santayana
Every transgression and disobedience receives a just recompense of reward, except with those who truly love themselves. - Auliq Ice
The hardest thing to do often comes with no earthly reward; but it supernaturally affects eternity, so it turns into huge deposit in heaven. - Alisa Hope Wagner
Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - it is a result. - Robert Ingersoll
...free time is an illusion. It's what you get when you die and the gods reward you for a life spent working from dawn until midnight. - Tamora Pierce
Trying hard and working hard is its own reward. It feeds the soul. It affirms your will and your power. And it radiates from you, lighting the way for all those who see you. - Charles M. Blow
This, then, was Jango Fett's greatest reward, right here, sitting with his son, his young replica, sharing quiet moments. - R.A. Salvatore
Nothing ever invented provides such sustenance, such infinite reward for time spent, as a good book. - David McCullough
You are going to let the fear of poverty govern your life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live. - George Bernard Shaw
Real joy, which comes from loving to do good things without wanting to be repaid, is the reward that lasts forever. - Emanuel Swedenborg
No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor is the reward for what he gave. - Calvin Coolidge
The idea of death has been associated with the fear of the unknown, and the punishment or reward for our life choices. There is no punishment, and there is no reward. We punish ourselves instantly, when we choose to be destructive. We reward ourselves, when we choose being our loving selves. - Raphael Zernoff
Happiness is not a reward. It's a consequence. You have to work at it every day. - Norah Vincent
The faith comes by hearing; the reward by follow-through. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
If you are alone, tell some stories to yourself. This is a different kind of pleasure and it has, indeed, its reward. I have tasted a little of everything, and I have truly never enjoyed anything more. - Charles Nodier
The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
In Antiochus and his daughter you have heard of monstrous lust the due and just reward; In Pericles, his queen, and daughter, seen, Although assailed with fortune fierce and keen, Virtue preserved from fell destruction's blast, Led on by heaven, and crowned with joy at last. - William Shakespeare
Definition of money is the reward you get for solving people`s problems. - Sunday Adelaja
Virtue has its own reward, but no box office. - Mae West
The universe will reward you for taking risks on its behalf. - Shakti Gawain
Understanding is the reward of faith. Therefore, seek not to understand that you may believe, but believe that you may understand. - Augustine of Hippo
There is no reward for wishes. - Chinedum Azuh
I like a puzzle, as you know. So does every scholar worth his salt. It's the reward of the business, to look history in the eye and say, 'I know who you are. You can't fool me'. - Elizabeth Kostova
The reward for conformity was that everyone liked you except yourself. - Rita Mae Brown
The laborer is worthy of his reward. - Bible
I think we’re part of a greater wisdom that we will ever understand; a higher order, call it what you want. Know what I call it? The Big Electron. It doesn’t punish, it doesn’t reward, it doesn’t judge at all. It just is. - George Carlin
Never wait people to thank you , God is the only one who would reward you - Ibnoulkhatib Yahya
Eating crappy food isn't a reward -- it's a punishment. - Drew Carey
Our dreams wrapped in desire let us fly high enough to get the reward. - Kishore Bansal
The journey is the REWARD! NOT the destination. - Matthew Donnelly
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it. - John Ruskin
Good and evil, reward and punishment, are the only motives to a rational creature: these are the spur and reins whereby all mankind are set on work, and guided. - John Locke
Nobel intentions have no real meaning to them if you don't do it solely for you. Do it to satisfy your soul, not theirs. Don't do it in hope that it earns you a reward at the end, instead let the reward be the beauty created as a result of your actions. - Kendal Rob
Risk may bring pain, but risk also brings freedom and reward. - Shandel Slaten - Clarity Focusing On What Matters
The King of Glory does not reward His servants according to the dignity of their office, but according to the humility and love with which they have exercised it. - Francis de Sales
I learned from a very young age that if I persued the things that truly excited me, that they would reward in more important ways, like happiness. - Brandon Boyd
If you must chase make certain its with passion so you may reap a worthy reward. - Eyob M. A.
No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave. - Calvin Coolidge
Stock option plans reward the executive for doing the wrong thing. Instead of asking, 'Are we making the right decision?' he asks, 'How did we close today?' It is encouragement to loot the corporation. - Peter Drucker
The Leader who sets a vision and encourages others to to take ownership in their future will obtain the greatest reward of overall performance resulting in success.~bns~ - Bluenscottish
Those are who are selfish are rewarded for being nice. Those who truly care about others feel a smile in return is all the reward they need. - Craig Mercier
Patience Always Gives You The Best Reward When The Time Is Right.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
Lord, teach me to be generous;Teach me to serve you as you deserve;To give and not to count the cost;To fight and not to heed the wounds;To toil, and not to seek for rest;To labor, and not to ask for reward - except to know that I am doing your will. - Ignatius of Loyola
If we should be blessed by some great reward, such as fame or fortune, it's the fruit of a seed planted by us in the past. - Bodhidharma
When you strive to possess, there is always a reward waiting for you both in heaven and on earth. - Sunday Adelaja
Ultimately, intellectual work of this sort is its own reward, because it is focused on the only One whose recognition is important, the One before whom all hearts are open. - Mark A. Noll
Never love someone with expecting return. Love is love's reward. - Debasish Mridha
The reward of a thing well done is having done it. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Blessedness is not the reward of virtue, but virtue itself; neither do we rejoice therein, because we control our lusts, but contrariwise, because we rejoice therein, we are able to control our lusts. - Baruch Spinoza
The highest reward for a man's toil is not what he gets for it but what he becomes by it. - John Ruskin
For the innocent, the past may hold a reward, but for the treacherous it's only a matter of time before the past delivers what they truly deserve. - Emily Thorne
You will not be rewarded for your good nature. Your good nature is your reward. - Debasish Mridha
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