Quotations on Reward

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Certainly, the Bush Administration will rely in the first instance on its friends, since it would be both illogical and counterproductive to reward its adversaries.
- Richard V. Allen
(Keywords: First, Friends, Reward, Will)

The reward is that you can actually create a world separate from reality with a story, actors, music, and camera design. When it works it can entertain, move people and teach us all.
- Colleen Atwood
(Keywords: Design, Music, People, Actors, Reality, Reward, World)

God gave us faculties for our use; each of them will receive its proper reward. Then do not let us try to charm them to sleep, but permit them to do their work until divinely called to something higher.
- Saint Teresa of Avila
(Keywords: Work, God, Charm, Reward, Sleep, Will)

Happiness is the reward we get for living to the highest right we know.
- Richard Bach
(Keywords: Happiness, Living, Reward, Right)

Life is here only to be lived so that we can, through life, earn the right to death, which to me is paradise. Whatever it is that will bring me the reward of paradise, I'll do the best I can.
- Anne Bancroft
(Keywords: Life, Death, Paradise, Reward, Right, Will)

Because men believe not in Providence, therefore they do so greedily scrape and hoard. They do not believe in any reward for charity, therefore they will part with nothing.
- Isaac Barrow
(Keywords: Men, Charity, Nothing, Providence, Reward, Will)

Defending the truth is not something one does out of a sense of duty or to allay guilt complexes, but is a reward in itself.
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Keywords: Truth, Duty, Guilt, Reward, Sense)

The reward is every night. The 90 minutes is such a payoff for us every night; it makes it all worth it to us. The fans who come to the shows know how much we enjoy this.
- Gerry Beckley
(Keywords: Fans, Night, Reward, Worth)

Well, I'm telling them two things. One is that, look, this is going to be something when the American people realize - once it's passed - that, A, it does take care of preexisting conditions; B, you're insurance rates aren't going to skyrocket; C, the insurance companies aren't going to be running the show like they were before; D, you're going to be in a position where you can keep your insurance that you have. That once the American public realizes that, you're going to get a reward for this. They're going to be rewarded.
- Joe Biden
(Keywords: People, American, Care, Public, Reward, Running)

You never think the universe will reward your first choice - it just doesn't work like that.
- Kathryn Bigelow
(Keywords: Work, Choice, First, Reward, Universe, Will)

Music has always been my back door to life. It is important for people to find something that excites them. I like the concept that if you do what excites you, you will be rewarded generously, whatever form reward takes, which is not necessarily money.
- Brandon Boyd
(Keywords: Money, Music, Life, People, Reward, Will)

There is an abiding beauty which may be appreciated by those who will see things as they are and who will ask for no reward except to see.
- Vera Brittain
(Keywords: Beauty, May, Reward, Will)

The business schools reward difficult complex behavior more than simple behavior, but simple behavior is more effective.
- Warren Buffett
(Keywords: Business, Behavior, Reward, Schools)

The law serves of nought else in these days but for to do wrong, for nothing is spread almost but false matters by color of the law for reward, dread and favor and so no remedy is had in the Court of Equity in any way.
- Jack Cade
(Keywords: Court, Law, Nothing, Reward, Wrong)

I say, traitors; as some men live upon the reward of treachery, for their quiet and liberty; if it may be called a liberty, as it is redeemed with the betraying of the interest of Christ, and the blood of His people.
- Donald Cargill
(Keywords: Men, People, Blood, Christ, Interest, Liberty, May, Quiet, Reward, Treachery)

I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
- Nick Cave
(Keywords: Art, Work, Compliment, Reward, Writers)

This is the great reward of service, to live, far out and on, in the life of others; this is the mystery of Christ, - to give life's best for such high sake that it shall be found again unto life eternal.
- Joshua Chamberlain
(Keywords: Life, Christ, Mystery, Reward, Service)

A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world.
- Maurice Chevalier
(Keywords: Age, Melancholy, Old, Reward, World, Youth)

Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.
- Frederic Chopin
(Keywords: Art, Achievement, Quantity, Reward, Simplicity)

Poetry has been to me its own exceeding great reward; it has given me the habit of wishing to discover the good and beautiful in all that meets and surrounds me.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Keywords: Poetry, Habit, Reward, Wishing)

In many ways, that affection is the real reward for 56 years in the business. Although the money ain't exactly bad either.
- Perry Como
(Keywords: Money, Business, Affection, Reward, Years)

Vice is its own reward. It is virtue which, if it is to be marketed with consumer appeal, must carry Green Shield stamps.
- Quentin Crisp
(Keywords: Virtue, Reward, Vice)

Our forbears worked hard this difficult land, and their reward was the freedom and independence of self-sufficiency.
- James H. Douglas
(Keywords: Freedom, Independence, Land, Reward, Self)

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
(Keywords: Change, Life, Control, Decision, Act, Rest, Reward, Tenacity)

One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But... I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
- Thomas A. Edison
(Keywords: Money, Success, Work, Invention, Man, Pleasure, Reward, Value, World)

I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
- Thomas A. Edison
(Keywords: Success, Work, Pleasure, Reward, World)

The reward of energy, enterprise and thrift is taxes.
- William Feather
(Keywords: Energy, Reward, Taxes)

We who go out to die shall be remembered, because we gave the world peace. That will be our reward, though we will know nothing of it, but lie rotting in the earth - dead.
- Philip Gibbs
(Keywords: Peace, Lie, Earth, Nothing, Reward, Will, World)

It is the advertiser who provides the paper for the subscriber. It is not to be disputed, that the publisher of a newspaper in this country, without a very exhaustive advertising support, would receive less reward for his labor than the humblest mechanic.
- Alexander Hamilton
(Keywords: Advertising, Country, Labor, Reward, Support)

I beg the Most High to allow me the favour of the double reward, but if God only finds me worthy of one reward, I will accept it in all humility.
- King Hassan II
(Keywords: God, Humility, Reward, Will)

I've always associated the moment of writing with a moment of lift, of joy, of unexpected reward.
- Seamus Heaney
(Keywords: Joy, Reward, Writing)

The voters reward good performance. So, I'm going to go out and focus, if I become the governor, to do the very best job I can as governor. The rest of it will take care of itself.
- Dave Heineman
(Keywords: Performance, Care, Focus, Job, Rest, Reward, Will)

People repeat behaviour that leads to flooding their brains with pleasurable chemicals. The short-term reward loop acts over hours to years, and the long-term reproductive success loop over generations.
- Keith Henson
(Keywords: Success, People, Generations, Reward, Years)

For me, the risks in terms of opening that brewpub were fairly high. I put my house up as collateral, I invested the liquid money I had and two years of my time to get it over, but that's really not much of a risk for what the potential reward was if it worked.
- John Hickenlooper
(Keywords: Money, Time, Potential, Reward, Risk, Years)

If it was really successful, it was a life calling, a career I was excited about doing, so I didn't think the overall risk was anywhere near as high as what the reward was.
- John Hickenlooper
(Keywords: Life, Successful, Career, Reward, Risk)

We need to work together, on a bipartisan basis, to create new jobs, increase job training, enact real and substantive middle class tax relief, and reward companies that create jobs at home.
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Keywords: Home, Work, Class, Tax, Job, Jobs, Middle class, Reward, Training)

It is essential to employ, trust, and reward those whose perspective, ability, and judgment are radically different from yours. It is also rare, for it requires uncommon humility, tolerance, and wisdom.
- Dee Hock
(Keywords: Wisdom, Trust, Ability, Humility, Judgment, Perspective, Reward, Tolerance)

It is Basic Management 101 that if you reward failure you are going to get more failure, and if you want success you should reward success. But if you look at the way this administration has approached national security, they have kind of got that principle backwards.
- Chris Van Hollen
(Keywords: Success, Failure, Management, National security, Reward, Want)

To believe in a just law of cause and effect, carrying with it a punishment or a reward, is to believe in righteousness.
- Ernest Holmes
(Keywords: Cause, Effect, Law, Punishment, Reward, Righteousness)

The man who knows it can't be done counts the risk, not the reward.
- Elbert Hubbard
(Keywords: Man, Reward, Risk)

Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all those things effectively, you can't miss.
- Lee Iacocca
(Keywords: People, Employees, Reward, Rules)

Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - it is a result.
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Keywords: Happiness, Punishment, Result, Reward, Suffering)

Romance, like the rabbit at the dog track, is the elusive, fake, and never attained reward which, for the benefit and amusement of our masters, keeps us running and thinking in safe circles.
- Beverly Jones
(Keywords: Romance, Amusement, Reward, Running, Thinking)

The way I see things, the way I see life, I see it as a struggle. And there's a great deal of reward I have gained coming to that understanding - that existence is a struggle.
- Harvey Keitel
(Keywords: Life, Existence, Reward, Struggle, Understanding)

We must be willing to pay inspiring math and science teachers, who have high paying alternatives in industry, more to teach and reward students who take more challenging courses in high school.
- Mark Kennedy
(Keywords: Science, Inspiring, Reward, School, Students, Teachers)

The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.
- John Maynard Keynes
(Keywords: Pursuit, Reward, Taxes)

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk.
- Doug Larson
(Keywords: Wisdom, Listening, Reward, Talk)

Sleep is a reward for some, a punishment for others. For all, it is a sanction.
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont
(Keywords: Punishment, Reward, Sleep)

The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach - waiting for a gift from the sea.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Keywords: Lie, Beach, Open, Reward, Sea, Waiting)

Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.
- Og Mandino
(Keywords: Life, Thought, Beginning, Care, Kindness, Midnight, Reward, Today, Understanding, Will)

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