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If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
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.
Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.
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.
Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty; it is its own reward. Everything else is in God's hands.
Peace is its own reward.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Love is the expression of one's values, the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person, the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another.
The reward of a thing well done is having done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk.
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.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
You are going to let the fear of poverty govern you life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live.
George Bernard Shaw
The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better work.
The man who knows it can't be done counts the risk, not the reward.
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.
That terrible mood of depression of whether it's any good or not is what is known as The Artist's Reward.
Love seeks one thing only: the good of the one loved. It leaves all the other secondary effects to take care of themselves. Love, therefore, is its own reward.
Virtue has its own reward, but no sale at the box office.
Man's unique reward, however, is that while animals survive by adjusting themselves to their background, man survives by adjusting his background to himself.
The business schools reward difficult complex behavior more than simple behavior, but simple behavior is more effective.
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
A wise woman recognizes when her life is out of balance and summons the courage to act to correct it, she knows the meaning of true generosity, happiness is the reward for a life lived in harmony, with a courage and grace.
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
I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
Thomas A. Edison
And what does reward virtue? You think the communist commissar rewards virtue? You think a Hitler rewards virtue? You think, excuse me, if you'll pardon me, American presidents reward virtue? Do they choose their appointees on the basis of the virtue of the people appointed or on the basis of their political clout?
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.
Help others and give something back. I guarantee you will discover that while public service improves the lives and the world around you, its greatest reward is the enrichment and new meaning it will bring your own life.
Happiness is the reward we get for living to the highest right we know.
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