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Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - it is a result.
Robert Green Ingersoll
No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
The reward of suffering is experience.
Harry S. Truman
For if you love those who love you, what reward have you? Do not even the tax collectors do the same?
No man, who continues to add something to the material, intellectual and moral well-being of the place in which he lives, is left long without proper reward.
Booker T. Washington
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?
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.
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
Honor is the reward of virtue.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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.
Hell is the highest reward that the devil can offer you for being a servant of his.
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
I've always associated the moment of writing with a moment of lift, of joy, of unexpected reward.
A life spent in constant labor is a life wasted, save a man be such a fool as to regard a fulsome obituary notice as ample reward.
George Jean Nathan
He that does good for good's sake seeks neither paradise nor reward, but he is sure of both in the end.
The majority see the obstacles; the few see the objectives; history records the successes of the latter, while oblivion is the reward of the former.
Alfred A. Montapert
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
My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don't need another plaque.
The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.
John Maynard Keynes
Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy.
To believe in a just law of cause and effect, carrying with it a punishment or a reward, is to believe in righteousness.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you but yourself.
Rita Mae Brown
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation.
Love is life's end, but never ending. Love is life's wealth, never spent, but ever spending. Love's life's reward, rewarded in rewarding.
Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
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.
I'm delirious with joy. It proves that if you confront the universe with good intentions in your heart, it will reflect that and reward your intent. Usually. It just doesn't always do it in the way you expect.
J. Michael Straczynski
Every day confirms my opinion on the superiority of a vicious life - and if Virtue is not its own reward I don't know any other stipend annexed to it.
The reward of energy, enterprise and thrift is taxes.
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