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Men do not value a good deed unless it brings a reward.
When you try to grasp the way the Western world is going, you see that we are on a ratchet towards a surveillance state, which is coming to include the whole population in its surveillance. This is our reward for accepting the restraints on the way we live now.
The reward of labour is life. Is that not enough?
Only criminals and bloodsuckers reward bad behavior.
A prince should be slow to punish, and quick to reward.
Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A grave to rest in, and a fading name!
Walter Savage Landor
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.
Some prideful people are not so concerned as to whether their wages meet their needs as they are that their wages are more than someone else's. Their reward is being a cut above the rest. This is the enmity of pride.
Ezra Taft Benson
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
The cleaning is something I use as a reward if I get some work done. I go into a very happy state of mind when I'm vacuuming.
Joyce Carol Oates
The reward of art is not fame or success but intoxication: that is why so many bad artists are unable to give it up.
We reward people for making money off money, and moving money around and dividing up mortgages a thousand times over, selling it to China... and it becomes this shell game.
In the end, long life is the reward, strength, and beauty.
My opinion is the greatest reward that any government could get is the approval of the people. If the people are happy and the people are at peace and the government has done something for them, that's the greatest reward I think any government could hope for.
Aung San Suu Kyi
If I have caused just one person to wipe away a tear of laughter, that's my reward.
An act of goodness is of itself an act of happiness. No reward coming after the event can compare with the sweet reward that went with it.
Consumers now have a voice. And the fact that consumers can be creators, producers and distributors means they can push back against brands to punish them for their socially irresponsible behavior or reward them for their responsible behavior.
I learned from a very young age that if I pursued the things that truly excited me, that they would reward in more important ways, like happiness.
Awards are so unnecessary because I think we get so much out of our work just by doing it. The work is a reward in itself.
Life is life, and one has experiences that are painful and some that are very pleasant, and one has reward and sacrifice and more reward and disappointment and joy and happiness, and it's always going to be the same.
America doesn't reward people of my age, either in day-to-day life or for their performances.
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
I don't fool with a lot of things that I can't have fun with. There's not much reward in that.
The financial reward is great and I love the life I have, but all money makes possible is for you to stop worrying about money. Then you have freedom to live your life.
He who labours not, cannot enjoy the reward of labour.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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