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Understanding capitalism is in some ways simple. At its best, capitalism rewards creators, makers and providers: the people and firms that create valuable things for others, like imaginative technologies and good food, cars and drugs.
I think Republicans need to take income inequality more seriously. Not because I favor equality of outcomes. I do not. I think the Right is correct to stress merit and earned rewards, not handouts and forced equality. But I think what Republicans are blind to is that power corrupts.
I do not believe in the God of theology who rewards good and punishes evil.
For them to perceive the advantage of defeating the enemy, they must also have their rewards.
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?
If feminism has receded in visibility and prestige, it is precisely because its vision of life's goals and rewards has become too narrow and elitist.
The longer I live, the more I feel that the individual is not so much to blame - not even the worst individuals, not even the 'best' citizens - as the system of corruption which has grown up about us, and which rewards an honest man with a mere living and a crook with all the magnificence of our magnificent modern life.
The rewards of freedom are always sweet, but its demands are stern, for at its heart is the paradox that the greatest enemy of freedom is freedom.
Rural Americans want leaders who help middle-class communities to plan and prosper over the long-term - not opportunists who reap the rewards for themselves, leaving nothing for the people who do the sowing.
Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards than being a father to my children.
The higher the sun ariseth, the less shadow doth he cast; even so the greater is the goodness, the less doth it covet praise; yet cannot avoid its rewards in honours.
In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are consequences.
Robert Green Ingersoll
There is nothing man will not attempt when great enterprises hold out the promise of great rewards.
I love capitalism. It rewards me for being brave - it awards me for being innovative and thinking out of the box.
Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards.
Hard work - I mean, does anybody use that term anymore? Laziness doesn't fly. It's all in the practice. It does take work and it ain't easy - but man, the rewards!
Scientology is a model control system, a state in fact with its own courts, police, rewards and penalties.
William S. Burroughs
People who create 20% of the results will begin believing they deserve 80% of the rewards.
The caricature of science is that we hold tight to the theories we have, and shun challenges to them. That's just not true. In fact, we hold our highest rewards for those scientists who can prove others wrong. And by the way, they are famous in their own lifetimes. We don't wait until they're dead.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Missionary work has never been easy, and yet the joyful rewards cannot be equaled by any other experience.
Gordon B. Hinckley
Do not try to push your way through to the front ranks of your profession; do not run after distinctions and rewards; but do your utmost to find an entry into the world of beauty.
It is indeed hard for the strong to be just to the weak, but acting justly always has its rewards.
Eamon de Valera
Teachers are sort of faced with a thankless task, because no matter how good they are, unless they find a way to personally rationalize the rewards of their effort, nobody else is really going to do it for them en masse.
The rewards of the wild and the rewards of the survivor go to those who can dig deep, and, ultimately, to the guy who can stay alive.
Death is not evil, for it frees man from all ills and takes away his desires along with desire's rewards.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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