Top 150 Rewards Quotes

In this post, you will find great Rewards Quotes from famous people, such as Mary Douglas, Bradley Wiggins, Chrystia Freeland, Christine Pelosi, Bill Cosby. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

I am sure it must be true that people opt out of the ma

I am sure it must be true that people opt out of the mainstream society because they feel that there are going to be no rewards for them, if they stay.
People always push the boundaries, especially when the rewards are so high financially.
Thanks to globalization and the technology revolution, the nature of work, the distribution of the rewards from that work, and maybe even the economic cycle itself are being transformed.
The promise of Social Security was reflected in President Franklin Delano Roosevelt‘s inter-generational compact that rewards hard work and provides retirement security.
Nothing I’ve ever done has given me more joys and rewards than being a father to my children.
Bill Cosby
With hard work comes rewards and I want to make youngsters who could have gone left but went right find the right path.
A creative mindset is in increasingly high demand: employers are vying for workers who are able to dream big and deliver big with the next must-have product. Creative thinking fuels innovation, it leads to new goods and services, creates jobs and delivers substantial economic rewards.
Jim Hunt
If you‘re not willing to risk, there are no rewards.
David Caruso
Investment banking is not a business; it is a personal service where bankers work hand in hand with their clients. And it is a service that must not simply be about making bigger and bigger deals that reap rewards for only a small group of executives.
Felix Rohatyn
Work is that which you dislike doing but perform for the sake of external rewards. At school, this takes the form of grades. In society, it means money, status, privilege.
I have always wondered why more women did not look into owning their own funds. Granted, it is a high stress, high risk business, but it also offers high rewards and control.
When I went to work with Garinger, they were good kids and a very good team. But they had a nine-game losing streak, and you can see that they were getting down and depressed and not feeling rewards for their efforts. But when I came in there, I didn’t need to teach them much about X’s and O’s.
Before we even consider expanding Medicare, or another program based on its rates, we must reform our Medicare payment system so that it rewards value, not volume, and doesn’t disadvantage states like Minnesota that provide high-quality care in an efficient way.
One of the rewards of success is freedom, the ability to do whatever you like.
What upset me was that after ‘Saawariya,’ which came after the awards and rewards of ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam,’ ‘Devdas’ and ‘Black,’ I was written off, almost hounded out of the industry.
There are hardly any apprenticeships in care; hardly any schools preparing teenagers for jobs in care; and few signs that politicians know what to do to raise the status and rewards for what will soon be one of our most important industries.
You cannot expect rewards without putting in hard work.
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.
I try to pay it forward. I do a lot of philanthropic and charity work. Some of my greatest awards, greatest rewards, have not been for comic work but for charity work.
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.
The Lord has promised great rewards for those who reach out to strengthen their brothers and sisters.
A circus is like a mother in whom one can confide and who rewards and punishes.
Burt Lancaster
It is easy to make stuff up – and easy to dig up information and repeat it or report it to others. But to find a real life story with real people in real life situations is quite difficult and time-consuming. Yet, the rewards are worth the effort.
Lee Gutkind
Some people recovering from drugs or alcohol stay with the programs indefinitely, making the recovery program their family, a long-term source of attention rewards.
Video games are a special kind of play, but at root, they’re about the same things as other games: embracing particular rules and restrictions in order to develop skills and experience rewards. When a game is well-designed, it’s the balance between these factors that engages people on a fundamental level.
Of all those in the army close to the commander none is more intimate than the secret agent; of all rewards none more liberal than those given to secret agents; of all matters none is more confidential than those relating to secret operations.
Browsing our local farmer‘s market is one of my family’s favorite weekend activities. Make it a relaxing, healthful habit for your family, and you’ll reap the nutritional rewards.
When you do something moral and upright and wander off by yourself, well, everyone doesn’t always follow you, do they, right? You pat yourself on your sanctimonious back but it doesn’t mean the crowd rewards you for doing what you think is right.
There are some risks we choose to take because the benefits from taking them exceed the possible costs. Optimal behavior takes risks that are worthwhile. This is the central paradigm of finance: we must take risks to achieve rewards, but not all risks are equally rewarded.
Robert F. Engle
When we take time to notice the things that go right – it means we’re getting a lot of little rewards throughout the day.
It’s so important for me to keep a good house. I take a lot of pleasure in cooking and I think there is a lot in common between cooking and film-making. You put all these ingredients together to make something wholesome. Except the rewards in cooking come a little sooner.
People of my generation who became photographers in the

People of my generation who became photographers in the late fifties, early sixties, there were no rewards in photography. There were no museum shows. Maybe MOMA would show something, or Chicago. There were no galleries. Nobody bought photographs.
You don’t train a dog in a training hall, jerking his neck or even giving him food treats. You train him using life rewards.
Ian Dunbar
You know, I was crap. But I had the commitment, and I had the understanding, that the basis of football is skill on the ball, and if you spend the time with it, you’re gonna reap the rewards.
Craig Johnston
If you are working in a publicly subsidized building, then you have a responsibility to deliver truly interesting, risky, innovative, even provocative work. Work that speaks to your audience in many resonant ways. The priority is less about the financial rewards.
Global supply chains are founded on a Darwinian model that rewards employers who treat working people as less than human.
The props of being a Leeds United player in my own home city is good and the rewards in football are very good so it helps me to look after my family and they are the reasons why I carried on pushing, to help my family.
Kalvin Phillips
I feel, at the national level, shooters should get monetary rewards also, along with medals and a handshake.
My beliefs are that good people who work hard get their rewards. There will be struggle at times and hurdles along the way – life throws up all sorts – but in the end, you will prevail if you stick to the right path.
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 truth is, the harder you fight, the sweeter are the rewards in the end.
I am honorary President of the American Humanist Society, having succeeded the late, great science fiction writer Isaac Asimov in that utterly functionless capacity. We Humanists behave as well as we can, without any rewards or punishments in an Afterlife.
The good life, as it is popularly conceived, typically involves acquiring mastery in one’s work, thus gaining for oneself better terms – or means to rewards, whether material, like wealth, or nonmaterial – an experience we may call ‘prospering.’
In the workplace, we’re taught to worry about what happens if we don’t have full, complete knowledge of every detail. But if you create a culture and an environment that rewards people for taking risks, even if they don’t succeed, you can start changing behavior.
I’m a capitalist. I believe that people take risk, and there are rewards if they do well; they should lose if they don’t.
Admitting weakness seems to be such a severe psychic threat for Bush that when he makes a mistake it’s safer just to reinforce it. The strategy creates a perverse system of rewards and punishments.
In return, society rewards those who give it what it wants. That is why how much money people have earned is a rough measure of how much they gave society what it wanted.
I suppose the desire to go to town helped make me ambitious, and the allure of the worlds that came in over the radio also helped. But the rewards of growing up on a farm were far greater in many ways than life in town.
It was from them that I learned that hard work in stable surroundings could yield rewards, even if only in infinitesimally small increments.
Sidney Altman
That’s what sport can do to you: it gives you a lot of heartache and pain, and sometimes the ultimate rewards.
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.
Sure, it comes with a lot of bonus rewards, whatever it may be, some of it may be financial. And it is great to have been No 1 in the world, when you get a bit older you can reflect on it. But I was No 1 in the world before I actually was No 1 in the world, in my mind at least.
It’s not my concern to make a commercial pop record. I want to make a record of music that I would listen to, that is lyrically rich and has songs that people can relate to – more along the Jakob Dylan route: people who create for the art of it and not necessarily the monetary rewards of it.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
With honesty of purpose, balance, a respect for tradition, courage, and, above all, a philosophy of life, any young person who embraces the historical profession will find it rich in rewards and durable in satisfaction.
Samuel E. Morison
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 want kids to continue to enjoy our game and benefit from the rewards of playing the ultimate team sport. That’s why it’s important for young players, parents, and coaches to know about U.S.A. Football’s Head Up Football program.
We have a fee-for-service system that rewards quantity, not quality: profit-driven care rather than patient-driven care. So doctors order more tests, more procedures, and more drugs – we actually consume more prescription drugs in the U.S. than the rest of the world combined.
True virtue would never liken its rewards to points on a loyalty card, not because it is its own reward, but because it is not something we should practice to accrue future benefits.
The battle between free will and listening to the inner voice will remain eternal. Similarly, in the debate over material and spiritual rewards; you cannot have both, as the path to acquire each is different.
Students today need experience to get a job, and they need a job to get experience. The Chegg Champion program provides students with a real-world working experience that actually offers financial rewards.
Osman Rashid
I think we ought to strip our laws and regulations of everything that rewards or recommends or requires preferential treatment by race. I think that is one of the single most unfortunate changes of the 1960s and it is one that we can change at no cost.
I liked the game, I enjoyed the game, and the game fed

I liked the game, I enjoyed the game, and the game fed me enough, and gave me enough rewards to reinforce that this is something that I should spend time doing, and that I could possibly make a priority in my life, versus other sports.
As a competitor, you always want to receive the best rewards. But you understand that it is a team sport, and you understand the better your team plays, the more you are rewarded.
All of us take offense to anyone who reaps the rewards of living in America without taking on the responsibilities of living in America. And undocumented immigrants who desperately want to embrace those responsibilities see little option but to remain in the shadows, or risk their families being torn apart.
Being an Arab leader has its rewards: the suite at the Waldorf-Astoria during the United Nations General Assembly, travel in your own plane, plenty of cash, even job security – whether kings, sheiks or presidents, with or without elections, most serve for life.
Many businesses fail because the owner wasn’t willing to invest and wasn’t educated on the difference between spending money frivolously and investing money into the business for growth, and the risks and rewards of that cash infusion.
Carol Roth
Here’s something we’re rarely told growing up: our world rewards wealth, not hard work or talent.
I kept going because I just love football. But you get to the point where you’re not getting the rewards or seeing any progression and that knocks your enthusiasm. That’s why I decided to come to Oxford.
Kemar Roofe
While out on the perimeter, women discovered the freedom of badlands. They were curiously free to invent, without having to liberate themselves from the forms and rewards of the cultural norm.
Serendipity always rewards the prepared.
It’s terrible, I know, but I will admit I was a really lazy kid. It was Bronte who would wake me up in the morning, go to training early, and take in some tips from the older training group. I would be there grumbling and complaining. After she began to reap the rewards of her labour, it definitely kindled a fire.
The rewards of my life have been great. I built a company; I left things better than I found them. I have a good reputation. I put the Vanguard shareholders and crew first. That’s a huge thing.
What the Khmer Rouge had in store was a radical agrarian revolution, one with the professed aim of completely renovating society while giving the peasants a better life, of evening the rewards and feeding the hungry, of bringing a rational and utilitarian nation-state into being.
The world is a fickle place, and it’s not fair. But if you’re getting most of your rewards from you, then you can use that as a kind of compass, and you can be secure in the fact that you’re working for the right reason, and you’re going in the right direction.
Exploration is an oft-lauded human activity, and one that resonates in the same way that music and good stories do. It’s hard-wired into our species (and into many others), no doubt because it has survival value. Exploration occasionally rewards those who accept its risks, usually with new resources.
As Vietnam increasingly opens its doors, it will reap the rewards of progress for its people.
Survivor‘ wouldn’t have happened had I not gone out there and helped CBS to sell sponsors to finance the first one. Part of my thinking on ‘Survivor’ was that it should have rewards that are corporate brands. A Big Mac, one thimble-full of Coca-Cola.
I’d like, each time out as a writer, to reinvent who I am and what I’m doing. That’s one of the great pleasures and rewards of the occupation.
Conversely, conservatives assume that humans are fundamentally lazy and prone to immorality. In this view, the entitlement system coddles and rewards laziness. This cynicism spills over into their view of government and government ‘bureaucrats.’ It also spills over into their political tactics.
Success leaves clues, and if you sow the same seeds, you’ll reap the same rewards.
I see the Jedi mission as giving up a normal life in exchange for protecting the innocent. It’s a life of sacrifice. There are rewards, but also a certain degree of sterility.
While the public school rewards failure by throwing more government money at failing school systems, the voucher system does the opposite.
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?
The majority of the world – including myself – we all have problems and difficulty in life, and life’s messy. But there are great rewards in life, too.
Eric Close
That’s what people don’t understand: whatever you do in life, you have to be consistent at it because that’s when you’ll reap the rewards from it.
The ‘People’s Budget‘ rewards hard work and invests in our country. It ensures that everyone has an opportunity to get a good education, find a good job, live in a safe and secure home, put food on the table, have affordable health care, save for retirement, and maybe have a little left over.
I’m a strange person – I don’t really get rewards out of how many hits I have on YouTube. I love it, and I’m grateful, and it’s important to me. But does it equal peace within me? No, it doesn’t.
At a club like Chelsea, they have the money to buy world class strikers like Diego Costa, and there’s also that pressure to win trophies. I just have to stick with it, be patient, and hopefully my rewards will come.
As a steward of the U.S.economy and financial systems, the Treasury has helped lay the groundwork for the American economy to become a model of strength, flexibility, dynamism, resiliency. This is a system that generates growth, creates jobs and wealth, rewards initiative, and fosters innovation.
Missionary work has never been easy, and yet the joyful rewards cannot be equaled by any other experience.
Co-innovation between a startup and an enterprise works best when each party fills a gap in the other’s capabilities and when they share equitably in both the work and the rewards.
Maciej Kranz
Without properly functioning civil courts, there is no guarantee that innovative entrepreneurs can claim the rewards of their ideas.
The present structure of rewards in high schools produc

The present structure of rewards in high schools produces a response on the part of an adolescent social system which effectively impedes the process of education.
James S. Coleman
I have seen my dad working with utmost sincerity and integrity, the sacrifices he made. I have also seen the rewards: if you give your best, you get your worth.
Rewards are directly proportional to the suspect and his peers‘ status in society: $100,000 was offered in the Moxley case. It meant nothing to millionaires.
The rewards of dancing are very different from choreographing.
Nothing really prepared me for the amount of work, or the amount of rewards, that came with being a new mom.
The occasional nomination of a Todd Akin or Christine O’Donnell or Sharron Angle is a problem for the GOP. But it’s really just a symptom of a much more serious malady: an environment on the right that demands and rewards an ideal of ‘purity‘ that has little appeal outside of the conservative movement.
For me to call myself a musician, it’s necessary to play live, and it rewards so much – not just in the pay cheque sense but what it does for my playing. I feel it through a tour – I feel it at the end of a tour – all that I’ve gathered, and especially now that I am improvising so much.
It drives you on all season when you see the end rewards, first and foremost for your club, and then, obviously, to play at a World Cup is the pinnacle of anybody‘s career.
Life normally rewards you for hard work.
170 is not a popularity contest. 170 is a working man‘s weight class where you work hard, you get your rewards whereas at lightweight, it wasn’t the same. You could work as hard as you want, win as many fights as you want, and there’s no promise what you’re going to get out of it.
Sometimes the rewards of risk don’t leave us wrecked. Sometimes we find our passion, our purpose, courage, connection, and comfort. Every good thing in our lives is a direct result of risk.
Years of research in psychology has shown that rewards and punishments can be very effective in changing behavior. But, at the same time, they can create an addiction to rewards and punishments.
Barry Schwartz
The tendency in lots of large organizations is to try and find a comfortable place where you think you can get measured rewards for measured work.
Making movies has become such a golden ring, and it’s all such a big business, that the rewards system has gotten totally out of whack. Suddenly, you’re treated in a manner befitting someone who is actually an important person.
Super-success is not for everyone, and you will endure weeks and months and years of hard work, obstacles, failures, victories, pain, and any manner of ‘negativeexperiences to reap the rewards of success, drink from the golden goblet, own the brass ring.
The drug or cult has major if not exclusive sources of brain rewards.
It is indeed hard for the strong to be just to the weak, but acting justly always has its rewards.
Eamon de Valera
I’m never doing anything by rote. I’m only on thin ice, and I think that that’s a good place to be. I feel like when you push yourself like that, the rewards can be pretty great.
The currencies of science are discoveries and ideas; the rewards are the excitement of going where nobody has been before and, if one is inclined to such things, the kudos of peer acclaim, plus funds to do more research.
The best leaders begin with an environment that embraces and rewards change and innovation.
I have a little easier time watching the NFL than college or high school. I used to go to the high school games, and now I have trouble with it. The NFL players get big rewards from it. I feel at least the NFL has made big changes to help their safety. And they’re adults – they can make good decisions.
Our nation’s tax code is a broken mess of rules and regulations. It rewards special interests, punishes success and holds back millions of Americans seeking better jobs, higher wages, and greater opportunities.
I oppose piracy and want to see intellectual property protected because that is what fosters and rewards innovation. But SOPA won’t accomplish a meaningful reduction in piracy and causes massive collateral damage to the Internet ecosystem.
Breughel is an example of an artist – I mean, this is true about artists and painters in general, but he is a specific example of an artist whose work contains more than you think it does at first glance. Whose work rewards, sustains attention and looking.
I know the rewards of focusing on innovation and outcomes as opposed to hours. I’ve been fortunate to work with brilliant entrepreneurs who didn’t have years of experience, and yet they changed the world.
A wealthy landowner cannot cultivate and improve his farm without spreading comfort and well-being around him. Rich and abundant crops, a numerous population and a prosperous countryside are the rewards for his efforts.
Antoine Lavoisier
In the modern era, with the rewards the top players have during their career and the risks involved moving into management, more will look at it and say they don’t need it.
Pay-for-procedure or fee-for-service reimbursement rewards doctors and hospitals for volume – not keeping patients healthy or being efficiency. Pay-for-Performance is clearly one tool that can change the incentives to reward quality.
I think the very idea of character, of developing not just grit, but empathy and curiosity, emotional intelligence – you know, the things that I want my own daughters to develop – the idea that we’re going to get there through rewards and punishments seems completely at odds with the idea of character itself.
America’s corporate and political elites now form a regime of their own and they’re privatizing democracy. All the benefits – the tax cuts, policies and rewards flow in one direction: up.
Bill Moyers
Entrepreneurs or international conglomerateurs, or large financial institutions buy or create mutual fund management companies to create a return on their own capital. It’s capitalism at work, where the rewards tend to go to the managers rather than the investors.
We were the first country in the world to carbonise our

We were the first country in the world to carbonise our economy and to reap the huge economic rewards that followed and it is right that we now invest some of that wealth in fully decarbonising.
The prevailing structures of personal reputation and career advancement mean the biggest rewards often follow the flashiest work, not the best.
Randy Schekman
I like giving the audience a lot of stuff to look at, and rewards for repeated viewings and paying attention.
In the new economy, we all have to be entrepreneurs with our own lives – with all the rewards and risks and, yes, anxieties that entails.
The cost of research, development and testing of a new drug is vastly greater than the cost of each dose produced. How should we pay for new medicines? Innovators should be rewarded according to the impact of their medicine, and people should contribute to these rewards according to their ability to pay.
Thomas Pogge
Because TED is for, and by, unbelievably rich people, they tiptoe around questions of the justness of a society that rewards TED attendees so much for what usually amounts to a series of lucky breaks.
In the telecommunications, consumer products, and railway businesses, there are very real consequences if you don’t meet the consumer’s needs and desires. There are also substantive rewards for doing so, and especially for exceeding customer expectations.
In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are consequences.
So what exactly are the rewards of resentment. It is always a relief to know that the reason we have failed in life is not because we lack the talent, energy, or determination to succeed, but because of a factor that is beyond our control and that has loaded the dice decisively against us.
Theodore Dalrymple
Delivering the ‘Grand Rapids Press’ taught me responsibility, accountability, and all the principles of the rewards of hard work.
If you pay your credit card off every month, get a rewards card. One that gives you airline miles or that will give you 1 percent cash back at least on every purchase.
A culture that only recognizes and rewards the same set of attributes results in less collaboration, creativity, and innovation. If we only reward the loudest voices or the sharpest elbows, then we’re missing out on the full range of talent.
It’s unbelievable what the rewards are like with being a footballer, but I’m not stupid – I don’t go around flaunting it.
In my music career, I never was interested in working and writing and creating songs based on what kind of rewards I could receive in return – a hit song, per se, is what most contemporary artists have to deal with when they deal with a label.
Winning has become too important in all sports, with too many commercial rewards.
Before we can know God and understand his great plan it is first necessary for us to believe that he exists and that he rewards all who diligently seek him.
Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards.
I really like that if I work harder and harder, it is possible to see and create new opportunities and even rewards in the future.
I’ve been way too blessed. Had too much fun, too many rewards.
Ato Boldon
I believe if you keep pushing and keep believing, you get your rewards.
What teenagers want most of all are social rewards, especially the respect of their peers.
Most of us are not pure self-starters; most people need role models, they need coaches, they need exemplars, they maybe need some discipline or some rewards. We need to be motivated.
I think when you invest a lot, you earn your rewards.
I feel like I’m the same scientist I was back when I couldn’t get a grant. Now I’m that same person thinking that same way getting grants. That system of external rewards in science has always mystified me. It’s fickle. And I also don’t think it was constructed with people like me in mind.
There’s a time in everyone’s career where you go, ‘Ah, this is hard – how long am I going to have to do this?’ But the rewards are so great. Who gets to go on the podium and hear the national anthem? The whole nation singing! Money can’t buy you that.