reward

A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on reward

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MEDAL, n. A small metal disk given as a reward for virtues, attainments or services more or less authentic.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on defeat, kindness, reward, self-esteem, success, war, weapons, and words

LOGOMACHY, n. A war in which the weapons are words and the wounds punctures in the swim-bladder of self-esteem - a kind of contest in which, the vanquished being unconscious of defeat, the victor is denied the reward of success.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on citizenship, justice, reward, service, and taxes

JUSTICE, n. A commodity which is a more or less adulterated condition the State sells to the citizen as a reward for his allegiance, taxes and personal service.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on garden, poets, politics, and reward

PRISON, n. A place of punishments and rewards. The poet assures us that "Stone walls do not a prison make," but a combination of the stone wall, the political parasite and the moral instructor is no garden of sweets.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Alvan Macauley on beginning, expectation, goals, reputation, reward, truth, and winning

We sometimes speak of winning reputation as though that were the final goal. The truth is contrary to this. Reputation is a reward, to be sure, but it is really the beginning, not the end of endeavor. It should not be the signal for a let-down, but rather, a reminder that the standards which won recognition can never again be lowered. From him who gives much - much is forever after expected.

Alvan Macauley

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on behavior, death, education, ethics, fear, hope, punishment, religion, reward, and sympathy

A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: "Religion and Science", New York Times Magazine (November 9, 1930)

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A Quote by Aeschylus on experience, reward, and suffering

The reward of suffering is experience.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

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A Quote by Achaan Chah on mind, praise, and reward

Do everything with a mind that lets go. Do not expect praise or reward.

Achaan Chah

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A Quote by Abraham Lincoln on blessings, camping, citizenship, courage, day, desires, freedom, generations, god, harmony, health, humanity, humility, inspiration, labor, life, men, nations, observation, peace, population, posterity, praise, resolution, r

It has pleased Almighty God to prolong our national life another year, . . . to favor as well our citizens in their homes as our soldiers in their camps, and our sailors on the rivers and seas, with unusual health. He has largely augmented our free population by emancipation and by immigration, while he has opened to us new sources of wealth, and has corned* the labor of our working-men in every department of industry with abundant rewards. Moreover, he has been pleased to animate and inspire our minds and hearts with fortitude, courage, and resolution sufficient for the great trial . . . into which we have been brought by our adherence as a nation to the cause of freedom and humanity. . . . Now, therefore, I . . . do hereby appoint and set apart the last Thursday in November next as a day which I desire to be observed by all my fellow-citizens, wherever they may be then, as a day of thanksgiving and praise to Almighty God, the beneficent Creator and Ruler of the Universe. And I do further recommend to my fellow-citizens aforesaid, that on that occasion they do reverently humble themselves in the dust, and from thence offer up penitent and fervent prayers and supplications to the great Disposer of events for a return of the inestimable blessings of peace, union, and harmony throughout the land which it has pleased him to assign as a dwelling-place for ourselves and for our posterity throughout all generations. *preserved

Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)

Source: Proclamation of Thanksgiving, Address, October 3, 1863

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A Quote by A. Goodier on business, reward, risk, and success

The Largest Rewards in Business go to Those Who TAKE THE RISKS . . . HERE'S TO YOUR SUCCESS! The enthusiastics, to those who are not, are always something of a trial.

A. Goodier

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