Rewarded Quotes

Rewarded Quotes by Ivan Lendl, Sami Zayn, Rachel Simmons, Scott Hamilton, Rebecca MacKinnon, Ana Kasparian and many others.

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It’s very nice to see when somebody who wanted to work hard and is willing to put the work in gets rewarded for it.
Ivan Lendl
I’m an idealist. You do things your way well enough, for long enough, you’ll get rewarded.
Sami Zayn
There’s no question that aggression can be learned through modeling. When a child sees her parent behave in a particular way, she may be tempted or even rewarded for being that way.
Rachel Simmons
The high road is always respected. Honesty and integrity are always rewarded.
Scott Hamilton
Every year in China, Internet executives are officially rewarded for their ‘patriotism.’
Rebecca MacKinnon
The thing that still somehow surprises me, and I have come to this realization over and over again, is this nonsense that gets peddled regarding, ‘Just work really hard, be really smart, do the right thing, and you’ll get rewarded.’ No, you don’t. You don’t get rewarded for those things in this society.
Ana Kasparian
I tried my hardest and people rewarded me with applause.
Alfredo Di Stefano
Music has always been my back door to life. It is important for people to find something that excites them. I like the concept that if you do what excites you, you will be rewarded generously, whatever form reward takes, which is not necessarily money.
Brandon Boyd
When fans know they are being rewarded, they are more engaged.
When you take the time to cleanse your physical body of accumulated stress and toxicity, you are rewarded with increased vitality and optimal health.
Debbie Ford
I believe that poverty is often the result of inappropriate behavior – out-of-wedlock births, dropping out of school, crime and drugs – which should not be rewarded. But often it isn’t, and common decency requires that we take care of the least of these.
Joe Klein
I believe God’s keeping the records, and I believe you will be rewarded even in this life. Somehow, some way, God will make it up to you. It may be He protected you from an accident you never knew. You can’t give God something without God giving you more in return, whether it’s peace or joy or satisfaction.
Joel Osteen
When you’re managing a large number of people, you learn that incentives matter tremendously. You really want people to be rewarded for doing the right thing for the customers and the organization.
Ramez Naam
If you’re not going to be rewarded for your virtues, and instead you’re going to be punished for them, then what’s your motivation to continue?
Jordan Peterson
Wall Street trading floors have long been seen as bastions of testosterone that rewarded, literally, those with sharp elbows who could throw a punch.
Mary Pilon
When it comes to fighting for freedom, those who are willing to fight should not be limited by our bigotry. Only rewarded with our gratitude.
John Ridley
I really appreciate an actor who has paid their dues and who has learned hard knocks and has been rewarded in the end. I don’t understand young actors who get off the turnip truck and land in Hollywood and get a great job. They do not realize how fortunate they are.
Enrico Colantoni
I am not sure how much good is done by moralising about fairy tales. This can be unsubtle – telling children that virtue will be rewarded, when in fact it is mostly simply the fact of being the central character that ensures a favourable outcome. Fairy tales are not, on the whole, parables.
A. S. Byatt
I’ve accomplished so many things in basketball. I financially secured my kids’ life and their future. I’m just happy. I’m just blessed. So anything that I’m not awarded doesn’t matter because I’ve been rewarded enough in this lifetime.
Allen Iverson
I think money is essential to happiness and right now I wouldn’t want to be anyone other than Wilbur Smith – I’ve had a fantastic life, rewarded far more heavily than I deserve. Maybe I’d like to be J. K. Rowling, but I’ll settle for second best.
Wilbur Smith
I was smarter when I was 15, 16 than when I was 18 to 26, because instead of caving in to being cool, I stuck close to my convictions and I was rewarded.
Ted DiBiase Sr.
The person who knows one thing and does it better than anyone else, even if it only be the art of raising lentils, receives the crown he merits. If he raises all his energy to that end, he is a benefactor of mankind and its rewarded as such.
Og Mandino
There is an economy in Heaven. There are cities in Heaven, and there are people who lead and people who don’t lead, people who are rewarded and people who are not rewarded.
Bruce Wilkinson
I want to make clear that I do not promote any belief of a lord or a reward after this lifetime. If you want to be rewarded, reward yourself during this lifetime. No one is going to help you out.
Gaspar Noe
The people of New Jersey stepped up. They shared in the sacrifice. You know what else they did? They rewarded politicians who lead instead of politicians who pandered.
Chris Christie
Being rewarded for anything other than the quality of their work is the fastest way to screw-up a writer-and it isn’t only new ones who suffer from that.
Greg Egan
I think efforts sometimes don’t get rewarded.
Lee Seung-gi
We’ll always focus on creating a society where people who work hard and want to get on in life are rewarded.
Grant Shapps
There are good reasons why we don’t want everyone to learn nuclear physics, medicine or how financial markets work. Our entire modern project has been about delegating power over us to skilled people who want to do the work and be rewarded accordingly.
Evgeny Morozov
Very few checklist liberals will focus on transformational work if they are rewarded or punished only for their transactional work.
Eric Schneiderman
Individual writers can certainly make a difference, but they are working within a system, an institution, that still holds tremendous power over whose voices are heard and whose voices are rewarded.
Marjorie Liu
We’re getting rewarded. We don’t give up on the play and we show some character at the same time, but there is a long way for us to get to where we want to be.
Peter Bondra
When you’re public, you’re at the mercy of the markets. You can be doing extremely well, but if the markets are in the tank or your industry is in the tank, you don’t get rewarded for it.
Tilman J. Fertitta
You are going to hit some good shots and not get rewarded, but that’s just U.S. Open golf. It’s tough; it’s hard.
Peter Uihlein
It’s just really awesome to be rewarded for all your hard work; that people take notice of how I treated my teammates, how I was in my community.
Becky Hammon
Some of these parents in the basketball world want to be paid for their kids and want to be given this and given that. That’s not what this is supposed to be. This is supposed to be about getting rewarded off of your hard work.
Jermaine O’Neal
I’m trained to button scenes and round things off, and I get rewarded for doing that.
Tony Gilroy
In politics, merit is rewarded by the possessor being raised, like a target, to a position to be fired at.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Generally, I have a strong interest in trying to help people who are maybe not as lucky as I am. I’ve been well rewarded in this world. I’m more worried about the next one.
William E. Conway, Jr.
Guys don’t want to take hard fights, they avoid any challenges, they take the easiest fights and then they get rewarded with a UFC contract. That’s not right, that should never happen that way.
Artem Lobov
Nothing has been left undone by the enemies of freedom. Every art and artifice, every cruelty and outrage has been practiced and perpetrated to destroy the rights of man. In this great struggle, every crime has been rewarded and every virtue has been punished.
Robert Green Ingersoll
As a reader with next to no knowledge of classical mythology, I approached ‘The Aeneid’ just as I would a contemporary poem or novel – and, despite my ignorance, I was rewarded with a rich and affecting portrait of, among other things, the memorably doomed love affair between Aeneas and Dido.
Sally Rooney
To be able to make a good living in a challenging medium like soap operas is great. The best is that I get to act and am rewarded for it. And the people I work with are great. Funny, intelligent, hard working. They’re all great to be around.
David Canary
It’s very difficult and unfair probably to compare players from different eras, because they were able to reach excellence in their time and they have to be rewarded for that.
Gianfranco Zola
Those who give hoping to be rewarded with honor are not giving, they are bargaining.
No country has been more invigorated by immigrant culture, more rewarded by immigrant labor and immigrant ideas than America.
Marc Veasey
I hope that subsidised theatres continue to be rewarded for the wonder of talent they provide to this industry, on stage and off.
Marianne Elliott
When you win the league, it’s different. Saying it is one thing, but when you win it, you know all your hard work for the season has just been rewarded.
Samir Nasri
You don’t get rewarded for taking risk; you get rewarded for buying cheap assets. And if the assets you bought got pushed up in price simply because they were risky, then you are not going to be rewarded for taking a risk; you are going to be punished for it.
Jeremy Grantham
Sometimes, idealistic people are put off the whole business of networking as something tainted by flattery and the pursuit of selfish advantage. But virtue in obscurity is rewarded only in Heaven. To succeed in this world you have to be known to people.
Sonia Sotomayor
We can’t control whether we are rewarded for our endeavours, with cash or recognition. It is not up to us how much cash or time we get on Earth, but it is down to us how we spend it.
Julian Baggini
It doesn’t matter what you make – if you create a movie or build a car or whatever, it’s the amount of blood, sweat, and tears and money and everything that goes into it that needs to be rewarded.
Yngwie Malmsteen
What happens to our economy and all our wonderful innovation if people are not properly incentivized and rewarded?
Trish Regan
We are human beings. We operate from wanting to be rewarded.
Hill Harper
I have always believed that the risk takers are eventually rewarded.
Kevin Spacey
The perennial conviction that those who work hard and play by the rules will be rewarded with a more comfortable present and a stronger future for their children faces assault from just about every direction. That great enemy of democratic capitalism, economic inequality, is real and growing.
Jon Meacham
In these fixtures, the past is forgotten. What is rewarded is the present. This is a Clasico: two teams that will be at 100 percent regardless of the situation.
Quique Setien
Investors need to get rewarded for their investment, especially in unstable countries.
Beny Steinmetz
I always felt that if I did the right thing, that if I trained hard and worked hard, I’d be rewarded somehow.
Micky Ward
The efforts you make will surely be rewarded. If not, then you are simply not ready to call them efforts.
Sadaharu Oh
At the end of the day, winning is always rewarded.
Mike Budenholzer
It has been a dream to play for India and above that when you are rewarded for being the most valuable player, you feel even more blessed.
Ravindra Jadeja
I feel like at the Olympics I gave the best performance of my life and I wasn’t rewarded for that as an athlete. Yes, my fans and my mom were happy about it, but I didn’t win that gold medal.
Johnny Weir
In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.
Ambrose Bierce
I’m not motivated by having the largest revenue base – you get that as an outcome. If we do our job well, we will be appropriately rewarded.
Punit Renjen
Of course, presidents are always blamed or rewarded for the state of the economy.
James Surowiecki
So far, the thing I seem to have been rewarded for in film is leaving myself behind and transforming myself into other people.
Marcia Gay Harden
Surrender to life itself and you’ll just be rewarded with so many things. And I’ve been rewarded so many times, in so many mysterious ways. So I have no reason to be disappointed with anything.
Jason Mraz
I do believe that at Microsoft in general good work is rewarded, and I have seen it many times here.
Satya Nadella
Most people have an aversion to risk, my college economics professor told me. Which means they have to be rewarded to take on that risk. The higher the risk, the higher the possible payout has to be for people to jump.
Michael Arrington
People with Down syndrome can do anything. They just do it at their own pace. Give them a chance, and you will be rewarded beyond your greatest expectations.
Madeline Stuart
I get my drive and determination from just winning and playing tennis. I know if I don’t work, I won’t get rewarded. It was a life long dream to win a Grand Slam so when I was able to do that it felt so good and I wanted to do it again. It’s not that hard to stay motivated.
Samantha Stosur
Basically if you study entrepreneurs, there is a misnomer: People think that entrepreneurs take risk, and they get rewarded because they take risk. In reality entrepreneurs do everything they can to minimize risk. They are not interested in taking risk. They want free lunches and they go after free lunches.
Mohnish Pabrai
I am scared; I don’t know what is going to happen to me. What was the point of working so hard and of being talented, to be rewarded like this? Never a penny, tormented all my life. It is horrible; one cannot imagine it.
Camille Claudel
Every day, just enjoy it. It goes by so fast. But put the work in and you’ll be rewarded.
Joe Thornton
I look at other members of my generation who have basically done one thing, and one thing well, and have been handsomely rewarded for it.
Billy Corgan
Students are rewarded for memorization, not imagination or resourcefulness.
Sugata Mitra
If someone thinks of something, some new innovation that benefits us all, and the market works properly, they get richly rewarded for that, and that’s just terrific, and that creates inequality.
Angus Deaton
Investors who find the best businesses to put their money behind are rewarded for their research.
Kenneth C. Griffin
People now live their lives like an open wound to be famous – they do bad things because they’re rewarded for it.
Ricky Gervais
For me it was perfect, because it wasn’t a very competitive environment, and it was a studio program. They basically send you off, and say, bring us some work, and we’ll help you improve it. It really rewarded self-discipline.
Anthony Doerr
There’s definitely evidence that capitalism at its most ruthless rewards psychopathic behavior. When you look at the worst corners of the American health insurance industry or the sub-prime banking market, it really feels like the more psychopathically someone behaves, the more it’s rewarded.
Jon Ronson
That feeling of being rewarded for your curiosity is huge. It’s why I play games, this idea of truly existing in a world.
Cory Barlog
To the hard-working people who set a little bit aside each month, to provide for their children, or to fund their own retirement, I say: you should be rewarded not punished.
William Hague
I am very rewarded and challenged in front of the camera.
Anna Faris
Any time you’re rewarded and can be a part of history, it’s a special moment.
Aaron Donald
I think the most important is to remain as stable and consistent as possible in terms of emotions, because when you’re working, if you work well, you’re always rewarded at some point.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Everybody wants to go out and play hard for a guy where they know if they give their all on the defensive end, they’re going to get rewarded on the offensive end.
Ben Wallace
To win ISL would be great. We came to India with the desire to make good things, and we hope our efforts will be rewarded.
David Trezeguet
Voters have demonstrated time and again that candidates who buck the teachers’ union are rewarded.
Campbell Brown
I’m well rewarded for a job I massively enjoy doing. I think I’m paid very fairly.
Laura Kuenssberg
Every human being can relate to wanting their thoughts and their feelings to be accepted and rewarded and validated. So in that way, a stand-up is similar to almost any profession. It’s very simply just someone who wants to be heard and live authentically and express themselves.
Pete Holmes
I’ve never gotten up to see something one of my kids wanted to show me and not been rewarded.
Michael J. Fox
Storytelling is an ancient and honorable act. An essential role to play in the community or tribe. It’s one that I embrace wholeheartedly and have been fortunate enough to be rewarded for.
Russell Banks
If you are young and you don’t get rewarded with game-time, or don’t come into games, it is difficult to try to still be hungry in the training sessions.
Ryan Babel
All women deserve a dignified and respectful workplace in which talent, hard work and loyalty are recognized, revered, and rewarded.
Gretchen Carlson
When somebody discovers something like the quadratic formula or the Pythagorean theorem, the convention in science is that he can’t control that idea. He has to give it away. He publishes it. What’s rewarded in science is dissemination of ideas.
Paul Romer
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
Bad news: Complainers are rewarded for complaining. Indicative of the victim culture in which we live, people have not only come to expect something for nothing, but are then rewarded for how loudly they can ventilate their sense of having been victims of fraud.
John Ridley
I always look for projects that are risky and ones that want to do something unique. If audiences don’t like it, you feel good knowing that you were brave enough to do something original. If they do like it, you feel like everyone is rewarded, because we all got to see something new.
Cameron Britton
You work hard, you’ll be rewarded.
Derrick Henry
I think when you play the right way, you get rewarded and throughout my career it’s been that way.
Jared Dudley
Cable companies aren’t bad because they’re parts of unwieldy media conglomerates. They’re bad because they’re monopolies (even where they are no longer legally exclusive) and because the government policies that made them monopolies rewarded lobbying over customer service.
Virginia Postrel
Some quality performances and movies have a chance to be rewarded, but it’s not like it’s a bible.
Javier Bardem
The desire to be rewarded for one’s creativity does not justify depriving the world in general of all or part of that creativity.
Richard Stallman
The culmination of three trophies was the pinnacle of my career and it has been rewarded with a knighthood.
Alex Ferguson
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
In the last 17 years of his working life, my father was finally rewarded with having landed a great job as first, a maintenance engineer, and then a senior locksmith with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Tony Visconti
With each step away from communist constructivism to Hayekian capitalism, China has been richly rewarded.
Andrew Neil
In limited-overs, leg-spinners are often rewarded as batsmen go for big shots. In Tests, they don’t go after a bowler aggressively.
Yuzvendra Chahal
Illegal aliens have broken our laws, and they shouldn’t be rewarded with amnesty and immediate legalization.
Tom Fitton
If programmers deserve to be rewarded for creating innovative programs, by the same token they deserve to be punished if they restrict the use of these programs.
Richard Stallman
The man in gray decided to take the Glen Suite of diamonds at midnight. Provided they were still in the apartment safe and the occupants away. This he needed to know. So he watched and he waited. At half past seven he was rewarded.
Frederick Forsyth
Unraveling the threads of a good game story is like solving a well-crafted puzzle. After a lengthy, sometimes difficult journey, the pieces click into place, and you’re rewarded with the satisfying payoff of a job well done.
Jason Schreier
I believe the election and reelection of Obama were among the most conspicuous acts of denial in recent years. Voters just stopped paying attention. They accepted consistently bad behavior and rewarded it. Then they wonder why they get more bad behavior.
Allen West
It is a true rule that love is ever rewarded, either with the reciproque or with an inward and secret contempt.
Francis Bacon
I don’t do things to be rewarded. I help people because it’s the right thing to do.
DeMarcus Cousins
If you over-deliver and prove yourself to be an asset to the company, you will be rewarded as a result.
Katie Hopkins
I was a very efficient doctor. I would get rewarded with a lot more patients. By the end of my medical career, I had maybe 2,000 patients in my practice.
Ken Jeong
Let’s make sure that when companies make investments to reduce emissions that they’re rewarded for that and encouraged to do more.
Andrew Scheer
Political columnists and sports pundits are rewarded for being overconfident.
Daniel Kahneman
As nations can not be rewarded or punished in the next world they must be in this.
George Mason
It’s hard work, ‘Doctor Who,’ but let’s be frank about it, I’m fortunate to be rewarded in the ways that I am. I don’t just mean financially, I mean the nature of the part and everything that comes with it.
Matt Smith
I was always rewarded for being funny. I liked being funny.
Iliza Shlesinger
I’ve been in the shallow end of a pool, just kind of walking around, but this was my first time really swimming – and I was horrified! I actually lost it whenever I saw the edge of the pool. But I took baby steps and rewarded myself every step of the way.
Monique Coleman
We live in the kind of society where, in almost all cases, hard work is rewarded.
Neil deGrasse Tyson