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Inspirational Quotes for Business and Work about Rewards and Recognition

Rewards and Recognition


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Looking for an inspirational quote for your newsletter, business presentation, bulletin board or inspirational posters? These quotes about reward and recognition are useful to help employee motivation and inspiration. These quotes about rewards, recognition and helping employees feel important will help you create success.

Quotations About Rewards and Recognition

"Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.“ --Abraham Lincoln

”In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action.” --Aristotle

"There are two things people want more than sex and money -- recognition and praise." --Mary Kay Ash

”Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.” --George Sand

"To live and let live, without clamour for distinction or recognition; . . . to write truth first on the tablet of one's own heart -- this is the sanity and perfection of living, and my human ideal.” --Mary Baker Eddy

”The rewards go to the risk-takers, those who are willing to put their egos on the line and reach out to other people and to a richer, fuller life for themselves.” --Susan RoAne

"What every genuine philosopher (every genuine man, in fact) craves most is praise -- although the philosophers generally call it ‘recognition’!” —William James

”We will receive not what we idly wish for but what we justly earn. Our rewards will always be in exact proportion to our service.” --Earl Nightingale

” Appraisals are where you get together with your team leader and agree what an outstanding member of the team you are, how much your contribution has been valued, what massive potential you have and, in recognition of all this, would you mind having your salary halved.” --Theodore Roosevelt

"Today many American corporations spend a great deal of money and time trying to increase the originality of their employees, hoping thereby to get a competitive edge in the marketplace. But such programs make no difference unless management also learns to recognize the valuable ideas among the many novel ones, and then finds ways of implementing them." --Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

"It is up to us to give ourselves recognition. If we wait for it to come from others, we feel resentful when it doesn't, and when it does, we may well reject it.” --Spencer Tracy

”To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter; to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird's nest or a wildflower in spring - these are some of the rewards of the simple life.” --John Burroughs

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