Reward And Punishment Quotes by Albert Einstein, Ely Culbertson, Alfie Kohn, John Shelby Spong, Jorge Luis Borges, George Sand and many others.
My position concerning God is that of an agnostic. I am convinced that a vivid consciousness of the primary importance of moral principles for the betterment and ennoblement of life does not need the idea of a law-giver, especially a law-giver who works on the basis of reward and punishment.
I had always been fascinated by the bizarre world of cards. It was a world of pure power politics where rewards and punishments were meted out immediately.
Unconditional parenting: Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason.
The hope for life after death must be separated forever from the behavior control mentality of reward and punishment. The Church must abandon, therefore, its reliance on guilt as a motivator of behavior.
I don’t think I can really believe in doomsday; I could hardly believe in rewards and punishments, in heaven or hell. As I wrote down in one of my sonnets – I seem to be always plagiarizing, imitating myself or somebody else for that matter – I think I am quite unworthy of heaven or of hell, and even of immortality.
Work is not man’s punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
From the equilibrium and spontaneous order of Adam Smith and his heirs, from invisible-handed markets and perfect competition, supply and demand, and rewards and punishments, I was pushed to theories of disequilibrium and disorder, and information and noise, as the keys to understanding economic progress.
I don’t think hell exists. I happen to believe in life after death but I don’t think it’s got a thing to do with reward and punishment. Religion is always in the control business and that’s something which people don’t really understand.
I had taught myself that a human being might as well look for diamond tiaras in the gutter as for rewards and punishments that were fair.
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
My position concerning God is that of an agnostic.
Such is my veneration for every religion that reveals the attributes of the Deity, or a future state of rewards and punishments, that I had rather see the opinions of Confucius or Mahomed inculcated upon our youth than see them grow up wholly devoid of a system of religious principles.
If people are good because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
The whole religion of Islam is based on reward and punishment and reward and punishment, and it becomes a part of how you think of everything. Even yourself.
Flow with whatever may happen and let your mind be free.
There is not eternal damnation, the only rewards and punishments are right here in this world.
Moral laws are set as a curb and restraint to these exorbitant desires, which they cannot be but by rewards and punishments, that will over-balance the satisfaction any one shall propose to himself in the breach of the law.
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