Rewards And Recognition Quotes by Ambrose Bierce, Otto Rank, Stephen Covey, Mary Kay Ash, Margaret Cousins, William James and many others.
Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another’s resemblance to ourselves.
Man works primarily for his own self-respect and not for others or for profit. . . the person who is working for the sake of his own satisfaction, the money he gets in return serves merely as fuel, that is, as a symbol of reward and recognition, in the last analysis, of acceptance by ones fellowmen.
Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.
There are two things people want more than sex and money – recognition and praise.
Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.
What every genuine philosopher (every genuine man, in fact) craves most is praise although the philosophers generally call it recognition!
In the progress of personality, first comes a declaration of independence, then a recognition of interdependence.
The honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action.
People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.
The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
Great things can happen when you don’t care who gets the credit.
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.
Maturity includes the recognition that no one is going to see anything in us that we don’t see in ourselves. Stop waiting for a producer. Produce yourself.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don’t care who gets the credit.
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
When someone comes along who genuinely thanks us, we will follow that person a very long way.
Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit.