When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers.
I am against using death as a punishment. I am also against using it as a reward.
—Stanislaw J. Lec
Sometimes our biggest mistakes give us our greatest reward.
—Kristin Billerbeck in A Girl’s Best Friend
There is nothing man will not attempt when great enterprises hold out the promise of great rewards.
In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments — there are consequences.
—R. D. Ingersoll
The reward for conformity was that everyone liked you except yourself.
—Rita Mae Brown
Sorrow has its reward. It never leaves us where it found us.
—Mary Baker Eddy
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.