If I have caused just one person to wipe away a tear of laughter, that's my reward.
A kind and compassionate act is often its own reward.
An act of goodness is of itself an act of happiness. No reward coming after the event can compare with the sweet reward that went with it.
An arts education helps build academic skills and increase academic performance, while also providing alternative opportunities to reward the skills of children who learn differently.
Infinite striving to be the best is mans duty; it is its own reward. Everything else is in Gods hands.
The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach - waiting for a gift from the sea.
The health care system is really designed to reward you for being unhealthy. If you are a healthy person and work hard to be healthy, there are no benefits.
The effects of our actions may be postponed but they are never lost. There is an inevitable reward for good deeds and an inescapable punishment for bad. Meditate upon this truth, and seek always to earn good wages from Destiny.
The tougher the job, the greater the reward.
Learning is its own exceeding great reward.
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - it is a result.
We who go out to die shall be remembered, because we gave the world peace. That will be our reward, though we will know nothing of it, but lie rotting in the earth - dead.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
No man who continues to add something to the material, intellectual and moral well-being of the place in which he lives is left long without proper reward.
For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though late, a sure reward succeeds.
Most women are indulgent of themselves. This is a mistake. It should be only the reward of old age.
Virtue herself is her own fairest reward.
There is an abiding beauty which may be appreciated by those who will see things as they are and who will ask for no reward except to see.
The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better.
Perfect holiness is the aim of the saints on earth, and it is the reward of the saints in Heaven.
He that does good for good's sake seeks neither praise nor reward, though sure of both at last.
To believe in a just law of cause and effect, carrying with it a punishment or a reward, is to believe in righteousness.
Agriculture is the noblest of all alchemy; for it turns earth, and even manure, into gold, conferring upon its cultivator the additional reward of health.
A good deed is never lost. He who sows courtesy, reaps friendship; he who plants kindness, gathers love; pleasure bestowed on a grateful mind was never sterile, but generally gratitude begets reward.