Incentive Quotes

Quotes tagged as "incentive" (showing 1-9 of 9)
Anthony Horowitz
“Believe me, It would be better if we didn't meet again. Go back to school. Go back to your life. And next time they ask you, say no. Killing is for grown-ups and you're still a child.”
Anthony Horowitz, Stormbreaker

Alfie Kohn
“Some who support [more] coercive strategies assume that children will run wild if they are not controlled. However, the children for whom this is true typically turn out to be those accustomed to being controlled— those who are not trusted, given explanations, encouraged to think for themselves, helped to develop and internalize good values, and so on. Control breeds the need for more control, which is used to justify the use of control.”
Alfie Kohn, Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A's, Praise and Other Bribes

Vera Nazarian
“Dangling a carrot in front of a donkey—or anyone else for that matter—is not nice, and not fair, unless you eventually plan to give it up to them.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Richelle E. Goodrich
“The denial of assistance is sometimes the greatest assistance. The trick is recognizing when this is the case.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Making Wishes

“Disregard nuisances and obstacles, for they are merely a brush-stroke on the bigger picture”
Connor Skey

M.F. Moonzajer
“The incentive for a religious person turning into an atheist is to have a better and happier life”
M.F. Moonzajer, LOVE, HATRED AND MADNESS

Daron Acemoğlu
“Central planning was just not good at replacing what the great eighteenth-century economist Adam Smith called the “invisible hand” of the market. When the plan was formulated in tons of steel sheet, the sheet was made too heavy. When it was formulated in terms of area of steel sheet, the sheet was made too thin. When the plan for chandeliers was made in tons, they were so heavy, they could hardly hang from ceilings.”
Daron Acemoğlu, Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty

Eraldo Banovac
“When choosing a profession, a person will have good incentive for personal development by choosing such a profession that represents a personal challenge.”
Eraldo Banovac