Synergy - the bonus that is achieved when things work together harmoniously.— Mark Twain
Unconventional Bonus quotations
Go the extra mile. It's never crowded.
Dresden? There is not such a place any longer.
" "I want to point out, that besides Essen, we never actually considered any particular industrial sites as targets. The destruction of industrial sites always was some sort of bonus for us. Our real targets always were the inner cities.
Veganism gives us all the opportunity to say what we "stand for" in life- the ideal of healthy, humane living. Add decades to your life, with a clear conscience as a bonus.
If you want people to perform better, you reward them, right? Bonuses, commissions, their own reality show. Incentivize them. [...] But that's not happening here. You've got an incentive designed to sharpen thinking and accelerate creativity, and it does just the opposite. It dulls thinking and blocks creativity.
I nibbled my lower lip. "If you could see into my past just by touching my back, you'd have a hard time resisting the temptation too." "I have a hard time keeping my hands off you without that added bonus.
I signed a very modest $3,000 bonus with the Braves in Milwaukee.
And my old man didn't have that kinda money to put out.
I'm just looking forward to playing, and if anything else comes my way it's a bonus. I'm looking to have an injury-free season and doing things for Lancashire to get us where we belong.
My expectations were reduced to zero when I was 21. Everything since then has been a bonus.
A wise man once said that all human activity is a form of play.
And the highest form of play is the search for Truth, Beauty and Love. What more is needed? Should there be a ‘meaning’ as well, that will be a bonus? If we waste time looking for life’s meaning, we may have no time to live — or to play.
One of the bonuses about loving yourself is that you get to feel good.
The most important thing in my life is Christ.
He’s more important to me than winning or losing or whether I’m playing or not. Everything else is just a bonus.
I always expected to be working construction with my family, so every day I get to travel the world and have fun with my friends is a bonus. I really enjoy pushing myself and so does my wife.
What starting your company means: you will lose your stable income, your right to apply for a leave of absence, and your right to get a bonus. However, it also means your income will no longer be limited, you will use your time more effectively, and you will no longer need to beg for favours from people anymore.
We have that illusion that we are 'deciding' what to make a character do, in order to 'convey our message' or something like that. But, at least in my experience, you are often more like a river-rafting guide who's been paid a bonus to purposely steer your clients into the roughest possible water.
Thankfully, in my youth I had the best financial advisor a son could ask for: my dad Walter. When I got that first signing bonus in 1978, Dad took my cheque, announced, 'This is what we're going to do,' and bought an annuity with it.
Now if the harvest is over, And the world cold, Give me the bonus of laughter, As I lose hold.
If expecting something in return is your reason for giving, you are really not giving- you're swapping. If you receive something in return for your gift, what you receive is a bonus - not a repayment of a debt.
I was supposed to be authoritative, but at the same time had to be likeable, a quality that is a bonus, not a requirement, for men in the same position.
My dream was to be known as a writer and to be able to produce at least one book that would be read by people. That dream came true with the publication of my first novel - and all the rest has been a sweet bonus.
The crux of the biscuit is: If it entertains you, fine.
Enjoy it. If it doesn't, then blow it out your ass. I do it to amuse myself. If I like it, I release it. If somebody else likes it, that's a bonus.
The establishment people tell us that if the workers wanted to share the profits, it was called communism. When management wants to share profits, it's called a bonus.
The mug is a tool. My ace in the hole. To have looks is the bonus on top of what motivates me to be an actor. Not to realize they're an asset would be counterproductive to the cause; they serve the common good.
I have a crush on your mind, I fell for your personality and your looks are just a big bonus.
Look, my philosophy in life is expect nothing and everything is a bonus.
My dad has always been really helpful.
He taught me that talent is a bonus, but persistence is what wins out.
Find a way to get paid for doing what you love. Then every paycheck will be a bonus.
Although traditional incentives such as bonuses or recognition can prod people to better performance, no external motivators can get people to perform at their absolute best. . . .Wherever people gravitate within their work roles, indicates where their real pleasure lies—and that pleasure is itself motivating.
America is always a good target for a populist.
In many countries, particularly authoritarian systems, if you want to get an extra bonus, you bash the Americans.
To pay out millions upon millions of dollars in bonuses for incomplete work, poor performance, and unacceptable products is the height of government waste and mismanagement.
I feel very privileged to get to read and write and not to have to do things that I don't like, and I don't want to give that up. Everything else is just a bonus and often a distraction from the writing, reading, and traveling that gives me the most pleasure.
The freedom to make mistakes is the one and only bonus of getting old.
Indexing is a successful approach to investing not because it's simple, but because it has performed so much better than the average active manager (the opposite of indexing), and the simplicity is just an added bonus.
Success is the most important to many, to me it's just a bonus.
The shamrock is a religious symbol. St. Patrick said the leaves represented the trinity: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. That's why four leaf clovers are so lucky, you get a bonus Jesus.
If you have some magical chemistry that actually find the music you make compelling, that is a big bonus.