What are the best recompense quotes?We've gathered this hand-picked list of quotes to show you what is recompense!
Whether a inspirational quote from your favorite celebrity William Hazlitt, Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder or an motivational message about giving it your best from a successful business person, we can all benefit from a famous recompense quote.
To be remembered after we are dead, is but poor recompense for being treated with contempt while we are living.
— William Hazlitt
May be is very well, but Must is the master. It is my duty to show justice without recompense.
— Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder recompense quote
Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness.
True charity is the desire to be useful to others with no thought of recompense.
— Emanuel Swedenborg
In recompense, envy may be the subtlest - perhaps I should say the most insidious - of the seven deadly sins.
— recompense quotation by Joseph Epstein
Hallow the body as a temple to comeliness and sanctify the heart as a sacrifice to love; love recompenses the adorers.
You are much surer that you are doing good when you pay money to those who work, as the recompense of their labor, than when you give money merely in charity.
It is sad, no doubt, to exhaust one's strength and one's days in cleaving the bosom of this jealous earth, which compels us to wring from it the treasures of its fertility, when a bit of the blackest and coarsest bread is, at the end of the day's work, the sole recompense and the sole profit attaching to so arduous a toil.
There are minds so impatient of inferiority that their gratitude is a species of revenge, and they return benefits not because recompense is a pleasure for them, but because obligation is a pain.
We feel at first as if some opportunities of kindness and sympathy were lost, but learn afterward that any pure grief is ample recompense for all. That is, if we are faithful; -- for a spent grief is but sympathy with the soul that disposes events, and is as natural as the resin of Arabian trees. -- Only nature has a right to grieve perpetually, for she only is innocent. Soon the ice will melt, and the blackbirds sing along the river which he frequented, as pleasantly as ever. The same everlasting serenity will appear in this face of God, and we will not be sorrowful, if he is not.
Perhaps women have always been in closer contact with reality than men: it would seem to be the just recompense for being deprived of idealism.
A continual feast of commendation is only to be obtained by merit or by wealth: many are therefore obliged to content themselves with single morsels, and recompense the infrequency of their enjoyment by excess and riot, whenever fortune sets the banquet before them.
Every other author may aspire to praise;
the lexicographer can only hope to escape reproach, and even this negative recompense has been yet granted to very few.
If only it were possible to love without injury – fidelity isn’t enough: I had been faithful to Anne and yet I had injured her. The hurt is in the act of possession: we are too small in mind and body to possess another person without pride or to be possessed without humiliation. In a way I was glad that my wife had struck out at me again – I had forgotten her pain for too long, and this was the only kind of recompense I could give her. Unfortunately the innocent are always involved in any conflict. Always, everywhere, there is some voice crying from a tower.
Men lose all the material things they leave behind them in this world, but they carry with them the reward of their charity and the alms they give. For these, they will receive from the Lord the reward and recompense they deserve.