65 Bonus Quotes On Success In Life

These bonus quotes will inspire you. Bonus, an amount of money added to wages on a seasonal basis, especially as a reward for good performance.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging bonus quotes, bonus sayings, and bonus proverbs.

Best Bonus Quotes

  1. “My expectations were reduced to zero when I was 21. Everything since then has been a bonus.” ~ Stephen Hawking
  2. “Find a way to get paid for doing what you love. Then every paycheck will be a bonus.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  3. “Look, my philosophy in life is expect nothing and everything is a bonus.” ~ Hugh Jackman
  4. “Success is the most important to many, to me it’s just a bonus.” ~ Lucas Grabeel

  5. “Find something in life that you love doing. If you make a lot of money, that’s a bonus, and if you don’t, you still won’t hate going to work.” ~ Jeff Foxworthy
  6. “The extras are a nice bonus feature, but the main incentive is the musical experience.” ~ Aaron Neville
  7. “The bonus is really one of the great give-aways in business enterprise. It is the annual salve applied to the conscience of the rich and the wounds of the poor.” ~ E. B. White
  8. “In the military, they give medals for people who are willing to sacrifice themselves so that others may survive. In business, we give bonuses to people who sacrifice others.” ~ Simon Sinek
  9. “Now if the harvest is over, And the world cold, Give me the bonus of laughter, As I lose hold.” ~ John Betjeman

  10. “A lot of companies make diversity a part of the performance goals against which an executive gets paid. Just as you have to make a certain sales number, you have to make a diversity number to get your bonus.” ~ Vernon Jordan
  11. “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.” ~ Jim Gibbons , Bonus quotes work
  12. “Every game I played was a bonus.” ~ Graham Roberts
  13. “If you have some magical chemistry that actually find the music you make compelling, that is a big bonus.” ~ Geddy Lee

  14. “When I came back, I wasn’t looking past this year. This is a bonus for me. I just wish it would have turned out a little better, but we all don’t get what we want all the time.” ~ Vinny Testaverde
  15. “That’s what I like about acting. When you’re preparing for a role, you do your research, and the bonus is you get to learn these skills. Now, it’s on to whatever the next thing is I have to learn.” ~ Parminder Nagra
  16. “I love acting, but it’s all just a bonus.” ~ Tim Vine
  17. “This limited theatrical release was a nice little bonus that I never expected.” ~ Rob Corddry

  18. “I love doing the voice of Batman because of the quality of the animation. The music is particularly incredible. Another bonus is getting the opportunity to work with some very respected actors who do not usually do voice work.” ~ Kevin Conroy
  19. “Every time I work with a European director, I find they hire the person that captures the spirit of the role. Americans tend to hire the best face. The person that looks more like the role, whether they can perform the role or not is a bonus.” ~ Elizabeth Pena
  20. “I feel like after acting, the other half of why I love this business is the opportunity to work with and meet people who inspire you. That it pays my rent is a good bonus.” ~ Aaron Yoo
  21. “Getting on stage is a bonus, that’s my therapy, that’s when I can tell stories and it all makes sense.” ~ Jason Mraz

  22. “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.” ~ Robert Cormier
  23. “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.” ~ George Saunders
  24. “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.” ~ Billy Zane
  25. “Is the chemical aftertaste the reason why people eat hot dogs, or is it some kind of bonus?” ~ Neil Gaiman

  26. “I took a job at the pool in order to earn the five cents a day it cost to swim. I counted wet towels. As a bonus, I was allowed to swim during lunchtime.” ~ Esther Williams
  27. “I work every day – or at least I force myself into office or room. I may get nothing done, but you don’t earn bonuses without putting in time. Nothing may come for three months, but you don’t earn the fourth without it.” ~ Mordecai Richler
  28. “What people want is the extra, the emotional bonus they get when they buy something they love.” ~ Seth Godin
  29. “I’m happy doing what I’m doing, and if you have that kind of attitude then everything else from there on is a bonus.” ~ Tommy Lee

  30. “If you get married, you lose all your benefits. That’s insane! We should give people bonuses for getting married, and sending signals and talking about it to the society.” ~ Sam Brownback
  31. “I have a crush on your mind, I fell for your personality and your looks are just a big bonus.” ~ Nicholas Sparks
  32. “The pattern of a newspaperman’s life is like the plot of ‘Black Beauty.’ Sometimes he finds a kind master who gives him a dry stall and an occasional bran mash in the form of a Christmas bonus, sometimes he falls into the hands of a mean owner who drives him in spite of spavins and expects him to live on potato peelings.The Sunday World was a dry-stall interlude in my wanderings.” ~ A. J. Liebling
  33. “One of the bonuses about loving yourself is that you get to feel good.” ~ Louise Hay

  34. “It is a long-cherished tradition among a certain type of military thinker that huge casualties are the main thing. If they are on the other side then this is a valuable bonus.” ~ Terry Pratchett
  35. “Alright, you’ll get your bonus, buy play nice with her. Keep your sarcasm to a minimum. (Kyrian) Yes, O Great Lord and Master. Be nice to woman, keep mouth shut. (Nick)” ~ Sherrilyn Kenyon
  36. “The great thing about doing art shows is you get to meet the people who are interested in your art, and I think that when you’re purchasing a piece of art it’s a tremendous bonus to get to meet the artist because you get a chance to pick their brain a bit and find out first hand what the piece is about for the artist.” ~ Paul Stanley
  37. “Just to love, that’s enough; being loved, that’s a bonus.” ~ Jack Hyles

  38. “It is only in your mind that you have to excel, at anything or everything. Of course, it would be very nice to excel at most things. Indeed, we recommend that you try and do your best. But realistically, you are entitled to do the bare minimum to get by. All your accomplishments are just a bonus, something to enjoy, not requirements. You don’t have to do anything to prove that you are worthy of existing.” ~ Albert Ellis
  39. “Courage in danger is half the battle.
    [Lat., Bonus animus in mala re, dimidium est mali.]” ~ Plautus
  40. “Who is a good man? He who keeps the decrees of the fathers, and both human and divine laws.
    [Lat., Vir bonus est quis?
    Qui consulta patrum, qui leges juraque servat.]” ~ Horace
  41. “I’ll never forget my worst business decision. I bought a Nissan Pathfinder with my first signing bonus. I didn’t even have a place to live, but I bought a car. Not a smart move but, believe me, I learned from that mistake.” ~ Terry Crews
  42. “An honest man is always a child.

    [Lat., Semper bonus homo tiro est.]” ~ Socrates

  43. “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.” ~ Daniel Goleman
  44. “Doing a film with your friend is probably the best way to end that friendship but we worked together really well. We just have that thing. Chemistry is something that… I just think it is the last thing in Hollywood, the last magical thing they haven’t computerised. There’s nothing you can do about it – it’s either there or it’s not and it doesn’t matter if you’re friends or not. It was just a bonus that we were.” ~ Ryan Reynolds
  45. “I did always dream of being a professional player. I think every kid does dream of being a pro, but to last the journey you have to love tennis as a sport and if you are lucky enough to make it in the pros, it is really a bonus.” ~ Samantha Stosur
  46. “The company must not throw money away on huge bonuses for executives or other frivolities but must share its fate with the workers.” ~ Akio Morita

  47. “The last time I cried? My godchildren went to see Taylor Swift in concert and got to meet her. They literally ran toward her and hugged her, and it was amazing. I got big bonus points for it. I’ll remind them when they’re teenagers.” ~ Michelle Dockery
  48. “I, too, am indignant when the worthy Homer nods; yet in a long work it is allowable for sleep to creep over the writer.
    [Lat., Et idem
    Indignor quandoque bonus dormitat Homerus;
    Verum opere longo fas est obrepere somnum.]” ~ Horace
  49. “I’m just considering myself extremely lucky. All I wanted is to have ‘Paranormal Activity’ be released and become successful. And everything that’s happened since then is just an enormous bonus.” ~ Oren Peli
  50. “And as far as doing God’s work, I think the bankers who took government money and then gave out obscene bonuses are the same self-interested sorts Jesus threw out of the temple.” ~ Maureen Dowd
  51. “I’ve always approached acting from a passion point of view. It’s what I love to do. The fact that we get paid is just a bonus.” ~ Katheryn Winnick

  52. “Would anybody be offended if we gave a $150 million bonus to Gandhi? How about a $250 million bonus to Mother Teresa? Do we have an issue with that? None at all. None at all. Great leaders would never sacrifice the people to save the numbers. They would sooner sacrifice the numbers to save the people.” ~ Simon Sinek
  53. “Yesterday the CEO of Citigroup said that he can understand why all these Occupy Wall Street protesters are so frustrated. In fact, he felt so bad for them, he gave himself a $10 million sympathy bonus.” ~ Jimmy Fallon
  54. “Either you like a person or you don’t like a person. I don’t have to love somebody to work with them. I’m a professional person. But when you get the bonus of really liking someone and really connecting with them and really enjoying them, it’s a fantastic thing.” ~ Julianne Moore
  55. “Cultivate friendships. If you don’t have time to cultivate all of them, plow under every fifth one and collect your bonus.” ~ Gracie Allen

  56. “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.” ~ Frank Zappa
  57. “First you train the followers to accomplish the mission. Second, you resource them: Make sure that they have the tools to do the job. Third, you reward them: You give them medals or bonuses.” ~ Colin Powell
  58. “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.” ~ Stuart Law
  59. “It’s a nice bonus but, you know, I have to pay taxes too. (after winning the Grand Slam Cup.” ~ Venus Williams

  60. “Words change their meanings, just as organisms evolve. We would impose an enormous burden on our economy if we insisted on payment in cattle every time we identified a bonus as a pecuniary advantage (from the Latin pecus , or cattle, a verbal fossil from a former commercial reality).” ~ Stephen Jay Gould
  61. “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.” ~ Mohamed ElBaradei
  62. “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.” ~ Phil Donahue
  63. “I was alone for five years. Having a love is a gigantic bonus in life, but I wasn’t unhappy when I was single, either.” ~ Bo Derek

  64. “I wish I could Buy Time – just write a cheque, and a few days later a brown cardboard box would arrive at the door containing three months (along with an extra bonus sunny weekend for being a good customer).” ~ Neil Gaiman
  65. “I was sitting in the back room by myself when someone came in and said, “Mr. Zimmer, I have to take you down to the make up room.” I told them that if anyone can help this face they deserve a bonus.” ~ Don Zimmer

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