65 Recognition Quotes On Success In Life

These recognition quotes will inspire you. Recognition, the act of knowing and remembering upon seeing or identification of someone or something or person from previous encounters or knowledge.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging recognition quotes, recognition sayings, and recognition proverbs.

Best Recognition Quotes

  1. “There are two things people want more than sex and money – recognition and praise.” ~ Mary Kay Ash
  2. “Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  3. “Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.” ~ Theodore Isaac Rubin
  4. “Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.” ~ Alexander Smith

  5. “We will receive not what we idly wish for but what we justly earn. Our rewards will always be in exact proportion to our service.” ~ Earl Nightingale
  6. “To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.” ~ Henri Cartier-Bresson
  7. “Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat.” ~ Paul J. Meyer
  8. “Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.” ~ Margaret Cousins
  9. “Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another’s resemblance to ourselves.” ~ Ambrose Bierce

  10. “Congratulations offer more potential than cash. The amount of available cash is limited, but managers have an unlimited supply of congratulations. It’s important to pay people fairly, but managers also should heap on congratulations and feed people’s souls.” ~ Ken Blanchard , Recognition quotes for managers
  11. “Listening stops with the ears, the mind stops with recognition, but spirit is empty and waits on all things.” ~ Zhuangzi
  12. “Nothing else can quite substitute for a few well-chosen,
    well-timed, sincere words of praise.
    They’re absolutely free and worth a fortune” ~ Sam Walton
  13. “Nothing is as empowering as real-world validation, even if it’s for failure.” ~ Steven Pressfield

  14. “Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  15. “Freedom is the recognition that no single person, no single authority or government has a monopoly on the truth, but that every individual life is infinitely precious, that every one of us put in this world has been put there for a reason and has something to offer.” ~ Ronald Reagan
  16. “What every genuine philosopher (every genuine man, in fact) craves most is praise although the philosophers generally call it recognition!” ~ William James
  17. “Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.” ~ Voltaire

  18. “I hate to be a kicker, I always long for peace, But the wheel that does the squeaking is the one that gets the grease.” ~ Josh Billings”Equality is the public recognition, effectively expressed in institutions and manners, of the principle that an equal degree of attention is due to the needs of all human beings.” ~ Simone Weil
  19. “Research indicates that workers have three prime needs: Interesting work, recognition for doing a good job, and being let in on things that are going on in the company.” ~ Zig Ziglar , Recognition quotes for work
  20. “It is up to us to give ourselves recognition. If we wait for it to come from others, we feel resentful when it doesn’t, and when it does, we may well reject it.” ~ Spencer Tracy

  21. “I will tell you King’s First Law of Recognition: You never get it when you want it, and then when it comes, you get too much.” ~ Billie Jean King
  22. “A painter is always overjoyed when anybody pays any attention to him at all, puts him in any category, calls him anything – as long as they call him something.” ~ Wayne Thiebaud
  23. “Ah, beware of snobbery; it is the unwelcome recognition of one’s own past failings.” ~ Cary Grant
  24. “Avoid popularity; it has many snares and no real benefit.” ~ William Penn
  25. “My reputation has grown slowly.” ~ Stanley Kubrick

  26. “The press needs stories constantly. No need to bleed, just feed. Branding will keep you standing… Get press not stress.” ~ Mark Kostabi
  27. “No one would want to pay a penny for an empty canvas by me. But it would be quite another if the empty canvas were signed by a great artist. I would be surprised if an empty canvas by Picasso or Matisse signed and inscribed with the words, ‘I wanted to paint such and such on this canvas, but did not do so,’ would not fetch thousands… After all, with an empty canvas, the possibilities are limitless, and so perhaps is the cash.” ~ Semir Zeki
  28. “Newton expected no money from establishing his originality but rather desired recognition for his excellence.” ~ Tyler Cowen
  29. “In the progress of personality, first comes a declaration of independence, then a recognition of interdependence.” ~ Henry Van Dyke

  30. “Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.” ~ Alfred North Whitehead
  31. “Maturity includes the recognition that no one is going to see anything in us that we don’t see in ourselves. Stop waiting for a producer. Produce yourself.” ~ Marianne Williamson
  32. “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” ~ William Arthur Ward
  33. “Ever since I started to get recognition I’ve picked out certain fans and reverse-stalked them.” ~ Jim Carrey
  34. “There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.” ~ Mother Teresa

  35. “An institution or reform movement that is not selfish, must originate in the recognition of some evil that is adding to the sum of human suffering, or diminishing the sum of happiness.” ~ Clara Barton
  36. “The tragedy of it is that nobody sees the look of desperation on my face. Thousands and thousands of us, and we’re passing one another without a look of recognition.” ~ Henry Miller
  37. “Peace is more than just an absence of war. True peace is justice, true peace is freedom, and true peace dictates the recognition of human rights.” ~ Ronald Reagan
  38. “It goes back to all of us wanting to be in Hollywood. We’re all dying to win an Oscar.” ~ Jerry Della Femina

  39. “The act of smelling something, anything, is remarkably like the act of thinking. Immediately at the moment of perception, you can feel the mind going to work, sending the odor around from place to place, setting off complex repertories through the brain, polling one center after another for signs of re-recognition, for old memories and old connection.” ~ Lewis Thomas
  40. “We find it easy to believe that praise is sincere: why should anyone lie in telling us the truth?” ~ Jean Rostand
  41. “Appraisals are where you get together with your team leader and agree what an outstanding member of the team you are, how much your contribution has been valued, what massive potential you have, and, in recognition of all this, would you mind having your salary halved.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt , Recognition quotes team
  42. “The artist’s talent sits uneasy as an object of public acclaim, having been so long an object of private despair.” ~ Robert Breault

  43. “I was 82 years old before Who’s Who thought I was enough of a big shot to do a piece on me.” ~ Joseph Barbera
  44. “At first you can stand the spotlight in your eyes. Then it blinds you. Others can see you, but you cannot see them.” ~ Charles Lindbergh
  45. “Exposure and attention make a work famous – the more you talk about it, the more attention it gets, the more validity it achieves.” ~ Andy Warhol
  46. “I never know what to tell young people when they come here. It could never happen for anyone the way it happened for me. It was all an accident.” ~ Al Hirschfeld
  47. “I am known in parts of the world by people who have never heard of Jesus Christ.” ~ Charlie Chaplin

  48. “I have been sent more ridiculous press notices. People are frequently comparing my work with Van Gogh… I do hope I do not get bloated and self-satisfied. When proud feelings come I step up over them to the realm of work, to the thing I want, the liveness of the thing itself.” ~ Emily Carr
  49. “No dealer, curator, buyer or critic, or any existing combination of these, can be depended on to produce a reputation that is more than a momentary flurry.” ~ Harold Rosenberg
  50. “Not all, but too many of the best writers, composers, and artists of our time begin to be acclaimed only when they no longer have anything to say and take to performing instead of stating.” ~ Clement Greenberg
  51. “One is also reminded of how, in art, the tortoise so often overtakes the hare.” ~ Clement Greenberg

  52. “I’m making some of the greatest art being made now. It’ll take the art world ten years to get around to it.” ~ Jeff Koons
  53. “As you become known, the demands on you are such that you get less and less time to do the things you want to do. But if there are no demands, then that means nobody wants to read what you’re doing anyway, so you’re stuck.” ~ Iain Sinclair
  54. “Everywhere in the modern world, there is neglect, the need to be recognized, which is not satisfied. Art is a way of recognizing oneself, which is why it will always be modern.” ~ Louise Bourgeois
  55. “There is no regional art. The only region left is the art magazine.” ~ Walter Darby Bannard

  56. “There’s a big difference between grabbing attention and rewarding attention.” ~ Walter Darby Bannard
  57. “When I was first published it was like having people rushing in coming to find out where I was hiding. Scary!” ~ Selima Hill
  58. “I’ve never felt that I was doing something for my people, except what I could to bring the accomplishments of the old ones to the attention of the world. I think the Northwest Coast style of art is an absolutely unique product, one of the crowning achievements of the whole human experience. I just don’t want the whole thing swept under the carpet without someone paying attention to it.” ~ Bill Reid
  59. “It’s not curators, it’s not critics, it’s not the public, it’s not collectors who find great artists – it’s other artists.” ~ David Galenson

  60. “Let us not forget that group of self-taught, outsider artists who never stepped foot in any classroom and cared less about even exhibiting, and yet ended up with an audience of avid admirers.” ~ Scott Kahn
  61. “Enlightenment, the old teachers say, adds nothing, except maybe the recognition of a need for and a commitment to the work that still needs to be done.” ~ Rafe Martin
  62. “Zen is based on the recognition of two incompatible types of thought: rational and intuitive.” ~ Tom Hoover

  63. “They see that who they are in the silence in which sound is happening, the spaciousness in which movement occurs. This kind of recognition, whether fleeting or abiding, is called an awakening.” ~ Arjuna Ardagh
  64. “Many excellent artists working today, unfortunately, lack the indispensable gifts necessary for demagoguery and self-promotion, while the bad ones are full of passionate intensity.” ~ Roman Genn

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