Recognition Quotes and Sayings

Here you can find the best collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous Recognition quotes and Recognition sayings, and Recognition proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

"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

"Employees who report receiving recognition and praise within the last seven days show increased productivity, get higher scores from customers, and have better safety records. They’re just more engaged at work."

Tom Rath

"There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread."

Mother Teresa

"Everybody is looking for validation, no matter who you are, and I think that’s a need of the human condition – to look for affection or recognition or validation."

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

"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

"Celebrate what you want to see more of."

Tom Peters

"It is better to be looked over than overlooked."

Mae West

"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

"It’s so ironic. When you finally achieve recognition, you hide behind dark glasses."

Madhuri Dixit Nene

"People work for money but the extra mile for recognition, praise and rewards."

Dale Carnegie

"To have the recognition of your colleagues is great. The public attention is a mixed blessing."

Joshua Lederberg

"Put aside ambition for public recognition, and simply do what you do because it feels good inside."

Alan Cohen

"There is as much greatness of mind in acknowledging a good turn, as in doing it."


"Always remember, everyone is hungry for praise and starving for honest appreciation!"

David Brandt Berg

"Give recognition where it is due. Compliments stimulate more effort and desire to improve. Be generous with honest praising."

Bruce Lee

"You have to water the flowers you want to grow."

Stephen Covey

"You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits."

Jim Stovall

"The power of recognition is one of the strongest forces for stimulating human and social action. Yes, recognition is a powerful motivator to those who receive it as well as those who observe it."

Lowell Milken

"Human nature demands recognition. Without it, people lose their sense of purpose and become dissatisfied, restless, and unproductive."

Ricardo Semler

"It’s more than who you recognize. It’s how you recognize. It’s when. It’s why."

O.C. Tanner Company

"Never miss an opportunity to say a word of congratulation upon anyone’s achievement."

President Lyndon Johnson

"No matter how busy you are, you must take time to make the other person feel important."

Mary Kay Ash

"Recognition is the most inexpensive, easy-to-use motivational technique available to management."

Jim Clemmer

"The only thing that happens overnight is recognition. Not talent."

Carol Haney

"There is nothing I need so much as nourishment for my Self Esteem."

Alfred Lunt

"Brains, like hearts, go where they are appreciated."

Robert McNamara

"Every human being is trying to say something to others. Trying to cry out I am alive, notice me! Speak to me! Confirm that I am important, that I matter!!"

Marion D. Hanks

"It is important that you recognized your progress and take pride in your accomplishments. Share your achievements with others. Brag a little. The recognition and support of those around you is nurturing."

Rosemarie Rossetti

"People always clap for the wrong things."

J.D. Salinger

"There’s nothing greater in the world than when somebody on the team does something good, and everybody gathers around to pat him on the back."

Billy Martin

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