This quote conveys the negative effects of extrinsic rewards

Adopted from the following quote of Dan Ariely from Predictably Irrational..

This quote highlights the fact that beyond a threshold , extrinsic rewards can cause detrimental effects..

“People are willing to work free, and they are willing to work for a reasonable wage; but offer them just a small payment and they will walk away.”

The same has been mentioned in details by Daniel Pink in his book Drive