Reputation Quotes

The more unpopular an opinion is, the more necessary is it that the holder should be somewhat punctilious in his observance of conventionalities generally, and that, if possible, he should get the reputation of being well-to-do in the world.

Samuel Butler

A brand for the company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.

Jeff Bezos

It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.

Benjamin Franklin

It is little wonder that rape is one of the least-reported crimes. Perhaps it is the only crime in which the victim becomes the accused and, in reality, it is she who must prove her good reputation, her mental soundness, and her impeccable propriety.

Freda Adler

Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness for their reputation.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The purest treasure mortal times afford, is spotless reputation; that away, men are but gilded loam or painted clay.

William Shakespeare

If we have violated any law, it was not done intentionally. We have injured no man's reputation, character, person, or property.We were meeting together to preserve ourselves, our wives, and our children from utter degradation and starvation.

George Loveless

Writing is not "the establishment of a professional reputation" as if one were a doctor or lawyer; it is not properly in the sentence with creation of a family and the purchase of a home.

Elizabeth Hardwick

Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.

Thomas Paine

When a door opens not to your knock, consider your reputation.

Arabian Proverb

Make three correct guesses consecutively and you will establish a reputation as an expert.

Laurence J. Peter

Our reputation has been hurt very badly in the last few years. We've had a go-it-alone mentality in a world where because of communications and transportation, you should be going exactly in the other direction.

Michael Bloomberg

With an evening coat and a white tie, anybody, even a stockbroker, can gain a reputation for being civilized

Oscar Wilde

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.

Warren Buffett

Glass, china, and reputation are easily cracked, and never mended well.

Benjamin Franklin

Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation. Your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.

John Wooden

One may be better than his reputation or his conduct, but never better than his principles.

Niocolas Valentin de Latena

My reputation grows with every failure.

George Bernard Shaw

Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.

William Shakespeare

Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.

Abraham Lincoln

Associate with men of good quality, if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.

George Washington

Where are they now that we, the men whom they sent off to war, have returned? These are commanders who have deserted their troops, and there is no more serious crime in the law of war. The Army says they never leave their wounded. The Marines say they never leave even their dead. These men have left all the casualties and retreated behind a pious shield of public rectitude. They have left the real stuff of their reputation bleaching behind them in the sun in this country.

Senator John Kerry

Promptitude is not only a duty, but is also a part of good manners; it is favorable to fortune, reputation, influence, and usefulness; a little attention and energy will form the habit, so as to make it easy and delightful

Charles Simmons

America has the greatest reputation in the world for helping others whenever and wherever disaster strikes. Now, more than ever,it's important for us to contribute to those who are in need. Your assistance is really beneficial and will be greatly welcomed and appreciated

Bob Knight
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