Work is the price which is paid for reputation
Atheism leaves a man to sense, to philosophy, to natural piety, to laws, to reputation, all which may be guides to an outward moral virtue, though religion were not; but superstition dismounts all these, and erects an absolute monarchy in the minds of men...the master of superstition is the people; and arguments are fitted to practice, in a reverse order
While wading through the whimsies, the puerilities, and unintelligible jargon of this work, I laid it down often to ask myself how it could have been that the world should have so long consented to give reputation to such nonsense as this?
One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Reputation is rarely proportioned to virtue.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and 5 minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you will do things differently.
Reputation is in itself only a farthing-candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit.
Reputation is a jewel which nothing can replace; it is ten thousand times more valuable capital than your diamonds.
It is the duty of every one to strive to gain and deserve a good reputation.
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.
Reputation is like fine china once broken it's very hard to repair.
It is generally much more shameful to lose a good reputation than never to have acquired it.
Once you lose your reputation, you don't mind it.
Build your reputation by helping other people build theirs.
One way to evaluate your own reputation is to think about what would be said of you at your eulogy.
Silence and reserve will give anyone a reputation for wisdom.
It is easier to cope with a bad conscience than with a bad reputation.
It is easier to cope with a bad conscience than with a bad
At every word a reputation dies.
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
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
With an evening coat and a white tie, anybody, even a stockbroker, can gain a reputation for being civilized
Make three correct guesses consecutively and you will establish a reputation as an expert.
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.