The purest treasure mortal times afford, is spotless reputation; that away, men are but gilded loam or painted clay.
Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness for their reputation.
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.
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.
There are two modes of establishing our reputation: to be praised by honest men, and to be abused by rogues. It is best, however, to secure the former, because it will invariably be accompanied by the latter.
Begin somewhere; you cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do.
Guard your honor. Let your reputation fall where it will. And outlive the bastards.
For a nation which has an almost evil reputation for bustle, bustle, bustle, and rush, rush, rush, we spend an enormous amount of time standing around in line in front of windows, just waiting.
We'd all like a reputation for generosity, and we'd all like to buy it cheap
A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.
When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is the reputation of the business that remains intact.
Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Until you’ve lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.
Kindly words do not enter so deeply into men as a reputation for kindness.
A reputation once broken may possibly be repaired, but the world will always keep their eyes on the spot where the crack was.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.
Character is made by what you stand for; reputation by what you fall for.
All it takes is a single act of aggression to permanently wound a nation's reputation.
The more ignorant, reckless and thoughtless a doctor is, the higher his reputation soars even amongst powerful princes.
It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety.
My father said: You must never try to make all the money thats in a deal. Let the other fellow make some money too, because if you have a reputation for always making all the money, you wont have many deals.
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
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.