Reputation Quotes

Self esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves.

Nathaniel Branden

The Kruger National Park attracts 1.3 million tourists a year and South Africa`s reputation as a custodian of wildlife can only suffer if the shooting starts again.

Jason Bell

We'd all like a reputation for generosity, and we'd all like to buy it cheap

Mignon McLaughlin

Work is the price which is paid for reputation

Baltasar Gracian

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?

Thomas Jefferson

Judge a man by the reputation of his enemies

Arabian Proverb

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

Sir Francis Bacon

The greater difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.


Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform. Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or nothing in the world's estimation.

Susan Brownell Anthony Jacob

The more ignorant, reckless and thoughtless a doctor is, the higher his reputation soars even amongst powerful princes.

Desiderius Erasmus

All it takes is a single act of aggression to permanently wound a nation's reputation.

Ramman Kenoun

Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.

Elbert Hubbard

The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.


A reputation once broken may possibly be repaired, but the world will always keep their eyes on the spot where the crack was.

Joseph Hall
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