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Wise Quotes about Reputation

May you find great value in these Reputation quotes and sayings.

Skillful pilots gain their reputation
from storms and tempest.
- Epicurus

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Be more concerned with your character than your reputation,
because your character is what you really are,
while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
- John Wooden

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation.
- John Wooden

Reputation is what other people know about you.
Honor is what you know about yourself.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

 

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

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

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
- Henry Ford

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Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten
percent a bad reputation.
- Henry A. Kissinger

A good reputation is more valuable than money.
- Publilius Syrus

Positive thinking has acquired a bad reputation -
which I believe to be totally undeserved.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Until you've lost your reputation,
you never realize what a burden it was.
- Margaret Mitchell

How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation
from the rocks of ignorance.
- Petrarch

It seems that the most important thing about Reagan
was his anti-Communism and his reputation as a hawk
who saw the Soviet Union as an 'evil empire.'
- Mikhail Gorbachev

In the end, you make your reputation and you have your
success based upon credibility and being able to provide
people who are really hungry for information what they want.
- Brit Hume

I would give no thought of what the world might say of me,
if I could only transmit to posterity the reputation of an honest man.
- Sam Houston

We have made drugs an Olympic event.
It receives most of the coverage at the Games and even
the suspicion of guilt can ruin a reputation for life.
- Bill Toomey

Having had a reputation for being sexy is a great prop to lean on now.
- Greta Scacchi

I used to flirt with girls just to get the guys circling around us.
I'm getting out of it now.
I have to look after my reputation.
- Katie Price

SDC has a great reputation for putting live music on stage.
- Graeme Murphy

I don't know if God exists, but it would be better
for His reputation if He didn't.
- Jules Renard

War will exist until that distant day
when the conscientious objector
enjoys the same reputation and prestige
that the warrior does today.
- John F. Kennedy

I have much to say why my reputation should be rescued
from the load of false accusation and calumny which has been heaped upon it.
- Robert Emmet

It is certain that concentration camps had a bad reputation with us.
- Albert Speer

At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
- Alexander Pope

You can't build a reputation on what you intend to do.
- Liz Smith

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

It is generally much more shameful to lose a good reputation
than never to have acquired it.
- Pliny the Elder

Our reputation is more important than the last hundred million dollars.
- Rupert Murdoch

If the people should elect, they will never fail to
prefer some man of distinguished character,
or services; some man, if he might so speak of continental reputation.
- Gouverneur Morris

I think maybe in a way it gets worse because you come
in with a real reputation and they've paid you lots of money and all that.
- Hugh Grant

The elite media has been caught in so many lies because
of false statements that its whole reputation has eroded,
their circulation is down, and their profits are down.
- Geraldo Rivera

Me, I'd prefer to have a good reputation rather than
getting press for being scandalous,
getting drunk in public, staying out late and so on.
- Sophia Bush

New Yorkers, by reputation, are fast-talking,
assertive and easily annoyed; I fit right in.
- Jane Pauley

That's what Rocky is all about: pride,
reputation, and not being another bum in the neighborhood.
- Sylvester Stallone

I have not written in vain if I have heretofore done
anything towards diminishing the reputation of the
Renaissance landscape painting.
- John Ruskin

With enough courage, you can do without a reputation.
- Margaret Mitchell

You are undoubtedly acquainted with my Reputation,
and as for my Penmanship it must speak for itself;
this is to desire your Approbation to keep a public school.
- Eli Whitney

Repetition makes reputation and reputation makes customers.
- Elizabeth Arden

A reputation for a thousand years may depend upon the
conduct of a single moment.
- Ernest Bramah

Location is the key to most businesses,
and the entrepreneurs typically build their reputation at a particular spot.
- Phyllis Schlafly

The fame and reputation part came later,
and never was much of a motivator, although it did
enable me to work without feeling guilty about neglecting my studies.
- Linus Torvalds

Reputation is favorable notoriety as distinguished from fame,
which is permanent approval of great deeds and noble
thoughts by the best intelligence of mankind.
- George William Curtis

Back in the day, a pair of tight jeans was enough to
earn a girl a bad reputation.
Now slutty has gone Main Street.
- Linda Chavez

Concealed talent brings no reputation.
- Desiderius Erasmus

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

While the government can tell you that I am an innocent man,
the government's letter cannot give me back my good name or my reputation.
- Richard Jewell

One way to evaluate your own reputation is to think
about what would be said of you at your eulogy.
- Brian Koslow

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

Silence and reserve will give anyone a reputation for wisdom.
- Myrtle Reed

I would rather go to any extreme than suffer anything
that is unworthy of my reputation,
or of that of my crown.
- Elizabeth I

I don't think I had a reputation as a hard worker,
but inside I was always being eaten up by the pressures.
- Charles Kuralt

It was delightful but, of course, it was pretty insulting
to my professional reputation.
- Anthony Holden

The most important thing for a young man is to establish a credit...
a reputation, character.
- John D. Rockefeller

If you have this reputation you can sit back and endure it,
or you can try to do things with it.
- Rem Koolhaas

Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

I have a bad reputation for being temperamental.
- Ted Kotcheff

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

Reputation is rarely proportioned to virtue.
- Saint Francis de Sales

You know what the critics are.
If you tell the truth they only say you're cynical
and it does an author no good to get a reputation for cynicism.
- W. Somerset Maugham

I have the reputation of being easygoing.
But inside, I'm like nails.
I will kill.
- Calvin Klein

Gain a modest reputation for being unreliable and you
will never be asked to do a thing.
- Paul Theroux

Nothing escapes the vigilance of the New South Wales police;
their reputation is known the world over.
- Joshua Slocum

That incident ruined my reputation for 10 years.
Get one Beatle drunk and look what happens!
- Harry Nilsson

I'm stingy and I'm proud of the reputation.
- Ingvar Kamprad

An artist must never be a prisoner.
Prisoner? An artist should never be a prisoner of himself,
prisoner of style, prisoner of reputation,
prisoner of success, etc.
- Henri Matisse

Self esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves.
- Nathaniel Branden

Cole Porter had a worldwide reputation as a sophisticate and hedonist.
- Ethel Merman

Half the pictures directed by men of reputation fail.
- Carroll O'Connor

A novelist who writes nothing for 10 years finds his reputation rising.
Because I keep on producing books they say there must
be something wrong with this fellow.
- J. B. Priestley

The reputation of a man is like his shadow,
gigantic when it precedes him, and pigmy in its proportions when it follows.
- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand


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