Quotation Explorer - 'Reputation'

A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well. - Jeff Bezos
She had wanted more than she could have.She had wanted him, and more... she had wanted him to want her.In the name of something bigger than tradition, bolder than reputation, more important than a silly title. - Sarah MacLean
He in whom the love of repose predominates will accept the first creed, the first philosophy, the first political party he meets most likely his father's. He gets rest, commodity, and reputation; but he shuts the door of truth. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Becoming excellent at want, helps raises your confidence and develops your courage. Most of all, it can give you a grand reputation. - Mark F. LaMoure
Be more concerned with character than reputation. Character is what you are, reputation is what people think you are. - John Wooden
Folly consists not in committing Folly, but in being incapable of concealing it. All men make mistakes, but the wise conceal the blunders they have made, while fools make them public. Reputation depends more on what is hidden than on what is seen. If you can’t be good, be careful. - Baltasar Gracián
Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company. - George Washington
Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself. - Lois McMaster Bujold
Character is what God and the angels know of us; reputation is what men and women think of us. - Horace Mann
Ka'b ibn Malik reported that the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, "Two hungry wolves loose among sheep do not cause as much damage as that caused to a man's deen by his greed for money and reputation. - At-Tirmidhī -أبو عيسى الترمذي
If you take care of your character, your reputation will take care of itself. - American Proverb
Develop your character; there is no need to be concerned about reputation. - Debasish Mridha
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't. - Jules Renard
Reputation is like wearing a T-shirt......you don't just wear it... you also represent it... - Vasquez Pia
The fledgling and ragtag American army turned its state into a semi-plausible advantage, encouraging enlistees to wear their own "hunting shirts" to build on the reputation of frontier marksmen. - Joseph J. Ellis
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
A good reputation is more valuable than money. - Publilius Syrus
A good reputation is something that must be earned, yet can never be bought. - Stephen King
Most writers deserve the reputation posterity has bestowed upon them: You can’t for long conceal the toxic spots on your character—Philip Larkin is Exhibit A—nor can you conceal your dignity, your humanism, your regard for veracity and freedom. - William Giraldi
Don't become a random photograph in the eyes of friends, and even your enemies, for each glance at your face will cause a declination of value and reputation. Create value, through scarcity. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Ideal online reputation isn't something that can be earned by accident. - CR Risk Advisory
A deceitful man will go as far as to trample all over a woman’s reputation and spirit, in order to prove to his ex-love that he was faithful. The irony, is he is still in love with his ex and the new woman in his life doesn’t even realize it. - Shannon L. Alder
People with disabilities are sometimes very humble and approachable, if you want a seasoned reputation, then behave like one of the handicaps. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Writers have a well-deserved reputation for being eccentric. Everything you've heard is true. - Sara Sheridan
I wrote the story myself. It's about a girl who lost her reputation and never missed it. - Mae West
Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street. - Elbert Hubbard
The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests. - Epicurus
A man's reputation is what other people think of him; his character is what he really is.
Character is the foundation stone upon which one must build to win respect. Just as no worthy building can be erected on a weak foundation, so no lasting reputation worthy of respect can be built on a weak character.
Guard your honor. Let your reputation fall where it will. And outlive the bastards. - Lois McMaster Bujold
If I was into girls, I'd do you, I tell him honestly. He leans forward conspiratorially. Psst, I'll let you in on a secret Fred, he glances sheepishly from side to side. I actually have a cock. Don't tell anyone, it would ruin my reputation. But feel free to do me any time you want. - L.H. Cosway
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character. - Wayne W. Dyer
The only path to real promotion is to humble yourself and make yourself of no reputation and then begin to give yourself to other people and serve them. - Sunday Adelaja
Nothing is more honorable than a man or woman with a good reputation. - DeWayne Owens
Until you lose your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is. - Margaret Mitchell
Conscience and reputation are two things. Conscience is due to yourself, reputation to your neighbour. - Saint Augustine
I have never thought of writing for reputation and honor. What I have in my heart must come out; that is the reason why I compose. - Ludwig van Beethoven
Gain a modest reputation for being unreliable and you will never be asked to do a thing. - Paul Theroux
The only happy author in this world is he who is below the care of reputation. - Washington Irving
Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing. - Abraham Lincoln
Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week. - George Bernard Shaw
Oh, I have lost my reputation! I have lost the immortal part of myself, and what remains is bestial. - William Shakespeare
Reputation is an invisible force that works for or against you based on the efforts you put to persevere building your character - Hiyamedia
We grew up hearing stories about how he has been cheated - out of money, out of reputation, out of a grander fate. We had lost everything, he'd wail, and that was despite the fact that we had each other. - Alison Singh Gee
Most laws only exist if people believe in them. That's why the mass media has to propagate them. If you are wise enough, join the police and ignore unfair laws. Be the friend and helper instead and thereby increase the reputation of the police. - L.H.
It is better to lose friends than to lose your reputation, and better to lose riches than to lose your integrity. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A man is what he is, not what men say he is. His character no man can touch. His character is what he is before his God and his Judge; and only he himself can damage that. His reputations what men say he is. That can be damaged; but reputation is for time, character is for eternity
Gossip and reputation make sure that what comes around-a person who is cruel will find that the others are cruel hack to him, and a person who is kind will find others are kind in return. Gossip paired with reciprocity allow karma to work here on earth, not in the next life. - Jonathan Haidt
Girls, watch out for the bad guys!...there are those capable of showering their resources on you just to dance on top of you, and finally destroy your good image and reputation. - Michael Bassey Johnson
A good reputation is better than great riches. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A reputation is like a shadow; it hides when you go to sleep, but always returns with the sun… - Nanette L. Avery
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
One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation. - Oscar Wilde
Self-esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves. - Nathaniel Branden
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
You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence. - Charles Austin Beard
If it weren't my life, I wouldn't have believed it. I hated everyone, for they were so phony. I don't give a damn about my bad reputation - Yuvika Mathur
Your NAME and your REPUTATION is ALL that you have, so GUARD them. They are worth more than money or gold. - L. Michelle
When do you become a man? When you become your own man. When other men trust you to do a man's work. Trust you with their name, their reputation, their thoughts. Trust you to watch their backs and trust you with their lives. - Carew Papritz
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do. - Henry Ford
It is difficult to make a reputation, but is even more difficult seriously to mar a reputation once properly made --- so faithful is the public. - Arnold Bennett
Behold divinity divine enough to abandon divinity. Behold majesty secure enough to proceed un-majestically. Behold strength strong enough to become weakness, goodness good enough to be unmindful of its reputation. Behold love plenteous enough to give and take not again. - Paul Ramsey
With enough courage, you can do without a reputation. - Margaret Mitchell
The greater difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
The slanderer and the assassin differ only in the weapon they use; with the one it is the dagger, with the other the tongue. The former is worse that the latter, for the last only kills the body, while the other murders the reputation.
There is a very great difference is there not? between the temporal and the eternal judgments, a very great difference between a man's reputation and a man's character, for reputation is what men think and say of us, while character is what God and the angels know of us. - Price Collier
If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself. - D.L. Moody
Open your mouth and purse cautiously, and your stock of wealth and reputation shall, at least in repute, be great. - Johann Georg von Zimmermann
Build your reputation by helping other people build theirs.
A doctor's reputation is made by the number of eminent men who die under his care. - George Bernard Shaw
Free is he who is reputable for not being fearful of losing his reputation. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
It is sobering to reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence. - Charles A. Beard
Despite my ghoulish reputation, I really have the heart of a small boy. I keep it in a jar on my desk. - Robert Bloch
The cultivation of literary pursuits forms the basis of all sciences, and in their perfection consist the reputation and prosperity of kingdoms. - Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo
The purest treasure mortal times afford is spotless reputation; that away, men are but gilded loam or painted clay. - William Shakespeare
Reputation is made in a moment; Character is built over a lifetime. - Elizabeth George
A person's reputation can be appealing towards others if he or she understands the great values of ethical behavior. - Saaif Alam
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear. - Socrates
Propriety was a rigid master, but one that must be obeyed if one wanted to keep a sterling reputation. - Lawana Blackwell
If you get a reputation as an early riser, you can sleep till noon. - Irish Proverb
Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation, for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company. - George Washington
Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving. - William Shakespeare
Begin somewhere. You cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do. - Liz Smith
Working to become excellent at what you want, raises your confidence, charisma and develops courage. As you work to become top notch, it also gives you a great reputation at what you do. - Mark F. LaMoure
No man will ever bring out of that office the reputation which carries him into it. The honeymoon would be as short in that case as in any other, and its moments of ecstasy would be ransomed by years of torment and hatred. - Thomas Jefferson
Lord, help us to choose humility over pride. Help us to choose love over our reputation. Help us to choose patience over making a point, and your Word over our feelings. Lord, help us to choose perseverance over the easy way out. - Andrena Sawyer
Virtue creates reputation, but action brings success. - Debasish Mridha
It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety. - Isaac Asimov
Until you've lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was. - Margaret Mitchell
Working to be outstanding at what you do, raises your confidence and improves your reputation. As you work to become top notch, you gain higher attention and visibility. - Mark F. LaMoure
You can't build a reputation on what you intend to do.
Glass, china, and reputation are easily cracked, and never well mended. - Benjamin Franklin
Loss of virtue in a female is irretrievable; that one false step involves her in endless ruin; that her reputation is no less brittle than it is beautiful; and that she cannot be too much guarded in her behaviour towards the undeserving of the other sex. - Jane Austen
Even a small amount of unplanned downtime can effect a company’s profitability and reputation. - Ratmir Timashev, CEO Veeam
Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation. - Henry Kissinger
We can't have an unlimited life, but we can have an unlimited reputation - Kimsan
Love comes with a knife, not some shy question, and not with fears for its reputation! - Jalaluddin Rumi
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