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70+ Reputation Quotes

Reputation means recognition by other people of some characteristic or ability. Reputation refers a place in public esteem or regard. Reputation of a social entity is an opinion about that entity, typically a result of social evaluation on a set of criteria. This is a collection of 70+ reputation quotes and sayings.



1. A good reputation is more valuable than money. Publilius Syrus
2. If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of me. Dwight L. Moody
3. Be more concerned with your character than your reputation. John Wooden
4. Build your reputation by helping other people build theirs. Anthony J. D'Angelo
5. Time goes by, reputation increases, ability declines. Dag Hammarskjold
6. Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving. William Shakespeare
7. You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do. Henry Ford
8. A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity. Baltasar Gracian
9. The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear. Socrates
10. Never make negative comments or spread rumors about anyone. It depreciates their reputation and yours. Brian Koslow
11. Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving. William Shakespeare
12. You can't buy a good reputation; you must earn it. Harvey Mackay
13. How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance. Petrarch
14. A reputation as a hard worker is a good reputation to have. Kevin Hart
15. You get a reputation for stability if you are stable for years. Mark Zuckerberg
16. If you have a reputation as a big, stiff bureaucracy, you're stuck. Jack Welch
17. Repetition makes reputation and reputation makes customers. Elizabeth Arden
18. Self esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves. Nathaniel Branden
19. Concealed talent brings no reputation. Desiderius Erasmus
20. Reputation runs behind the current state of affairs. Mason Cooley
21. It is a sign that your reputation is small and sinking if your own tongue must praise you. Matthew Hale
22. With enough courage, you can do without a reputation. Margaret Mitchell
23. Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable. Voltaire
24. Kindly words do not enter so deeply into men as a reputation for kindness. Mencius
25. We'd all like a reputation for generosity, and we'd all like to buy it cheap. Mignon McLaughlin
26. Until you have lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is. Margaret Mitchell
27. Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity. Robert Green Ingersoll
28. It takes a career, a lifetime, to build up a reputation, and only one misstep for it all to crumble away. Aaron Rodgers
29. Souffles don't deserve their reputation as potential disasters. Yotam Ottolenghi
30. After some time, my reputation preceded me each time I was given a new posting. Arundhati Bhattacharya
31. One way to evaluate your own reputation is to think about what would be said of you at your eulogy. Brian Koslow
32. People who have a reputation for being evil are usually good. Sebastian Horsley
33. Silence and reserve will give anyone a reputation for wisdom. Myrtle Reed
35. Only reputation can not be sold.
35. Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom. Euripides
36. Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street. Elbert Hubbard
37. Our reputation is more important than the last hundred million dollars. Rupert Murdoch
38. Work is the price which is paid for reputation. Baltasar Gracian
39. Your reputation is still the most important thing that you've got. Ricky Gervais
40. No man can understand why a woman shouldn't prefer a good reputation to a good time. Helen Rowland
41. Reputation is a timely subject, now that nobody has one. Tina Brown
42. A reputation is really hard to live down. Mickey Rourke
43. One of the biggest things you have is your reputation and your reputation with knowing what's good and what's not good. Paul Feig
44. It hurt me deeply, this reputation as tough, hard, mean. Dawn Steel
45. It's better to not have a reputation than a bad one. Nic Pizzolatto
46. One gets wrapped up in reacting to one's own reputation, which can be a kind of trap. Rirkrit Tiravanija
47. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempest. Charles de Saint-√Čvremond
48. Character is much easier kept than recovered. Thomas Paine
49. Give a man a reputation as an early riser and he can sleep 'til noon. Mark Twain
50. 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
51. Never pay attention to someone who has not earned your respect. Habeeb Akande



52. Be more concerned with character than reputation. Character is what you are, reputation is what people think you are. John Wooden
53. The only happy author in this world is he who is below the care of reputation. Washington Irving
54. A reputation is what you hear when no one is there to speak for it. Jeffrey Fry
55. Many consult their reputation; but few their conscience. Publilius Syrus
56. Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is how we let them really know us. Carl R White
57. Your reputation is like a shadow, following you wherever you go. Frank Sonnenberg
58. Consistently delivering on your promise value reinforces trust. Bernard Kelvin Clive
59. Since humans are social animals, you’re basically only as good as your reputation. A.D. Aliwat
60. Reputations were made quickly over the green felt tables ― with the roll of the dice or a turn of a card. Robert Ludlum
61. A good reputation is better than great riches. Lailah Gifty Akita
62. Tough fox reputation be damned. Victoria Scott
63. Reputation is made in a moment; Character is built over a lifetime. Elizabeth George
64. Don't entertain others at the expense of your reputation.
65. Appearance tyrannizes over truth. Plato
66. If you are worrying about reputation, you are taking time away from doing the things that really matter. Aite Adams
67. What's a reputation for, if not for proceeding oneself? Michael Montoure
68. Spend your time designing the greatest reputation a man could possess. Chris Murray
69. Private lives are more important than public reputations. G.K. Chesterton
70. Reputations are just history in rumor form.
71. A bad conscience is easier to cope with than a bad reputation.
72. As a general rule, a reputation is built on manner as much as on achievement. Joseph Conrad

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