Reputation Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Reputation

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


Reputation is rarely proportioned to virtue.
~By Saint Francis de Sales ~


If my acceptance of the office of Governor would serve my country, though my administration would be attended with the loss of personal credit and reputation, I would cheerfully undertake it.
~By Christopher Gadsden ~


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.
~By Robert Benchley ~


Concealed talent brings no reputation.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


The two most precious things this side of the grave are our reputation and our life. But it is to be lamented that the most contemptible whisper may deprive us of the one, and the weakest weapon of the other.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
~By Warren Buffett ~


Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
~By Thomas Paine ~


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


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


The easiest way to get a reputation is to go outside the fold, shout around for a few years as a violent atheist or a dangerous radical, and then crawl back to the shelter.
~By F. Scott Fitzgerald ~


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.
~By Hugh Grant ~


Too rigid specialization is almost as bad for a historian's mind, and for his ultimate reputation, as too early an indulgence in broad generalization and synthesis.
~By Samuel E. Morison ~


It is disappointing and embarrassing to the science profession that some Nobel Laureates would deliberately use their well deserved scientific reputations and hold themselves out as experts in other fields.
~By David Douglass ~


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


Ever since I became a Muslim, I've had to deal with attempts to damage my reputation and countless insinuations seeking to cast doubt on my character and trying to connect me to causes which I do not subscribe to.
~By Cat Stevens ~


HBO is really famous for hiring good people and staying out of their way until they ask for help, or need it. And that reputation is earned.
~By Richard Russo ~


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


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


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.
~By Eli Whitney ~


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


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


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.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


Most reputations are not ruined but forgotten.
~By Mason Cooley ~


You have to face the fact that I have no reputation as a composer; I have my reputation as a songwriter and a performer-and that opportunity came this summer, when I was invited to perform at the Lincoln Centre festival in New York... three nights.
~By Elvis Costello ~


A penumbra of somber dignity has descended over his reputation.
~By James Atlas ~


I never had that reputation of being not accessible.
~By Lauren Holly ~


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


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.
~By Katie Price ~


The work I did in Vertigo meant nothing if no one cared about the movie. Luckily, Vertigo had a revival and people had begun to recognize there was something special and it gained in reputation. But it just as well could have ended up rotting in film cans somewhere.
~By Kim Novak ~


It is therefore not to be wondered at that Lincoln's single term in the House of Representatives at Washington added practically nothing to his reputation.
~By John George Nicolay ~


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


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


It's also much clearer how much damage the occupation of Iraq is doing to America's reputation and prestige around the world; and that's just starting now to hit home in the United States.
~By Peter Singer ~


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.
~By Charles A. Beard ~


A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
~By Baltasar Gracian ~


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


Entrepreneurs are risk takers, willing to roll the dice with their money or reputation on the line in support of an idea or enterprise. They willingly assume responsibility for the success or failure of a venture and are answerable for all its facets.
~By Victor Kiam ~


It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast of his prowess, while defeat injures the reputation even of the brave.
~By Sallust ~


Ones reputation is like a shadow, it is gigantic when it precedes you, and a pigmy in proportion when it follows.
~By Charles Maurice de Talleyrand ~


They come together like the Coroner's Inquest, to sit upon the murdered reputations of the week.
~By William Congreve ~


One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


I began to think, The endowment has had a bad reputation in the last few years, and that's unfair.
~By Jane Alexander ~


It is a sign that your reputation is small and sinking if your own tongue must praise you.
~By Matthew Hale ~


Reputation is fine but you have to keep justifying it. In a sense, it makes it harder because people's expectations of you are higher. So, you have to fulfill those expectations. Or, try to exceed those expectations. But, it becomes more difficult as time goes on.
~By Derek Jacobi ~


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


I never lose that terror of 'this is my last job, I'll never work again.' You can never relax and rely on whatever reputation you've built.
~By Derek Jacobi ~


I did not want to put myself on the line, as an Australian playing Britain's greatest comic actor. The fans of Sellers are obsessive, possessive - and aggressive. I did not want to risk their anger - or my own reputation.
~By Geoffrey Rush ~


No man can understand why a woman shouldn't prefer a good reputation to a good time.
~By Helen Rowland ~


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.
~By Bill Toomey ~


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


I am better than my reputation.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


There are two way of establishing a reputation, one to be praised by honest people and the other to be accused by rogues. It is best, however, to secure the first one, because it will always be accompanied by the latter.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


It is unfortunate that the poor judgment shown by a small group of young actors has tarnished the reputation of every child who has ever appeared before a camera.
~By Fred Savage ~


And the university's reputation will only continue to grow as stories like Elaine's are spread. Delaware State University's motto 'a past to honor, a future to insure,' couldn't be any more fitting for this transitional period you are going through.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.
~By Euripides ~


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


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


I know for me like I have a reputation of being kind of tough, I have a reputation of also being the girl next door, kind of sweet but I have standards and my thing is, it's me on that screen and I don't have control over everything in this and I'm grateful and thankful.
~By Nia Long ~


We are looking for targets that have a tremendous strategic fit for the company. The colleges must have complementary education programs, have an excellent reputation, long operating history and solid regulatory compliance.
~By John Larson ~


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


In those days reputation was a big thing. If you could win a game before you went out, win it. That could mean winning it in the papers by saying certain things or by not saying certain things. You got very crafty at the game.
~By Tommy Smith ~


We've got another nominee coming up, well qualified, Texas Supreme Court Justice Priscilla Owens has a tremendous reputation, tremendous record, but they are already marshalling their forces to try to stop that nomination.
~By Jay Alan Sekulow ~


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


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


Reputation runs behind the current state of affairs.
~By Mason Cooley ~


Libel actions, when we look at them in perspective, are an ornament of a civilized society. They have replaced, after all, at least in most cases, a resort to weapons in defense of a reputation.
~By Henry Anatole Grunwald ~


But I, Caesar, have not sought to amass wealth by the practice of my art, having been rather contented with a small fortune and reputation, than desirous of abundance accompanied by a want of reputation.
~By Marcus V. Pollio ~


Build your reputation by helping other people build theirs.
~By Anthony J. D'Angelo ~


And though I might have learnt more wit and advanced my understanding by living in a Court, yet being dull, fearful and bashful, I neither heeded what was said or practised, but just what belonged to my loyal duty and my own honest reputation.
~By Margaret Cavendish ~


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.
~By Robert Emmet ~


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


Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness - great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
~By Jim Rohn ~


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


If you can manipulate news, a judge can manipulate the law. A smart lawyer can keep a killer out of jail, a smart accountant can keep a thief from paying taxes, a smart reporter could ruin your reputation- unfairly.
~By Mario Cuomo ~


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


Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.
~By Ben Jonson ~


Unfortunately, your reputation often rests not on your ability to do what you say, but rather on your ability to do what people expect.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


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


And I have been able to establish this sort of decent reputation as being a decent character actor.
~By Vincent D'Onofrio ~


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


Material possessions, winning scores, and great reputations are meaningless in the eyes of the Lord, because He knows what we really are and that is all that matters.
~By John Wooden ~


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


Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


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


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.
~By J. B. Priestley ~


First, make yourself a reputation for being a creative genius. Second, surround yourself with partners who are better than you are. Third, leave them to go get on with it.
~By David Ogilvy ~


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


But money, wife, is the true Fuller's Earth for reputations, there is not a spot or a stain but what it can take out.
~By John Gay ~


Once you accept your own death, all of a sudden you're free to live. You no longer care about your reputation. You no longer care except so far as your life can be used tactically to promote a cause you believe in.
~By Saul Alinsky ~


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.
~By John Wooden ~


Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempest.
~By Epicurus ~


It ain't often that a man's reputation outlasts his money.
~By Josh Billings ~


But I don't have a very good track record with royalty. My dress fell off in front of Prince Charles at the Prince's Trust, so I'm just living up to my reputation.
~By Kate Bush ~


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


I will never work merely to make a reputation for myself, to be popular for appearances rather than for what I am. My task is to lead my country through service.
~By King Hussein I ~


If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of me.
~By Dwight L. Moody ~


When I went to Philadelphia I was 26 years old and really sitting on top of the world. Family life, a professional career, plenty of friends and associates, and a good reputation, a wish list that could be the envy of many.
~By Julius Erving ~


These are men and women who are willing to risk their lives in defense of their country. And the fact that their orientation - sexual orientation's been held against them is a blot on our nation's reputation.
~By Dick Durbin ~


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

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