Reputation Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Reputation

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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 ~


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 ~


Kindly words do not enter so deeply into men as a reputation for kindness.
~By Mencius ~


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


Now, my father Matthias was not only eminent on account of is nobility, but had a higher commendation on account of his righteousness, and was in great reputation in Jerusalem, the greatest city we have.
~By Flavius Josephus ~


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


Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness for their reputation.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


It was considered the most dangerous route in the Hills, but as my reputation as a rider and quick shot was well known, I was molested very little, for the toll gatherers looked on me as being a good fellow, and they knew that I never missed my mark.
~By Calamity Jane ~


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


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 ~


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


In business a reputation for keeping absolutely to the letter and spirit of an agreement, even when it is unfavorable, is the most precious of assets, although it is not entered in the balance sheet.
~By Lord Chandos ~


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


Your women of honor, as you call em, are only chary of their reputations, not their persons; and 'Tis scandal that they would avoid, not men.
~By William Wycherley ~


With the hugely talented women I've worked with or observed, it's not a question about temperament or ego; it's a question about getting it right. If they've got a reputation for being difficult it's usually because they just don't suffer fools.
~By Glenn Close ~


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


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


My reputation was a bit exaggerated. Things were written in newspapers, then copied, then doubled. One of the reasons why I never disclaimed that, was because I found it amusing. But I also constructed such an image for myself in order to gain more of a private life.
~By Thomas Kretschmann ~


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.
~By Brit Hume ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


Begin somewhere; you cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do.
~By Liz Smith ~


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


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 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 ~


Reputations rise and fall almost as regularly as the tides.
~By Peter Benchley ~


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 ~


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 ~


When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is the reputation of the business that remains intact.
~By Warren Buffett ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


You get trapped by stories. Though I've got this reputation for being out of control, it's not true, it just happens to be a more interesting story than the truth.
~By Terry Gilliam ~


Make three correct guesses consecutively and you will establish a reputation as an expert.
~By Laurence J. Peter ~


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 ~


For the last half of my life I have had the doubtful benefit of a brother whose literary reputation is much greater than my own.
~By Laurence Housman ~


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.'
~By Mikhail Gorbachev ~


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 ~


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 ~


The only trouble here is they won't let us study enough. They are so afraid we shall break down and you know the reputation of the College is at stake, for the question is, can girls get a college degree without ruining their health?
~By Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards ~


The people were simpler, more peaceable and friendly in their manners and dispositions; and assassinations, which give the southern provinces so ill a reputation, were almost unknown.
~By Henry Walter Bates ~


I would like you to consider the difference in the time from 1963 to date. The FBI, at that time, was headed by Mr. Hoover who had been appointed Director continuously. He had, I would say, a good reputation.
~By John Sherman Cooper ~


My reputation is too important to put it aside for purposes of some friendship. We have a job to do.
~By Stephanie Tubbs Jones ~


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


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 ~


Concealed talent brings no reputation.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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.
~By Gouverneur Morris ~


They have the ability to take a person's freedom from them. On certain situations, they have the ability to take a person's reputation. And under certain circumstances, they have the authority to take a person's life.
~By Daryl Gates ~


At the time the Sendmail program had a very poor reputation with respect to security, with four root vulnerabilities per year for two successive years.
~By Wietse Venema ~


Your political reputation affects how likely allies are to trust you, and what kind of deals they'll offer at the negotiating table. There's also some emotional response in there, so factions do bear grudges. Just like the real thing.
~By Mike Simpson ~


Time goes by, reputation increases, ability declines.
~By Dag Hammarskjold ~


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


In America, they are paranoid about ruining the reputations of people once they are dead and cannot answer back. They have this fascination which to me seems cruel and morbid. I do not want any part of it.
~By Isabella Rossellini ~


It's funny because I think it also goes very well with the show. It has this reputation as being this love city where everyone goes to get married, but when you get there, it's very corny and tacky.
~By Caroline Dhavernas ~


Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations... can never effect a reform.
~By Susan B. Anthony ~


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.
~By Henri Matisse ~


Open your mouth and purse cautiously, and your stock of wealth and reputation shall, at least in repute, be great.
~By John Zimmerman ~


Until you have lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.
~By Margaret Mitchell ~


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 ~


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 ~


I think when two people get together, their past is their past. Their reputations are reputations. You can only take someone the way you find them... on face value. I think that was how we were both, the way we were.
~By Shane Warne ~


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.
~By Linus Torvalds ~


A good reputation is more valuable than money.
~By Publilius Syrus ~


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.
~By Sam Houston ~


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 ~


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 ~


No man will ever carry out of the Presidency the reputation which carried him into it.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


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 ~


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 ~


Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.
~By Voltaire ~


When the young Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret were growing up, that was at it's height and the War cemented that with photographs of the Royal Family having breakfast together and so on, by pinning their reputation so firmly on that particular issue.
~By Anthony Holden ~


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


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 ~


There is no advertisement as powerful as a positive reputation traveling fast.
~By Brian Koslow ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Ballet-girls have a bad reputation, which is in most cases well deserved.
~By Henry Mayhew ~


Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.
~By William Shakespeare ~


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 ~


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.
~By Charles Simmons ~


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 ~


It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety.
~By Isaac Asimov ~

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October 5 ,2022
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