Reputation Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Reputation

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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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.
~By Jeff Bezos ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


It is better, however, for his own reputation that the story-teller should risk a few actions for libel on account of these unfortunate coincidences than that he should adopt the melancholy device of using blanks or asterisks.
~By James Payn ~


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


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 believe that sooner or later we're going to have to deal with Saddam Hussein, because of his general reputation, because of what I'm convinced he's done with regard to terrorism and the support thereof. But I'm not at all sure I believe that it has to be right now.
~By Lawrence Eagleburger ~


I have built my reputation on honesty, I have sometimes been too honest.
~By David Blunkett ~


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.
~By Richard Jewell ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Me, my literary reputation is mostly abroad, but I am anchored here in New York. I can't think of any other place I'd rather die than here.
~By Harold Brodkey ~


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


We'd all like a reputation for generosity, and we'd all like to buy it cheap.
~By Mignon McLaughlin ~


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 ~


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


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.
~By Sophia Bush ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


There is little doubt that the majority of Mr. Mill's supporters in 1865 did not know what his political opinions were, and that they voted for him simply on his reputation as a great thinker.
~By Millicent Fawcett ~


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


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


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


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


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


If you take the approach that you want to scrape every last nickel off the table, that'll work one or two times, but after awhile, your reputation will precede you.
~By Tom Hicks ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


I had a national and international reputation. I had written the history and articles. So I brought to the Trotskyist movement some international reputation.
~By C. L. R. James ~


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


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


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


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


We would all like a reputation for generosity and we'd all like to buy it cheap.
~By Mignon McLaughlin ~


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 ~


Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
~By Baltasar Gracian ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


The more dubious and uncertain an instrument violence has become in international relations, the more it has gained in reputation and appeal in domestic affairs, specifically in the matter of revolution.
~By Hannah Arendt ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Twenty games is the magic figure for pitchers - .300 is the magic figures for batters. It pays off in salary and reputation. And those are the two things that keep a ballplayer in business.
~By Warren Spahn ~


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 ~


The worst thing that can happen to a man is to lose his money, the next worst his health, the next worst his reputation.
~By Samuel Butler ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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