Reputation Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Reputation

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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


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 ~


Never make negative comments or spread rumors about anyone. It depreciates their reputation and yours.
~By Brian Koslow ~


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


The elite media has been caught in so many lies because of false statements that its whole reputation has eroded, their circulation is down, and their profits are down.
~By Geraldo Rivera ~


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 ~


Take from a man his reputation for probity, and the more shrewd and clever he is, the more hated and mistrusted he becomes.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


As the U.S. trade deficit, and the portion of that deficit attributed to China, continue to grow, our own economy is at risk of losing its reputation as a leader in world trade.
~By Jo Ann Emerson ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Many people have their reputations as reporters and analysts because they are on television, batting around conventional wisdom. A lot of these people have never reported a story.
~By Bob Woodward ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I don't think you need to run down someone's reputation in order to run for the office of president.
~By Jon Huntsman, Jr. ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
~By Alexander Pope ~


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


I would rather go to any extreme than suffer anything that is unworthy of my reputation, or of that of my crown.
~By Elizabeth I ~


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


I, therefore, O Caesar, do not publish this work, merely prefixing my name to a treatise which of right belongs to others, nor think of acquiring reputation by finding fault with the works of any one.
~By Marcus V. Pollio ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Our reputation is more important than the last hundred million dollars.
~By Rupert Murdoch ~


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 did not have a reputation to defend.
~By Roman Polanski ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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

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