Reputation Quotes and Sayings
Reputation is made in a moment. Character is built in a lifetime.
Many a man’s reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.
- Elbert Hubbard
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
- Abraham Lincoln
You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.
- Henry Ford
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.
- Benjamin Franklin
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.
- John Wooden
One can survive everything nowadays, except death, and live down anything, except a good reputation.
- Oscar Wilde
A man’s reputation is what other people think of him; his character is what he really is.
If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself.
- Dwight Lyman Moody
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Begin somewhere. You cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do.
- Liz Smith
I’m not a Facebook status. You don’t have to like me.
Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.
- William Shakespeare
It take years to build trust and reputation and a seconds to destroy it.
A bad conscience is easier to cope with than a bad reputation.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
Better to die than to live on with a bad reputation.