Reputation Quotes and Sayings
You’re not born with a walk like that. You have to earn it.
- Donna Ball
It is easier to add to a great reputation than to get it.
- Publilius Syrus
When a man has once gained a Reputation not even with God’s help can he get rid of it.
- Abraham Miller
A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold.
There are two modes of establishing our reputation; to be praised by honest men, and to be abused by rogues.
- Charles Caleb Colton
A man can get a reputation from very small things.
Kindly words do not enter so deeply into men as a reputation for kindness.
A doctor’s reputation is made by the number of eminent men who die under his care.
- George Bernard Shaw
It is generally much more shameful to lose a good reputation than never to have acquired it.
- Pliny the Elder
When a door opens not to your knock, consider your reputation.
Reputation is rarely proportioned to virtue.
- St. Evermond
Until you’ve lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.
- Margaret Mitchell
Better to die than to live on with a bad reputation.
How many worthy men have we seen survive their own reputations!
- Michael Eyquen de Montaigne
Reputations, like beavers and cloaks, shall last some people twice the time of others.
- Douglas Jerrold
It is a maxim to me that no man was ever written out of reputation but by himself.
- Richard Bentley
Don’t consider your reputation and you may do anything you like.
Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.
- William Shakespeare