Reputation Quotes and Sayings
The life you live is who you are, not what people say about you.
Begin somewhere. You cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do.
- Liz Smith
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.
- Benjamin Franklin
A man’s reputation is what other people think of him; his character is what he really is.
One can survive everything nowadays, except death, and live down anything, except a good reputation.
- Oscar Wilde
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself.
- Dwight Lyman Moody
Character is much easier kept than recovered.
- Thomas Paine
I’m not a Facebook status. You don’t have to like me.
You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.
- Henry Ford
It take years to build trust and reputation and a seconds to destroy it.
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
Reputation is made in a moment. Character is built in a lifetime.
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
Glass, china, and reputation are easily cracked, and never mended well.
- Benjamin Franklin
When a door opens not to your knock, consider your reputation.
Reputation is rarely proportioned to virtue.
- St. Evermond