Reputation Quotes and Sayings
Glass, china, and reputation are easily cracked, and never mended well.
– Benjamin Franklin
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.
– William Shakespeare
A reputation once broken may possibly be repaired, but the world will always keep their eyes on the spot where the crack was.
– Joseph Hall
It is generally much more shameful to lose a good reputation than never to have acquired it.
– Pliny the Elder
As a general rule, a reputation is built on manner as much as on achievement.
– Joseph Conrad
A bad conscience is easier to cope with than a bad reputation.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
With enough courage, you can do without a reputation.
– Margaret Mitchell
Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation.
– George Washington
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.
– Warren Buffett