Reputation Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
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
My reputation grows with every failure.
– George Bernard Shaw
As a general rule, a reputation is built on manner as much as on achievement.
– Joseph Conrad
The only happy author in this world is he who is below the care of reputation.
– Washington Irving Lincoln Adams
Falling out of love makes it impossible to leave your children. All you have left is your reputation for their future.
A bad conscience is easier to cope with than a bad reputation.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
Give a man a reputation as an early riser and he can sleep ’til noon.
– Mark Twain
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
Character is what you are. Reputation is what people think you are.
– Henry H. Saunderson
With enough courage, you can do without a reputation.
– Margaret Mitchell
Makin’ mistakes ain’t a crime, you know. What’s the use of having a reputation if you can’t ruin it every now and then?
– Simone Elkeles
It is better to be alone than in bad company.
– George Washington
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
Many a man’s reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.
– Elbert Hubbard