Reputation Quotes and Sayings

What others think of me is totally none of my business.

Submitted by: Vera kainda on October 7, 2016

My reputation precedes me now.
Dwayne Johnson

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

You’re not born with a walk like that. You have to earn it.
– Donna Ball

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

Kindly words do not enter so deeply into men as a reputation for kindness.
– Mencius

A doctor’s reputation is made by the number of eminent men who die under his care.
George Bernard Shaw

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

Don’t consider your reputation and you may do anything you like.


It is a maxim to me that no man was ever written out of reputation but by himself.
– Richard Bentley

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.
– Bauvard

Character is what you are. Reputation is what people think you are.
– Henry H. Saunderson

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 easier to add to a great reputation than to get it.
Publilius Syrus

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