Reputation is made every day …

By | January 8, 2009

Reputation vs character

You have lost no reputation at all, unless you repute yourself such a loser. ~ William Shakespeare Quotes

You don’t build a reputation on what you’re going to do. ~ Henry Ford Quotes

Worldly wisdom teaches that it is better for the reputation to fail conventionally than to succeed unconventionally. ~ John Maynard Keynes

Work is the price which is paid for reputation. ~ Baltasar Gracian

With enough courage, you can do without a reputation. ~ Margaret Mitchell

When ten thousand soldiers lie rotting, the general’s reputation is enhanced. ~ Japanese Proverbs

When a man has once gained a Reputation not even with God’s help can he get rid of it. ~ Abraham Miller Quotes

When a door opens not to your knock, consider your reputation. ~ Saudi Arabian Proverbs

We would all like a reputation for generosity and we’d all like to buy it cheap. ~ Mignon McLaughlin

Until you’ve lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is. ~ Margaret Mitchell

Unfortunately, your reputation often rests not on your ability to do what you say, but rather on your ability to do what people expect. ~ Bryant H. McGill

Time never fails to bring every exalted reputation to a strict scrutiny. ~ Fisher Ames

There are few persons of greater worth than their reputation; but how many are there whose worth is far short of their reputation! ~ Leszczynski Stanislaus

The worst thing that can happen to a man is to lose his money, the next worst his health, the next worst his reputation. ~ Samuel Butler Quotes

The strange machinery by which a reputation precedes its source we all know is faulty. Yet how much faith we put in it! ~ Samuel R

The soldiers’ blood, the general’s reputation. ~ Jamaican Proverbs

The river’s reputation ends where the sea begins. ~ Russian Proverbs

The reputation of a woman may also be compared to a mirror of crystal, shining and bright, but liable to be sullied by every breath that comes near it. ~ Cervantes

The reputation of a man is like his shadow; it sometimes follows and sometimes precedes him, it is sometimes longer and sometimes shorter than his natural size. ~ French Proverbs

The blaze of reputation cannot be blown out, but it often dies in the socket; a very few names may be considered as perpetual lamps that shine unconsumed. ~ Samuel Johnson Quotes

Silence and reserve will give anyone a reputation for wisdom. ~ Myrtle Reed

Reputation, reputation, reputation! O, I ha lost my reputation, I ha lost the immortal part of myself, and what remains is bestial! ~ William Shakespeare

Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us. ~ Thomas Paine Quotes

Reputation is rarely proportioned to virtue. ~ St. Francis de Sales

Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit. ~ James Russell Lowell Quotes

Reputation is but a synonym of popularity: dependent on suffrage, to be increased or diminished at the will of the voters. ~ Washington Allston

Reputation is an interpretation, more or less accurate, of character. ~ Austin O’Malley

Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving. ~ William Shakespeare Quotes

Reputation is a jewel which nothing can replace; it is ten thousand times more valuable capital than your diamonds. ~ Edouard Rene Lefebure Laboulaye

Reputation depends more on what is hidden than on what is seen. If you can’t be good, be careful. ~ Baltasar Gracian

Our reputation is more important than the last hundred million dollars. ~ Rupert Murdoch

One may be better than his reputation or his conduct, but never better than his principles. ~ Niocolas Valentin de Latena

It takes little or nothing to undo reputations, the merest trifle makes and remakes them; it is simply a question of finding the best means of engaging the confidence or interest of those who are to become one’s unsuspecting echoes or accomplices. ~ JosÉ Saramago
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