Quotes by reputation
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American basketball player and head coach 1910-2010
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation.
American statesman 1809-1865
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Dutch humanist and philosopher 1469-1536
Concealed talent brings no reputation.
American author 1959-
Do not leave your reputation to chance or gossip; it is your life's artwork, and you must craft it, hone it, and display it with the care of an artist.Source: The 48 Laws of Power
I would give no thought of what the world might say of me, if I could only transmit to posterity the reputation of an honest man.
French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.
Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
To aim at excellence, our reputation, and friends, and all must be ventured; to aim at the average we run no risk and provide little service.
American writer, editor 1915?-
We'd all like a reputation for generosity, and we'd all like to buy it cheap.Source: The Complete Neurotic's Notebook (1981)
American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker 1930-2009
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness - great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
American industrialist 1863-1947
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
A doctor's reputation is made by the number of eminent men who die under his care.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
English poet 1806-1861
A good neighbor sometimes cuts your morning up to mince-meat of the very smallest talk, then helps to sugar her bohea at night with your reputation.
A reputation once broken may possibly be repaired, but the world will always keep their eyes on the spot where the crack was.
Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
English actor 1981-
Actually what I'd like is to have a reputation as someone who's been wild and gone straight, but without having to go through the trouble of being bad.