Quotes by reputation

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  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    The most valuable of all human possessions, next to a superior and disdainful air, is the reputation of being well-to-do.
  • Martin Amis
    Martin Amis
    British novelist 1949-
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    The true manipulator never has a reputation for manipulating.
    Source: London Fields (1989)
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    The two most precious things this side of the grave are our reputation and our life. But it is to be lamented that the most contemptible whisper may deprive us of the one, and the weakest weapon of the other.
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
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    The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
    Charles Caleb Colton
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    There are two way of establishing a reputation, one to be praised by honest people and the other to be accused by rogues. It is best, however, to secure the first one, because it will always be accompanied by the latter.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    There is no luck in literary reputation. They who make up the final verdict upon every book are not the partial and noisy readers of the hour when it appears; but a court as of angels, a public not to be bribed, not to be entreated, and not to be overawed, decides upon every man's title to fame.
  • John O'Brian
    John O'Brian
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    There is something peculiarly sinister and insidious in even a charge of disloyalty. Such a charge all too frequently places a strain on the reputation of an individual which is indelible and lasting, regardless of the complete innocence later proved.
  • Dag Hammarskjöld
    Dag Hammarskjöld
    Swedish diplomat 1905-1961
    Dag Hammarskjöld
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    Time goes by, reputation increases, ability declines.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
    Josh Billings
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    To enjoy a good reputation give publicly, and steal privately.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    To have the reputation of possessing the most perfect social tact, talk to every woman as if you loved her, and to every man as if he bored you.
  • Bryant H. McGill
    Bryant H. McGill
    American journalist and author 1969-
    Bryant H. McGill
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    Unfortunately, your reputation often rests not on your ability to do what you say, but rather on your ability to do what people expect.
  • Margaret Mitchell
    Margaret Mitchell
    American writer 1900-1949
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    Until you have lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.
  • Burgess Owens
    Burgess Owens
    American football player 1951-
    Burgess Owens
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    W. E. B Dubois used the NAACP platform for two decades to discredit the character, reputation, and fund-raising efforts of capitalist and Tuskegee University founder, Booker T. Washington.
  • Mignon McLaughlin
    Mignon McLaughlin
    American writer, editor 1915?-
    Mignon McLaughlin
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    We would all like a reputation for generosity and we'd all like to buy it cheap.
  • Warren Buffett
    Warren Buffett
    American investment entrepreneur 1930-
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    When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is the reputation of the business that remains intact.
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