20 Best Inspirational Reputation Quotes

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Are you looking for some reputation and self-respect quotes? Stay motivated with the help of the below inspiring quotes about reputation.

Best Quotes About Reputation

1. “Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing.” ― Abraham Lincoln

2. “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

3. “Associate yourself with men of good quality, if you esteem your own reputation; for ‘tis better to be alone than in bad company.” ― George Washington

4. “It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.” ― Benjamin Franklin

5. “A bad conscience is easier to cope with than a bad reputation.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

6. “Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself.” ― Lois McMaster Bujold

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7. “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” ― John Wooden

8. “Despite my ghoulish reputation, I really have the heart of a small boy. I keep it in a jar on my desk.” ― Robert Bloch

9. “Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation, for your character is what you are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” ― Dale Carnegie

10. “The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests. ” ― Epictetus

11. “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” ― Erick S. Gray

12. “Begin somewhere. You cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do.” ― Liz Smith

13. “You know your reputation is just what everyone else thinks of you, your character is what you really are.” ― Mariana Zapata

14. “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.” ― Robert Greene

15. “Your reputation is in the hands of others. That’s what the reputation is. You can’t control that. The only thing you can control is your character.” ― Wayne W. Dyer

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

17. “Run from what’s comfortable. Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious. I have tried prudent planning long enough. From now on I’ll be mad.” ― Rumi

18. “Reputation is what others think of us; character is what God knows of us. When you have spent what feels like an eternity trying to repair a few moments of time that destroyed the view others once had of you then you must ask yourself if you have the problem or is it really them. God doesn’t make us try so hard, only enemies do.” ― Shannon Alder

19. “Fools admire everything in an author of reputation.” ― Voltaire

20. “One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.” ― Oscar Wilde

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