— James Howell
Character is made by what you stand for; reputation, by what you fall for.
— Robert Quillen
It is easier to cope with a bad conscience than with a bad reputation.
— Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzcshe
Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call promising.
— Cyril Connolly
Either a good or a bad reputation outruns and gets before people wherever they go.
— Lord Chesterfield
Every man values himself more than all other men, but he always values others’ opinion of him more than his own.
— Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
No man is rich enough to buy back his past.
— Oscar Wilde
Each man is afraid of his neighbor’s disapproval — a thing which, to the general run of the race, is more dreaded than wounds and death.
— Mark Twain
A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver and gold.
— Proverbs 22:1
Until you’ve lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.
— Margaret Mitchell
Oh! I have lost my reputation. I have lost the immortal part of myself, and what remains is bestial.
— William Shakespeare
Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for ‘tis better to be alone than in bad quality.
— George Washington
There’s only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.
— Oscar Wilde
Reputation: what others are not thinking about you.
— Tom Masson
There are times when there is nothing more humiliating in life than the knowledge of being inferior to one’s reputation.
— Eleonora Duse
No nation respects a beggar.
— Elijah Muhammad
I can ruin my reputation in five minutes; I don’t need help.
— Martha Graham