Who has once the fame to be an early riser may sleep till noon.

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