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Reputation Quotes

Reputation is nothing but the opinion of a group entity about a person, group of people or an organization on a certain issue or criteria. It can be termed as the social identity of an individual or group which gets framed based on the track record of the person's or group's life. Reputation is an important factor in fields like education, business, and relations and is an efficient mechanism of social control and the determining of social status. Browse through the article below to come across various famous fame quotations and sayings.

Dwight L. Moody

If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of me.

Salvador Dali

Liking money like I like it, is nothing less than mysticism. Money is a glory.

Baltasar Gracian

A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.

Jeff Bezos

A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.

Henry Ford

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.

Benjamin Franklin

It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.

Jules Renard

I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.


The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

However great an intellectual may be, however great one may be as a scholar or a man of learning, one has also to acquire humanness. Without humanness, scholarship and intellectual eminence are of no value.

Giap was a master of logistics, but his reputation rests on more than that. His victories were achieved by a patient strategy that he and Ho Chi Minh were convinced would succeed - an unwavering resolve to suffer immense casualties and the near total destruction of their country to defeat any adversary, no matter how powerful.

Abraham Lincoln

Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.

John D. Rockefeller

The most important thing for a young man is to establish a credit... a reputation, character.

Elizabeth I

I would rather go to any extreme than suffer anything that is unworthy of my reputation, or of that of my crown.

James Russell Lowell

Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit.

Isaac Asimov

It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety.

Elbert Hubbard

Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.


The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.

Laurence J. Peter

Make three correct guesses consecutively and you will establish a reputation as an expert.

Mignon McLaughlin

We'd all like a reputation for generosity, and we'd all like to buy it cheap.

Baltasar Gracian

Work is the price which is paid for reputation.

I might not be over-enthusiastic about socialising and making friends, but I am not a loner. I love hanging out with my friends, and I do it often when I am not working. Maybe, since I am not often invited to the 'happening' parties of our industry, where the media is around, I have earned the reputation of being a loner.

Mignon McLaughlin

We would all like a reputation for generosity and we'd all like to buy it cheap.

John F. Kennedy

War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.

Dwayne Johnson

My reputation precedes me now.

Ivanka Trump

People sometimes approach me tentatively or suspiciously because of my father's reputation as a world-class negotiator, as if they think I'm about to take advantage of them. As if I know something I'm not letting on.

William Shakespeare

Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.

George Bernard Shaw

Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week.

John Ruskin

I have not written in vain if I have heretofore done anything towards diminishing the reputation of the Renaissance landscape painting.


In the old generation, if one kid bought a PlayStation 2 and the other kid bought an Xbox, at his house you played PlayStation, at your house you played Xbox. Now that it's online, all those early buyers who... you want to play with, they've got their reputation online of who they are and how good they are at these games.