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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.

Warren Buffett

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.

Val Kilmer

I think part of my reputation has to do with the difficult roles I've played. Actors do tend to get identified with their characters.

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.

Kevin Hart

A reputation as a hard worker is a good reputation to have.

Jules Renard

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

Warren Buffett

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.

Roman Polanski

I did not have a reputation to defend.


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

Aaron Rodgers

It takes a career, a lifetime, to build up a reputation, and only one misstep for it all to crumble away.

Louis Theroux

I'm not trying to acquire a reputation as serious documentary maker for its own sake.

Kylian Mbappe

Even if I am French, I have African roots. Helping African sport to develop is something that is very important to me. If I can use my reputation or other means to help, then I will.

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.

Uma Thurman

I guess somehow I got a reputation of being able to dance.

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.

Steven Seagal

I don't consider myself a martial-arts star. I'd be offended and disappointed if I got a reputation as a martial-arts star.

Susan Wojcicki

Ads get a bad reputation sometimes because they're not useful. They're not relevant, or slow.

Elbert Hubbard

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

Rupert Murdoch

Our reputation is more important than the last hundred million dollars.


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.


My commercial viability, coupled with my reputation, gives me enough freedom to assert my right as a composer.

Emmanuel Macron

I come all wreathed in a reputation the press has made for me. Judge me on my actions. That's all that counts.

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.

Mark Zuckerberg

You get a reputation for stability if you are stable for years.

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Kylian Mbappe

Yes, I met with Arsene Wenger, who is a great coach. He has a great reputation here in France, he's well-respected and knows how to develop young players.

Dan Bongino

The Republican Party has a reputation for being the party of big business, but you wouldn't think that if you saw the Obamacare debate.

Michael Sheen

I suppose I've got a reputation for playing quite extreme characters and making them quite believable.

Kimberly Guilfoyle

Defendants would groan whenever they saw me enter a courtroom because I had a reputation for coming armed with the facts and for winning cases.

Mickey Rourke

A reputation is really hard to live down.

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.

Hugh Grant

I think maybe in a way it gets worse because you come in with a real reputation and they've paid you lots of money and all that.

Dwayne Johnson

My reputation precedes me now.

Kirsten Dunst

The filmmaker is really important to me: it could be their first film; it's not just about their reputation, but I have to really believe in them.

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.

New Zealand was kind of getting a reputation for making middle-of-the-road films that weren't really that unique. They were kind of New Zealand versions of overseas films, and for sure, having an Oscar nomination totally helped me get funding.

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.

Viggo Mortensen

'The Road' was a movie that has a good reputation, even though it wasn't released very well, but that's a movie I'm very proud of.

I suppose the more established one gets, you have what's called a reputation, and so you want to protect that and preserve that. And I think the bravery really comes in one's mid career where you then are constantly trying to move beyond that and move past that, because those so-called successors can become shackles.

Vladimir Putin

Some experts believe that somebody is deceiving WikiLeaks, that its reputation is being undermined in order for it to be used for political purposes.

Ted Cruz

Washington has, with some justification, gained a reputation for being hopelessly mired in partisan gridlock.