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A reputation for a thousand years may depend upon the
by Ernest Bramah

A reputation for a thousand years may depend upon the
conduct of a single moment.
- Ernest Bramah

He who thinks he is raising a mound may only in reality be digging a pit.
- Ernest Bramah

Where the road bends abruptly, take short steps.
- Ernest Bramah

Although there exist many thousand subjects for elegant conversation,
there are persons who cannot meet a cripple without talking about feet.
- Ernest Bramah

 

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

Reputation is what other people know about you.
Honor is what you know about yourself.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

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

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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

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation.
- John Wooden

Skillful pilots gain their reputation
from storms and tempest.
- Epicurus

Until you've lost your reputation,
you never realize what a burden it was.
- Margaret Mitchell

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

A good reputation is more valuable than money.
- Publilius Syrus

Positive thinking has acquired a bad reputation -
which I believe to be totally undeserved.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten
percent a bad reputation.
- Henry A. Kissinger

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

That incident ruined my reputation for 10 years.
Get one Beatle drunk and look what happens!
- Harry Nilsson

Repetition makes reputation and reputation makes customers.
- Elizabeth Arden

I have built my reputation on honesty,
I have sometimes been too honest.
- David Blunkett

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.
- James Russell Lowell

It is a law of human nature that in victory even the
coward may boast of his prowess,
while defeat injures the reputation even of the brave.
- Sallust

All it takes is a single act of aggression to permanently
wound a nation's reputation.
- Ramman Kenoun

You get trapped by stories.
Though I've got this reputation for being out of control,
it's not true, it just happens to be a more interesting story than the truth.
- Terry Gilliam

It is therefore not to be wondered at that Lincoln's
single term in the House of Representatives at Washington
added practically nothing to his reputation.
- John George Nicolay

Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation;
for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
- George Washington

And I have been able to establish this sort of decent
reputation as being a decent character actor.
- Vincent D'Onofrio

I have the reputation of being easygoing.
But inside, I'm like nails.
I will kill.
- Calvin Klein

You are undoubtedly acquainted with my Reputation,
and as for my Penmanship it must speak for itself;
this is to desire your Approbation to keep a public school.
- Eli Whitney

Location is the key to most businesses,
and the entrepreneurs typically build their reputation at a particular spot.
- Phyllis Schlafly

Back in the day, a pair of tight jeans was enough to
earn a girl a bad reputation.
Now slutty has gone Main Street.
- Linda Chavez

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

It was delightful but, of course, it was pretty insulting
to my professional reputation.
- Anthony Holden

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

I used to flirt with girls just to get the guys circling around us.
I'm getting out of it now.
I have to look after my reputation.
- Katie Price

HBO is really famous for hiring good people and staying
out of their way until they ask for help,
or need it.
And that reputation is earned.
- Richard Russo

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

I don't think I had a reputation as a hard worker,
but inside I was always being eaten up by the pressures.
- Charles Kuralt

One way to evaluate your own reputation is to think
about what would be said of you at your eulogy.
- Brian Koslow

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.
- Hugh Grant

Kindly words do not enter so deeply into men as a reputation for kindness.
- Mencius

Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

I never lose that terror of 'this is my last job,
I'll never work again.' You can never relax and rely
on whatever reputation you've built.
- Derek Jacobi

Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
- Baltasar Gracian

A reputation once broken may possibly be repaired,
but the world will always keep their eyes on the spot where the crack was.
- Joseph Hall

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

But I don't have a very good track record with royalty.
My dress fell off in front of Prince Charles at the Prince's Trust,
so I'm just living up to my reputation.
- Kate Bush

Open your mouth and purse cautiously,
and your stock of wealth and reputation shall,
at least in repute, be great.
- John Zimmerman

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

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

Make three correct guesses consecutively and you will
establish a reputation as an expert.
- Laurence J. Peter

Take from a man his reputation for probity,
and the more shrewd and clever he is,
the more hated and mistrusted he becomes.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Ones reputation is like a shadow, it is gigantic when it precedes you,
and a pigmy in proportion when it follows.
- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

If the people should elect, they will never fail to
prefer some man of distinguished character,
or services; some man, if he might so speak of continental reputation.
- Gouverneur Morris

Having had a reputation for being sexy is a great prop to lean on now.
- Greta Scacchi

Ballet-girls have a bad reputation, which is in most cases well deserved.
- Henry Mayhew

Reputation is rarely proportioned to virtue.
- Saint Francis de Sales

I never had that reputation of being not accessible.
- Lauren Holly

If you take the approach that you want to scrape every
last nickel off the table,
that'll work one or two times, but after awhile,
your reputation will precede you.
- Tom Hicks

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

At the time the Sendmail program had a very poor reputation
with respect to security,
with four root vulnerabilities per year for two successive years.
- Wietse Venema

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

It ain't often that a man's reputation outlasts his money.
- Josh Billings

With enough courage, you can do without a reputation.
- Margaret Mitchell

Unfortunately, your reputation often rests not on your
ability to do what you say,
but rather on your ability to do what people expect.
- Bryant H. McGill

You know what the critics are.
If you tell the truth they only say you're cynical
and it does an author no good to get a reputation for cynicism.
- W. Somerset Maugham

We have made drugs an Olympic event.
It receives most of the coverage at the Games and even
the suspicion of guilt can ruin a reputation for life.
- Bill Toomey

As the U.S.
trade deficit, and the portion of that deficit attributed to China,
continue to grow, our own economy is at risk of losing
its reputation as a leader in world trade.
- Jo Ann Emerson

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

I did not have a reputation to defend.
- Roman Polanski

I'm stingy and I'm proud of the reputation.
- Ingvar Kamprad

The worst thing that can happen to a man is to lose his money,
the next worst his health, the next worst his reputation.
- Samuel Butler


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