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Good will, like a good name, is got by many actions, and lost by one.

Good will, like a good name, is got by many actions, and lost by one.

by Lord Jeffrey Found in: Reputation Quotes,
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For a strolling damsel a doubtful reputation bears.
[Ger., Denn ein wanderndes Madchen ist immer von schwankendem
Rufe.]

For a strolling damsel a doubtful reputation bears.
[Ger., Denn ein wanderndes Madchen ist immer von schwankendem
Rufe.]

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When a door opens not to your knock, consider your reputation.

When a door opens not to your knock, consider your reputation.

by Arabian Proverb Found in: Reputation Quotes,
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In various talk th' instructive hours they past,
Who gave the ball, or paid the visit last;
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In various talk th' instructive hours they past,
Who gave the ball, or paid the visit last;
One speaks the glory of the British queen,
And one describes a charming Indian screen;
A third interprets motions, looks, and eyes;
At every word a reputation dies.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Reputation Quotes,
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Glass, china, and reputation are easily cracked, and never mended well.

Glass, china, and reputation are easily cracked, and never mended well.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Reputation Quotes,
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A man's reputation is what other people think of him; his character is what he really is.

A man's reputation is what other people think of him; his character is what he really is.

by Abraham Lincoln Found in: Reputation Quotes,
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Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than read more

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

by George Washington Found in: Reputation Quotes,
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My reputation grows with every failure.

My reputation grows with every failure.

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I consider him of no account who esteems himself just as the
popular breath may chance to raise him.
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I consider him of no account who esteems himself just as the
popular breath may chance to raise him.
[Ger., Ich halte nichts von dem, der von sich denkt
Wie ihn das Volk vielleicht erheben mochte.]

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