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    Thy deathbed is no lesser than thy land,
    Wherein thou liest in reputation sick;
    And thou, too careless patient as thou art,
    Committ'st thy anointed body to the cure
    Of those physicians that first wounded thee.

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It is a maxim to me that no man was ever written out of
reputation but by himself.

It is a maxim to me that no man was ever written out of
reputation but by himself.

by Richard Bentley Found in: Reputation Quotes,
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Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.

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

by Elbert Hubbard Found in: Reputation Quotes,
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The reputation of a man is like his shadow, gigantic when it precedes him, and pigmy in its proportions when read more

The reputation of a man is like his shadow, gigantic when it precedes him, and pigmy in its proportions when it follows.

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I wrote the story myself. It's about a girl who lost her reputation and never missed it.

I wrote the story myself. It's about a girl who lost her reputation and never missed it.

by Mae West Found in: Reputation Quotes,
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If you can't get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you'd best
teach it to dance.

If you can't get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you'd best
teach it to dance.

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O, I have lost my reputation! I have lost the immortal part of
myself, and what remains is bestial. read more

O, I have lost my reputation! I have lost the immortal part of
myself, and what remains is bestial. My reputation, Iago, my
reputation!

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Let no one honour me with tears, or bury me with lamentation.
Why? Because I fly hither and thither, read more

Let no one honour me with tears, or bury me with lamentation.
Why? Because I fly hither and thither, living in the mouths of
me.
[Lat., Nemo me lacrymis decoret, nec funera fletu.
Faxit cur? Volito vivu' per ora virum.]

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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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And reputation bleeds in ev'ry word.

And reputation bleeds in ev'ry word.

by Charles Churchill Found in: Reputation Quotes,
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