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Reputation Quotes

A Select Collection of Reputation Quotes


Reputation takes a long time to build; but it takes no time to break. Here are thought provoking quotes on reputation. Some of these quotes will have an everlasting impact on you.

John Wooden
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.

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

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.

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.

Reputation is the shell a man discards when he leaves life for immortality. His character he takes with him.

Thomas Paine
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.

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