Reputation Quotes

Let it be remembered that most men live in a world of their own, and that in that limited circle alone are they ambitious for distinction and applause.

I consider time as an immense ocean, in which many noble authors are entirely swallowed up.

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

The name we give to something shapes our attitude to it.

I would rather make my name than inherit it.

The invisible thing called a Good Name is made up of the breath of numbers that speak well of you.

Nicknames stick to people, and the most ridiculous are the most adhesive.

A nickname is the hardest stone that the devil can throw at a man.

With an evening coat and a white tie, anybody, even a stockbroker, can gain a reputation for being civilized.