Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Reputation.

The repository contains 43 quotes in the category “Reputation.”
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What you do in life echoes in eternity.


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

Thomas C. Haliburton
1796 — 1865

The invisible thing called a good name is made up of the breadth of numbers that speak well of you.

Lord Halifax
1881 — 1959

After I am dead I would rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one.

Cato the Elder
234 — 149 B.C.

Our enemies come nearer the truth in the opinions they form of us than we do in our opinion of ourselves.

Duke François de La Rochefoucauld
1613 — 1680

When I was young, the old regarded me as an outrageous young fellow, and now that I’m old, the young regard me as an outrageous old fellow.

Sir Fred Hoyle
1915 — 2001

If all men knew what others say of them, there would not be four friends in the world.

Blaise Pascal
1623 — 1662

On Albert Belle:

Very few people will bother to say goodbye to a guy who almost never said hello.

Dan Patrick
1957 —     

The reward of great men is that, long after they have died, one is not quite sure that they are dead.

Jules Renard
1864 — 1910

The only way to succeed is to make people hate you. That way, they remember you.

Josef von Sternberg
1894 — 1969

They only recognize greatness when some authority confirms it.

Bill Watterson
1958 —     

You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments, or publicity.

Thomas Wolfe
1900 — 1938

Eccentricity is such a badge of honour to be given in these conformist times.

Vivienne Westwood
1941 —     

The wise shall inherit glory, but shame shall be the promotion of fools.

The Bible

A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver and gold.

The Bible

Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.

The Bible

Be not thou afraid when one is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased, for when he dieth he shall carry nothing away; his glory shall not descend after him.

The Bible

The greatest compliment one can receive is to have others around you wanting to be like you.


I’d rather be hated for who I am than loved for who I am not.


The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.


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