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Quotes of reputation

  1. You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence. – Charles A. Beard
  2. A reputation for a thousand years may depend upon the conduct of a single moment. – Ernest Bramah
  3. You have to face the fact that I have no reputation as a composer; I have my reputation as a songwriter and a performer -and that opportunity came this summer, when I was invited to perform at the Lincoln Centre festival in New York... three nights. – Elvis Costello
  4. The easiest way to get a reputation is to go outside the fold, shout around for a few years as a violent atheist or a dangerous radical, and then crawl back to the shelter. – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  5. In the end, you make your reputation and you have your success based upon credibility and being able to provide people who are really hungry for information what they want. – Brit Hume
  6. I will never work merely to make a reputation for myself, to be popular for appearances rather than for what I am. My task is to lead my country through service. – King Hussein
  7. It was considered the most dangerous route in the Hills, but as my reputation as a rider and quick shot was well known, I was molested very little, for the toll gatherers looked on me as being a good fellow, and they knew that I never missed my mark. – Calamity Jane
  8. My reputation was a bit exaggerated. Things were written in newspapers, then copied, then doubled. One of the reasons why I never disclaimed that, was because I found it amusing. But I also constructed such an image for myself in order to gain more of a private life. – Thomas Kretschmann
  9. Too rigid specialization is almost as bad for a historian's mind, and for his ultimate reputation as too early an indulgence in broad generalization and synthesis. – Samuel E. Morison
  10. I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't. – Jules Renard
  11. The only trouble here is they won't let us study enough. They are so afraid we shall break down and you know the reputation of the College is at stake, for the question is, can girls get a college degree without ruining their health? – Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards
  12. It is unfortunate that the poor judgment shown by a small group of young actors has tarnished the reputation of every child who has ever appeared before a camera. – Fred Savage
  13. Ever since I became a Muslim, I've had to deal with attempts to damage my reputation and countless insinuations seeking to cast doubt on my character and trying to connect me to causes which I do not subscribe to. – Cat Stevens
  14. At the time the Sendmail program had a very poor reputation with respect to security, with four root vulnerabilities per year for two successive years. – Wietse Venema
  15. 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. – John Wooden

Usage examples for reputation

  1. Apparently the place had a reputation – A Canadian Bankclerk by J. P. Buschlen
  2. You prove yourself quite worthy of your reputation which has often reached us. – Blind Policy by George Manville Fenn
  3. His reputation must depend the more on this political adventure, because he had already determined that 1841 should be his last year in Canada- he would not stay, he said, though they made him Duke of Canada and Prince of Regiopolis. – British Supremacy & Canadian Self-Government 1839-1854 by J. L. Morison
  4. The reputation of a judge depends on the opinion which the lawyers have of him. – The American Judiciary by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD
  5. Has not my reputation in this regard come to your ears? – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  6. Gentlemen and Ladies, I take you all to witness, this person has scandalised my reputation – The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smollett
  7. These have both a reputation – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  8. We used to hear of the character, of the reputation of the honour of England. – Lady-John-Russell by MacCarthy, Desmond
  9. I didn't know anything about the old man's reputation when I called on him. – Tales of the Road by Charles N. Crewdson
  10. You see, I would never deserve a bad reputation but there's nothing else I wouldn't do to get one. – Marge Askinforit by Barry Pain
  11. But long before that time Spring Hill had gained a great reputation – Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands by Mary Seacole Commentator: W. H. Russell
  12. This book was fatal to Paine's reputation – The Rise of the Democracy by Joseph Clayton
  13. I am known, and I've a reputation to keep up. – Parisian Points of View by Ludovic Halévy Commentator: Brander Matthews
  14. She remembered his reputation for going to sleep, and wondered whether she had been wise in her second choice. – A Modern Chronicle, Volume 5 by Winston Churchill
  15. I must seek character before reputation – My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year by John Henry Jowett
  16. " There," he said, at length, " you may see the advantage of a reputation – The Road to Frontenac by Samuel Merwin
  17. Anyone who did not know us by sight, anyone who had known us by reputation from the days when we had worked together in the Dry- towns, might easily take one of us for the other. – The Door Through Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  18. Your reputation and your future must be saved. – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  19. They have made you a sad reputation among 'em, nephew! – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  20. She knew Julian's reputation and at first had kept out of his way. – Patsy by S. R. Crockett

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