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Famous Reputation Quotes

And reputation bleeds in ev’ry word. — Charles Churchill

It’s shocking how bright your star is. — Britney Spears

Reputations are shaped not by facts but by prejudices. — Barbara Mertz

Worldly wisdom teaches that it is better for the reputation to fail conventionally than to succeed unconventionally — John Maynard

Oldcastle Materials enjoys an enviable reputation in the industry for quality and excellence, as well its commitment to safety and the welfare of its employees. We chose to join Oldcastle because its values and corporate philosophy were right in line with our own when it comes to the value and regard it places on employees and its relationships with customers. — Michael Petrillo

Remember that reputation and integrity are your most valuable assets – and can be lost in a heartbeat. — Charlie Munger

Concealed talent brings no reputation. — Desiderius Erasmus

Quick-circulating slanders mirth afford; and reputation bleeds in every word. — Charles Churchill

Man is a little bit better than his reputation, and a little bit worse — Al Pacino

Richard is an outstanding leader and strategic thinker who has the experience and vision to grasp the challenges and opportunities facing BBC Children’s. I am confident he will build the output and reputation of the department both nationally and internationally. — Alan Yentob

People were very cautious, to say the least, because of his reputation as a tough guy who didn’t like the U.N. … In fact, I was the only one who said that Bolton was an intelligent man who could be creative and constructive and wouldn’t go around bullying delegations. — Abdallah Baali

The good name of the United Nations is one of its most valuable assets – but also one of its most vulnerable. The Charter calls on staff to uphold the highest levels of efficiency, competence and integrity, and I will seek to ensure to build a solid reputation for living up to that standard. — Ban Ki-moon

She’s very distressed to see her reputation taken away. — Jane Moscowitz

My career suffered massively because I had a reputation for being a very tabloid person. — Sienna Miller

Misdeeds of a few players and certain people cannot and should not bring bad name to hundreds of players who participated in the I.P.L. with full honesty. The reputation of the I.P.L. cannot be tarnished by a few greedy individuals. — Rajeev Shukla

Luxury CEOs need to know how the target market perceives their brand’s reputation and that of their competitors’ (LBSI), and how customers rate their brand experience and competitors’ experiences (LCEI). — Milton Pedraza

We wrestled really tough against Salem, they?re a really good opponent, strong team and they?re deep. We showed against them that our reputation is legitimate; that we?re a tough team and that we?re solid up and down the lineup. — Bob Benincasa

MedAssets has a solid reputation for procuring quality products and value for its members, … Both companies have a similar approach to service excellence, and our products are well-suited to MedAssets’ customer base. We expect to experience a long-term and mutually beneficial relationship with this dynamic company. — Christine Jacobs

She has a reputation as not being the most wholesome gal in town. — Brian Peccia

Wow, isn’t that wonderful! … There’s a lot of competition for public-safety officials, so I think that reflects well on the reputation of the Salem Police Department. — Janet Taylor

With new features released today, job seekers can now use these same tools to establish reputation and trust with prospective employers. — Scott Pitchford

Mechanical repair shops don’t necessarily have a great reputation. — Scott Chapman

Unfortunately, your reputation often rests not on your ability to do what you say, but rather on your ability to do what people expect. — Bryant H. McGill

Oh, yeah. I get that. People think I did it for the publicity. As much publicity as I’m getting, I’m making no money off of it. I hope people don’t think I’m going to be the kind of guy that would do that. My reputation would be clobbered. — Bob Bernstein

We are pleased to enter into the agreement with Nekoosa Coated Products, a company with a well-earned reputation in the industry. Also, the sale advances Nashua’s strategy to exit non-strategic and mature businesses and focus on growth opportunities. — Andrew Albert

We actually choose the schools that we work with in each location, so basically we evaluate them based on curriculum, facilities, reputation and cost. — Elizabeth Gregory

We develop the reputation right down to South America that this is no longer a safe haven to house illegal immigration. — Edward Hennessey

She’s definitely earned her reputation. She knows where she is on the floor at all times and she puts in the work. Everybody knows they have to stop her going into a game. Her reputation has preceded her now. — George Erdahl

We’ve sold out sooner and sooner each year. We’ve established a good reputation. — Kim Brown

I do have this reputation for being a serious person. — Joni Mitchell

People’s reputations are made in the bad times more than the good times. — Jason Calacanis

Word-of-mouth recommendation is the most common way to learn about real estate professionals. The most important criteria, whether you’re buying or selling, are the individual agent’s reputation and their knowledge of the local market. — Paul Bishop

One of our goals was to really enhance our reputation as a good bowl team. — Steve Malchow

Tom’s has a strong heritage and solid reputation in the snack food business, and we believe that this opportunity will make our company stronger. The transaction developed quickly, and we are still developing our plans. In the near term we intend to continue business as usual while we develop a plan to effectively meet the needs of our customers and consumers. We are confident that the combination of increased sales and operating synergies will create value for Lance, Inc. stockholders. — David Singer

Women’s virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness for their reputation. — Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Every misused word revenges itself forever upon a writer’s reputation. — Agnes Repplier

There are some bad police officers like there are bad people in every walk of life, … When we see officers cross the line and tarnish the reputation and violate the laws, it’s important that we take action when the jurisdiction of the federal government is invoked. — Janet Reno

My concern is about when a condor attacks a 3-year-old child. We can’t wait until there is a public outcry. There is too much support and funding to be lost. The condor does not need to share the negative reputation of the wolf. If someone gets injured that is a real possibility. — Vicky Meretsky

Avoid shame, but do not seek glory; nothing so expensive as glory. — Sydney Smith

Wayne brings with him a wealth of experience and a fine reputation and I am confident that he will make a powerful contribution to English National Ballet and to the British dance world. — John Talbot

We’ve avoided a race because it is inappropriate, and it may make you make some bad decisions. The damage is not just to the patient but the reputation of the whole field. — Peter Butler

If one’s reputation is a possession, then of all my possessions, my reputation means most to me. — Arthur Ashe

In politics people build whole reputations off of getting one thing right. — Nate Silver

He that is respectless in his courses oft sells his reputation at cheap market. — Ben Jonson

Repetition makes reputation. — Elizabeth Arden

Every great historic change has been based on nonconformity, has been bought either with the blood or with the reputation of nonconformists. — Ben Shahn

My father said: ”You must never try to make all the money that’s in a deal. Let the other fellow make some money too, because if you have a reputation for always making all the money, you won’t have many deals.” — J. Paul Getty

Where this could hurt the company is in its reputation of not being a great place to work. If left unchecked, it could have an impact on Wal-Mart’s image. — John Allen

One of the reasons they wanted to keep the IBM people is that ThinkPad had the best reputation in the industry. They’re the Mercedes of PCs. — Sam Bhavnani

In a crunch a man’s reputation never counts for as much as it ought to. — Dean Koontz

The only variable that we have stagnated on is our national reputation. — Nancy Zimpher

I’m just a guy who happens to work in public from time to time. I’ve built a reputation as an established comic, not as a celebrity – a celebrity is someone who is famous but doesn’t do anything. — Dylan Moran

What also brought us together was Jim’s dedication to junior golf. Having a world famous teacher as part of the Legends team will strengthen our reputation and commitment to junior golf and its promotion in this province. — Jim Williams

We want to support solar technology and do our part to be a responsible business. By combining solar power and robotic cutting equipment, we are able to maintain our high-end snowboard reputation and show the younger generation that solar energy is the future. — Mike Reilly

One thought came to mind when I first considered working with Symetrix… potential. Not only is the company a global player in the installed sound market, the AirTools profanity delays are becoming industry standards in the broadcast community. In addition, there are some very exciting new Lucid product offerings scheduled to be launched early in 2006! Then, of course, there is the impeccable quality reputation of the Symetrix brand itself. — Dan Gallagher

Never suffer youth to be an excuse for inadequacy, nor age and fame to be an excuse for indolence. — Benjamin Haydon

With the new 2007 Camry, Toyota once again raises the bar for the family sedan. For more than two decades Camry has earned a reputation as the gold standard for value and this new Camry continues that tradition. — Don Esmond

Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable. — Voltaire

‘The Road’ was a movie that has a good reputation, even though it wasn’t released very well, but that’s a movie I’m very proud of. — Viggo Mortensen

We want to make this as competitive a race as there is in the country, … Frank Lautenberg’s record, his reputation and the kind of candidate he is assures that, but we want to give him the resources to make sure he’s got what he needs to get over the top. — Tom Daschle

Love, like reputation, once fled, never returns more. — Aphra Behn

Obviously, Dr. Kremchek’s reputation speaks for itself. We have (glowing) reports and reviews from us for his work with Dempster and Scott Williamson. Plus he has a general concern for players from the other clubhouse over the years whether it was a significant injury or not. — Jim Hendry

Nobody raises his own reputation by lowering others — Source Unknown

She earned for us a reputation as one of the best organized, most active Central Committees in Maryland. — Tony McGuffin

Mike was a little nervous … We weren’t, because his reputation is so immense. — Nicholas Hytner

Non-professionally, Cuba is one of the best teams in the world. Everyone hears about what a great reputation the Cuban ball club has. A lot of people want to see Cuba measure up against a professional team so that’s going to draw a lot of attention. In Puerto Rico everybody is looking forward to the game against Cuba. I think it’s all about bragging rights. — Carlos Delgado

When I did ‘Grease,’ I took good care of myself. I treated it like a job. I approached it very professionally because I wanted to make a good reputation and hopefully continue on in the Broadway community and continue to do shows. — Laura Osnes

West Point has the reputation for producing leaders, and it produces patriotic men and women who want to serve the country, … And it produced me. — James Yee

Obviously they’re trying to repair that reputation. But since their reputation has been so damaged in the aftermarket, it’s unlikely they are going to fill the lost orders with replacement tire sales. — Wendy Needham

The real change is that for the first time we have three people in the leading parties … and none have the reputation or the record of a heroic military general or a bloody ruthless fighter. — Yaron Ezrahi

Most people understand that if the state is well run that their community is better off. I think that is a message that resonates with everyone. And people know I have a good reputation and a clear record of success. — Paul Casey

Through Charlie’s leadership, we have built a world-class financial organization and strengthened Lilly’s reputation for sound financial operations. — Sidney Taurel

Obviously I don’t know anything about who else was a candidate, … But, looking at it from my perspective, I’m sure there are elements of what I have to offer which might seem safe. As for the shock of the new – I’m involved in a contemporary art museum in the Netherlands which has an international reputation as one of the best of the country. I’ve done exhibitions at the Van Gogh involving contemporary art and we’ve done work with modern painters, sculptors and photographers. — John Leighton

Nobody wants to have that kind of reputation. But I deserved it (to be reprimanded), Some of the players talked to me about it too. — Alex Rios

This will probably be one of the most physical football games that has ever been. Pittsburgh’s reputation speaks for itself, and people seemingly don’t know a whole lot about us, but we’re a pretty physical team as well. — Mack Strong

Lee’s reputation was probably more heralded than the other guy in the state, … But Weatherford made the best of it. — Bobby Bowden

When this case is finished, he will walk out with that reputation intact. — Paul Gianelli

What’s really nice about it is that there aren’t many teams in the series that have a sponsor like that. It helps a lot with your reputation with other sponsors because they see that, hey, there’s a reason these guys have been back with us when they can go to any team they wanted to. — Tim Jr

Worship here is very joyful. Our reputation is that of a very friendly, welcoming community. — Mary Foley

I’m supposed to be this complete slapper, that’s my reputation. — Sienna Miller

There are many athletes out there who would covet an X Games gold over an Olympic gold. I’ve heard it come from athletes mouths – and I’m sure their agents are standing next to them smirking – but when you win an X Games medal, you are instantly afforded a reputation that perhaps you aren’t afforded in the Olympics. — Chris Stiepock

Seattle has enjoyed a great reputation the last few years and Pittsburgh is on the verge of that and the Super Bowl is a great conduit for that. — Kevin Evanto

We regard it here as reliable. It always has an edge, but it’s backed up with facts, and this is another example. I asked O’Connor today why he went to Vanity Fair , and he said he wanted somebody that was credible with a good reputation and would maybe push it a little bit. He said he found that in Vanity Fair . — Brian Ross

We need a strong voice in New York who knows the U.N. and who can advance our reform agenda. But we don’t need a voice which people may not be inclined to listen to, … And I fear that, knowing your reputation — and your reputation known well at the U.N. — people will be inclined to tune you out. — Joseph Biden

Mr. Avery’s comments showed a complete lack of respect for all those associated with our game, most importantly, his fellow players, … Mr. Avery has besmirched the reputation of all NHL players, coaches, general managers and owners who, collectively, have been successful in providing a more entertaining game for our fans. — Colin Campbell

The tenure of a literary reputation is the most uncertain and fluctuating of all. — Charles Dudley Warner

The highest form of vanity is love of fame. — George Santayana

New Orleans has a reputation for being fun. When you have images of thousands of people struggling, it doesn’t help the city’s image. — Robert Butterworth

Obviously, it was kind of a reputation vote, but we’re looking forward to the season. — Jamie Sale

You’re having a hard time and lately you don’t feel so good; You’re getting a bad reputation in your neighborhood. It’s alright, it’s alright; Sometimes that’s what it takes. You’re only human, you’re allowed to make your share of mistakes. — Billy Joel

The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it is attached, even death. — Blaise Pascal

Neglected by Congress below, distressed with the small-pox; want of Generals and discipline in our Army, which may rather be called a great rabble, our credit and reputation lost, and great part of the country; and a powerful foreign enemy advancing upon us, are so many difficulties we cannot surmount them. — Benedict Arnold

That’s what Rocky is all about: pride, reputation, and not being another bum in the neighborhood. — Sylvester Stallone

What a good inspector is looking for, and what he builds his reputation on, is the things that will cost buyers $10,000, $20,000, $30,000 when they move in. If an inspector is skilled, he finds those things. — Mike Casey

We’re really going to market the I-75 corridor, which includes Ohio and Minnesota. We have a great reputation, and we feel like Pensacola has so much to offer for people. — Paul Epstein

Every man’s reputation proceeds from those of his own household. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

It is difficult to make a reputation, but is even more difficult seriously to mar a reputation once properly made — so faithful is the public. — Arnold Bennett

We’re getting a wonderful national and international reputation just by announcing we’re doing this. It helps put Philadelphia on the map. — Dianah Neff

Why sully the country’s reputation when they’ve gone down this path only to back off at the end? — James Fenkner

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