quote by Henry A Kissinger

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

— Henry A Kissinger

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If you fellows have been hunted from one end of the country to the other as I have been, you’ll understand what a bad man’s reputation is built on. I’ve had credit for more killings than I ever dreamt of


Bad reputation quote One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.

Back in the day, a pair of tight jeans was enough to earn a girl a bad reputation. Now slutty has gone Main Street.

Bad reputation quote Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good
Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.
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It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.

Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation;

for it is better to be alone than in bad company.

The love of a mother is never exhausted.

It never changes - it never tires - it endures through all; in good repute, in bad repute. In the face of the world's condemnation, a mother's love still lives on.


Bad reputation quote If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is
If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is exactly where it came from.

An eminent reputation is as dangerous as a bad one.

Referrals are very powerful. When I refer you, I give a little bit of my reputation away. If you do a good job, my friend that hired you is pleased. But if you do a bad job, that reflects badly on me. People forget that.

If all who are engaged in the profession of education were willing to state the facts instead of making greater promises than they can possibly fulfill, they would not be in such bad repute with the lay- public.

Bad reputation quote You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.

I have a bad reputation for being temperamental.

A prince must be prudent enough to know how to escape the bad reputation of those vices that would lose the state for him, and must protect himself from those that will not lose it for him, if this is possible; but if he cannot, he need not concern himself unduly if he ignores these less serious vices.


Laugh at a bad reputation. Fear a good one that you could not sustain.

Bad reputation quote Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experie
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.

When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is the reputation of the business that remains intact.

I think you'll make more money in the end with good ethics than bad.

Even though there are some people who do very well, like Marc Rich-who plainly has never had any decent ethics, or seldom anyway. But in the end, Warren Buffett has done better than Marc Rich-in money-not just in reputation.

I don't want to fail, of course. But even though I didn't know how bad things really were, I still had a lot to think about before I said yes. I had to consider the implications for Pixar, for my family, for my reputation. I decided that I didn't really care, because this is what I want to do. If I try my best and fail, well, I've tried my best.

Bad reputation quote There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealous
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.

Sometimes you can have a reputation for not being relatable and nice because you had a bad day once.


It only takes one lie to taint your entire testimony in a court of law.

Honesty is a vital part of having a good reputation.

People say I've got a bad reputation. I think I've got the best reputation in the building.

Bad reputation quote If you love deeply, you're going to get hurt badly. But it's still worth it.
If you love deeply, you're going to get hurt badly. But it's still worth it.
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A mathematician's reputation rests on the number of bad proofs he has given.

A bad conscience is easier to cope with than a bad reputation.

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


Bad reputation quote If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
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I don't want to be an exception, because I was very outspoken about Performance Enhancing Drugs. It would be bad for my reputation if I would have an exemption [for doping test] - I don't want to have a free pass, I want to be like everybody else.

Some staff doesn't work well under pressure.

So I make sure that my staff is very comfortable. I've got a bad reputation for being quite callous when it comes to culling staff. They are selected personally by me. I socialize with all my staff and they know me well and I consider them friends and we travel overseas together.

Meat is not agreeable to the wise: it has a nauseating odor, it causes a bad reputation, it is food for the carnivorous; I say this, Mahamati, it is not to be eaten.

Bad reputation quote You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren
You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren't paying attention to.

As the malicious disposition of mankind is too well known, and the cruel pleasure which they take in destroying the reputation of others, the use we are to make of this knowledge is, to afford no handle for reproach; for bad as the world is, it seldom falls on anyone who hath not given some slight cause for censure.

We don't live in the old world. But I don't want everyone to know what I've done. We all know every kind of example we could throw out there. The world we see online is very spiteful, we all know about people who have had bad stories thrown at them. If we were more generous I might be more happy about the reputation economy.


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.

Bad reputation quote You have to fight through the bad days in order to earn the best days.
You have to fight through the bad days in order to earn the best days.

What is a good man? Simply one whose life is useful to the world.

And a bad man is simply one whose life is harmful to others. There are, however, those who are harmful and yet enjoy a good reputation, and who manage to profit by a show of usefulness. These are the worst of all.

People's reputations are made in the bad times more than the good times.

Colonialism has a bad reputation in the modern context, but Colonial Africa was a far better place for both black and white before the colonists gave up.

Bad reputation quote Don't let a bad day make you feel like you have a bad life.
Don't let a bad day make you feel like you have a bad life.

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.


There's good directors and bad directors.

Some of the critics are really conscientious and really try to do what they can popularize the work or to explain the work and so on. And then there's the critics who just wants to make a reputation by attacking. Those are the ones I'm not keen on.

Confessions may be good for the soul but they are bad for the reputation.

I didn't have a job. Employers were afraid of losing their reputations. I didn't have a reputation. I had zilch. So, I had the freedom, which unemployment gives you, and that was to behave as badly as I believed I should under the circumstances. And the circumstances were quite awful.

A lot of people would say "well that's not a bad reputation.

you sound like a pussy" and I would say yea. but I am passionate about music and being taken seriously about my music, so if you're going to mess with that, we have a problem.