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.
Some of us are more concerned with our reputation than our character. The latter takes care of the former.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of me.
When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.
Character is made by what you stand for;reputation by what you fall for.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.
You are what you do, not what you say you'll do.
The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how he treats people who can't fight back.
Reputation is for time; character is for eternity.
The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
A reputation once broken may possibly be repaired, but the world will always keep their eyes on the spot where the crack was.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
Character is what you are in the dark.
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Every day we present the best quotes! Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends