Misguided good men are more dangerous than honest bad men. It is because they are seen as good that, in and by good conscience, the mob will always, stubbornly back them without question.
People are almost always better than their neighbors think they are.
Don’t let out your true behaviour in the public, even if you were born nasty, make others feel you were well bred.
Group membership can modify individuals’ perceptions of themselves. Unable to separate their personal introspection from the ways they believe other people perceive them, teenagers may have what psychologists call an “imaginary audience”, meaning that they believed that other people are just as attuned to their appearance and behavior as they are.
Mud Slinging is so much fun,when you do it to others. But remember the day someone else does the same to you,youll realise how bad the mud in your mouth tastes. Think twice before you go around ruining the reputation of others. Because what goes around comes around for sure.
I have discovered fallen trees across my path and have possessed neither the strength to move them nor the patience or tenacity to find an alternative way round. I have simply returned to where I came from, and told myself there had been no other choice.
Reputation became the pirates’ sharpest sword.
I will design my reputation and my resolve shall be absolute. I shall not give in when I know I can help.
Reputations are just history in rumor form.