a Quote on Reputation

“It takes MANY GOOD DEEDS to build a good reputation, and ONLY ONE BAD ONE to lose it”

– Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin (Photo credit: elycefeliz)

It’s in human nature to forget the very many good deeds you have done in the past but to judge you based on the present mistake. Hmmn!

That simply means, we need to live circumspectly. But then, isn’t it harsh to judge a fellow man based on just his present folly?


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