Good reputation is more valuable than wealth.
It's in the Bible, Proverbs 22:1, NIV. ""A good name is
more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than
silver or gold."
Betraying confidences can give you a bad reputation.
It's in the Bible, Proverbs 25:9-10, NIV. "If you argue
your case with a neighbor, do not betray another man's confidence,
or he who hears it may shame you and you will never lose your bad
What qualities guarantee a good reputation?
It's in the Bible, Proverbs 22:4, NIV, "Humility and the
fear of the Lord bring wealth and honor and life."
Kindness brings respect.
It's in the Bible,
Proverbs 11:16, NIV. "A kindhearted woman gains respect, but
ruthless men gain only wealth."
It is valuable to have a reputation for skilled work.
It's in the Bible, Proverbs 22:29, NIV. "Do you see a
man skilled in his work? He will serve before kings; he will not
serve before obscure men."