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Tigers die and leave their skins; people die and leave their names. (Quote by - Japanese Proverb)

A good name, like good will, is got by many actions and lost by one. (Quote by - Lord Jeffery)

And we were angry and poor and happy, And proud of seeing our names in print. (Quote by - G.K. Chesterton)

What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Our names are labels, plainly printed on the bottled essence of our past behavior. (Quote by - Logan Pearsall Smith)

I have known a German Prince with more titles than subjects, and a Spanish nobleman with more names than shirts. (Quote by - Oliver Goldsmith)

Names are an important key to what a society values. Anthropologists recognize naming as 'one of the chief methods for imposing order on perception.' (Quote by - David S. Slawson)

He left the name at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Names, once they are in common use, quickly become mere sounds, their etymology being buried, like so many of the earth's marvels, beneath the dust of habit. (Quote by - Salman Rushdie)

A person with a bad name is already half-hanged. (Quote by - Proverb)

The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names. (Quote by - Chinese Proverb)

People's fates are simplified by their names. (Quote by - Elias Canetti)

Father calls me William, sister calls me Will, Mother calls me Willie, but the fellows call me Bill!. (Quote by - Eugene Field)

Some men do as much begrudge others a good name, as they want one themselves: and perhaps that is the reason of it. (Quote by - William Penn)

From our ancestors come our names, but from our virtues our honors. (Quote by - Proverb)

The name of a man is a numbing blow from which he never recovers. (Quote by - Marshall McLuhan)

Fate tried to conceal him by naming him Smith. (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.)

A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches. (Quote by - Bible)

The invisible thing called a Good Name is made up of the breath of numbers that speak well of you. (Quote by - Lord Halifax)

Nicknames stick to people, and the most ridiculous are the most adhesive. (Quote by - Thomas C. Haliburton)

To live in mankind is far more than to live in a name. (Quote by - Vachel Lindsay)

I cannot tell what the dickens his name is. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me. (Quote by - English Proverb)

I have fallen in love with American names, the sharp, gaunt names that never get fat. (Quote by - Stephen Vincent Benet)

Proper names are poetry in the raw. Like all poetry they are untranslatable. (Quote by - W.H. Auden)


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