Name quotes

A rose by all names is still a rose. There are indeed some interesting quotes about names so we thought of compiling all quotes about names and here we are.

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.
~ William Shakespeare

From our ancestors come our names, but from our virtues our honors.
~Proverb

But he that filches from me my good name Robs me of that which not enriches him, And makes me poor indeed.
~ William Shakespeare

A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches.
~ Bible

Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
~Theodore Roosevelt

You may call God love, you may call God goodness. But the best name for God is compassion.
~ Meister Eckhart

Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names..
~Proverb

The name we give to something shapes our attitude to it
~ Katherine Patterson

Everyone calls himself a friend, but only a fool relies on it; nothing is commoner than the name, nothing rarer than the thing.
~ Jean de La Fontaine

Words have meaning and names have power.
~Author Unknown

Name is a fence and within it you are nameless.
~Samuli Paronen

He left the name at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale.
~ Samuel Johnson

There is no principle worth the name if it is not wholly good.
~Mohandas Gandhi

Of all eloquence a nickname is the most concise; of all arguments the most unanswerable.
~William Hazlitt

I want to feel passion, I want to feel pain. I want to weep at the sound of your name. Come make me laugh, come make me cry… just make me feel alive.
~ Joey Lauren Adams

Tigers die and leave their skins; people die and leave their names.
~Japanese Proverb

A person with a bad name is already half-hanged.
~Proverb

Bob Marley isn’t my name. I don’t even know my name yet.
~Bob Marley

Nicknames stick to people, and the most ridiculous are the most adhesive.
~Thomas C. Haliburton

The invisible thing called a Good Name is made up of the breath of numbers that speak well of you
~ George Savile

The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names.
~Chinese Proverb

The invisible thing called a Good Name is made up of the breath of numbers that speak well of you.
~Lord Halifax

Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes.
~ Oscar Wilde

Always end the name of your child with a vowel, so that when you yell the name will carry.
~ Bill Cosby on Baby Names

Here lies one whose name was writ in water.
~ John Keats

Their bodies are buried in peace; but their name liveth for evermore.
~Bible

Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.
~Joanne Kathleen Rowling

O thou invisible spirit of wine, if thou hast no name to be known by, let us call thee devil.
~William Shakespeare

Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
~Theodore Roosevelt

If there is not the war, you don’t get the great general; if there is not a great occasion, you don’t get a great statesman; if Lincoln had lived in a time of peace, no one would have known his name.
~Theodore Roosevelt

And he asked him,What is thy name? And he answered, saying, My name is Legion: for we are many.
~Bible quotes on names

People’s fates are simplified by their names.
~Elias Canetti

The one thing I want to leave my children is an honorable name.
~Theodore Roosevelt

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