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Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.

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Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.

Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady

What you don't see with your eyes, don't witness with your mouth.

Yiddish Proverbs,

Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a Gossip.

Sir Richard Steele,

Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.


I maintain that, if everyone knew what others said about him, there would not be four friends in the world.

Blaise Pascal, mathematician

Loose tongues are worse than wicked hands.

Yiddish Proverbs,

How awful to reflect that what people say of us is true!

Logan Pearsall Smith, critic

The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

I don't care what anybody says about me as long as it isn't true.

Dorothy Parker, poet

Gossiping and lying go hand in hand.


Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they will.

Pythagoras, mathematician

There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

When of a gossiping circle it was asked, What are they doing? The answer was, Swapping lies.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan, playwright

We must set up a strong present tense against all rumors of wrath, past and to come.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

It's an indulgence to sit in a room and discuss your beliefs as if they were a juicy piece of gossip.

Lillian Hellman, dramatist

Never speak disrespectfully of Society. Only people who can't get into it do that.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

Count not him among your friends who will retail your privacies to the world.

Publilius Syrus, writer

The only time people dislike gossip is when you gossip about them.

Will Rogers, actor

If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me.

Alice Roosevelt Longworth, author

Your friend has a friend; don't tell him.

Chinese Proverbs,

With well doing you may put to silence foolish men.


No one gossips about other people's secret virtues.

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

Gossip is what no one claims to like, but everybody enjoys.

Joseph Conrad, novelist

An expert gossiper knows how much to leave out of a conversation.


To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, an they who edit and read it are old women over their tea.

Henry David Thoreau, author

Don't speak evil of someone if you don't know for certain, and if you do know ask yourself, why am I telling it?

Johann Kaspar Lavater, theologian

Rumor grows as it goes.

Virgil, poet

He who hunts for flowers will finds flowers; and he who loves weeds will find weeds.

Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman

Language is the apparel in which your thoughts parade before the public. Never clothe them in vulgar or shoddy attire.

George W. Crane, physician

Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.

Henry Fielding, novelist

Gossip is the opiate of the oppressed.

Erica Jong, novelist

Gossip is the art of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid.

Walter Winchell, journalist

Where no wood is, the fire goes out; so where there is no tale bearer, the strife ceaseth.


Gossip is when you hear something you like about someone, you don't.

Earl Wilson, athlete

My ass contemplates those who talk behind my back.

Francis Picabia, artist

All the gossip and craziness becomes a kind of sustained narrative which, in turn, can become history. It's scary.

Barbara Kruger, artist

Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to hear, but they will not keep what is entrusted to them.

Horace, poet

If all men knew what each said of the other, there would not be four friends in the world.

Blaise Pascal, mathematician

Gossip is only the lack of a worthy memory.

Elbert Hubbard, writer

Show me someone who never gossips, and I will show you someone who is not interested in people.

Barbara Walters, journalist

And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements too.

Alexander Pope, poet

One eye witness is better than ten hear sayers.

Plautus, playwright

There is a lust in man no charm can tame: Of loudly publishing his neighbor's shame: On eagles wings immortal scandals fly, while virtuous actions are born and die.

William Harvey, scientist

A cruel story runs on wheels, and every hand oils the wheels as they run.

Ouida, novelist

Gossip needn't be false to be evil - there's a lot of truth that shouldn't be passed around.

Frank A. Clark,

It was the basilica of gossip, the Vatican of inside dope.

Robert Hughes, critic

Gossip is what you say about the objects of flattery when they aren't present.

P. J. O'Rourke, comedian

Gossip is more popular than literature.

Hugh Leonard, dramatist

Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who diffuse it: it proves nothing but the bad taste of the smoker.

George Eliot, author

A malignant sore throat is a danger, a malignant throat not sore is worse.


None are so fond of secrets as those who do not mean to keep them.

Charles Caleb Colton, writer

He who discommendeth others obliquely commendeth himself.

Sir Thomas Browne,

There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it ill behooves any of us to find fault with the rest of us.

James Truslow Adams, historian

Sight before hearsay.

Danish proverb,

They come together like the Coroner's Inquest, to sit upon the murdered reputations of the week.

William Congreve, poet

Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, poet

A lie has no leg, but a scandal has wings.

Thomas Fuller, clergyman

Never trust the teller, trust the tale.

D. H. Lawrence, novelist

Gossip is news running ahead of itself in a red satin dress.

Liz Smith, journalist

Gossip is sometimes referred to as halitosis of the mind.


She poured a little social sewage into his ears.

George Meredith, novelist

Gossip isn't scandal and it's not merely malicious. It's chatter about the human race by lovers of the same.

Phyllis Mcginley, author

Gossip, even when it avoids the sexual, bears around it a faint flavor of the erotic.

Patricia Meyer Spacks, writer

I sometimes read in a gossip column that I was at a party when I was in Europe at the time. It sometimes feels I've got a Doppelganger somewhere.

Candace Bushnell, writer

PS: It's all gossip about the prince. I'm not in the habit of taking my girlfriends' beaux.

Wallis Simpson, royalty

Today's gossip is tomorrow's headline.

Walter Winchell, journalist

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.

Will Rogers, actor

People want to hear the gossip. They don't want to hear about the shots.

Jamie Kennedy, actor

I think the hardest part about being a teenager is dealing with other teenagers - the criticism and the ridicule, the gossip and rumors.

Beverley Mitchell, actress

Of course we women gossip on occasion. But our appetite for it is not as avid as a man s. It is in the boys gyms, the college fraternity houses, the club locker rooms, the paneled offices of business that gossip reaches its luxuriant flower.

Phyllis Mcginley, author

A gossip is one who talks to you about others; a bore is one who talks to you about himself; and a brilliant conversationalist is one who talks to you about yourself.

Lisa Kirk,

Male and female gossip also sounds different, as women use more animated tones, more detail and more feedback.

Kate Fox, author

Men gossip for just as long and about the same subjects as women, but tend to talk more about themselves.

Kate Fox, author

Discretion of speech is more than eloquence; and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words or in good order.

Francis Bacon, philosopher

Women are more skilled than men at making gossip entertaining.

Kate Fox, author

Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.

Miguel Angel Ruiz, author

I still enjoy acting. I love the moment in front of the camera, but it's all the other moments that I don't enjoy. The 'business' aspect of it, the gossip. I really dislike about 99% of what I do, but I like that 1% when I'm on camera.

Jennie Garth, actress

All literature is gossip.

Truman Capote, novelist

I can't stand the gossip of celebrities' lives, all the time! Every minute!

William Shatner, actor

You don't have to watch 'Gossip Girl' to have an attitude.

Prince, musician

Watch out for the joy-stealers: gossip, criticism, complaining, faultfinding, and a negative, judgmental attitude.

Joyce Meyer, author

If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody come sit next to me.

Alice Roosevelt Longworth, author

People love gossip. It's the biggest thing that keeps the entertainment industry going.

Ellen DeGeneres, comedian

Gossip is just news running ahead of itself in a red satin dress.

Liz Smith, journalist

When it comes to gossip, I have to readily admit men are as guilty as women.

Marilyn Monroe, actress

President Obama is traveling around the country, proposing a stimulus bill that has already failed once. Instead of having an honest discussion about whether or not a plan that already failed once will fail again, the establishment would rather distract the American people with gossip.

Alveda King, clergyman

Ah, well, the truth is always one thing, but in a way it's the other thing, the gossip, that counts. It shows where people's hearts lie.

Paul Scott, novelist

Working on 'Gossip Girl' was a fantastic experience. It was my first real gig and I'm thankful for it - I got to learn a lot. I'm glad I got to explore getting comfortable in my own shoes in the background on a show like 'Gossip Girl.'

Dreama Walker, actress

Men have always detested women's gossip because they suspect the truth: their measurements are being taken and compared.

Erica Jong, novelist

The major gossip columnists were more concerned with protecting the industry than with gunning down sinners.

Gloria Swanson, actress

I don't like to read. The only things I read are gossip columns. If someone gives me a book, it had better have lots of pictures.

Ethel Merman, musician

I'm not really sure what people's preconceived notions are. I don't look at the gossip websites - it's unhealthy and I think it's a large part of what drives people in L.A. crazy.

Mischa Barton, actress

Anyone who has obeyed nature by transmitting a piece of gossip experiences the explosive relief that accompanies the satisfying of a primary need.

Primo Levi, scientist

Gossip isn't scandal and it's not merely malicious. It's chatter about the human race by lovers of the same. Gossip is the tool of the poet, the shop-talk of the scientist, and the consolation of the housewife, wit, tycoon and intellectual. It begins in the nursery and ends when speech is past.

Phyllis Mcginley, author

The objection of the scandalmonger is not that she tells of racy doings, but that she pretends to be indignant about them.

H. L. Mencken, writer

Live so that you wouldn

Will Rogers, actor

Conversation is three women stand on the corner talking. Gossip is when one of them leaves.

Herb Shriner,

Remember, every time you open your mouth to talk, your mind walks out and parades up and down the words.

Edwin H. Stuart,

Thy friend has a friend, and thy friend's friend has a friend; be discreet.

The Talmud,

A rumor without a leg to stand on will get around some other way.

John Tudor,

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