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

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Loose tongues are worse than wicked hands.

Yiddish Proverbs

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

Logan Pearsall Smith

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

George Bernard Shaw

Gossiping and lying go hand in hand.


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

Dorothy Parker

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


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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Oscar Wilde

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

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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

Will Rogers

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

Publilius Syrus

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

Lillian Hellman

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

Oscar Wilde

With well doing you may put to silence foolish men.


No one gossips about other people's secret virtues.

Bertrand Russell

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

Alice Roosevelt Longworth

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

Chinese Proverbs

Rumor grows as it goes.


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

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

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


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

Joseph Conrad

Gossip is the opiate of the oppressed.

Erica Jong

Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.

Henry Fielding

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

George W. Crane

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

Henry Ward Beecher

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.


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

Earl Wilson

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

Walter Winchell

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


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

Blaise Pascal

My ass contemplates those who talk behind my back.

Francis Picabia

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

Barbara Kruger

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

Barbara Walters

One eye witness is better than ten hear sayers.


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

Alexander Pope

Gossip is only the lack of a worthy memory.

Elbert Hubbard

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

Sight before hearsay.

Danish proverb

Gossip is more popular than literature.

Hugh Leonard

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

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

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

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

William Congreve

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

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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

Thomas Fuller

Never trust the teller, trust the tale.

D. H. Lawrence

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

Liz Smith

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


Gossip is sometimes referred to as halitosis of the mind.


She poured a little social sewage into his ears.

George Meredith

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

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

P. J. O'Rourke

Live so that you wouldn

Will Rogers

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

Young people do not perceive at once that the giver of wounds is the enemy and the quoted tattle merely the arrow.


There are two good rules which ought to be written on every heart; never to believe anything bad about anybody unless you positively know it to be true; and never to tell that unless you feel that it is absolutely necessary, and that God is listening while you tell it.

Henry Van Dyke

Everyone realizes that one can believe little of what people say about each other. But it is not so widely realized that even less can one trust what people say about themselves.

Rebecca West

It is perfectly monstrous the way people go about nowadays saying things against one, behind one's back, that are absolutely and entirely true.

Oscar Wilde

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

Liz Smith

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

Ellen DeGeneres

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

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

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

Alice Roosevelt Longworth

All literature is gossip.

Truman Capote

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

Joyce Meyer

While gossip among women is universally ridiculed as low and trivial, gossip among men, especially if it is about women, is called theory, or idea, or fact.

Andrea Dworkin

The inspired scribbler always has the gift for gossip in our common usage he or she can always inspire the commonplace with an uncommon flavor, and transform trivialities by some original grace or sympathy or humor or affection.

Elizabeth Drew

Vilify, Vilify, some of it will always stick.

Pierre De Beaumarchais

The idea of strictly minding our own business is moldy rubbish. Who could be so selfish?

Myrtle Barker

Gossip is nature's telephone.

Sholom Aleichem

Confidante. One entrusted by A with the secrets of B confided to herself by C.

Ambrose Bierce

The monster of advertisement...is a sort of octopus with innumerable tentacles. It throws out to right and left, in front and behind, its clammy arms, and gathers in, through its thousand little suckers, all the gossip and slander and praise afloat...

Sarah Bernhardt

Nobody's interested in sweetness and light.

Hedda Hopper

I thought we would have at most an audience of 5,000 devotees because I made the decision to stick to craft, not to gossip, not to be interested in any of the juicy stuff that they talk about on other shows, but stick to the question of craft.

James Lipton

I'm drawing the gossip surrounding the celebrity, or the image the celebrity tries to push on us.

Hilary Duff

For prying into any human affairs, non are equal to those whom it does not concern.

Victor Hugo

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

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

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

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

Jamie Kennedy

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


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

Will Rogers

Today's gossip is tomorrow's headline.

Walter Winchell

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

Wallis Simpson

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

Patricia Meyer Spacks

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

William Shatner

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

Phyllis Mcginley

So live that you wouldn't be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip.

Will Rogers

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