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Quotes About Gossip
•“Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.” 
― Eleanor Roosevelt
•“Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.” 
― Socrates
•“Allow enemies their space to hate; they will destroy themselves in the process.” 
― Lisa Du
•“Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.” 
― Marie Curie
•“If there is anything more annoying in the world than having people talk about you, it is certainly having no one talk about you.” 
― Oscar Wilde
•“Gossip is never fatal until it is denied. Gossip goes on about every human being alive and about all the dead that are alive enough to be remembered, and yet almost never does any harm until some defender makes a controversy. Gossip's a nasty thing, but it's sickly, and if people of good intentions will let it entirely alone, it will die, ninety-nine times out of a hundred.” 
― Booth Tarkington
•“The only thing more frustrating than slanderers is those foolish enough to listen to them.” 
― Criss Jami
•“Sometimes I think the human animal doesn't really need food or water to survive, only gossip.” 
― Steve Toltz
•“Rumor travels faster, but it don't stay put as long as truth. ” 
― Will Rogers
•“Gossip was usually a mindless distraction from a far too serious world.” 
― Dianne Sylvan
•“Scandal is gossip made tedious by morality.” 
― Oscar Wilde
•“The worst thing about talk ... is that there's no way to lay it to rest. Every fresh breeze brings a new speculation.” 
― Susan Wittig Albert
•“Bittersweet? No, just bitter, the taste of your tongue. Words you can't have back, so they linger.” 
― Coco J. Ginger
•“A boomerang returns back to the person who throws it.But first, while moving in a circle, it hits its target.So does gossip.” 
― Vera Nazarian
•“Rumour is a pipe Blown by surmises, jealousies, conjectures And of so easy and so plain a stop That the blunt monster with uncounted heads, The still-discordant wavering multitude,
Can play upon it.” 
― William Shakespeare
•“It's none of your concern what others say or think about you. Your happiness is your own responsibility.” 
― Richelle E. Goodrich
•“No matter what you do, someone always knew you would.” 
― Ami McKay
•“His forward voice now is to speak well of his friend. His backward voice is to utter foul speeches and to detract.” 
― William Shakespeare
•“I get accused all the time of having a big mouth. But if you ask me, guys gossip way more than girls do.” 
― Meg Cabot
•“Truth is not exciting enough to those who depend on the characters and lives of their neighbors for all their amusement” 
― George Bancroft
•“He had to accept the fate of every newcomer to a small town where there are plenty of tongues that gossip and few minds that think.” 
― Victor Hugo
•“Men and women walked casually about as they did on the main floor, every now and then stopping one another, exchanging pleasantries or scraps of relevantly irrelevant information. Gossip.” 
― Robert Ludlum
•“Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their best light.” 
― Jennie Churchill
•“What man ever openly apologizes for slander? It is not so much a feeling of slander as it is that of a massive lie, a misdeed not only to the slandered but also to those manipulated in the process. He has made them all, every one, his enemies, thereupon he is so overwhelmed with guilt that he will deny it until his grave.” 
― Criss Jami
•“Are you what others say and think you are? Or are you who you are regardless of what others say and think?” 
― Richelle E. Goodrich
•“If I maintain my silence about my secret it is my prisoner...if I let it slip from my tongue, I am ITS prisoner.” 
― Arthur Schopenhauer
•“If gossipers were clocks, they go tock-tock, tock-tock, tock-tock” 
― Benson Bruno
•“These are the few ways we can practice humility:

To speak as little as possible of one's self.

To mind one's own business.

Not to want to manage other people's affairs.

To avoid curiosity.

To accept contradictions and correction cheerfully.

To pass over the mistakes of others.

To accept insults and injuries.

To accept being slighted, forgotten and disliked.

To be kind and gentle even under provocation.

Never to stand on one's dignity.

To choose always the hardest.” 
― Mother Teresa
•“Doesn't matter what you do, or how you do it, your neighbors are gonna talk about you anyway.” 
― Felder Rushing
•“In small towns, news travels at the speed of boredom.” 
― Carlos Ruiz Zaf
•“The smaller the dinner table, the better the side conversation: you can gossip about the guests without fearing whether you will be overheard. It just isn't good table manners to exclude someone from their own ridicule. That's why the juiciest side conversations occur at a table for one.” 
― Bauvard
•“How much time he gains who does not look to see what his neighbour says or does or thinks, but only at what he does himself, to make it just and holy.” 
― Marcus Aurelius
•“Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies.” 
― Jane Austen
•“It is always assumed by the empty-headed, who chatter about themselves for want of something better, that people who do not discuss their affairs openly must have something to hide.” 
― Honor de Balzac
•“Satan will always provide a witness to where you have been, in order to challenge your fate.” 
― Shannon L. Alder
•“I never gossip. I observe. And then relay my observations to practically everyone.” 
― Gail Carriger
•“When it comes to judging individuals, I do not like remarks such as 'too good to be true.' They speak as though one is rewarding the nature of evil. Yet, ironically, we still wonder where all the good people have gone.” 
― Criss Jami
•“Gossip is just a tool to distract people who have nothing better to do from feeling jealous of those few of us still remaining with noble hearts.” 
― Anna Godbersen
•“Isn't it kind of silly to think that tearing someone else down builds you up?” 
― Sean Covey
•“If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody come sit next to me.” 
― Alice Roosevelt Longworth
•“How would your life be different if You walked away from gossip and verbal defamation? Let today be the day You speak only the good you know of other people and encourage others to do the same.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“Just because something isn't a lie does not mean that it isn't deceptive. A liar knows that he is a liar, but one who speaks mere portions of truth in order to deceive is a craftsman of destruction.” 
― Criss Jami
•“Often those that criticise others reveal what he himself lacks.” 
― Shannon L. Alder
•“Never speak disrespectfully of Society, Algernon. Only people who can't get into it do that.” 
― Oscar Wilde
•“If there's one thing I don't look for in a maid, it's discretion. Except with my own secrets, of course.” 
― Julian Fellowes
•“I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumours to my dogs.” 
― Andy Warhol
•“It would have been funny if I had been an observer and not a participant, an idea that gave me a disconcerting insight into gossip. As I walked beside the silent Tamara, I realized that despite how entertaining certain stories were, at the bottom of every item of gossip there was someone getting hurt.” 
― Sherwood Smith
•“There's a kind of radar that you get, after years of being talked about and made fun of by other people. You can almost smell it when it's about to happen, can recognize instantly the sound of a hushed voice, lowered just enough to make whatever is said okay. I had only been in Colby for a few weeks. But I had not forgotten.” 
― Sarah Dessen
•“People like to think the worst. They like to have hushed gossip sessions and point their fingers at someone's problems that are more obvious than their own.” 
― Marcia Lynn McClure
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