Famous Quotes about Gossip


If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.
– Khalil Gibran


Gossip is saying behind their back what you would not say to their face. Flattery is saying to their face what you would not say behind their back.
– Author Unknown


Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.
– Socrates


Don’t waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.
– Paulo Coelho



Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.
– Spanish Proverb


Learn to love your haters, they are a wonderful source of inspiration.
– Habeeb Akande


Rumors are carried by haters, spread by fools, and accepted by idiots.
– Unknown


The key to good eavesdropping is not getting caught.
– Lemony Snicket

Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
– Marie Curie

Gossip, as usual, was one-third right and two-thirds wrong.
– L.M. Montgomery

They have the unique ability to listen to one story and understand another.
– Pandora Poikilos

What you don’t see with your eyes, don’t witness with your mouth.
– Jewish Proverb

The best way to keep one’s word is not to give it.
– Napoleon I

Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies.
– Jane Austen

Let them say what they wish behind your back. You need only be strong enough that they don’t say it to your face.
– Courtney Milan

Bad news has good legs.
– Richard Llewellyn

Those we murder with our mouths often live longest.
– Anonymous

Quotes and Saying about Gossip


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


Don’t talk about the problem. Be a part of the solution.
– Chris Vonada


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

No matter how carefully you choose your words, they’ll always end up being twisted by others.
– Anonymous

Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
– Eleanor Roosevelt

Concentrate on fixing yourself rather than wasting time gossiping of others.
– Oscar Gumari

Gossip is when you hear something you like about someone you don’t.
– Earl Wilson

People will question all the good things they hear about you but believe all the bad without a second thought.
– Unknown

Gossip is putting two and two together, and making it five.
– Ivan Panin

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

One eye witness is better than ten hear sayers.
– Plautus

Gossip is nature’s telephone.
– Sholom Aleichem

Gossip is called gossip because it’s not always the truth.
– Justin Timberlake

First law of gossip – there’s no point knowing something if somebody else doesn’t know you know it.
– Ben Aaronovitch

Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
– Benjamin Franklin

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

When you are in trouble, people who call to sympathize are really looking for the particulars.
– Edgar Watson Howe

Insecure people only eclipse your sun because they’re jealous of your daylight and tired of their dark, starless nights.
– Shannon L. Alder

More Quotes about Gossip


People love gossip. It’s the biggest thing that keeps the entertainment industry going.
– Ellen DeGeneres


Show me someone who never gossips, and I’ll show you someone who isn’t interested in people.
– Barbara Walters


Once you have money and fame, the next thing you should expect is scandal and shame.
– Michael Bassey Johnson

Often those that criticise others reveal what he himself lacks.
– Shannon L. Alder

Scandal is gossip made tedious by morality.
– Oscar Wilde

It’s only gossip if you repeat it. Until then, it’s gathering information.
– Mercedes Lackey

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

Trying to squash a rumor is like trying to unring a bell.
– Shana Alexander

Men have always detested women’s gossip because they suspect the truth: Their measurements are being taken and compared.
– Erica Jong

There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.
– Winston Churchill

Rumor travels faster, but it don’t stay put as long as truth.
– Will Rogers

Someone who smiles too much with you can sometime frown too much with you at your back.
– Michael Bassey Johnson

The important thing isn’t what other people think you are; it’s who you are.
– Shannon L. Alder

Gossip was usually a mindless distraction from a far too serious world.
– Dianne Sylvan

When I write, I am gossiping. Writing to whisper the story, whether good or bad to my listener.
– Sonia Rumzi

An introvert talks more than an extrovert because when the mouth is closed, the mind is opened.
– Michael Bassey Johnson

If talk is cheap, then being silent is expensive. And many people it seems, can’t afford to buy into it.
– Anthony Liccione

Gossip never goes away, no matter where you are in life.
– Miranda Kenneally

Gossip is more popular than literature.
– Hugh Leonard

Doesn’t matter what you do, or how you do it, your neighbors are gonna talk about you anyway.
– Felder Rushing

Loose tongues are worse than wicked hands.
– Unknown

Gossip is only the lack of a worthy memory.
– Elbert Hubbard

Words must be weighed, not counted.
– Unknown

Gossip has been described as halitosis of the mind.
– Croft M. Pentz

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

Don’t tell me about others cause soon you’ll tell others about me.
– Anonymous

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