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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Gossip:

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

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

To find out a girl's faults, praise her to her female friends.
~ Benjamin Franklin.

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

What is told in the ear of a man is often heard 100 miles away.
~ Chinese Proverb.

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

Do not repeat anything you will not sign your name to.
~ Author Unknown.

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

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

I resolve to speak ill of no man whatever, not even in a matter of truth; but rather by some means excuse the faults I hear charged upon others, and upon proper occasions speak all the good I know of everybody.
~ Benjamin Franklin.

The easiest way to keep a secret is without help.
~ Author Unknown.

The Puritan's idea of hell is a place where everybody has to mind his own business.
~ Wendell Phillips, attributed.

There are persons who, when they cease to shock us, cease to interest us.
~ F.H. Bradley, Aphorisms.

If an American was condemned to confine his activity to his own affairs, he would be robbed of one half of his existence.
~ Alexis de Tocqueville, 1835.

If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.
~ Kahlil Gibran, Sand and Foam.

Nothing travels faster than light, with the possible exception of bad news, which follows its own rules.
~ Douglas Adams.

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

The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
~ Napoleon I, Maxims.

The biggest liar in the world is “They Say.”
~ Douglas Malloch.

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.

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