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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.

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

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 Quotes.

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 Quotes, 1835.

If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends - you're safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue.
~ Alice Duer Miller.

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

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

It is one of my sources of happiness never to desire a knowledge of other people's business.
~ Dolley Madison.

It isn't what they say about you, it's what they whisper.
~ Errol Flynn.

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

No one gossips about other people's secret virtues.
~ Bertrand Russell Quotes, On Education, 1926.

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

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.

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.

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 Quotes.

There is so much good in the worst of us,
And so much bad in the best of us,
That it hardly becomes any of us
To talk about the rest of us.
~ Edward Wallis Hoch.

Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
~ Benjamin Franklin Quotes, Poor Richard's Almanack, July 1735.

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