33 Quotes About People Who Spread Rumors


The society of gossip can be deadly to individual careers and reputations. Not participating in this sinful action can ensure you keep your hands clean. These quotes about people who spread rumors highlight the harmful nature of it.

“A coward talks to everyone but YOU.”

“After all, he was human, in spite of rumors to the contrary.”

“Always remember… Rumors are carried by haters, spread by fools, and accepted by idiots.”

“And everyone knows you can’t disprove a rumor.”

“And though there’s a grain of truth in every rumor, I’ve found that the worst gossip usually starts with something harmless.”

“Be discerning with rumors on leaders, for most are birthed by the envy of the idle or the desperation of the defeated.”

“Be warned: A person content to sit with you and criticize others will speak critically of you out of earshot.”

“Don’t forget this, too: Rumors aren’t interested in the unsensational story; rumors don’t care what’s true.”

“Everyone makes their own comments. That’s how rumors get started.”

“Expectations are the rumors we spread inside us.”

“Fidelity is a living, breathing entity. On wobbly footing, it can wander, becoming something different entirely.”

“I have to be in a relationship in order to be intimate. I’m not the one-night-stand kind of girl. Despite the rumors.”

“I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling lies about us, I will stop telling the truth about them”

“I think something will soon have to be done to protect people from hacking and blogging and lying and spreading rumors and chasing you down the street. Lives are wrecked that way.”

“I think the hardest part about being a teenager is dealing with other teenagers – the criticism and the ridicule, the gossip and rumors.”

“If you ever face a significant disaster, do your best to keep up the spirits of those around you, act flexibly and creatively to help, try to sort rumors from truth, and remember that the decisions you make will have repercussions after the disaster has passed.”

“Insecure people only eclipse your sun because they’re jealous of your daylight and tired of their dark, starless nights.”

“Never make negative comments or spread rumors about anyone. It depreciates their reputation and yours.”

“Never settle for half the story, and make-up and imagine the rest. Get the full Story.”

“News told, rumors heard, truth implied, facts buried.”

“Often people that criticise your life are usually the same people that don’t know the price you paid to get where you are today. True friends see the full picture of your soul.”

“Often those that criticise others reveal what he himself lacks.”

“Once you’re in the rumor mill, you never come out. You’re stuck, constantly hearing the same half-truth stories about yourself.”

“Rumors alone can cause his family grief. It just isn’t fair to compromise a person’s reputation.”

“Rumours voiced by women come to nothing.”

“Soon, the whispers would solidify and their version of the truth would be the only one that mattered.”

“Stupidity is to have amnesia over your own faults when the person you hate makes theirs.”

“The fact that none of these civic worriers had ever heard of such a case was unimportant, because they all had heard of somebody who had heard of it!”

“We reveal most about ourselves when we speak about others.”

“You can hear rumors. But you can’t know them.”

“You have to question the media’s credibility if they base their facts on information they gather from social media. The ethics and standards of yesterday’s journalism no longer exist today.”

“Your dignity can be mocked, abused, compromised, toyed with, lowered and even badmouthed, but it can never be taken from you.”

“Your tears are never invisible—there is always an insecure woman that lights up when you point them out.”

One of the easiest things we can do when we experience gossip is to simply redirect it elsewhere.

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