43 Quotes About Gossip And Jealousy


There is a certain contribution to society that gossip offers. Here is a look at some incredible quotes about gossip and jealousy that remind us of the power of talk.

“A boomerang returns back to the person who throws it. But first, while moving in a circle, it hits its target. So does gossip.”

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

“A dog that will fetch a bone, will carry a bone.”

“Anyone who will gossip to you, will gossip about you.”

“Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.”

“Believe nothing of what you hear and only half of what you see.”

“Discretion of speech is more than eloquence; and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words or in good order.”

“Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies.”

“Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a Gossip.”

“Four horses cannot overtake the tongue.”

“Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who diffuse it; it proves nothing but the bad taste of the smoker.”

“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.”

“Gossip is when you hear something you like about someone you don’t.”

“Gossip needn’t be false to be evil – there’s a lot of truth that shouldn’t be passed around.”

“Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.”

“He gossips habitually; he lacks the common wisdom to keep still that deadly enemy of man, his own tongue.”

“If I maintain my silence about my secret it is my prisoner… if I let it slip from my tongue, I am its prisoner.”

“If you can’t say anything nice, then don’t say anything at all.”

“If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.”

“If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.”

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

“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.”

“It is easier to dam a river than to stop gossip.”

“It is presumptuous to draw conclusions about a person from what one has heard.”

“It isn’t what they say about you, it’s what they whisper.”

“Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.”

“Not everything you hear is good for talk.”

“Nothing travels faster than light, with the possible exception of bad news, which follows its own rules.”

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

“Prophecy is the most gratuitous form of error.”

“Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die. ”

“Some secrets are fires so scorching, the only way to quench the burn is to tell someone.”

“The house of the loud talker, leaks.”

“The more you love,the more love you have to give.It’s the only feeling we have which is infinite…”

“The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.”

“We cannot control the evil tongues of others; but a good life enables us to disregard them.”

“What is told in the ear of a man is often heard 100 miles away.”

“What you don’t see with your eyes, don’t witness with your mouth.”

“Where there is smoke there is fire.”

“Words have no wings but they can fly a thousand miles.”

“Words once spoken can never be recalled.”

“Words spoken are like eggs broken.”

“You can’t sew buttons on your neighbor’s mouth.”

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