48 Quotes About Gossip Mongers


Gossip has many negative associations to it. With the ability to hurt the feelings of another individual, gossip is something that is better being left to yourself. Here is a look at some inspirational quotes about gossip mongers that go out looking to start trouble.

“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.”

“Ah, well, the truth is always one thing, but in a way it’s the other thing, the gossip, that counts. It shows where people’s hearts lie.”

“All literature is gossip.”

“Anyone who has obeyed nature by transmitting a piece of gossip experiences the explosive relief that accompanies the satisfying of a primary need. ”

“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.”

“Doesn’t matter what you do, or how you do it, your neighbors are gonna talk about you anyway.”

“Don’t waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.”

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

“Four horses cannot overtake the tongue.”

“Good gossip is just what’s going on. Bad gossip is stuff that is salacious, mean, and bitchy; the kind most people really enjoy. ”

“Gossip is called gossip because it’s not always the truth. ”

“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 just news running ahead of itself in a red satin dress. ”

“Gossip is more popular than literature. ”

“Gossip is nature’s telephone.”

“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.”

“Gossip is the art of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid.”

“Gossip is the Devil’s radio. ”

“Gossip is the opiate of the oppressed.”

“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.”

“Gossip, as usual, was one-third right and two-thirds wrong.”

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

“How much time he gains who does not look to see what his neighbour says or does or thinks, but only at what he does himself, to make it just and holy. ”

“I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumours to my dogs.”

“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 haven’t got anything nice to say about anybody come sit next to me. ”

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

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

“It is one of my sources of happiness never to desire a knowledge of other people’s business. ”

“Never apologize before you are accused.”

“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.”

“Prophecy is the most gratuitous form of error.”

“Rumor travels faster, but it don’t stay put as long as truth. ”

“Scandal is gossip made tedious by morality.”

“Show me someone who never gossips, and I’ll show you someone who isn’t interested in people. ”

“Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people. ”

“There is no friendship that cares about an overheard secret. ”

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

“Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you. ”

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

“Words spoken are like eggs broken.”

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

One of the best ways to handling gossip is to redirect the attention elsewhere.

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