Gossip Quotes

Gossip and anger are like drinking poison and expecting someone else to die.


Our social relationships are limited, most of the time, to gossip and criticizing people's behavior. This observation slowly pushed me to isolate from the so-called social life. My days pass by in solitude.

Ingmar Bergman

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

Walter Winchell

Rumor is the food of gossip.

Antoine Bret

Gossip is always a personal confession either of malice or imbecility.

Josiah Gilbert Holland

Without wood a fire goes out; without gossip a quarrel dies down.


Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.

Will Rogers

I'll bet you would not list gossip,backstabbing or negativity as one of the desirable values you hold dear.

Rhoberta Shaler

Live that you wouldn't be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip.

Will Rogers

Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.

Spanish Proverb

Gossip, like ennui, is born of idleness.

Ninon de L'Enclos

Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins. We parry and fend the approach of our fellow-man by compliments, by gossip, by amusements, by affairs. We cover up our thought from him under a hundred folds

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to a man's inmost parts


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

Frank A. Clark

Gossip is what no one claims to like -- but everyone enjoys.

Joseph Conrad
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