Rumour Quotes

It (rumour) has a hundred tongues, a hundred mouths, a voice of iron.

Virgil

History a distillation of Rumour.

Thomas Carlyle

Oh for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless contiguity of shade, Where rumour of oppression and deceit, Of unsuccessful or successful war, Might never reach me more.

William Cowper

In the corner of the morning in the past I would sit and blame the master first and last. All the roads were straight and narrow And the prayers were small and yellow. And the rumour spread that I was aging fast. Then I ran across a monster who was sleeping By a tree. And I looked and frowned and the monster was me.

David Robert Jones

A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumour.

Aldous Huxley

Memory itself is an internal rumour.

George Santayana

History is the distillation of rumour.

Thomas Carlyle

The public is so in awe of its own opinion that it never dares to form any, but catches up the first idle rumour, lest it should be behindhand in its judgment, and echoes it till it is deafened with the sound of its own voice

William Hazlitt

It first was a rumour dismissed as a lie but then came the evidence none could deny: a double page spread in the Sunday Express The Russians are running the DHSS!

Attila the Stockbroker

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