Gossip Quotes

No one gossips about other people's secret virtues.

Bertrand Arthur William Russell

Gossip is the opiate of the oppressed.

Erica Jong

The only time people dislike gossip is when you gossip about them.

Will Rogers

Gossip is the tool of the poet, the shoptalk of the scientist and the consolation of the housewife, wit, tycoon and intellectual. It begins in the nursery and ends when speech is past.

Phyllis McGinley

Gossip isn't scandal and it's not merely malicious. It's chatter about the human race by lovers of the same.

Phyllis McGinley

Gossip is nature's telephone.

Sholom Aleichem

Gossip is just news running ahead of itself in a red satin dress.

Liz Smith

Gossip is vice enjoyed vicariously

Elbert Hubbard

Gossip, n.: Hearing something you like about someone you don't.

Earl Wilson

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


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

Mark Twain

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

Barbara Walters

Gossip is only the lack of a worthy memory

Elbert Hubbard

Gossip is the Devil's radio.

George Harrison

A gossip is one who talks to you about others; a bore is one who talks to you about himself; and a brilliant conversationalist is one who talks to you about yourself

Lisa Kirk

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Updated On : March 28, 2008
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