Quotes about Gossip

Gossip is a very negative thing. Read these quotes about gossip to remind you that spreading rumors does more harm than good.

Gossip serves no purpose other than to hear yourself talk.
Purpose   |

Forget the slander that you hear before you can repeat it. Forget each slight, each spite, each sheer wherever you may meet it.
Priscilla Leonard, Outlook
Motivational Poems   |

Nothing productive is ever achieved as a result of spreading, or listening to gossip. Don't waste your time! You can make more productive use of it.
Catherine Pulsifer, The Principles of Gossip
Achievement   |

I despise people who go to the gutter on either the right or the left and hurl rocks at those in the center.
Dwight Eisenhower
Famous Quotes   |

If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful."
Zen master Yuanwu
Anger   |

What is told in the ear of a man is often heard 100 miles away.
Chinese Proverb
Proverb   |

Gossip is always a personal confession either of malice or imbecility.
Josiah Gilbert Holland
Wise   |

Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you. Spanish Proverb
Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.
Spanish Proverb
The Principles of Gossip   |

The biggest liar in the world is They Say.
Douglas Malloch
Attitude   |

A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy person keeps a secret.
Proverbs 11:13 (NIV)
Confidence   |

The only time people dislike gossip is when you gossip about them.
Will Rogers
Time   |

There is just two important things to remember about gossip for it to be caring and not harmful to the gossiper or gossipee. First, we need to be willing to repeat whatever we are saying directly to the person and do it. And, second, there has to be absolutely no judmentalism in it. If we are not clear on these two points, then we'd better keep our mouths shut.
Anne Wilson Schaef, Meditations for People Who (May) Worry Too Much
Worry   |

Gossip needs no carriage.
Russian Proverb
Funny Quotes about Life   |

Let the greater part of the news thou hearest be the least part of what thou believest.
Believe   |

Truth is not exciting enough to those who depend on the characters and lives of their neighbors for all their amusement.
George Bancroft
Character   |

Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a Gossip.
Richard Steele
Funny Quotes   |

If you are prone to gossip, you may want to reexamine your own needs and wants.
Byron Pulsifer
Give Yourself A Test   |

There isn't much to be seen in a little town, but what you hear makes up for it.
Kin Hubbard
You Will Never Be Sorry   |

If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.
Kahlil Gibran
Blame   |

That which is everybody's business is nobody's business.
Izaak Walton
Give Yourself A Test   |

A dishonest man spreads strife, and a whisperer separates close friends.
Proverbs 16:28
Friend   |

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.
Paul Scott
Honesty   |

People who judge harshly, criticize and condemn others through gossip, rumor or bad word of mouth are setting themselves up for the same unfair trials.
Scott Allan, Rejection Reset
Words of Encouragement   |

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