70 Gossip Quotes

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


  1. Gossip serves no purpose other than to hear yourself talk. Catherine Pulsifer
    Inspirational Quotes



  2. 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



  3. Small minds with little to do. Irish Saying
    Quote of The Day



  4. Stay at home in your mind. Don't recite other people's opinions. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  5. Stay at home in your mind. Don't recite other people's opinions. Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Positive Thinking



  6. If you sitting with a group of friends that are gossiping about people then you should raise your voice and tell the friends that this is none of their business to talk about people lives, lifestyle's or what so ever, initially it can be, it hard to convince them but not impossible to evaluate. David Dashner, Self Improvement
    Quotes to Live By



  7. If you must slander someone don't speak it - but write it - write it in the sand, near the water's edge! Napoleon Hill, The Law of success
    Encouraging



  8. Forget the slander that you hear before you can repeat it. Priscilla Leonard
  9. 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



  10. Attacks can come in many forms: rumors, notes, and other ways. When we invest our time in small talk (gossip), we can only accomplish small things, if anything. David DeNotaris
    Accomplishment



  11. Let's just be honest about it. Gossip, in its essence, is a form of retaliation. You're trying to get back at the person who offended you by talking about them behind their back. Rick Warren
    Inspirational Thoughts



  12. The more drastic action is to remove all those social media apps that do not provide benefits to your life, to your well-being or to your freedom of mind. This means that you remove, delete in fact, any social media application that does not meet your definition of being free from those who simply love to gossip, those who ask inappropriate questions, those who live each day focusing on social media rather than what I call real meaningful person to person exchanges, and from those who seem to spend their time devoted to the negativity around them rather than contributing to the positive aspects of life. Byron Pulsifer, No Social Media
    Positive



  13. Nothing productive is ever achieved as a result of spreading, 
or listening to gossip. Catherine Pulsifer
  14. 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



  15. A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword. Robert Burton
    Famous Quotes about Life



  16. If people have gossiped about you, make sure that your basic stance is for them. This doesn't mean that you must trust them in the same way you did before they gossiped about you. It does mean you should want what is best for them, even at a personal cost. Matthew C. Mitchell, Resisting Gossip
    Trust



  17. Subjective secondhand speech is exemplified by gossip, which hearsay is sometimes likened to. Jennifer Andrus, Entextualizing Domestic Violence
    Random



  18. 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
  19. 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



  20. 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



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



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



  23. Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you. Spanish Proverb
  24. Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you. Spanish Proverb
    Motivational



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



  26. If you gossip - you need to hush. Now. If you listen to gossip - you need to stop. Now. If you are a victim of gossip - you need to become a victor. Now. Jeff Abrams, Sticks and Stones
    Listening



  27. Not allowing yourself to get dragged into gossip and talking behind people's backs can be a challenge but is essential as part of the master plan. It is one of the Ten Golden Rules. M.D. Wilson, Never Gossip
    Graduation



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



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



  31. 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



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



  33. Gossip needs no carriage. Russian Proverb
    Funny Proverbs



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



  35. Gossip is also double-edged: as fun as it may be to tell gossip, by doing so we give people good reasons to do the same about us, which is not so amusing. Phill Haloway, Dealing with Gossip
    Good



  36. Deception takes place when you intentionally try to get someone to believe something you know is not true. It occurs in numerous forms, depending upon the creativity and the desire of the deceiver. Deborah Smith Pegues, 30 Days to Taming Your Tongue Workbook
    Truth



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



  39. The Bible refers to negative comments or stories regarding other people as "evil reports." This may seem like a strong term, but a careful search through the Scriptures shows that our gossip and truth-stretching is much more than idle chatter. This type of speech carries with it far-reaching ramifications that affect not only the life of the speaker but the life of the listener. Dr. Michael D. Sedler, What to Do When Words Get Ugly
    Quotes about Life



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



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



  42. There isn't much to be seen in a little town, but what you hear makes up for it. Kin Hubbard
    Funny Quotes about Life



  43. Gossip . . . reflects the insecurity of those who initiate it. Oprah Winfrey
  44. Gossip . . . reflects the insecurity of those who initiate it. Oprah Winfrey Negative People



  45. 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



  46. Never believe anything bad about anybody unless you positively know it to be true; never tell even that unless you feel that it is absolutely necessary - and remember that God is listening while you tell it. Henry vanDyke
    God



  47. It is a pleasure to me people - who do not gossip. Grenville Kleiser
    Daily Motivation



  48. The truth is, words can hurt. And while they don't physically break bones, they can damage your spirit. Susan Sprague, Coping with Cliques
    Inspirational Sayings



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



  51. A visiting minister began to share about the impact of gossip and criticism. Rather than focus on the harm done by speaking negative words, however, he taught about the damage done simply by listening to them. Dr. Michael D. Sedler, What to Do When Words Get Ugly
    Focus



  52. I've been the girl who gossiped about another, and I've been the girl who has been gossiped about. And guess what? It's miserable both ways. Cara Alwill Leyba, Girl Code
    Top Ten Quotes



  53. Gossip is the act of spreading that which is unconfirmed or the revealing of what was once confidential information. In either situation, gossip is harmful to the gossiper as well as the receipient. The best thing about gossip is when it doesn't occur in any situation or in any environment. Byron R. Pulsifer
    Quotes about Overcoming



  54. That which is everybody's business is nobody's business. Izaak Walton
  55. That which is everybody's business is nobody's business. Izaak Walton
    Daily Inspiration



  56. Rumors are nearly as old as human history itself, with some evidence dating back to ancient Rome. Alpha Traits, How To Combat Deadly Rumors, Gossip and Back Stabbing
    Inspirational Stories



  57. Perhaps you haven't been accused, exactly, but you have struggled with gossip which has made you look bad. These situations can be very powerful since they can set expectations for people you have never met simply because they hear the lie first, and so can form an opinion about you before you have had the chance to show them your true self. Robert Jirda, How to Sink the Rumour Mill
    Challenge



  58. One of the most deadly diseases in the world today is gossip. David Kamara, Overcoming Gossips
    Poems about Life



  59. Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits. Proverbs 18:21 ESV
    Encouraging Bible Verses

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