Gossip Quotes

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

 

The healthy, the strong individual, is the one who asks for help when he needs it. Whether he has an abscess on his knee or in his soul. - Rona Barrett

 

Gossip is what no one claims to like, but everybody enjoys. - Joseph Conrad

 

Men have always detested women's gossip because they suspect the truth: their measurements are being taken and compared. - Erica Mann Jong

 

The inspired scribbler always has the gift for gossip in our common usage he or she can always inspire the commonplace with an uncommon flavour, and transform trivialities by some original grace or sympathy or humour or affection. - Elizabeth Drew

 

Scandal is gossip made tedious by morality. - Oscar Wilde

 

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 nature's telephone. - Sholom Aleichem

 

If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me- -Alice Roosevelt Longworth

 

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

 

No one gossips about other people's secret virtues- -Bertrand Arthur William Russell

 

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

 

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

 

It isn't what they say about you, it's what they whisper- -Errol Flynn

 

Gossip is just news running ahead of itself in a red satin dress- -Liz Smith

 

There is so much good in the worst of us,
And so much bad in the best of us,
That it hardly becomes any of us
To talk about the rest of us- -Edward Wallis Hoch

 

The best way to keep one's word is not to give it- -Napoleon I, Maxims

 

The biggest liar in the world is They Say- -Douglas Malloch

 

I don't at all like knowing what people say of me behind my back. It makes me far too conceited- -Oscar Wilde

 

The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about- -Oscar Wilde

 

Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who diffuse it; it proves nothing but the bad taste of the smoker- -George Eliot

 

He's gone, and who knows how may he report Thy words by adding fuel to the flame? -John Milton

 

The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business- -George Bernard Shaw

 

Gossip is what no one claims to like, but everybody enjoys- -Joseph Conrad

 

Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to hear, but they will not keep what is entrusted to them- -Horace

 

The only time people dislike gossip is when you gossip about them- -Will Rogers

 

Gossip is when you hear something you like about someone you don't.-Earl Wilson

 

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

 

Gossip, even when it avoids the sexual, bears around it a faint flavor of the erotic.-Patricia Meyer Spacks

 

Historian - a broad-gauge gossip.-Ambrose Bierce

 

I don't like to read. The only things I read are gossip columns. If someone gives me a book, it had better have lots of pictures.-Ethel Merman

 

I don't want to be involved in endless media gossip.-Kate Adie

 

I sometimes read in a gossip column that I was at a party when I was in Europe at the time. It sometimes feels I've got a Doppelganger somewhere.-Candace Bushnell

 

I think the hardest part about being a teenager is dealing with other teenagers - the criticism and the ridicule, the gossip and rumors.-Beverley Mitchell

 

I thought we would have at most an audience of 5,000 devotees because I made the decision to stick to craft, not to gossip, not to be interested in any of the juicy stuff that they talk about on other shows, but stick to the question of craft.-James Lipton

 

I was both very successful and very left; the living demonstration of how you could be on the left and still be in the gossip columns and be envied for the money you made.-Elia Kazan

 

I'm drawing the gossip surrounding the celebrity, or the image the celebrity tries to push on us.-Hilary Duff

 

I'm more of a guy's girl. I like having a beer in a bar, and I don't bicker or sit down and do my nails. But I have two sisters and a mother, and we're Latin, so we gossip.-Zoe Saldana

 

It is just as cowardly to judge an absent person as it is wicked to strike a defenseless one. Only the ignorant and narrow-minded gossip, for they speak of persons instead of things.-Lawrence G. Lovasik

 

It is the gossip columnist's business to write about what is none of his business.-Louis Kronenberger

 

It was the basilica of gossip, the Vatican of inside dope.-Robert Hughes

 

It's an indulgence to sit in a room and discuss your beliefs as if they were a juicy piece of gossip.-Robert A. Heinlein

 

Knowing policy does help make the gossip more understandable.-Tabitha Soren

 

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

 

Male and female gossip also sounds different, as women use more animated tones, more detail and more feedback.-Kate Fox