The Best Gossip Quotes of All Time

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Have you ever indulged in a little gossip? Well, if you haven’t, you’re definitely missing out! Gossip is lighthearted fun that can make even the dullest day more enjoyable. And who doesn’t love a good laugh? In addition to being entertaining, gossip can also be informative. So, next time you’re feeling down, grab your best friend and have a gossip session! You’ll be surprised at how much better you’ll feel afterward. Need some inspiration? Check out these hilarious gossip quotes!

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1.) “Don’t waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.”

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2.) “Gossip serves no purpose other than to hear yourself talk.”

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3.) “Gossip is nature’s telephone.”

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4.) “Believe nothing of what you hear and only half of what you see.”

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5.) “Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.”

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6.) “Word spread because word will spread. Stories and secrets fight, stories win, shed new secrets, which new stories fight, and on.”

7.) “If you must slander someone don’t speak it – but write it – write it in the sand, near the water’s edge!

8.) “History is nothing but gossip about the past, with the hope that it might be true.”

9.) “Words spoken can never be recalled.”

10.) “If you haven’t got anything nice to say about anybody come sit next to me.”

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11.) “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.”

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12.) “Forget the slander that you hear before you can repeat it. Forget each slight, each spite, each sheer wherever you may meet it.”

13.) “All literature is gossip.”

14.) “People gossip. People are insecure, so they talk about other people so that they won’t be talked about. They point out flaws in other people to make them feel good about themselves.”

15.) “The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing.”

16.) “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.”

17.) “Gossip needn’t be false to be evil – there’s a lot of truth that shouldn’t be passed around.”

18.) “Words have no wings but they can fly a thousand miles.“

19.) “A lie has no leg, but a scandal has wings.”

20.) “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.”

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21.) “Some say our national pastime is baseball. Not me. It’s gossip.”

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22.) “Gossip is the art of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid.”

23.) “They have the unique ability to listen to one story and understand another.”

24.) “Show me someone who never gossips, and I’ll show you someone who isn’t interested in people.”

25.) “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.”

26.) “Gossip is poison.”

27.) “Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.”

28.) “The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business.”

29.) “A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword.”

30.) “Gossip is a very dangerous tool. We should be more wary of the gossiper, and not the gossip they’re trying to relay to you.”

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31.) “Gossiping and lying go hand in hand.”

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32.) “Often those that criticize others reveal what he himself lacks.”

33.) “In every province, the chief occupations, in order of importance, are lovemaking, malicious gossip, and talking nonsense.”

34.) “Subjective secondhand speech is exemplified by gossip, which hearsay is sometimes likened to.”

35.) “Gossip is hardly uplifting.”

36.) “Isn’t it kind of silly to think that tearing someone else down builds you up?”

37.) “Gossip is what you say about the objects of flattery when they aren’t present.”

38.) “I despise people who go to the gutter on either the right or the left and hurl rocks at those in the center.”

39.) “Nothing travels faster than light, with the possible exception of bad news, which follows its own rules.”

40.) “Some say our national pastime is baseball. Not me. It’s gossip.”

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41.) “Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.”

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42.) “I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumours to my dogs.”

43.) “What is told in the ear of a man is often heard 100 miles away.”

44.) “Secrecy sets barriers between men, but at the same time offers the seductive temptation to break through the barriers by gossip or confession.”

45.) “People love gossip. It’s the biggest thing that keeps the entertainment industry going.”

46.) “Stay at home in your mind. Don’t recite other people’s opinions.”

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47.) “There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.”

48.) “Gossip is always a personal confession either of malice or imbecility.”

49.) “When it comes to gossip, I have to readily admit men are as guilty as women.”

50.) “No one gossips about other people’s secret virtues.”

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51.) “People love gossip. It’s the biggest thing that keeps the entertainment industry going.”

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52.) “My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people’s.”

53.) “Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.”

54.) “Watch out for the joy-stealers: gossip, criticism, complaining, faultfinding, and a negative, judgmental attitude.”

55.) “People will question all the good things they hear about you but believe all the bad without a second thought.”

56.) “Gossip is when you have a malice of intent or mindless, third-party conversation to someone about someone, something you haven’t said to that someone.”

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57.) “There isn’t much to be seen in a little town, but what you hear makes up for it.”

58.) “The biggest liar in the world is They Say.”

59.) “Gossip is called gossip because it’s not always the truth.”

60.) “If you can’t say anything nice, then don’t say anything at all.”

Final thoughts

Gossip is a huge part of human nature, and it’s been around since the beginning of time. It can be both harmful and helpful, but most of the time it just entertains us. Whether you like to dish or listen to gossip, these quotes about gossip will make you think. What do you think? Is gossip good or bad? Let us know in the comments!

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