48+ Best Gossip Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Gossip is a chatty talk. Inspirational gossip quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Most Famous Gossip Quotes

Watch out for the joy stealers: gossip, criticism, complaining, faultfinding, and a negative, judgmental attitude. Joyce Meyer

A cruel story runs on wheels, and every hand oils the wheels as they run.

Believe nothing of what you hear and only half of what you see.

For this social disease of gossip resembles that distemper which, at the present moment, threatens the chestnut forests of America. It first attacks the noblest trees. Like it, too, it would seem to baffle all remedies, and like it, it would seem to be the work of indestructible microscopic worms.

Gossiping and lying go hand in hand. Proverb

History is idle gossip about a happening whose truth is lost the instant it has taken place.

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. Iyanla Vanzant

Rumor travels faster, but it don’t stay put as long as truth.

Words spoken can never be recalled. Wentworth Dillon

There’s a kind of radar that you get, after years of being talked about and made fun of by other people. You can almost smell it when it’s about to happen, can recognize instantly the sound of a hushed voice, lowered just enough to make whatever is said okay.

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. Blake Lively

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

Words have no wings but they can fly a thousand miles. Korean Proverb

Trying to keep from gossiping is like trying to stem the tide from coming into shore. It would be wonderful if we could confine all our conversations to neutral objects or abstract, general intellectual subjects, but, unfortunately, few of us really care to discuss such deep, meaningful and world-shaking topics. What we’re really interested in is the real dirt on someone even if it happens to be exaggerated, distorted or false.

Your dignity can be mocked, abused, compromised, toyed with, lowered and even bad mouthed, but it can never be taken from you. You have the power today to reset your boundaries, restore your image, start fresh with renewed values and rebuild what has happened to you in the past. Shannon L. Alder

There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.

They have the unique ability to listen to one story and understand another. Pandora Poikilos

Listening to gossip is like eating candy. It tastes good. It is nice to be in the loop, and it feels affirming to have someone listen to us. But gossip also goes down to our spiritual waistlines and changes who we are.

What man ever openly apologizes for slander? It is not so much a feeling of slander as it is that of a massive lie, a misdeed not only to the slandered but also to those manipulated in the process. He has made them all, every one, his enemies, thereupon he is so overwhelmed with guilt that he will deny it until his grave. Criss Jami

Nobody can buy a hat without gossiping.

Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas. Marie Curie

There are a set of malicious, prating, prudent gossips, both male and female, who murder characters to kill time, and will rob a young fellow of his good name before he has years to know the value of it.

Often those that criticize others reveal what he himself lacks. Shannon L. Alder

As to people saying a few idle words about us, we must not mind that, any more than the old church steeple minds the rooks cawing about it.

Isn’t it kind of silly to think that tearing someone else down builds you up? Sean Covey

A gossiper is the devil’s postman.

Some say our national pastime is baseball. Not me. It’s gossip. Erma Bombeck

A mind conscious of its own rectitude fears not what is said of it, but will bid defiance to and despise shafts that are not barbed with accusations against honor or integrity.

People love gossip. It’s the biggest thing that keeps the entertainment industry going. Ellen DeGeneres

Oh yeah, gossip. I heard you on the secret wireless. You know the devil’s radio child.

No one gossips about other people’s secret virtues. Bertrand Russell

Gossip is like an old joke there’s always somebody around who hasn’t heard it.

People will question all the good things they hear about you but believe all the bad without a second thought

Gossips are well versed in the defects of others, but they never think of trying to discover their own.

Whoever gossips to you, will gossip about you. Spanish Proverb

Your dignity can be mocked, abused, compromised, toyed with, lowered and even bad mouthed, but it can never be taken from you. You have the power today to reset your boundaries, restore your image, start fresh with renewed values and rebuild what has happened to you in the past. Shannon L. Alder

What you don’t see with your eyes, don’t witness with your mouth. Jewish Proverb

You will never be sorry for standing by your principles, for stopping your ears to gossip. Byron Pulsifer

Gossip is saying behind their back what you would not say to their face. Flattery is saying to their face what you would not say behind their back.

You should never make fun of something that a person can’t change about themselves. Phil Lester

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

Would your colleagues rather work with you if you are bright and cheerful, not prone to outbursts, or gossip or would they rather work with a person who has a sour disposition, is gloomy and unpredictable in mood? I think the answer is obvious. Byron Pulsifer

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

Words spoken can never be recalled. Wentworth Dillon

Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people. Eleanor Roosevelt

Words spoken are like eggs broken. Sheri Glewen