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  Gossip about a person and his shadow will appear.  
 -  Japanese proverb
  

  It is easier to close a river than to stop gossip.  
 -  Philippine proverb
  

  Whoever gossips to you will gossip of you.  
 -  American proverb
  

  Gossip is the scum of water, action is the drop of gold.  
 -  Tibetan proverb
  

  Gossip needs no carriage.  
 -  Russian proverb
  

  Gossiping is the worst habit and the biggest calumny.  
 -  Jewish proverb
  

  A gossiping woman is the root of trouble.  
 -  African proverb, Jabo
  

  A gossip's mouth is the devil's mailbag.  
 -  Welsh proverb
  

  Gossiping and lying go together.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Gossip is more horrible than a capital crime.  
 -  Jewish proverb
  

  The thief does not gossip about his accomplice.  
 -  African proverb, Jabo
  

  A slanderer kills three: Himself, his listener, and the person who was slandered.  
 -  Jewish proverb
  

  Wherever there is gossip, there will be quarreling.  
 -  Philippine proverb
  

  He is an enemy who slanders one's name.  
 -  African proverb, Yoruba
  

  Gossip is like coal: if it does not char at least it will blacken.  
 -  Slovakian proverb
  

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

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

  The most destructive force in the universe is gossip.  
 -  Dave Barry
  

  We have zero tolerance for gossip. Shut up and get work done.  
 -  Dave Ramsey
  

  Gossip is black magic at its very worst because it is pure poison.  
 -  Don Miguel Ruiz
  

  Be impeccable with your word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.  
 -  Don Miguel Ruiz
  

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

  Gossip is the opiate of the oppressed.  
 -  Erica Jong
  

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

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

  Doesn't matter what you do, or how you do it, your neighbors are gonna talk about you anyway.  
 -  Felder Rushing
  

  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 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
  

  Gossip is the Devil's radio.  
 -  George Harrison
  

  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
  

  Gossip is the Devil's radio.  
 -  George Harrison
  

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

  A slander is like a hornet: If you cannot kill it dead at the first blow, better not to strike at it.  
 -  Josh Billings
  

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

  Gossip: Nobody will tell you gossip if you don't listen.  
 -  Marlene Dietrich
  

  He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander.  
 -  Napoleon Bonaparte
  

  Gossip is charming. History is merely gossip. But scandal is gossip made tedious by morality.  
 -  Oscar Wilde
  

  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
  

  Don't waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.  
 -  Paulo Coelho
  

  Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a gossip.  
 -  Richard Steele
  

  Do not leave your reputation to chance or gossip; it is your life's artwork, and you must craft it, hone it, and display it with the care of an artist.  
 -  Robert Greene
  

  Gossip is nature's telephone.  
 -  Sholom Aleichem
  

  There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.  
 -  Sir Winston Churchill
  

  Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.  
 -  Socrates
  

  The small man gossips. The average man lets him. The great man stays silent and allows what is said of him to make him greater still.  
 -  Stephen Mansfield
  

  The slanderer and the assassin differ only in the weapon they use; with the one it is the dagger, with the other the tongue. The former is worse than the latter, for the last only kills the body, while the other murders the reputation.  
 -  Tryon Edwards
  

  Always remember that some people will gossip and talk about you because when they talk about themselves... no one cares.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I don't trust anyone who talks bad about someone else to me, they probably talk behind my back too.  
 -  Unknown
  

  If all you ever do is gossip about my life , then you probably don't have one of your own.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I've always hated being gossiped about. When I heard that people were talking about me, I consoled myself with what my mother once told me 'Birds peck at the best fruit.'  
 -  Unknown
  

  Live so that you wouldn't be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip.  
 -  Will Rogers