Quotes: gossip

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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, and they who edit it and read it are old women over their tea.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    A real Christian is a person who can give his pet parrot to the town gossip.
  • Truman Capote
    Truman Capote
    American writer 1942-
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    All literature is gossip.
  • Primo Levi
    Primo Levi
    Italian chemist, writer 1919-1987
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    Anyone who has obeyed nature by transmitting a piece of gossip experiences the explosive relief that accompanies the satisfying of a primary need.
  • Herb Shriner
    Herb Shriner
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    Conversation is three women stand on the corner talking. Gossip is when one of them leaves.
  • Robert Greene
    Robert Greene
    American author 1959-
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    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.

    Source: The 48 Laws of Power

  • Sir Richard Steele
    Sir Richard Steele
    British Dramatist, Essayist, Editor 1672-1729
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    Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a Gossip.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    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.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Gossip is charming! History is merely gossip. But scandal is gossip made tedious by morality.
  • Liz Smith
    Liz Smith
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    Gossip is news running ahead of itself in a red satin dress.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
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    Gossip is only the lack of a worthy memory.
  • Walter Winchell
    Walter Winchell
    American newspaper and radio commentator 1897-1972
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    Gossip is the art of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid.
  • Erica Jong
    Erica Jong
    American author 1942-
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    Gossip is the opiate of the oppressed.
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
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    Gossip is what no one claims to like, but everybody enjoys.
  • Earl Wilson
    Earl Wilson
    American columnist 1907-
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    Gossip is when you hear something you like about someone, you don't.
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