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.
  • Barbara Kruger
    Barbara Kruger
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    All the gossip and craziness becomes a kind of sustained narrative which, in turn, can become history. It's scary.
  • 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.
  • Carrie Fisher
    Carrie Fisher
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    Certainly there are people who like me, but then there are those who don't know me who gossip about me. You can't believe the things I've heard.
  • Herb Shriner
    Herb Shriner
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    Conversation is three women stand on the corner talking. Gossip is when one of them leaves.
  • Beth Ditto
    Beth Ditto
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    Do I ever think Gossip will be really massive in America? No, I don't think it'll happen - and that's fine. It's kind of nice because I get to experience everything at once. I get to come home and it not be weird, like in Paris or something. It is nice to be completely anonymous.
  • 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
  • Vikram Seth
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    Fiction basically is a form of gossip where you want to enter other people's lives, the lives of people you don't know, and you want to know what's going to happen to them.
  • 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.
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