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Foul whisp'rings are abroad.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Macbeth (Doctor of Physic at V, i)

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Report, that which no evil thing of any kind is more swift, increases with travel and gains strength by its progress. [Lat., Fama, malum quo non aliud velocius ullum, Mobilitate viget, viresque acquirit eundo.]

Virgil or Vergil (Publius Virgilius Maro Vergil) Quotes , Source: The Aeneid (IV, 174)

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It is perfectly monstrous the way people go about nowadayssaying things against one, behind one's back, that are absolutely and entirely true.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.

Spanish Proverb Quotes

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Who gossips with you will gossip of you

Irish Sayings Quotes

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He's gone, and who knows how may he report Thy words by adding fuel to the flame?

John Milton Quotes , Source: Samson Agonistes (l. 1,350)

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Conversation is an exercise of the mind; gossip is merely an exercise of the tongue.

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He gossips habitually; he lacks the common wisdom to keep still that deadly enemy of man, his own tongue

Mark Twain Quotes

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Gossip is what no one claims to like -- but everyone enjoys.

Joseph Conrad Quotes

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The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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

Will Rogers Quotes

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History is merely gossip

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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He that covereth a transgression seeketh love: but he that repeateth a matter separateth very friends.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XVII, v. 9)

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But that your royal pleasure must be done, This act is as an ancient tale new told, And in the last repeating troublesome, Being urged at a time unreasonable.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Life and Death of King John (Pembroke at IV, ii)

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

Oscar Wilde (Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wilde) Quotes , Source: The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Gossip is the art of saying nothing in such a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid.

Walter Winchell Quotes

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Hearts that are delicate and kind, and tongues that are neither -- these makes the finest company in the world.

Logan Pearshall Smith Quotes

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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 Quotes

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Count not him among your friends who will retail your privacies to the world.

Publilius Syrus Quotes

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So live that you wouldn't be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip.

Will Rogers Quotes

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Gossip is sometimes referred to as halitosis of the mind

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Gossip is sometimes referred to as halitosis of the mind

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

Ouida Quotes

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Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to hear, but they will not keep what is entrusted to them.

Horace Quotes

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And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements too.

Alexander Pope Quotes

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