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Brenda Sutton Rose
She struts into the hair salon, her mouth filled with a rotten egg of gossip, unshelled, filled with decay. As soon as she sits down she bites into the shell, and the stink of her lies fills the air, its goo dripping down her chin. With her new haircut she exits, leaving behind the putrid evidence that she’s as corrupt as the egg of lies she spread.
Thich Nhat Hanh
I am determined not to spread news that I do not know to be certain and not to utter words that can cause division or discord.
Gossip is passing on information when you are neither part of the problem nor part of the solution.
We live in a world where ppl will tongue thrash u 4 dissing their fav celebrity but sit silent when hearing gossip about a friend
Joseph J. Ellis
The fledgling and ragtag American army turned its state into a semi-plausible advantage, encouraging enlistees to wear their own "hunting shirts" to build on the reputation of frontier marksmen.
Officials and journalists live in parallel but separate realities; they see and talk to each other, may have a meal and gossip together, but their worlds never touch, because officials use words that don't mean what they say, while for those reporters in Vietnam - Halberstam, Peter Arnett, Morley Safer, and others - words were vessels of reality.
Certaines personnes sont méchantes uniquement par besoin de parler. Leur conversation, causerie dans le salon, bavardage dans l`antichambre, est comme ces cheminées qui usent vite le bois; il leur faut beaucoup de combustible; et le combustible, c'est le prochain.
If you are insulted, if you are accused, if they gossip about you, don't say anything bad. Don't be the one who sees the shame, be the one who corrects it.
Mrs. Hall of Sherbourn was brought to bed yesterday of a dead child, some weeks before she expected, oweing to a fright.—I suppose she happened unawares to look at her husband.
David O. Mckay
Gossip bespeaks either a vacant mind or one that entertains jealousy or envy.
History is nothing but gossip about the past, with the hope that it might be true.
It is very normal for one ugly weed to not want to stand alone.
Rita Mae Brown
Gossip is irresponsible communication. Irresponsible because it is at the expense of another person who is not there to defend herself. Irresponsible because it is not constructive: it helps no one, least of all the person being gossiped about.
I sometimes compare press officers to riflemen on the Somme -- mowing down wave upon wave of distortion, taking out rank upon rank of supposition, deduction and gossip.
Without self-discipline, your streams of grace become a flood of disgrace. Never let indiscipline weigh you down for critics to pick mockeries on.
It seems a lot of Christians are quick to condemn the world and write its inhabitants off as lost causes. It’s odd, though, Jesus never did. He healed and lovingly confronted. Jesus engaged and walked among his enemies, not to breathe fire upon them, but to breathe life into them. He could only change their lives through being part of their lives. He didn’t write books, he didn’t constrain his preaching to just the synagogues. He didn’t stand aloof bad mouthing the world and his enemies to his disciples in the safety of an insular compound. No, Jesus deliberately walked and lived amongst those he came to serve.
Intense nosiness about everybody had always existed in the area. Gossip washed in, washed out, came, went, moved on to next target.
Rather than swallowing our pride and simply asking what we do not know, we choose to fill in the blanks ourselves and later become humbled. Wisdom was often, in its youth, proven foolish, and ones humiliated were meant to become wise.
Gossip is the art of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid.
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Technology has made gossip a simple thing, but gossipers don’t have a place in heaven!
Bad news has good legs.
Gossip is a very dangerous tool. We should be more wary of the gossiper, and not the gossip they're trying to relay to you.
Increasingly, the picture of our society as rendered in our media is illusionary and delusionary: disfigured, unreal, out of touch with reality, disconnected from the true context of our life. It is disfigured by celebrity, by celebrity worship, by gossip, by sensationalism, by denial of our societies
God wants us to humbly and sincerely ask him things. How often do you enjoy people talking about you without taking the time to get to know you?
All the things that you said when you thought I wasn't there, I just tell them to my corner, 'cause no one else would care. That way, when I'm with you, I can keep a cheerful face, But for the moment, I really just need some space.
What the hell does this say about India? Appearances are more important than truths. Gossip is more potent than facts. Loyalty is all one way, from the woman to the man. And when society stacks up all the odds against a woman, she’d better not count on the man’s support. She has no way out other than to end her own life. And I’m in love with an Indian. I must be crazy.
Ruby's was where I'd long picked up delicious bits and pieces of small-town troubles, and of course, Ramona Jean was my very best source.
Our naivety has left us convinced that the people with whom we sometimes talk about other people behind their backs will never talk about us behind our backs.
There was not a lot of room for someone like me, who kept the gossip mill running like a hamster wheel.
Free your life from the fangs of gossips by not associating yourself with them. Anyone who helps you to gossip about someone can also help someone to gossip about you.
Secrecy sets barriers between men, but at the same time offers the seductive temptation to break through the barriers by gossip or confession.
Some people rely on rumors and gossip because they are devoid of any original thought.
It is perfectly monstrous,' he said, at last, 'the way people go about nowadays saying things against one behind one's back that are absolutely and entirely true.
H. W. Brands
Both sides had more confidence in their opponents' weaknesses than their own strength.
No one’s personal life is in the public interest. It’s gossip, bottom line. End of story.
The news is glorified gossip.
Jada Pinkett Smith
I have been affected by gossip and I know people who have been, too. I've seen marriages destroyed by gossip. It is cruel. At the end of the day, all that matters is: Do you love what you see when you look in the mirror? That is it, baby.
She doesn't have time for womanly gossip. She's got the world to discuss with like-minded men.
Welcome to the 21st century cosmopolitan world where biased thoughts preside over unbiased deeds, simple gestures become overrated gossip materials and injustice is a part of long term justice.
There was a moment of silence and then Sutherland breathed, “But, darling! Gossip is the food of the gods.
I sometimes read in a gossip column that I was at a party when I was in Europe at the time. It sometimes feels I've got a Doppelganger somewhere.
Walk away from gossip and verbal defamation. Speak only the good you know of other people and encourage others to do the same.
Great minds have purpose, they rise above obstacles, they use time for plans and projects, and spare no time for idle gossip.
Henry David Thoreau
When our life ceases to be inward and private, conversation degenerates into mere gossip.
We live in a world, a medieval type of world, where someone can accuse you - through gossip and hearsay, and all of a sudden you're supposed to respond to specific charges from people you don't know, are not aware of who these people are, and you're supposed to respond to their specific allegations?
The most active part of a gossip’s body is his tongue.
A good word will spread in the grapevine, bringing forth clusters of grapes and the benevolent of wine; a bad word will spread withering the vines, and choke the potential grapes.
Gossips are like ants” she caressed his head “the moment you spot one, there are already many anthills around but don’t look for them because if you do, you’ll find them and they in turn would bite you and cause you pain, and pain would cause you to lose focus.
Calumny is the offspring of Envy.
Being a gossip reporter just isn't a respectable job. It'll chew you up and spit you out.