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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.

Author: Primo Levi (1919-1987)

Profession: Italian Chemist, Author

If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me.

Author: Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884-1980)

Profession: American Author, Daughter of Theodore Roosevelt

Gossip isn't scandal and it's not merely malicious. It's chatter about the human race by lovers of the same. Gossip is the tool of the poet, the shop-talk of the scientist, and the consolation of the housewife, wit, tycoon and intellectual. It begins in the nursery and ends when speech is past.

Author: Phyllis McGinley (1905-1978)

Profession: American Poet, Author

Of course we women gossip on occasion. But our appetite for it is not as avid as a man s. It is in the boys gyms, the college fraternity houses, the club locker rooms, the paneled offices of business that gossip reaches its luxuriant flower.

Author: Phyllis McGinley (1905-1978)

Profession: American Poet, Author

The objection of the scandalmonger is not that she tells of racy doings, but that she pretends to be indignant about them.

Author: H. L. Mencken (1880-1956)

Profession: American Editor, Author, Critic, Humorist

She poured a little social sewage into his ears.

Author: George Meredith (1828-1909)

Profession: British Author

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

Author: Ouida (1838-1908)

Profession: British Writer

I don't care what anybody says about me as long as it isn't true.

Author: Dorothy Parker (1893-1967)

Profession: American Humorous Writer

I maintain that, if everyone knew what others said about him, there would not be four friends in the world.

Author: Blaise Pascal (1623-1662)

Profession: French Scientist, Religious Philosopher

If all men knew what each said of the other, there would not be four friends in the world.

Author: Blaise Pascal (1623-1662)

Profession: French Scientist, Religious Philosopher

My ass contemplates those who talk behind my back.

Author: Francis Picabia (1878-1953)

Profession: French Painter, Poet

One eye witness is better than ten hear sayers.

Author: Titus Maccius Plautus

Profession: Roman Comic Poet

At every word a reputation dies.

Author: Alexander Pope (1688-1744)

Profession: British Poet, Critic, Translator

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

Author: Alexander Pope (1688-1744)

Profession: British Poet, Critic, Translator

Gossiping and lying go hand in hand.

Author: Proverb

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