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A malignant sore throat is a danger, a malignant throat not sore is worse.

Author: American Proverb

Profession: Sayings of American Origin

Your friend has a friend; don't tell him.

Author: Chinese Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Chinese Origin

Sight before hearsay.

Author: Danish Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Danish Origin

Loose tongues are worse than wicked hands.

Author: Jewish Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Jewish Origin

What you don't see with your eyes, don't witness with your mouth.

Author: Jewish Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Jewish Origin

Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.

Author: Spanish Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Spanish Origin

Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they will.

Author: Pythagoras

Profession: Greek Philosopher, Mathematician

The only time people dislike gossip is when you gossip about them.

Author: Will Rogers (1879-1935)

Profession: American Humorist, Actor

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

Author: Will Rogers (1879-1935)

Profession: American Humorist, Actor

No one gossips about other people's secret virtues.

Author: Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)

Profession: British Philosopher, Mathematician, Essayist

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.

Author: Paul Scott


The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business.

Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist

When of a gossiping circle it was asked, What are they doing? The answer was, Swapping lies.

Author: Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751-1816)

Profession: Anglo-Irish Dramatist

Conversation is three women stand on the corner talking. Gossip is when one of them leaves.

Author: Herb Shriner


Gossip is news running ahead of itself in a red satin dress.

Author: Liz Smith (1923)

Profession: American Journalist, Gossip Columnist