Popular Quotes and Sayings about Gossip

Have patience awhile; slanders are not long-lived. Truth is the child of time; erelong she shall appear to vindicate thee. ~Immanuel Kant

Believe nothing against another but on good authority; and never report what may hurt another, unless it be a greater hurt to some other to conceal it. ~William Penn

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip. ~Will Rogers

A rumor without a leg to stand on will get around some other way. ~John Tudor

We cannot control the evil tongues of others; but a good life enables us to disregard them. ~Cato the Elder