Quotes of Chatter

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

- Will Rogers

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

- Walter Winchell

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

- Oscar Wilde

“ Show me someone who never gossips, and I will show you someone who is not interested in people. ”

- Barbara Walters

“ Gossip is what no one claims to like, but everybody enjoys. ”

- Joseph Conrad

“ A little public scandal is good once in a while - takes the tension out of the news. ”

- Beryl Pfizer

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

- Alice Roosevelt Longworth

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

- Alexander Pope

“ For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbours, and laugh at them in our turn? ”

- Jane Austen

“ Jaw-jaw is better than war-war. ”

- Harold Macmillan

“ Gossip is when you hear something you like about someone you don't. ”

- Earl Wilson

“ Historian. A broad — gauge gossip. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ Stardom is a strange mixture of studio-produced hagiography, fan magazine gossip, and audience desire. ”

- Unknown

“ The violets prattle and titter, And gaze on the stars high above. ”

- Heinrich Heine

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

- Liz Smith

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

- Blaise Pascal

“ Speak no evil of the dead. ”

- Chilo

“ Vilify, Vilify, some of it will always stick. ”

- Pierre Beaumarchais

“ Journalism is organized gossip. ”

- Edward Eggleston

“ Olive oil... asparagus... if your mother wasn't so fancy, we could shop at the gas station like normal people. ”

- Homer Simpson

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

- John Milton

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

- Mark Twain

“ History is merely gossip. ”

- Oscar Wilde

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

- Bible

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

- John Heywood

“ There isn't much to be seen in a little town, but what you hear makes up for it. ”

- Kin Hubbard

“ If they don't depend on true evidence, scientists are no better than gossips. ”

- Penelope Fitzgerald

“ As in a theatre, the eyes of men, After a well-graced actor leaves the stage, Are idly bent on him that enters next, Thinking his prattle to be tedious. - King Richard II. Act v. Sc. 2. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Kittens are wide-eyed, soft and sweet. With needles in their jaws and feet. ”

- Pam Brown

“ Using backdoor tactics to destroy America's last great wild frontier will not solve our nation's energy problems and will do nothing to lower skyrocketing gas prices. ”

- Maria Cantwell
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