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Quotations about Gossip


Welcome to the intriguing world of gossip, where whispers, rumours, and secrets intertwine in the tapestry of human interaction. Gossip, often described as the currency of social communication, holds a peculiar fascination for many. It can be both captivating and controversial, revealing insights into human nature and the dynamics of relationships. In this compilation, we approach gossip with a lighthearted perspective, presenting a collection of funny quotations that touch upon the humorous, sometimes absurd, and relatable aspects of this age-old pastime. So, lean in, listen closely, and get ready for a playful exploration of the world of gossip.

Psst! Are you ready for some light-hearted whispers? In this compilation, we bring you a collection of funny quotations about gossip. While gossip may have a reputation for stirring up trouble, it also offers moments of amusement and reflection on the quirks of human behaviour. From witty observations about the grapevine to humorous insights into the ins and outs of gossiping, these quotes provide a playful lens through which to explore the art of sharing stories and information.

quotations about gossip

"If you haven't got anything good to say about anyone come and sit by me." Alice Roosevelt Longworth (American socialite, 1884-1980)

"There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about." Oscar Wilde (Irish dramatist and poet, 1854-1900)

"Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip." Will Rogers (American actor and humorist, 1879-1935)

"Will Rogers Gossip is the Devil's radio." George Harrison (English singer and songwriter, 1943-2001)

Gossip is when you hear something you like about someone you *don't.*know.*like.* Earl Wilson (American journalist, 1907-87)

"Gossip is nature's telephone." Sholom Aleichem (Yiddish playwright, 1859-1916)

Today's gossip is tomorrow's *headline.*breakfast.*undoing.* Walter Winchell (American journalist, 1897-1972)

"Gossip is what no one claims to like, but everybody enjoys." Joseph Conrad (Polish-British novelist, 1857-1924)

"Gossip needn't be false to be evil – there's a lot of truth that shouldn't be passed around." Frank A. Clark (American politician, 1860-1936)

"I know that's a secret, for it's whispered every where." William Congreve (English dramatist, 1670-1729)

"A secret in the Oxford sense: you may tell it to only one person at a time." Oliver Franks (English philosopher and administrator, 1905-92)

"It's the gossip columnist's business to write about what is none of his business." Louis Kronenberger (American critic, 1904-80)

"I hate to *spread*hear*print* rumours, but what else can one do with them?" Amanda Lear (French singer, 1939-)

"No one gossips about other people's secret virtues." Bertrand Russell (British philosopher and mathematician, 1872-1970)

"Gossip is just news running ahead of itself in a red satin dress." Liz Smith (American journalist, 1923-)

"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 (Irish dramatist and poet, 1854-1900)

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