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He who hunts for flowers will finds flowers; and he who loves weeds will find weeds.

Gossip is the art of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid.
Rumor grows as it goes.
Thy friend has a friend, and thy friend's friend has a friend; be discreet.
Young people do not perceive at once that the giver of wounds is the enemy and the quoted tattle merely the arrow.
Remember, every time you open your mouth to talk, your mind walks out and parades up and down the words.
How awful to reflect that what people say of us is true!
When of a gossiping circle it was asked, What are they doing? The answer was, Swapping lies.
The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business.
No one gossips about other people's secret virtues.
Loose tongues are worse than wicked hands.
Sight before hearsay.
What you don't see with your eyes, don't witness with your mouth.
A malignant sore throat is a danger, a malignant throat not sore is worse.
And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements too.
I maintain that, if everyone knew what others said about him, there would not be four friends in the world.
She poured a little social sewage into his ears.
A cruel story runs on wheels, and every hand oils the wheels as they run.
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.
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.
Anyone who has obeyed nature by transmitting a piece of gossip experiences the explosive relief that accompanies the satisfying of a primary need.
Men have always detested women's gossip because they suspect the truth: their measurements are being taken and compared.
For prying into any human affairs, non are equal to those whom it does not concern.
Nobody's interested in sweetness and light.
There is a lust in man no charm can tame: Of loudly publishing his neighbor's shame: On eagles wings immortal scandals fly, while virtuous actions are born and die.
Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.
Language is the apparel in which your thoughts parade before the public. Never clothe them in vulgar or shoddy attire.
They come together like the Coroner's Inquest, to sit upon the murdered reputations of the week.
None are so fond of secrets as those who do not mean to keep them.
Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth.
Speak no evil of the dead.
Where no wood is, the fire goes out; so where there is no tale bearer, the strife ceaseth.
With well doing you may put to silence foolish men.
Vilify, Vilify, some of it will always stick.
The idea of strictly minding our own business is moldy rubbish. Who could be so selfish?
Gossip is nature's telephone.
Don't sit around like a duck Go out and find ways to get your bucks up if gossip not making you money tell it to shut up!