To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, and they who edit it and read it are old women over their tea
There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it ill behooves any of us to find fault with the rest of us.
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
Gossip, as usual, was one-third right and two-thirds wrong.
The worst thing about talk ... is that there's no way to lay it to rest. Every fresh breeze brings a new speculation.
Popular culture is a place where pity is called compassion, flattery is called love, propaganda is called knowledge, tension is called peace, gossip is called news, and auto-tune is called singing.
I guess when you'd lived as long, and pondered as much, as Old Tom had...a game of hopscotch could be more profound than village politics or gossip.
You cannot believe everything you hear
Prince or commoner, tenor or bass,Painter or plumber or never-do-well,Do me a favor and shut your face -Poets alone should kiss and tell.
Watch out for the joy-stealers: gossip, criticism, complaining, faultfinding, and a negative, judgmental attitude.
Fidelity is a living, breathing entity. On wobbly footing, it can wander, becoming something different entirely.
How much time he gains who does not look to see what his neighbour says or does or thinks, but only at what he does himself, to make it just and holy.
The inspired scribbler always has the gift for gossip in our common usage he or she can always inspire the commonplace with an uncommon flavor, and transform trivialities by some original grace or sympathy or humor or affection.
My ass contemplates those who talk behind my back.
Gossip is just a tool to distract people who have nothing better to do from feeling jealous of those few of us still remaining with noble hearts.
History is merely gossip
If A equals success, then the formula is A equals X plus Y and Z, with X being work, Y play, and Z keeping your mouth shut.
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.
Scandal is gossip made tedious by morality
If there is anything more annoying in the world than having people talk about you, it is certainly having no one talk about you.
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