"One ought, everyday at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture and speak a few reasonable words." --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Quotes by Topic: Gossip

“If you must speak ill of another, do not speak it, write it in the sand near the water's edge.”
--Napoleon Hill

“What you don't see with your eyes, don't witness with your mouth.”
--Jewish Proverb

“If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends - you're safe in doing it.  But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue.”  
--Alice Duer Miller

“Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.”  
--Spanish Proverb

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”

--Eleanor Roosevelt

“What is told in the ear of a man is often heard 100 miles away.”
--Chinese Proverb

“Gossip needn't be false to be evil - there's a lot of truth that shouldn't be passed around.”
--Frank A. Clark

Artwork by: Mary Engelbreit
Quote: Although the illustration cites "Julie's Grandma" the actual author is Edward Wallis Hoch

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