Widgongel wif word gespringeth. A roving woman gives rise to gossip. Anonymous
c.900 Maxims I, l.64.
Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who diffuse it: it proves nothing but the bad taste of the smoker. George pseudonym of MaryAnn Evans Eliot
Daniel Deronda, bk.2, ch.13.
For pines are gossip pines the wide world through And full of runic tales to sigh or sing. James Elroy Flecker
It's anindulgencetosit ina roomand discuss yourbeliefs as if they were a juicy piece of gossip. Lillian Florence Hellman
Sara. Watch on the Rhine, act 2.
Blood sport is brought to its ultimate refinement in the gossip columns. Sir Bernard Ingham
Speech, 5 Feb.
Gossip is the opiate of the oppressed. Erica ne e Mann JongSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Fear of Flying, ch.6.
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