When it comes to gossip, I have to readily admit men are as guilty as women.
He's my friend who speaks well of me behind my back.thomas fuller
Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.
Gossip needs no carriage.
To create an unfavourable impression, it is not necessary that certain things should be true, but that they have been said.william hazlitt
There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.oscar wilde
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 eliot
Tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.
Gossip is unbecoming an elder.
If we all held our tongues, there wouldn't be much left to talk about.