43 Rumor Quotes To Keep Yourself Away From Drama And Lies

Being a gossip often means you’re not entirely truthful. Rumor-mongering can be detrimental to your professional image. However, keeping informed is essential when it comes to helping you get ahead in life and make the right choices.

Rumors are very intimidating and can be harmful if left unchecked. Let these quotes inspire you to protect your reputation, stay on the right track, and be a role model.

The next time someone is trying to make you believe something about yourself or someone else, remember that it’s okay, to be honest with yourself and others. Share these rumor quotes with your friends and family to encourage them to always stand up against gossip.

Here are some most insightful rumor quotes that will encourage you to keep yourself away from gossip and drama and be a great human being.

43 Rumor Quotes To Keep Yourself Away From Drama And Lies

1. “Be warned: A person content to sit with you and criticize others will speak critically of you out of earshot.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

2. “There are people who take rumors and embellish them in a way that can be devastating. And this pollution has to be eradicated by people in our business as best we can.” ― Bob Woodward

3. “A lie can run round the world before the truth has got its boots on.” ― Terry Pratchett

4. “If you have any kind of sex appeal, people are quick to accuse, abuse, lie, assume, and make up rumors. And that’s not just in entertainment — that’s in life. Period.” ― Mya

5. “Rumor grows as it goes.” ― Virgil

6. “News told, rumors heard, truth implied, facts buried.” ― Toba Beta

7. “None of it was true but rumors are like germs. They spread and multiply almost in a breath and before you know it, everyone is contaminated.” ― C.J. Tudor

8. “Rumors are not news; but they sometimes foreshadow news.” ― Ernest Hamlin Abbott

9. “And though there’s a grain of truth in every rumor, I’ve found that the worst gossip usually starts with something harmless.” ― Kathleen O’Dell

10. “Gossip needn’t be false to be evil – there’s a lot of truth that shouldn’t be passed around.” ― Frank A. Clark

11. “Hearsay, even from the people I love, doesn’t equate to gospel truth.” ― Katie McGarry

12. “Rumors are like ripples in a cornfield. They are ephemeral, but they do indicate which way the wind is blowing.” ― Susan J. Palmer

13. “Nothing is swifter than rumor.” ― Horace

14. “Foolishly play with the fires of rumor, only to risk being burned by its treacherous flames.” ― Josh Homme

15. “You can hear rumors. But you can’t know them.” ― Jay Asher

16. “I love rumors. It gives me something to think about and enjoy.” ― Leonard Lauder

17. “No one gossips about other people’s secret virtues.” ― Bertrand Russell

18. “One who gossips usually carries boredom in one hand and bitterness in the other.” ― Suzy Kassem

19. “The media tends to report rumors, speculations, and projections as facts… How does the media do this? By quoting some ‘expert’… you can always find some expert who will say something hopelessly hopeless about anything.” ― Peter McWilliams

20. “There are rumors, rumors, rumors. I’m always the last one to know about these things, literally.” ― Shawn Ashmore

21. “Rumor travels faster, but it don’t stay put as long as truth.” ― Will Rogers

22. “The biggest liar in the world is They Say.” ― Douglas Malloch

23. “Rumors are like a flame blown by the wind.” ― Nellie Nae Batson

24. “Never make negative comments or spread rumors about anyone. It depreciates their reputation and yours.” ― Brian Koslow

25. “Gossip is what you say about the objects of flattery when they aren’t present.” ― P. J. O’Rourke

26. “Rumors, at times, can be more severe than the truth.” ― Fuwa Aika

27. “Always remember… Rumors are carried by haters, spread by fools, and accepted by idiots.” ― Ziad K. Abdelnour

28. “Rumors are mostly a projection of the individual who started them.” ― Roya R. Rad

29. “Trying to squash a rumor is like trying to unring a bell.” ― Shana Alexander

30. “A rumor without a leg to stand on will get around some other way.” ― John Tudor

31. “Rumors are like wildfire; you are burned up before you know it.” ― Kenneth D. Mcllroy

32. “Rumors are the oldest form of mass media.” ― Jean-Noel Kapferer

33. “Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

34. “What you don’t see with your eyes, don’t witness with your mouth.” ― Jewish Proverb

35. “I guess rumors are more exciting than the truth.” ― Venus Williams

36. “Rumors generally grow deformed as they travel.” ― Edward Counsel

37. “Rumors are like songbirds; they sound filling but make a poor feast.” ― W. Michael Gear

38. “Gossip is when you hear something you like about someone you don’t.” ― Earl Wilson

39. “Those who feed on rumors are small, suspicious souls.” ― Charles R. Swindoll

40. “I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling lies about us, I will stop telling the truth about them.” ― Adlai E. Stevenson II

41. “Oftentimes, rumors burn white hot only to fizzle as fast as they ignited.” ― Judy Smith

42. “Rumor grows as it goes.” ― Virgil

43. “Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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