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No one who gossips can be trusted with a secret.
                                      —Proverbs 11:13

“Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business” (1 Thes 4:11).

  • Gossip doesn’t bother most folks—as long as it’s about someone else.
  • Lettin’ the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier’n puttin’ it back in. —Will Rogers
  • Be slow to believe what you hear about others—and even slower to repeat it.
  • Isn’t it kind of silly to think that tearing someone else down builds you up?” —Sean Covey
  • Gossip is a nasty poison that kills relationships.
  • Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you. —Spanish proverb
  • Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people. —Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Never give a person cause to regret having shared a confidence with you.

“Watch yourself, lest you be indiscreet and betray some vital information” (Prv 5:2).

Don’t say behind their back
what you would not say to their face.

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