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"Gossip: nature’s telephone." ~~ Shalom Aleichem
"He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore. " ~~ Sigmund Freud
"The mouth is a door, and should be kept closed." ~~ Bahya Ben Asher
"A word fitly spoken is as apples of gold in a setting of silver. " ~~ Proverbs (Mishle) 25:11
"I was so self-conscious, every time football players went into a huddle, I thought they were talking about me." ~~ Jackie Mason
"Condemn not your fellow until you stand in his place! " ~~ Avot 2:4
"Curses curse their utterers. " ~~ Leviticus (Vayikra) R.
"Who speaks slander is as one that denies the principle of faith, the existence of God. " ~~ Yalkut Shimoni
"You can say the nastiest things about yourself without offending anyone." ~~ Phyllis Diller
"If others speak ill of you, let the worst they say seem a trifle; if you speak ill of others, let the trivial seem enormous." ~~ Sifre 89b
"I grew up among wise men and learned that nothing is better than silence." ~~ Sayings of the Fathers 1:17
"A word without thought is like a foot without muscles." ~~ Moses Ibn Ezra