Rumor quotes

  • But it feels good to love a thing and not expect anything back. It feels good to not get an argument or any pushiness or any rumors or any bullshit. It's love without strings. It's ideal.
    -- A.S. King

    #Bullshit #Feel Good #Rumor

  • Rumors of coal's demise may have been greatly exaggerated.
    -- Alan Johnson

    #Rumor #Demise #May

  • Appreciate the power of rumor, often malicious, no matter how preposterous, within the local populations you are seeking to help.
    -- Alvin Adams

    #Appreciate #Rumor #Population

  • Rumors spread faster than news and news spreads faster than the happenings
    -- Amit Abraham

    #Rumor #News #Faster

  • Rumor ... often is fathered and mothered by false reports.
    -- Andre Norton

    #Gossip #Rumor

  • Death is a distant rumor to the young.
    -- Andy Rooney

    #Death #Humor #Rumor

  • The ball of rumor and criticism, once it starts rolling, is difficult to stop.
    -- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

    #Gossip #Criticism #Rumor

  • Rumor, once started, rushes on like a river, until it mingles with, and is lost in the sea.
    -- Antoine Rivarol

    #Sea #Rivers #Rumor

  • Money talks. It starts rumors about careers and complicity and speaks of the tragedies and triumphs of our social lives.
    -- Barbara Kruger

    #Careers #Tragedy #Rumor

  • I find very often people like to confront rumors. It depends on how much they trust you. And you have to have a line between what is tasteful and what isn't.
    -- Barbara Walters

    #People #Rumor #Lines

  • Rumors about me? Calista Flockhart, Pam Anderson, and Matt Damon. That's who I'm dating.
    -- Ben Affleck

    #Dating #Rumor #Damon

  • People rely on Wikipedia, and a lot of it is wrong. But because there it is on the Internet, they assume it's right. Rumor gets printed as fact. We may have lost our critical facility as a nation.
    -- Ben Mezrich

    #People #Rumor #Wikipedia

  • All these rumors about [Tom Cruise] being gay. I don't believe it. I don't believe it for one minute. He hasn't been to one of my shows.
    -- Bette Midler

    #Believe #Gay #Rumor

  • I keep bumping into that silly quotation attributed to me that says 640K of memory is enough. There's never a citation; the quotation just floats like a rumor, repeated again and again.
    -- Bill Gates

    #Memories #Silly #Rumor

  • Athens will again be the host of the Games in 2004, but there are rumors that they might be switched if the Greeks don't begin to construct the sites faster.
    -- Bill Toomey

    #Games #Greek #Rumor

  • 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

    #Business #People #Rumor

  • I've discovered that the less I say, the more rumors I start.
    -- Bobby Clarke


  • Knowledge is only rumor until it lives in the bones.
    -- Brené Brown

    #Rumor #Bones

  • This world is a great sculptor’s shop. We are the statues and there’s a rumor going around the shop that some of us are someday going to come to life.
    -- C. S. Lewis

    #Life #Rumor #World

  • Those who feed on rumors are small, suspicious souls.
    -- Charles R. Swindoll

    #Soul #Rumor

  • I don't want to respond to rumors that have no basis at all... But I am willing to respond to questions that the public and the press should know.
    -- Charles Rangel

    #Rumor #Want #Should

  • I try to put out fires when bizarre rumors get started.
    -- Chris Weitz

    #Fire #Rumor #Trying

  • Facts can be so misleading, where rumors, true or false, are often revealing.
    -- Christoph Waltz

    #Rumor #Facts #Revealing

  • I heard a rumor that I had...left the earth
    -- Cody Simpson

    #Rumor #Earth #Heard

  • You know, I've never actually really believed that death is inevitable. I just think it's a rumor.
    -- David Carradine

    #Thinking #Rumor #Inevitable

  • I don’t know what’s the matter with me, why I’m so adept at distance, why I feel so remote from things, why life feels like a rumor.
    -- David Shields

    #Distance #Rumor #Matter

  • It ain't that I'm too big to listen to the rumors, It's just that I'm too damn big to pay attention to 'em.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Rumor #Attention #Ems

  • Never pay attention to the rumors and what they assume
    -- Drake

    #Humble #Rumor #Attention

  • Rumors and Manure both get spread around but only one is beneficial
    -- Ed Furgol

    #Rumor #Spread #Beneficial

  • The needlework of lies and rumors seeks to distract peoples attention from the daily business of governance under the Presidents leadership. Those who continually plot for the Presidents downfall will never succeed because she is a hard-working President with no other agenda than to promote our peoples welfare
    -- Eduardo Ermita

    #Lying #Hard Work #Rumor

  • There is a vital force in rumor. Though crushed to earth, to all intents and purposes buried, it can rise again without apparent effort.
    -- Eleanor Robson Belmont

    #Gossip #Effort #Rumor

  • Now, if you are like me - if you are like practically anybody in America - then you probably hold some negative opinions about the French, based upon movies, rumors, recent headlines, unfortunate run-ins with Parisian waiters, or... you know... all that unpleasantness surrounding the Vichy regime.
    -- Elizabeth Gilbert

    #Running #America #Rumor

  • Please ignore rumors! I've had them for years and you have to just let them go over your head. Don't take them personally.
    -- Emma Bunton

    #Years #Over You #Rumor

  • And yet because of my attempt at sincerity I have been condemned, hooted at, reviled; filthy rumors have been circulated about me, not about my characterizations but about me personally, my private self.
    -- Erich von Stroheim

    #Self #Rumor #Sincerity

  • Washington is the place where nobody believes a rumor until it has been officially denied.
    -- Evan Esar

    #Believe #Rumor #Denial

  • [On Washington, D.C.:] There was no other city in the world where rumor fed upon itself so virulently. Whispers wiped out careers just as cholera destroyed its human victims.
    -- Evelyn Anthony

    #Cities #Careers #Rumor

  • In these days of wars and rumors of wars, haven't you ever dreamed of a place where there was peace and security, where living was not a struggle but a lasting delight?
    -- Frank Capra

    #War #Struggle #Rumor

  • The rumor that the state of my health will necessitate my resignation is entirely unfounded.
    -- Frederick William Borden

    #Rumor #States #Resignation

  • Memory... is an internal rumor.
    -- George Santayana

    #Memories #Rumor #Internals

  • Serious misfortunes, originating in misrepresentation, frequently flow and spread before they can be dissipated by truth.
    -- George Washington

    #Rumor #Flow #Serious

  • Oh, and I heard a rumor that I died in a car accident. I didn’t.
    -- Gerard Way

    #Car #Rumor #Heard

  • I don't mind being criticized. I enjoy being criticized personally, not by rumor.
    -- Gil Scott-Heron

    #Mind #Rumor #Enjoy

  • I perpetuate rumors that I've dated people that I've never actually dated.
    -- Ginnifer Goodwin

    #People #Rumor

  • I tried to discover, in the rumor of forests and waves, words that other men could not hear, and I pricked up my ears to listen to the revelation of their harmony.
    -- Gustave Flaubert

    #Inspirational #Men #Rumor

  • We will discuss the issue and the rumors surrounding it with the agency. It is not very sensitive or ambiguous.
    -- Hamid-Reza Assefi

    #Agency #Issues #Rumor

  • Every week I read about myself in a magazine, about something that I haven't done or some place that I've never been or don't even know. It's just gossip, rumors, egos, and politics.
    -- Hilary Duff

    #Gossip #Ego #Rumor

  • Nine-tenths of the world is entertained by scandalous rumors, which are never dissected until they are dead and, when pricked, collapse like an empty bladder.
    -- Horace Greeley

    #Rumor #World #Nine

  • How sacredly do [we] regard the good name of another?...Do we pass on spicy bits of entertaining conversation...repeating rumors and stories which have not been submitted to the test of truth?
    -- Howard W. Hunter

    #Names #Rumor #Stories

  • All of a sudden, I was hearing stories about how difficult I was to work with, ridiculous rumors about drugs and what a diva I was. I never had to go to rehab or a program.
    -- Irene Cara

    #Drug #Rumor #Rehab

  • The Reverend grinned, his fangs flashing. "You know, I've heard this rumor… about a member of the Brotherhood who's celibate. Yeah, go figure, a warrior who abstains. And I've heard a few other things about this male. He's down to one leg. Has a scarred sociopath for a twin. You wouldn't by any chance know of such a Brother?" Phury shook his head. "Nope.
    -- J.R. Ward

    #Brother #Warrior #Rumor

  • I began hearing rumors of apossible recording session with Neil Young. I was a huge fan of Neil's.
    -- Jack Irons

    #Rumor #Fans #Hearing

  • If there is a rumor in the air about you, you'd better treat it as you would a wasp: either ignore it or kill it with the first blow. Anything else will just stir it up.
    -- James Alexander Thom

    #Blow #Air #Rumor

  • Doctor Jones, we're all vulnerable to vicious rumors. I seem to remember that in Honduras you were accused of being a grave robber rather than an archaeologist. Indy: Well, the newspapers greatly exaggerated the incident.
    -- James Kahn

    #Doctors #Rumor #Remember

  • [Rumors are a] vehicle for anxieties and aspirations that may not be openly expressed.
    -- James Scott

    #Anxiety #Rumor #May

  • If a rumor comes out that I'm gay, I could care less. There are so many worse things that they could be saying.
    -- James Van Der Beek

    #Gay #Rumor #Care

  • He that easily believes rumors has the principle within him to augment rumors. It is strange to see the ravenous appetite with which some devourers of character and happiness fix upon the sides of the innocent and unfortunate.
    -- Jane Porter

    #Believe #Character #Rumor

  • You can hear rumors. But you can't know them.
    -- Jay Asher


  • I never notice what is said about me. I am credited with things I have never done, and abused for them. It would be idle to attempt to contradict newspaper talk and street rumors.
    -- Jay Gould

    #Rumor #Would Be #Done

  • I monitor haters' comments. I am aware of vicious rumors, but I am not afraid anymore.
    -- Jay Park

    #Rumor #Vicious #Not Afraid

  • I can't confirm any rumors. I'm happy doing what I'm doing. I have no interest in going back to coaching.
    -- Jimmy Johnson

    #Coaching #Rumor #Interest

  • Rumors that the sun is out at Santa Ynez are without foundation," the radio said.
    -- John Brunner

    #Rumor #Foundation #Santa

  • The stream sings a subdued music, a scarcely audible lilt, faint and fluid syllables not quite said. It slips away into its future, where it already is, and flows steadily forth from up the canyon, a fountain of rumors from regions known to it and not to me.
    -- John Daniel

    #Rivers #Rumor #Environmental

  • I haven't really addressed those rumors because why defend yourself against something that isn't offensive?
    -- Johnny Galecki

    #Rumor #Offensive

  • I am always the source of the worst rumors about myself.
    -- Jonathan Ames

    #Rumor #Source #Worst

  • Rumor with her ten thousand tongues is diffusing her uncertain sounds in almost every ear..
    -- Joseph Smith, Jr.

    #Rumor #Sound #Ears

  • He maybe, possibly, said that if he got word of anyone getting in your way, they’d find out whether there was any truth to the rumor about him knowing how to kill a man with paper clips.
    -- Julie James

    #Men #Knowing #Rumor

  • There were all these rumors about me... so I went indoors. No one saw me for years. And since I wasnt around, people believed what they wanted.
    -- Karen Black

    #Years #People #Rumor

  • Oh, there's all these rumors that I'm a lesbian. I have a boyfriend now, Brandon Blackstock; my manager Narvel's son, Reba McEntire's stepson.
    -- Kelly Clarkson

    #Son #Rumor #Stepsons

  • A plausible rumor / Seems a lot more believable / Than the truth itself.
    -- Kobo Abe


  • My favorite lie was the online rumor that Bruce Willis was my uncle. That's hilarious.
    -- Kreayshawn

    #Uncles #Lying #Rumor

  • Rumors are spread by jealous people
    -- Laurie Halse Anderson

    #Jealous #People #Rumor

  • I haven't read anything but regurgitated rumors. Nothing new, and nothing true.
    -- Layne Staley

    #Fake People #Rumor

  • I refuse to discuss tabloid rumors,
    -- LeAnn Rimes

    #Rumor #Tabloids #Refuse

  • I had rather take my chance that some traitors will escape detection than spread abroad a spirit of general suspicion and distrust, which accepts rumor and gossip in place of undismayed and unintimidated inquiry.
    -- Learned Hand

    #Gossip #Rumor #Inquiry

  • As his colleagues have noted in their tribute to him, it was typical of Leo Ryan's concern for his constituents that he would investigate personally the rumors of mistreatment in Jonestown that reportedly affected so many from his district. Leo Ryan is the 88th recipient of a Congressional Gold Medal and only the 4th Member of Congress to receive this high honor from his colleagues.
    -- Leo Ryan

    #Honor #Rumor #Gold

  • Despite rumors to the contrary, a mime is actually a very satisfying thing to waste.
    -- Lev L. Spiro

    #Rumor #Waste #Mime

  • As much as I want to stay on the team -- I love Chicago, I love the Bulls -- at the same time, I know the business part of it. Sooner or later, all the rumors are going to come up.
    -- Luol Deng

    #Team #Rumor #Chicago

  • Rumor is untraceable, incalculable, and infectious.
    -- Margot Asquith

    #Gossip #Rumor

  • Dear Internet: You are very good at spreading rumors. Truth is more valuable and much harder to come by.
    -- Mark Frost

    #Rumor #Internet #Truth Is

  • Journalism, spooked by rumors of its own obsolescence, has stopped believing in itself. Groans of doom alternate with panicked happy talk.
    -- Maureen Dowd

    #Believe #Rumor #Journalism

  • As for blondes having more fun, well, let me dispel that rumor forever. They do.
    -- Maureen Lipman

    #Fun #Forever #Rumor

  • Rumors of my wealth are greatly exaggerated. I have never been interested in money.
    -- Maurice Strong

    #Rumor #Wealth

  • There is nothing on earth that can satisfy our deepest longing. We long to see God. The leaves of life are rustling with the rumor that we will - and we won't be satisfied until we do.
    -- Max Lucado

    #Long #Rumor #Earth

  • There's a rumor that there may be an attempt at organizing a possible script for a series on my life, which, when you look at my police record, you'd have to have more than one hour to tell the story.
    -- Merle Haggard

    #Police #Rumor #Stories

  • Facts mean little compared to attitudes. To contradict rumor or sentiment is as futile as arguing against a believer's faith in the Immaculate Conception. You have simply become a victim of faith, Comrade Assistant.
    -- Milan Kundera

    #Attitude #Mean #Rumor

  • I like James Franco. I think he's really cute. I remember a while ago there was a rumor going around that he was getting married and all my friends and I were freaking out. Yeah, I think he's cute!
    -- Miranda Cosgrove

    #Cute #Thinking #Rumor

  • Most women indulge in idle gossip, which is the henchman of rumor and scandal.
    -- Octave Feuillet

    #Gossip #Rumor #Scandal

  • I am alive and well and unconcerned about the rumors of my death. But if I were dead, I would be the last to know.
    -- Paul McCartney

    #Rumor #Alive #Lasts

  • A few years ago, a priest working in a slum section of a European city was asked why he was doing it, and replied, 'So that the rumor of God may not completely disappear.
    -- Peter L. Berger

    #Cities #Years #Rumor

  • The single most effective way to get rid of rumor and speculation is to be transparent.
    -- Phil Cooke

    #Rumor #Way #Speculation

  • Every rumor is believed against the unfortunate.
    -- Publilius Syrus

    #Rumor #Unfortunate

  • I'm dead, not impotent. Nasty rumors like that must be squashed before they gain momentum. Feel free to emphasize how very functional I am.
    -- Rachel Vincent

    #Rumor #Gains #Momentum

  • You know what rumors are like-like a jar full of moths. Once they escape, they're all over the place.
    -- Rhys Bowen

    #Rumor #Jars #Moths

  • A rumor is one thing that gets thicker instead of thinner as it is spread.
    -- Richard Armour

    #Rumor #Spread

  • Many a wretch has rid on a hurdle who has done less mischief than utterers of forged tales, coiners of scandal, and clippers of reputation.
    -- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

    #Rumor #Done #Scandal

  • You've all heard some rumors about me over the years. I guess this is the moment to do it. My name is Richard Gere and I am a l*sbian.
    -- Richard Gere

    #Years #Names #Rumor

  • For several weeks, I have been the subject of leaked stories, conjecture, and false attacks about a land exchange. None of them bear any resemblance to the truth, including the rumor that I am planning on resigning.
    -- Rick Renzi

    #Land #Rumor #Stories

  • Rumour was the messenger Of defamation, and so swift, that none Could be the first to tell an evil tale.
    -- Robert Pollok

    #Evil #Rumor #Messengers

  • I have heard unsavory rumors about you and the umbrella-maker's daughter
    -- Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

    #Daughter #Rumor #Umbrella

  • The scarcity of truth is atoned for by the abundance of affidavits; if a rumor be impugned, its veracity is easily strengthened by additional emphasis of affirmation, until at last "everybody says so," and then it is undeniable.
    -- Samuel Laman Blanchard

    #Rumor #Scarcity #Lasts