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What Is A Good Quote For Someone Who Is Talking Badly About People?

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Oscar De La Huerte Profile
There are a number of really useful quotes you might want to use to persuade someone to watch what they say about others.

Read on to find out more!

Quotes about slander and talking badly about someone

If someone is talking badly about others, they are often said to be bad-mouthing, denigrating, putting-down or disparaging.

Sometimes, the best way to deal with a person like that is by replying to their hostile behavior with a knowledgeable quote.

Here are a couple of retorts that will persuade even the most hardened 'bad-mouther' to question their wicked ways:

  • "To speak of a man as you find him when he can't find you".
- Ambrose Bierce
  • "Our disputants put me in mind of the cuttlefish that, when he is unable to extricate himself, blackens the water about him till he becomes invisible".
-Joseph Addison

  • “If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody come sit next to me.”
- Alice Roosevelt Longworth

  • “I have neither curiosity, interest, pain nor pleasure, in anything, good or evil, they can say of me. I feel only a slight disgust, and a sort of wonder that they presume to write my name.”
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
PJ Stein Profile
PJ Stein answered

“Often those that criticise others reveal what he himself lacks.”
Shannon L. Adler

or one of my favorites

"Karma is only a bitch if you are." ― Anonymous

Foolish Blue Profile
Foolish Blue answered
People who talk bad about people are just bad people, so say: "are you GOD? GOD can only judge people!"

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