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    Nature abhors a vacuum but why do most people hasten to fill in the blanks with garbage?

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Rumor doth double, like the voice and echo,
The numbers of the feared.

Rumor doth double, like the voice and echo,
The numbers of the feared.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Rumor Quotes,
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There is nothing which cannot be perverted by being told badly.

There is nothing which cannot be perverted by being told badly.

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And withal they learn to be idle, wandering about from house to
house; and not only idle, but tattlers read more

And withal they learn to be idle, wandering about from house to
house; and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies,
speaking things which they ought not.

by Bible Found in: Gossip Quotes, Rumor Quotes,
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I will be gone,
That pitiful rumor may report my flight
To consolate thine ear.

I will be gone,
That pitiful rumor may report my flight
To consolate thine ear.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Rumor Quotes,
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What is this the sound and rumor? What is this that all men hear, Like the wind in hollow valleys read more

What is this the sound and rumor? What is this that all men hear, Like the wind in hollow valleys when the storm is drawing near, Like the rolling of the ocean in the eventide of fear? 'Tis the people marching on

by William Morris Found in: Rumor Quotes,
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What some invent the rest enlarge.

What some invent the rest enlarge.

by Jonathan Swift Found in: Rumor Quotes,
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Idle rumors were also added to well-founded apprehensions.
[Lat., Vana quoque ad veros accessit fama timores.]

Idle rumors were also added to well-founded apprehensions.
[Lat., Vana quoque ad veros accessit fama timores.]

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Rumor is not always wrong

Rumor is not always wrong

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I cannot tell how the truth may be;
I say the tale as 'twas said to me.

I cannot tell how the truth may be;
I say the tale as 'twas said to me.

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