Quotations The Best Quotes About Slander  

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A list of the best slander quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous slander quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic slander quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational slander quotes from that same writer.

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Slander-mongers and those who listen to slander, if I had my way, would all be strung up, the talkers by the tongue, the listeners by the ears. Plautus

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It takes an enemy and a friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart. The one to slander you, and the other to get the news to you. Mark Twain

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To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can himself attain greatness. Edgar Allan Poe

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Let nobody speak mischief of anybody. Plato

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A man calumniated is doubly injured -- first by him who utters the calumny, and then by him who believes it. Herodotus

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What is said of a man is nothing. The point is, who says it. Oscar Wilde

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Slander expires at a good woman's door.

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If a man could say nothing against a character but what he can prove, history could not be written. Samuel Johnson

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A generous confession disarms slander. Thomas Fuller

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I will make a bargain with the Republicans. If they will stop telling lies about Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them. Adlai Stevenson I

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Slanderers do not hurt me because they do not hit me. Socrates

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Backbite. To speak of a man as you find him when he can't find you. Ambrose Bierce

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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

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I am about courting a girl I have had but little acquaintance with. How shall I come to a knowledge of her faults, and whether she has the virtues I imagine she has? Answer. Commend her among her female acquaintances. Benjamin Franklin

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Every one in a crowd has the power to throw dirt; none out of ten have the inclination. William Hazlitt

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The slanders poured down like Niagara. If you take into consideration the setting -- the war and the revolution -- and the character of the accused -- revolutionary leaders of millions who were conducting their party to the sovereign power -- you can say without exaggeration that July 1917 was the month of the most gigantic slander in world history. Leon Trotsky

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Be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt not escape calumny. William Shakespeare