It hurts when you find out that people are talking behind your back. It hurts double when it’s people you trusted in the first place.
But do you know what? People talk about people in authority, people they are jealous of, and people they can never hope to be. If that’s the case in your situation, take heart. Take the high road and leave those weak little minds to their useless chatter because YOU are much too busy being fabulous and succeeding.
My name must taste good because it’s always in your mouth.
They smile in my face, behind my back they talk trash, Mad and stuff because they don’t have cash. – Erick Sermon
I don’t have any friends and don’t have any intention of making any. People will stab you in the back, mistreat you, talk about me behind your back, steal from you. And they’re not really your friends. They’re only there because you’re a celebrity or because they want to get something from you. – Gary Coleman
Always sleep with one eye open. Never take anything for granted. Your best friends might just be your enemies. – Sara Shepard
The world doesn’t change in front of your eyes, it changes behind your back. – Terry Hayes
Ask me, don’t ask about me.
There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.
I never gossip. I observe. And then relay my observations to practically everyone. – Gail Carriger
A friend is a person who goes around saying nice things about you behind your back. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Throughout your career people will try to distract you. Some will scream at you, others will say things behind your back, and a few feral animals will literally try to throw their stiletto heel in in your lane and trip you. Keep your eyes straight ahead and just run your race. – Sharyn Alfonsi
Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people. – Socrates
If you talk about someone behind their back, doesn’t that mean you are in front of them? – Jordan Smith
You always knew after shitty things happened, who your friends really were. – Jodi Picoult
Anyone can stay true to your face, it’s the people who stay true behind your back that really count. – Nicky Gumbel
No one gossips about other people’s secret virtues. – Bertrand Russell, On Education
A true friend will tell you the truth to your face – not behind your back. – Sasha Azevedo
Sometimes it’s not the people who change, it’s the mask that falls off. – Haruki Murakami
You think it hurts your feelings that girls talk about you behind your back, until they tell you to your face. And they each wanted a turn. Every time, it started with ‘girlfriend’ and ended with ‘bitch. – Jennifer Echols
Avoid him who talks sweetly before you but tries to ruin you behind your back, for he is like a pitcher of poison with milk on top. – Chanakya
Don’t worry about what people say behind your back, they are the people who are finding faults in your life instead fixing the faults in their own life.
Don’t worry about what people say. – Billie Jean King
People like to talk more than they act. They like to sit there and complain and vent. Somehow they think that changes things, when it doesn’t. – James Patterson
If you don’t talk to me, you have no right to talk about me.
Piper!” Frank yelled. “Counter those empousai! We need some chaos.” “Thought you’d never ask.” She started catcalling at the female demons: “Your makeup is smeared! Your friend called you ugly! That one is making a face behind your back! – Rick Riordan
My arse contemplates those who talk behind my back. – Francis Picabia
Remember, if people talk about you behind your back, it only means you are two steps ahead of them. – Fannie Flagg
Part of my gestalt is that I still feel a little bit like a wallflower. Even in my own life. I talk about myself behind my back. – Carrie Fisher
It doesn’t matter how nice you are. The moment you leave a room, other people will talk about you.
Once they stop talking to you, they start talking about you.
You’re only as sick as your secrets. Either it comes out their way or my way. I talk about myself behind my back. And I’m funny about it. – Carrie Fisher
A true friend is someone who says nice things behind your back. – Anthony Michael Hall
It goes without saying that your friends are usually the first to discuss your personal business behind your back. – Terry McMillan
When people talk about you behind your back, they’re not just behind you, they’re beneath you – Donald L. Hicks
Just because they say they’re praying for you in your face, doesn’t mean they aren’t laughing at your struglle behind your back. – Trent Shelton
It’s hard sometimes to not want to know what people are saying behind your back and to ignore certain things that are being written. – Sienna Miller
Don’t tell me what was said about me. Tell me why they were so comfortable to say it to you. – Jay Z
While you’re talking behind my back, feel free to bend down and kiss my ass.
The most disagreeable thing that your worst enemy says to your face does not approach what your best friends say behind your back. – Alfred de Musset
If it’s not your business, don’t spread it.
One distinct measure of a person is how much they talk behind other people’s backs.
If you get criticized, good – I don’t think people get criticized enough. People talk behind your back and they criticize you, but they don’t often come up and say it to you. – Ian McKellen
The awkward moment when you realize that the person you’re making fun of is right behind you.
It is the disease of cowards, who do not have the courage to speak upfront and so talk behind one’s back … Watch out against the terrorism of gossip! – Pope Francis
Gossip is what no one claims to like, but everybody enjoys. – Joseph Conrad
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. – Eleanor Roosevelt
Isn’t it kind of silly to think that tearing someone else down builds you up? – Sean Covey
The people who talk behind your back are destined to stay there. – Elizabeth Rudnick
Fake friends are like shadows: always near you at your brightest moments, but nowhere to be seen at your darkest hour True friends are like stars, you don’t always see them but they are always there.
Word spread because word will spread. Stories and secrets fight, stories win, shed new secrets, which new stories fight, and on. – China Miéville, Embassytown
I don’t care what people talk behind my back until they speak the truth. – Abraham Lincoln
In fact you’ve got your hands tied behind your back when somebody chooses to take a low road in to you, there is nothing you can do about it, and so you just live with it and move on. – Robert Redford
You got nothing to lose. You don’t lose when you lose fake friends. – Joan Jett
People love gossip. It’s the biggest thing that keeps the entertainment industry going. – Ellen DeGeneres
The same people who smile in my face would be the same ones to talk behind my back. – Timbaland
As people grow up, they realize it’s less important to have more friends and more important to have real ones. – Lauren Conrad
Gossip is a disease spread from mouth to mouth.
To me, my Dad’s the greatest guy – next to Jesus Christ – who ever walked this planet. He’s been that outstanding male role model in my life. And he’s still the same guy I grew up around, very conscious of the image he sets forth. As he would say, ‘Wouldn’t do anything behind your back that I wouldn’t do to your face.’ – Aaron Tippin
I don’t regret my past, I just regret the time I’ve wasted on the wrong people. – Wiz Khalifa
People can’t talk about you behind your back if you are constantly in their faces. – J.D. Horn
If people talk behind your back, it’s because you’re ahead of them. – Zayn Malik
If you’re going to talk about me behind my back, at least check out my great ass. – Carole Radziwill
Some people are willing to betray years of friendship just to get a little bit of the spotlight. – Lauren Conrad
It isn’t what they say about you. It’s what they whisper. – Errol Flynn
You always worry that everybody is secretly talking about you behind your back, everybody is secretly making fun of your voice, your figure, the way that you are during puberty, but it turned out, in real life, everybody was. On movie sets, they were all talking about these things, because they had to. – Mara Wilson
I don’t talk about my friends behind their back. – Tom Sturridge
A friend cannot be considered a friend until he is tested in three occasions: in timeof need, behind your back, and after your death. – Ali ibn Abi Talib
People who serve you without love get even behind your back. – Walt Whitman
Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you. – Philip Sidney
There is nothing more cruel than talk, and there is nothing more difficult to combat. When people say things behind your back there is nothing you can refute or deny, and the rumours go on growing and growing, and no one can stop them. – Agatha Christie
Rumor travels faster, but it don’t stay put as long as truth. – Will Rogers
It’s not about who is real to your face. It’s about who stays real behind your back.
Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you’re doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you. – Joel Osteen
If you are afraid of changes Watch from a distance Whether or not I might do something If you’re going to talk about me behind my back It is what it is. – Ayumi Hamasaki
Ignore reality, there’s nothing you can do about it. – Natalie Imbruglia
The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business. – George Bernard Shaw