Talking Too Much Quotes (24 quotes)
How to Become Silent? - Sadhguru
There are Better Things to Talk About Than Other People (and How to Gossip Less)
The shit talk abounds. And what about the gossip along high school hallways, ricocheting from locker to locker? Need I mention magazines? We are literally surrounded by crap. Why have we succumbed to a culture of belittling banter? Why do we choose to spend our precious time, energy and power to bring others down in hushed whispers and superior tones? In effect, your mental energy is shifted towards YOU and away from the business of others.
Soon, the whole community had heard the rumor. Later, the person who spread the gossip learned that the rumor was untrue. He was very sorry and went to an elder in the community who had a reputation for great wisdom to seek advice. Rip it open and scatter the feathers, then return to me tomorrow. Quickly defined, gossip is talk of a personal, sensational, or intimate nature.
Mullah Nasruddin, the famous Middle Eastern trickster figure, once—so the story goes—took a pilgrimage with a priest and a yogi. On this spiritual journey, they were inspired to purify themselves through mutual confession. They decided to confess to each other their most embarrassing ethical lapse. Nasruddin was silent. Finally, the others said, "Come on, Mullah, it's your turn!
6 Steps to Recover From a Gossip Addiction
Is that juicy nugget of information about your buddy nagging at you, begging you to release it to the rest of your friends? - Tags Instant Gratification. We all do it.
We all do it. We all talk shit about people. I understand that. But why? What do we actually gain from talking shit about other people? My mind had been infiltrated with constant negativity that I could never seem to shake.
Whether you think of yourself as Chatty Charlie, Reserved Rebecca or someone in between, chances are you have experienced the power of saying more with less. If you've ever worked in an office where someone stage-whispered "layoffs are coming" across the cubicle farm, you've felt the panic that rises from three words. You may have made a thoughtful, impassioned pitch to an investor who responded, "I'll pass," and the impact of those two words still sting today. Or you may still be celebrating a recent "you're hired! If Rudyard Kipling was correct that "Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind," then many of us are addicted. And most of us, regardless of gender, do more telling, advising, convincing, explaining, directing, and divulging than we should.