40 Backbiting Quotes On People Talking Behind My Back

Backbiting is talking about someone behind their back, saying mean or harmful things. It can hurt feelings and break trust. Let’s explore some backbiting quotes, to help us understand why it’s not a good thing to do.

Backbiting creates this whole atmosphere of distrust, drama, and negativity. We’ve all probably done it at some point, but it’s so not cool. Let’s keep it positive and lift each other instead of tearing each other down.

When people backbite, they might spread rumors or gossip. about someone, making others think badly of them. This can hurt friendships and relationships because it breaks trust and can make people feel sad or angry. Backbiting is not a nice thing to do, and it’s important to treat others with kindness and respect, just like you would want to be treated.

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You should set boundaries with such manipulative people and relationships so that you are not exploited. Distancing yourself from such toxic people is all you need to do, to get control over your life.

One famous quote about backbiting comes from Eleanor Roosevelt, who said,

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”

Don’t forget to read our collection of two faced quotes and double standard quotes to motivate you to keep your distance from toxic people.

Top 10 Backbiting Quotes

  1. “Everyone is getting talked behind.” — Unknown   

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    backbiting quotes images
  2. “Behind every backbiter lies a tale of jealousy.” — T.J 

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    Quotes For Backbiters
  3. “Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.” — Philip Sidney
  4. “Backbiting: the coward’s way of feeling superior.” — Unknown 

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    backbiting quotes
  5. “If you got a problem with me, tell me, not everyone else.” — Unknown 

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    backbiting people quotes
  6. “I like rumors! I find out so much about me that I didn’t even know.” — Unknown 

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  7. “People will stab you in the back and then ask why you’re bleeding.” ― Unknown 

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    backbiting friends quotes
  8. “Backbiting; It’s the latest trend, and everyone seems to be in style.” ― Unknown 

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  9. “Stop backiting. Stop gossiping. And stop spreading rumors.” — Unknown
  10. “It’s funny how the people who know you the least, talk about you the most.” — Unknown
  11. “If they talk about other people with you, they will talk about you with other people.” — Carlos Wallace

Quotes About Backbiting

  1. “Backbiting by friends or family is betrayal of trust.” — Unknown
  2. “Backbiting pollution has gradually become a major issue over the years.” — Unknown
  3. “Backbiters are like shadows – always present, but never in the light of honesty.” — Unknown
  4. “Backbiters are expert sculptors, molding character flaws out of whispers and gossip.” — Unknown
  5. “People are not sure of themselves, so they talk about others in order not to talk about them.” — Unknown
  6. “A backbiter’s tongue is a double-edged sword that wounds both the speaker and the listener.” — Unknown
  7. “They are always finding fault with others, and not being thankful for the good that comes their way.” — Unknown
  8. “Although not many people today enjoy speaking ill of others, the practice is very much part of relatives.” — Unknown
  9. “People will question all the good things they hear about you but believe all the bad without a second thought.” — Unknown
  10. “Be warned: A person content to sit with you and criticize others will speak critically of you out of earshot.” — Richelle E Goodrich

Talking Behind My Back Quotes

  1. “A coward talks to everyone but you.” – Shannon L. Alder
  2. “People who talk behind you, always left behind you!”  — Sophia
  3. “If gossip were food, many people would be overweight.” — Prashanth Savanur
  4. “People that talk ill of others carry an illness themselves.” — Unknown
  5. “A backbiter’s words are the silent assassin’s daggers, striking from behind.” — Unknown
  6. “The art of backbiting is the canvas on which jealousy paints its ugly strokes.” — Unknown
  7. “Backbiting is like a snake venom, it poisons the mind and destroys relationships.” — Unknown
  8. “Backbiters are architects of their downfall, building bridges to nowhere with their deceit.” — Unknown
  9. “Don’t worry what people say behind your back, because God is going to bless you in front of their faces.” — Unknown
  10. “If people are backbiting about you never stop them from doing it because they are giving you their good deeds.” — Unknown
  11. “One of the best things is knowing that people who backbite you will never hurt you. They only hurt themselves.” — Unknown

Backbiter Friends Quotes

  1. “And spy not, neither backbite one another.” — Unknown
  2. “You never look good trying to make someone else look bad.” — Unknown
  3. “I no longer sit at tables where I might be the topic when I get up.” — Unknown
  4. “If you’re gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.” ― Marilyn Monroe
  5. “Backbiting is the coward’s way of expressing jealousy and insecurity.” — Unknown
  6. “Those who are busy discussing your life are probably not happy about theirs.” — Unknown
  7. “People will talk behind your back. Make sure to give them an interesting topic.” — Unknown
  8. “People are so intelligent these days, I’m hearing things about me I didn’t even know.” — Unknown
  9. “If people are talking behind your back, be happy that you are the one in front.” — Unknown
  10. “Pay no mind to those who talk behind your back, it simply means that you are two steps ahead.” — Unknown
  11. “Fake friends are like secret haters and once you stop talking to them they start talking about you.” — Unknown
  12. “Be careful who you trust, if someone will discuss others with you, they will certainly discuss you with others.” — Unknown
  13. “The person who is “backbiting” is not the person who is being criticized. Someone else is the person being criticized.” — Unknown
  14. “Most of us waste our energy through chattering – endlessly chattering, gossiping, criticising, backbiting.” — Jiddu Krishnamurti
  15. “If someone is talking negatively about others in your presence, remember that they are likely doing the same about you when you’re not around.” — Unknown
  16. “Don’t worry about what people say behind your back, they are the people who are finding faults in your life instead of fixing the faults in their own life.” — Unknown

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The above quotations encourage us to seek authenticity, transparency, and genuine connections, while also acknowledging the existence of duality within individuals.

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