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And truly, I'll devise some honest slanders To stain my cousin with. One doth not know How much an ill word may empoison liking. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

God knows I loved my niece, And she is dead, slandered to death by villains, That dare as well answer a man indeed As I dare take a serpent by the tongue. Boys, apes, braggarts, Jacks, milksops! (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Slanders are like flies, that pass all over a man's good parts to light on his sores. (Quote by - Anon.)

Soft-buzzing Slander; silly moths that eat An honest name. (Quote by - James Thomson)

Cut Men's throats with whisperings. (Quote by - Ben Jonson)

No, 'tis slander, Whose edge is sharper than the sword, whose tongue Outvenoms all the worms of Nile, whose breath Rides on the posting winds and doth belie All corners of the world. Kings, queens. and states, Maids, matrons, nay, the secrets of the grave This viperous slander enters. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

I will be hanged if some eternal villain, Some busy and insinuating rogue, Some cogging, cozening slave, to get some office, Have not devised this slander. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The worthiest people are the most injured by slander, as is the best fruit which the birds have been pecking at. (Quote by - Jonathan Swift)

Where it concerns himself, Who's angry at a slander, makes it true. (Quote by - Ben Jonson)

There are robberies that leave man or woman forever beggared of peace and joy, yet kept secret by the sufferer. (Quote by - George Eliot)

For enemies carry about slander not in the form in which it took its rise . The scandal of men is everlasting; even then does it survive when you would suppose it to be dead. (Quote by - Titus Maccius Plautus)

Done to death by slanderous tongues Was the Hero that here lies. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Your tittle-tattlers, and those who listen to slander, by my good will should all be hanged--the former by their tongues, the latter by the ears. (Quote by - Titus Maccius Plautus)

Slander is the revenge of a coward, and dissimulation of his defense. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

I am disgraced, impeached, and baffled here; Pierced to the soul with slander's venomed spear, The which no balm can cure but his heart-blood Which breathed this poison. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Never throw mud. You may miss your mark, but you will have dirty hands. (Quote by - Joseph Parker)

I am disgrac'd, impeach'd and baffled here, (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Twas slander filled her mouth with lying words; Slander, the foulest whelp of Sin. (Quote by - Robert Pollok)

That thou art blamed shall not be thy defect, For slander's mark was ever yet the fair; The ornament of beauty is suspect, A crow that flies in heaven's sweetest air. So thou be good, slander doth but approve Thy worth the greater, being wooed of time; For canker vice the sweetest buds doth love, And thou present'st a pure unstained prime. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

To murder character is as truly a crime as to murder the body: the tongue of the slanderer is brother to the dagger of the assassin. (Quote by - Tryon Edwards)

Have patience awhile; slanders are not long-lived. Truth is the child of time; ere long she shall appear to vindicate thee. (Quote by - Immanuel Kant)

If slander be a snake, it is a winged one - it flies as well as creeps. (Quote by - Douglas Jerrold)

A slander is like a hornet; if you cannot kill it dead the first blow, better not strike at it. (Quote by - H. W. Shaw)

I hate the man who builds his name On ruins of another's fame. (Quote by - John Gay)

For slander lives upon succession, For ever housed where it gets possession. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)


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