So which of these Proverbs applies to you?
"Without wood a fire goes out; without gossip a quarrel dies down." (Prov. 26: 20)
"The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to a man's inmost parts." (Prov. 26: 22)
Let's be the first one! Let's put fires out and not be part of burning negative thoughts in people's hearts.