Scandal Season 2 Episode 7: "Defiance" Quotes
Mellie: I don't want to go.
Fitz: We can't always get what we want, can we?
Fitz: What's the problem?
Mellie: I just don't want to go. I'm sick of smiling. I'm sick of acting like we're happy. I just don't want to go.
Fitz: Is it because she's gonna be there? Olivia? She got cleared by security an hour ago which I'm sure you know. Now suddenly you forced me to have this big party and you don't want to go because you're afraid of my mistress? Let me give you a fun fact. She's not my mistress anymore. So buck up. You won.
[to Edison] There was a guy before you. I'm not gonna talk about him, but there was. And it was serious. But we're done. It's over. So, I'm all in.Olivia
Harrison: Liv, you need to get down here.
Olivia: Harrison, you can do this. You're ready. I have every faith in you.
Harrison: Liv, you don't understand...
Olivia: You can do this. See it through.
You're gonna find someone that makes you happy, Abby. Don't worry. You are gonna find a good guy.Harrison
Olivia: You want Edison to win, why?
Cyrus: Because that means he's over you! I get my president back! Hey, you asked.
Olivia: You want more responsibility around here, you earn it.
Harrison: I did earn it. The hard way.
Huck: Hypotheticals are pointless. Is there a real world situation you'd like to ask me about?
Huck: Come back when there is.
Cyrus: There's a limit to our influence.
Hollis: Exceed it. I'm getting tired of reminding. You owe me.
Cyrus: Funny, I'd say you never seem to tire of it.
Edison: Honesty isn't a strategy, Olivia.
Olivia: Saying 'honesty isn't a strategy,' is a strategy.
Edison: This is who I am.
Olivia: I know, and it's refreshing and bracing and very Jimmy Stewart.
Fitz: I thought I said I didn't want a big party?
Mellie: Well, we can't always get what we want, can we?
[to Olivia] This is you sharing? Whoever he was, he really hurt you, didn't he?Edison