[to Olivia] Hi.

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Fitz: Would she forgive me if she knew?
Cyrus: There are things we don't tell them. Things we bury. Things we hide. That's the job. You did something, sir. It doesn't mean you don't deserve to be happy.

Cyrus: Why are you calling, Mr. President.
Fitz: I killed Verna Thornton.

[to Abby] I can forgive a lot of things. I didn't know how many things until now. But it turns out, it's a lot. What I can't do is let myself love someone I can't trust.


[to Mellie] Did I do this to you? Or have you always been like this? Because if it was me, I'm sorry. I'm sorry.


Fitz: Does it ever bother you? All the lies? All the pretending? And that's not an accusation, cause I do it too and do it well. It's just a question. Because it's gotten so easy. I don't know anymore.
Mellie: Pretending is what's real.
Fitz: What?
Mellie: Every married couple alive pretends. They pretend they don't hate their in-laws or their husband's stupid jokes or their wife's laugh or that they don't actually love one of their children more than the others. Marriage is, well, it's almost all pretend. For everyone. That's the reality. That's what's real. Buying into the delusion that there's any other way to live together, to get through an entire life together, that's, well that's the fantasy. That's pretending.

[to James] You made a choice. You did this. This is the man you are. And guess what? I love you anyway. Because that is the man I am.


[to James] You wanted to know who I am? This is who I am. Defiance is who I am. This is me. This is who you married. This is who you love.


Therapy requires telling the truth, Cy. And you don't tell the truth.


Listen, Zeke. 'Darling' has a law degree from Stanford and the Chief of Police on speed dial. I sat outside here for an hour and watched three ladies enter with three gentlemen, each of whom departed with a spring in his step and probably $200 bucks poorer. So I suggest you go ahead and let 'darling' take a look at the damn security cams.


It was just one of those rare moments. A crossroads where you know, you just know, if you don't act now, if you let this moment slip away, it will haunt you for the rest of your life.


David: Gladiators in helmets, right?
Harrison: Suits.

Scandal Season 2 Episode 18 Quotes

Fitz: But you do love him.
Cyrus: Of course.
Fitz: Don't give up on him. If you love him. Just don't give up.

Jake: You are never home.
Olivia: I'm working.
Jake: So am I.