Olivia: Do I really have to do this? Explain to you who I am? What I do?
Quinn: I am on trial for my life here. And I am losing.

Abby: You okay?
Olivia: Fine. Where are we?
Abby: Look, I know with Stephen gone you haven't, uh, if you ever want to talk you know, to a person about anything, I'm a person who talks.

Fitz: How is she? "Man of the people"? That only comes from one person.
Cyrus: She's good. She's...busy. You know.

David: If I take this to trial, you know what'll happen.
Olivia: It'll make your career.
David: I'll eviscerate her. I'll have to.
Olivia: You wear your hat, I'll wear mine.

Abby: It makes no sense. Do you buy it?
Harrison: I question she's lying about her alibi, but I have a hard time buying her as some Unabomber freak who could mix Clorox and toothpaste and blow up half an office park. No offense, Huck.
Huck: None taken.

Quinn: I went home and my apartment was surrounded, cops and FBI agents taking out all my stuff. A woman standing outside told me that a girl who lived there blew up a building and killed seven people.
Harrison: If you were innocent, you could've just called a lawyer.
Abby: You did work with a bunch of them. Also, I hear they're in the phone book.

Fitz: What are you thinking? Who are you right now?
Olivia: The woman who got you elected. So go be the man I voted for.

Like I always say, if you've got a problem, get Olivia Pope on it. You could look a little happier honey, we did just save your Presidency.


You want to deal? Fine. Let's deal. For starters, I'm gonna need to take my husband back, because clearly I have to do everything myself from now on.


Huck: Liv, Billy Chambers. I can take care of that. If you want me to. It's no problem.
Olivia: Huck, I do not want you to kill Billy Chambers.
Huck: Okay, that's cool, whatever.

Stephen: You can't do this. You can't have him.
Olivia: Normal is overrated.

He can talk all he wants about a regular life. Some men aren't meant to be happy. They're meant to be great.


Scandal Quotes

I am not a toy that you can play with when you're bored or lonely or horny. I am not the girl the guy gets at the end of the movie. I am not a fantasy. If you want me, earn me! Until then, we are done.


Olivia: I don't want normal, and easy, and simple. I want..
Edison: What? What do you want, Olivia?
Olivia: I want painful, difficult, devastating, life-changing, extraordinary love. Don't you want that, too?
Edison: Love is not supposed to be painful or devastating. Love isn't supposed to hurt, Liv.