Olivia: This isn't happening again.
Jake: Yes it is.

Mellie: Is that some sort of reverse psychology crap you learned from your therapist?
Olivia: I don't have a therapist.
Mellie: Well, maybe you should get one.

I was devastated when I found out Fitz was having an affair with you. I fell into a deep depression and the only thing that got me through was thinking that you were just a phase. Fitz and I, we could survive a phase. So I stayed.

Mellie [to Olivia]

Mellie: You really can compartmentalize like nobody's business.
Olivia: You asked for Olivia Pope. You got Olivia Pope.

Quinn: Huck, why are you so mean to him?
Huck: He's normal.
Quinn: So?
Huck: He's a normal person, Quinn. We have to protect him. We can't let him be friends with us.

Red? Re-e-e-e-e-d. I'm not interested anymore. Say less words.

Cyrus

Huck: Where are you going?
Marcus: With her?
Huck: No you're not. You're more of an office guy.
Quinn: Huck's right. This guy could be dangerous.
Marcus: Then I'll hide behind her.
Huck: Fine. Your funeral.

Marriage can wreak havoc on a person, Red.

Cyrus

Jake: You're working. You seem good.
Fitz: What? Did you think you'd find me drunk and playing Russian Roulette with the nuclear codes?

Marcus: She's a...
Huck: Total badass.
Marcus: I was gonna say trailblazer, but yeah, badass works too.

You stood on the mountaintop. The ring of fire was around you. You played him like a fiddle. You held power in your hands. You were power. You had the Oval. My baby had the Oval. You were running the place and he was clueless! Tell me I'm wrong.

Rowan [to Olivia]

Fitz: I hate that you're always right.
Olivia: Me too.

Scandal Quotes

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.

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