[to Quinn] I know you do a good job. Jake said I don't tell you and I know I don't tell you, but you do a good job. I should tell you more often.


If I told you about him, if you knew who I was, you would have run in the other direction.
Fitz. I wouldn't have run. I would've protected you.


[to Olivia] You know who I am and you're just this bundle of dirty little secrets.


Candace: So you're here to babysit me now?
Harrison: If you're good I'll let you stay up past your bedtime.

[to Olivia] You really think that's going to do it? That won't stop him from calling. The President wants to talk to you, he'll find a way to do it.


Mellie: I'd say this is a new low.
Cyrus: Not for me.

You don't have to love me, but we are in this hell together and the flames are burning both of us with equal intensity, baby, so the least you can do is be my friend. Just a little bit. The least you could do is show up. Show up for me. Show up for me, Fitz. Instead of being like some...stranger.


Abby: Liv,
Olivia: What?
Abby: I'm...I'm going to hug you now. Don't say anything. Don't tell me not to because I'm going to hug you and you're going to stand her and take it.

[to Cyrus] You control everything. Which is precisely why I want to kill you and have sex with you at the same time.


Mellie: I just don't understand why I have to apologize for his affair.
Cyrus: Because that's how it works.

Who we work for is Liv’s business. I can’t get her to do something she doesn’t want to do. No one can.

Harrison [to Cyrus]

James: You’re a shameless monster.
Cyrus: Who loves you dearly!

Scandal Season 3 Quotes

[to Fitz] You can't vet your jokes. You're not funny.


Olivia: Why are you doing this?
Mellie: Because I like it when my husband is the President. I worked very hard for it. I've done a great deal to get us here, and you are going to get him across the finish line. But you can't do that if people know what kind of person you really are. Cheers!