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.

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

Fitz: I was unavailable. You liked me unavailable.
Olivia: I don't know you available.

There is no us! There is no this! There is no Vermont! There is no jam! There's no future. Not anymore.

You're the biggest bitch I know. Don't tell me you can't do this.

Olivia: Cyrus, Fitz and I together, we have an actual relationship. This is what a couple looks like.
Cyrus: You have the Oval. This is what power looks like. He's not the President anymore, Olivia. You are.

Olivia: Whatever you say about my father, you say it in front of me.
Jake: Okay. The plan is to find your father, and when I do, I'm going to look him in the eye and put a bullet in his head.

Olivia: No wedding dress, no flowers, and no vows. And I'm keeping my name.
Fitz: Good. Because I'm only marrying you for your money.

Olivia: We're not ready.
Fitz: You're not ready. And you never will be.

Abby: If you take the stand, you could end up going to jail.
Olivia: And if I get married? What in the hell do you think this is?

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

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.