She’s perfect. But she’s not you.

Jake [to Olivia]

Michael: Who’s Oliver?
Cyrus: My brother.
Michael: I thought you were an only child.
Cyrus: I am.

You better think and you better ask yourself is this really who you want to be? Good to see you, Fitz.

Olivia

Screw as many whores as you want, Fitz, I wouldn’t expect anything less. But you sure as hell better keep them away from my children.

Mellie

Do not tell me what I have to do. You don’t get to do that anymore.

Fitz [to Olivia]

Okay, when are we going to stop hearing from Reverend Marcus? It’s a job. Sometimes you get to save the day. Sometimes, you do this.

Quinn

Olivia: The fish rots from the head.
Fitz: What?
Olivia: Your boys in the Secret Service, they’re taking their cues from you because you’re the head of the fish. Reckless, negligent, selfish. You’re letting things get out of hand and your boys are following. What kind of example are you setting for the people who work for you, who follow you, for the country? For your son?

Cyrus: Red, you know I'd never tell you how to do your job.
Abby: Oh, yes. You would. Do it. Please.

Fitz: Fitz. We should at least be on a first-name basis because if I have to tell you about my sex life that officially makes you my closest friend in the world. Fitz.
Abby: Okay.

Do you not understand that when the monster gets hungry he will turn around and eat you?

Huck [to Olivia]

Huck: Your guy...he's coming out.
Olivia: What? My...my guy...
Huck: I never considered it before, but yeah, you were made.

Olivia: I'm playing the game and I'm playing it better than anyone.
Huck: And what game would that be?
Olivia: What?
Huck: What game would that be?
Olivia: The one where I win.

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.