65 Scandal Quotes On Success In Life

These scandal quotes will inspire you. Scandal, an occurrence in which people are shocked and upset because of behavior that is morally or legally wrong or the outrage or anger caused by a scandalous action or event.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging scandal quotes, scandal sayings, and scandal proverbs.

Best Scandal Quotes

  1. “Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.” ~ Henry Fielding
  2. “I have Dalinian thought: the one thing the world will never have enough of is the outrageous.” ~ Salvador Dali
  3. “Old maids sweeten their tea with scandal.” ~ Josh Billings
  4. “There’s a lust in man, no charm can tame, of loudly publishing our neighbor’s shame.” ~ Juvenal

  5. “You find out who your real friends are when you’re involved in a scandal.” ~ Elizabeth Taylor
  6. “Think how many blameless lives are brightened by the blazing indiscretions of other people.” ~ Hector Hugh Munro
  7. “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.” ~ Olivia
  8. “The scandal of the world is what makes the offence; it is not sinful to sin in silence.” ~ Moliere

  9. “It is the public scandal that offends; to sin in secret is no sin at all.” ~ Moliere
  10. “Everybody says it, and what everybody says must be true.” ~ James F. Cooper
  11. “Greatest scandal waits on greatest state.” ~ William Shakespeare
  12. “Scandal is gossip made tedious by morality.” ~ Oscar Wilde

  13. “A little scandal is an excellent thing; nobody is ever brighter or happier of tongue than when he is making mischief of his neighbors.” ~ Ouida
  14. “Scandal dies sooner of itself, than we could kill it.” ~ Benjamin Rush
  15. “Dead scandals form good subjects for dissection.” ~ Lord Byron
  16. “The true gospel is radically exclusive. Jesus is not a way; He is the way, and all other ways are no way at all. If Christianity would only move one small step toward a more tolerant ecumenicalism and exchange the definite article the for the indefinite article a, the scandal would be over, and the world and Christianity could become friends. However, whenever this occurs, Christianity ceases to be Christianity, Christ is denied, and the world is without a Savior.” ~ Paul Washer
  17. “In the case of scandal, as in that of robbery, the receiver is always thought as bad as the thief.” ~ Lord Chesterfield

  18. “Scandal breeds hatred; hatred begets division; division makes faction, and faction brings ruin.” ~ Francis Quarles
  19. “The Iraqi Free Press, which did not exist 18 months ago because there was no such thing as the Iraqi Free Press, broke a story about the U.N. Oil-for-Food scandal, which could potentially turn out to be the largest scandal in history.” ~ Chris Chocola
  20. “No particular scandal one can touch but it confounds the breather.” ~ William Shakespeare
  21. “You know That I do fawn on men, and hug them hard, And after scandal them.” ~ William Shakespeare
  22. “Socrates, when informed of some derogating speeches one had used concerning him behind his back, made only this facetious reply, “Let him beat me too when I am absent.” ~ Jean de La Fontaine

  23. “As every one is pleased with imagining that he knows something not yet commonly divulged, secret history easily gains credit; but it is for the most part believed only while it circulates in whispers, and when once it is openly told, is openly refuted.” ~ Samuel Johnson
  24. “Every one who repeats it adds something to the scandal. [The rolling snow-ball.]” ~ Ovid
  25. “There are a set of malicious, prating, prudent gossips, both male and female, who murder characters to kill time; and will rob a young fellow of his good name before he has years to know the value of it.” ~ Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  26. “A tale of scandal is as fatal to the credit of a prudent lady as a fever is generally to those of the strongest constitutions. But there is a sort of puny, sickly reputation, that is always ailing, yet will wither the robuster characters of a hundred prudes.” ~ Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  27. “Believe that story false that ought not to be true.” ~ Richard Brinsley Sheridan

  28. “When I go to Rome, I fast on Saturday, but in Milan I do not. Do you also follow the custom of whatever church you attend, if you do not want to give or receive scandal.” ~ Ambrose
  29. “Certain it is that scandal is good brisk talk, whereas praise of one’s neighbor is by no means lively hearing. An acquaintance grilled, scored, devilled, and served with mustard and cayenne pepper excites the appetite; whereas a slice of cold friend with currant jelly is but a sickly, unrelishing meat.” ~ William Makepeace Thackeray
  30. “Scandals are like dandelion seeds–they are arrow-headed, and stick where they fall, and bring forth and multiply fourfold.” ~ Ouida
  31. “Scandal is the sport of its authors, the dread of fools, and the contempt of the wise.” ~ William Benton Clulow
  32. “Scandal is an importunate wasp, against which we must make no movement unless we are quite sure that we can kill it; otherwise it will return to the attack more furious than ever.” ~ Nicolas Chamfort

  33. “No one loves to tell of scandal except to him who loves to hear it. Learn, then, to rebuke and check the detracting tongue by showing that you do not listen to it with pleasure.” ~ St. Jerome
  34. “The mind conscious of innocence despises false reports: but we are a set always ready to believe a scandal.” ~ Ovid
  35. “Scandal begins when the police put a stop to it.” ~ Karl Kraus
  36. “The mightier man, the mightier is the thing That makes him honored or begets him hate; For greatest scandal waits on greatest state.” ~ William Shakespeare
  37. “One should never make one’s entrance with a scandal. One should reserve that to give an interest to one’s old age.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  38. “Nor do they trust their tongue alone, but speak a language of their own; can read a nod, a shrug, a look, far better than a printed book; convey a libel in a frown, and wink a reputation down.” ~ Jonathan Swift

  39. “Queen Mary had a way of interrupting tattle about elopements, duels, and play debts, by asking the tattlers, very quietly yet significantly, whether they had ever read her favorite sermon–Dr. Tillotson on Evil Speaking.” ~ Thomas B. Macaulay
  40. “Mistakes, scandals, and failures no longer signal catastrophe. The crucial thing is that they be made credible, and that the public be made aware of the efforts being expended in that direction. The marketing immunity of governments is similar to that of the major brands of washing powder.” ~ Jean Baudrillard
  41. “The improbability of a malicious story serves but to help forward the currency of it, because it increases the scandal. So that, in such instances, the world is like the pious St. Austin, who said he believed some things because they were absurd and impossible.” ~ Laurence Sterne
  42. “There never was a scandalous tale without some foundation.” ~ Richard Brinsley Sheridan

  43. “I know the resurrection is a fact, and Watergate proved it to me. How? Because 12 men testified they had seen Jesus raised from the dead, then they proclaimed that truth for 40 years, never once denying it. Everyone was beaten, tortured, stoned and put in prison. They would not have endured that if it weren’t true. Watergate embroiled 12 of the most powerful men in the world-and they couldn’t keep a lie for three weeks. You’re telling me 12 apostles could keep a lie for 40 years? Absolutely impossible.” ~ Charles Colson , Scandal quotes about power
  44. “We should even go beyond doing what is required in order to avoid scandal.” ~ Saint Basil
  45. “My dear Arthur, I never talk scandal. I only talk gossip. What is the difference between scandal and gossip? Oh! Gossip is charming! History is merely gossip. But scandal is gossip made tedious by morality.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  46. “If you are going to walk with Jesus Christ, you are going to be opposed … In our days, to be a true Christian is really to become a scandal.” ~ George Whitefield”
  47. “I hate to tell you, but it’s not always pretty up there on Capitol Hill and there have been other scandals as you know that have been more than simply naughty e-mails.” ~ Tony Snow

  48. “Big business, for all its lobbying, is often put in line by investigative reporting, public scandals and multi-million-dollar judgments in court against those who put products on the market that are dangerous to their buyers.” ~ Stanley Crouch
  49. “Priests, like all of us, are affected by culture. When the culture is sick, every element in it becomes infected. While it is no excuse for this scandal, it is no surprise that Boston, a seat of academic, political and cultural liberalism in America, lies at the center of the storm.” ~ Rick Santorum
  50. In fighting scandal, the key is not to overreact.” ~ Dick Morris
  51. “London, black as crows and noisy as ducks, prudish with all the vices in evidence, everlastingly drunk, in spite of ridiculous laws about drunkenness, immense, though it is really basically only a collection of scandal-mongering boroughs, vying with each other, ugly and dull, without any monuments except interminable docks.” ~ Paul Verlaine
  52. “The first requisite of a gentleman is to be true, brave and noble, and to be therefore a rebuke and scandal to venal and vulgar souls.” ~ John Lancaster Spalding

  53. “Kant … discovered “the scandal of reason,” that is the fact that our mind is not capable of certain and verifiable knowledge regarding matters and questions that it nevertheless cannot help thinking about.” ~ Hannah Arendt
  54. “It’s time to save the U.N. from its own scandals and mismanagement. It’s time for U.N. Reform with teeth.” ~ Mike Pence
  55. “Unfortunately, WorldCom is not the only company caught up in this kind of accounting scandal. The impact this will have on the general public is yet to be seen.” ~ Bennie Thompson
  56. “Freedom of the press is not questioned when investigative journalism unearths scandals, But that does not mean that every classified state document should be made available to journalists.” ~ Otto Schily
  57. “An event has happened, upon which it is difficult to speak, and impossible to be silent.” ~ Edmund Burke

  58. “I think it might be harder for a young comic because there’s so much more competition. There’s more people trying to do it and there are less rooms. Seriously. The way people do anything now is by getting press – some scandal. It’s awful. Somebody has to go on a rooftop with a rifle and they get their own sitcom. It’s disgusting.” ~ Judy Tenuta
  59. “Are we witnessing an Obama ‘Wag the Dog’ moment with Boko Haram in Nigeria? I say yes.” ~ Allen West
  60. “I too was a little embarrassed by my recent topless ‘scandal’ and the subsequent parodies.” ~ Jamie Lee Curtis
  61. “Tea! The panacea for everything from weariness to a cold to a murder Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.” ~ Henry Fielding , Scandal quotes about love
  62. “The more there is scandal and corruption in Washington, the better it is for McCain, so he`s at a high point right now.” ~ Chuck Todd

  63. “Scandals are the fertilizer of Western democracy.” ~ Dario Fo
  64. “We’ve got a major scandal with Clinton. Plus, Halloweens on a Saturday this year.” ~ C. Sue Carter
  65. “The dumping of the mentally ill, full of these new psychiatric drugs, into the streets is a scandal. It’s been carried furthest in New York, where whole sections of the decayed Upper West Side are being filled with pensioners and psychotic patients on Stelazine, lithium carbonate, and everything else under the sun. They can’t diagnose the patient, so they give him the whole psychiatric pharmacopeia at once, and he walks around in a psychotic trance beautifully painted all over with petrochemicals.” ~ Kenneth Rexroth

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