Quotations on Scandal

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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.
- Saint Ambrose
(Keywords: Church, Custom, Rome, Scandal, Want)

I've never had a bank account in Switzerland since 1984. Why would the Swiss do this to me? Maybe the Swiss are trying to divert attention from the Holocaust gold scandal.
- Benazir Bhutto
(Keywords: Attention, Bank account, Gold, Scandal, Trying)

Old maids sweeten their tea with scandal.
- Josh Billings
(Keywords: Old, Scandal, Tea)

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 de Chamfort
(Keywords: Scandal, Will)

They are at the end of the gallery; retired to their tea and scandal, according to their ancient custom.
- William Congreve
(Keywords: Custom, End, Scandal, Tea)

It's amazing to me that people have any interest in such a low-level sex scandal. If I were sleeping with a congressman, maybe, but I'm a nobody and the people I'm writing about are nobodies.
- Jessica Cutler
(Keywords: Sex, People, Interest, Scandal, Writing)

Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.
- Henry Fielding
(Keywords: Love, Scandal, Tea)

That's what Major League Baseball's steroid scandal was all about, the hidden harm in competitive sports that sends the wrong message to the young.
- Suzanne Fields
(Keywords: Sports, Baseball, Harm, Scandal, Wrong)

Pointing fingers, trying to catch each other in scandal does not bring honor to this House.
- Mark Foley
(Keywords: Honor, Scandal, Trying)

When public men indulge themselves in abuse, when they deny others a fair trial, when they resort to innuendo and insinuation, to libel, scandal, and suspicion, then our democratic society is outraged, and democracy is baffled.
- J. William Fulbright
(Keywords: Men, Society, Abuse, Democracy, Public, Scandal, Suspicion)

Some day, someone will do something wrong and there will be a scandal to report in the paper. When that happens, we will address it honestly and openly and try to deal with it as quickly and as fairly as we can, and keep moving the city forward.
- John Hickenlooper
(Keywords: Day, Scandal, Will, Wrong)

Conversation may be compared to a lyre with seven chords - philosophy, art, poetry, love, scandal, and the weather.
- Anna Jameson
(Keywords: Art, Love, Poetry, Conversation, May, Philosophy, Scandal, Weather)

One thing I congratulate everyone on is the great explosion which has occurred in Washington's Black House and the very important scandal which has gripped leaders of America.
- Ayatollah Khomeini
(Keywords: America, Leaders, Scandal, Washington)

People here in Los Angeles are disgusted now about a sex scandal involving Arnold Schwarzenegger. Apparently for seven years, he carried on a sexual relationship with his own wife.
- Craig Kilborn
(Keywords: Sex, Wife, People, Now, Scandal, Years)

The UN Commission on Human Rights, whose membership in recent years has included countries - such as Libya and Sudan - which have deplorable human rights records, and the recent Oil-for-Food scandal, are just a few examples of why reform is so imperative.
- John Linder
(Keywords: Countries, Rights, Human rights, Oil, Reform, Scandal, Years)

I worked for a newspaper in Europe for, I lived in Europe for about seven years, so I worked in this sort of a yellow journalism kind of a thing, it was like a scandal sheet.
- Kurt Loder
(Keywords: Europe, Journalism, Scandal, Years)

It is the public scandal that offends; to sin in secret is no sin at all.
- Moliere
(Keywords: Public, Scandal, Sin)

In London, love and scandal are considered the best sweeteners of tea.
- John Osborne
(Keywords: Love, London, Scandal, Tea)

I ended up in college by accident. Everything in my life, I ended up in by accident. I was down south in this high school doing whatever. It could just not contain me. I quit school and took off and traveled around. Nobody knew where I was I just couldn't handle it anymore. It was a big scandal, I was gone. I left.
- Pauley Perrette
(Keywords: Life, Accident, College, Scandal, School)

It isn't the original scandal that gets people in the most trouble - it's the attempted cover-up.
- Tom Petri
(Keywords: People, Scandal, Trouble)

As so often happens with Washington scandals, it isn't the original scandal that gets people in the most trouble - it's the attempted cover-up.
- Tom Petri
(Keywords: People, Scandal, Trouble, Washington)

A month after the scandal broke, I tried to go back to work at the pharmaceutical company after a leave of absence. But because of all the publicity and resulting pressure and stress, I finally resigned.
- Donna Rice
(Keywords: Work, Absence, Company, Pressure, Publicity, Scandal, Stress)

The United Nations is a mess, riddled with scandals. In fact, the U.N. itself is a scandal.
- Ginny B. Waite
(Keywords: Fact, Nations, Scandal, United)

Absent scandal, a federal judge can serve for decades on the bench, underscoring the importance of appointing judges who have a proper understanding of their constitutional role.
- Paul Weyrich
(Keywords: Importance, Judges, Scandal, Understanding)

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