Best Quotes About Scandal Quotations
Vote List
26 votes 8 voters 3,436 views more info

Best Quotes About Scandal

List Criteria: Must be a famous or well-known quote. If a quote is cut off you can hover over the text to see the full quote.

A list of the best scandal quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous scandal quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic scandal quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about scandal?" and "What are inspirational scandal quotes?"

This list includes notable scandal quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest scandal quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite scandal sayings get to the bottom of the list.
</> Rerank List
  1. 1
    Up 4
    Down 0

    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

    open report item
  2. 2
    Up 3
    Down 0

    new! There are persons who, when they cease to shock us, cease to interest us. F. H. Bradley

    open report item
  3. 3
    Up 3
    Down 1

    Old maids sweeten their tea with scandal. Josh Billings

    open report item
  4. 4
    Up 3
    Down 1

    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

    open report item
  5. 5
    Up 2
    Down 1

    An event has happened, upon which it is difficult to speak, and impossible to be silent. Edmund Burke

    open report item
  6. 6
    Up 2
    Down 1

    Scandal begins when the police put a stop to it. Karl Kraus

    open report item
  7. 7
    Up 1
    Down 0

    Scandal: gossip made tedious by morality. Oscar Wilde

    open report item
  8. 8
    Up 1
    Down 0

    It is the public scandal that offends; to sin in secret is no sin at all. Molière

    open report item
  9. 9
    Up 1
    Down 0

    In the case of scandal, as in that of robbery, the receiver is always thought as bad as the thief.

    open report item
  10. 10
    Up 1
    Down 1

    I have Dalinian thought: the one thing the world will never have enough of is the outrageous. Salvador Dalí

    open report item
  11. 11
    Up 0
    Down 0

    Scandal is merely the compassionate allowance which the gay make to the humdrum. Think how many blameless lives are brightened by the blazing indiscretions of other people. Saki

    open report item
  12. 12
    Up 0
    Down 0

    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

    open report item
  13. 13
    Up 0
    Down 0

    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

    open report item
  14. 14
    Up 0
    Down 0

    There are no good girls gone wrong, just bad girls found out. Mae West

    open report item
  15. 15
    Up 0
    Down 0

    One should never make one's debut with a scandal. One should reserve that to give an interest to one's old age. Oscar Wilde

    open report item
  16. 16
    Up 0
    Down 0

    Gossip is charming! History is merely gossip. But scandal is gossip made tedious by morality. Oscar Wilde

    open report item
  17. 17 +

    Something missing? Add it!

Is this list missing something?
BE THE FIRST TO ADD AN ITEM

items 1 - 16 of 16

think you can do better?

Rerank This List
why?

got a blog or website?

embed this list
why?

viewers of this list also saw

more popular lists