The Best Quotes About Scandal  

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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 scandal quotes from that same writer.

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There are persons who, when they cease to shock us, cease to interest us. F. H. Bradley
There are no good girls gone wrong, just bad girls found out. Mae West
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
Scandal: gossip made tedious by morality. Oscar Wilde
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
Old maids sweeten their tea with scandal. Josh Billings
An event has happened, upon which it is difficult to speak, and impossible to be silent. Edmund Burke
I have Dalinian thought: the one thing the world will never have enough of is the outrageous. Salvador Dalí
It is the public scandal that offends; to sin in secret is no sin at all. Molière
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
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
In the case of scandal, as in that of robbery, the receiver is always thought as bad as the thief.
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
Gossip is charming! History is merely gossip. But scandal is gossip made tedious by morality. Oscar Wilde
Scandal begins when the police put a stop to it. Karl Kraus
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