Quotations that match 'scandal'.

When about fifteen I once made a great scandal by taking out my knife in prayer meeting and assaulting a young man who, while I was kneeling down during the prayer, stood above me and squeezed my neck. Simon Newcomb
[ Above Assaulting Down During Fifteen Great Kneeling Knife Made Man Meeting Neck Once Out Prayer Scandal Squeezed Stood Taking While Young]
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
[ Account Attention Bank Divert Gold Had Holocaust Maybe Never Scandal Since Swiss Switzerland Trying Why Would]
Old maids sweeten their tea with scandal. Josh Billings
[ Maids Old Scandal Sweeten Tea Their]
In London, love and scandal are considered the best sweeteners of tea. John Osborne
[ Best Considered London Love Scandal Tea]
The United Nations' greatest fear is that average Americans will no longer tolerate these international scandals and demand that America withdraw from the international organization. Ginny B. Waite
[ America Americans Average Demand Fear Greatest International Longer Nations Organization Scandals These Tolerate United Will Withdraw]
Any time there's a scandal, we always try and get involved. Larry Flynt
[ Always Any Get Involved Scandal Time Try]
The scandal's so unbelievable that I cannot repeat it here. Marion Zimmer Bradley
[ Cannot Here Repeat Scandal Unbelievable]
Yes, I was hired by Universal because they needed a comedy director. They had seen Scandal and liked it. I saw an opportunity even in those comedies to begin my project of American films. Douglas Sirk
[ American Because Begin Comedies Comedy Director Even Films Had Hired Liked Needed Opportunity Project Saw Scandal Seen Those Universal Yes]
But even at the height of these scandals, even at the time when our finances were at their worst, the NAACP branches - the grassroots - kept plugging away. They kept doing what they do, and they do it well. Julian Bond
[ Away Branches Doing Even Finances Grassroots Height Kept Naacp Our Plugging Scandals Their These Time Well Were Worst]
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
[ Mismanagement Own Reform Save Scandals Teeth Time]
They are at the end of the gallery; retired to their tea and scandal, according to their ancient custom. William Congreve
[ According Ancient Custom End Gallery Retired Scandal Tea Their]
The source known as Deep Throat provided a kind of road map through the scandal. His one consistent message was that the Watergate burglary was just the tip of the iceberg. Bob Woodward
[ Consistent Deep His Iceberg Just Kind Known Map Message Provided Road Scandal Source Throat Through Tip Watergate]
Men who are scandalized at the lack of freedom in Russia do not ask themselves how real is liberty among the poor, the weak, and the ignorant in capitalist society. Emily Greene Balch
[ Among Ask Capitalist Freedom How Ignorant Lack Liberty Men Poor Real Russia Society Themselves Weak]
The scandal happened and I made the best of it. I kind of feel like in the end it was a blessing. Jessica Hahn
[ Best Blessing End Feel Happened Kind Made Scandal]
It isn't the original scandal that gets people in the most trouble - it's the attempted cover-up. Tom Petri
[ Attempted Cover-Up Gets Most Original Scandal Trouble]
There is no scandal like rags, nor any crime so shameful as poverty. George Farquhar
[ Any Crime Nor Poverty Rags Scandal Shameful]
We know that second terms have historically been marred by hubris and by scandal. David R. Gergen
[ Been Historically Hubris Know Marred Scandal Second Terms]
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
[ America Black Congratulate Everyone Explosion Great Gripped House Important Leaders Occurred Scandal Thing Very Washington Which]
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
[ Angeles Apparently Arnold Carried Disgusted Here His Involving Los Now Own Relationship Scandal Schwarzenegger Seven Sex Sexual Wife Years]
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
[ Absent Appointing Bench Constitutional Decades Federal Importance Judge Judges Proper Role Scandal Serve Their Understanding]
This stuff on enemy combatants, the Bush Administration has fought like a tiger to avoid having to produce any evidence to a judge to show why somebody is locked up in perpetuity. Another example of that is the torture scandal. James Bovard
[ Administration Another Any Avoid Bush Combatants Enemy Evidence Example Fought Having Judge Locked Perpetuity Produce Scandal Show Somebody Stuff Tiger Torture Up Why]
I thought I might say something to newsmen that could be turned into a scandal. George Stevens
[ Could Into Might Say Scandal Something Thought Turned]
I saw a guy being really abusive to his girlfriend. She was asking people to help, but no one would. When he grabbed her, I tried to separate them, but he turned on me. I punched him and knocked him down. It wasn't a scandal; I was just doing what anybody should. Timothy Hutton
[ Abusive Anybody Asking Being Doing Down Girlfriend Grabbed Guy Help Her Him His Just Knocked Punched Really Saw Scandal Separate She Should Them Tried Turned Would]
They'll totally hire me if I say I got fired from my job on the Hill because of a sex scandal. Jessica Cutler
[ Because Fired Got Hill Hire Job Say Scandal Sex Totally]
In light of the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, critics are arguing that abuses of Iraqi prisoners are being produced by a climate of disregard for the laws of war. John Yoo
[ Abu Abuses Arguing Being Climate Critics Disregard Ghraib Iraqi Laws Light Prison Prisoners Produced Scandal War]
Restless, and in desperate need of adventure, I quit my job at an insurance company to travel west with a couple of guys I smoked pot with, scandalizing my family. Mink Stole
[ Adventure Company Couple Desperate Family Guys Insurance Job Need Pot Quit Restless Smoked Travel West]
The French were mystified about the Watergate scandal. Pierre Salinger
[ French Scandal Watergate Were]
You talk about scandals and the Americans put theirs right in the store window for everyone to look at. Gordon Sinclair
[ Americans Everyone Look Put Right Scandals Store Talk Theirs Window]
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
[ Ago Because Broke Could Did Exist Free History Iraqi Largest Months Out Potentially Press Scandal Story Such Thing Turn Which]
When a woman drinks it's as if an animal were drinking, or a child. Alcoholism is scandalous in a woman, and a female alcoholic is rare, a serious matter. It's a slur on the divine in our nature. Marguerite Duras
[ Alcoholic Alcoholism Animal Child Divine Drinking Drinks Female Matter Nature Our Rare Scandalous Serious Were Woman]
Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea. Henry Fielding
[ Best Love Scandal Tea]
We've seen the hubris. And now we're seeing the scandals. David R. Gergen
[ Hubris Now Scandals Seeing Seen]
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
[ Also Attend Church Custom Fast Follow Give Go Milan Receive Rome Saturday Scandal Want Whatever]
There's no scandal like rags, nor any crime so shameful as poverty. George Farquhar
[ Any Crime Nor Poverty Rags Scandal Shameful]
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
[ Amazing Any Congressman Interest Low-Level Maybe Nobody Scandal Sex Sleeping Such Were Writing]
You find out who your real friends are when you're involved in a scandal. Elizabeth Taylor
[ Find Friends Involved Out Real Scandal Your]
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
[ Accident Anymore Around Big College Contain Could Doing Down Ended Everything Gone Handle High Just Knew Left Life Nobody Off Quit Scandal School South Took Traveled Up Whatever Where]
Pointing fingers, trying to catch each other in scandal does not bring honor to this House. Mark Foley
[ Bring Catch Does Each Fingers Honor House Other Pointing 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
[ Abuse Baffled Democracy Democratic Deny Fair Indulge Innuendo Libel Men Others Our Outraged Public Resort Scandal Society Suspicion Themselves Then Trial]
So after the Lewinsky scandal, everything changed, and we moved from using the Bible to address the moral issues of our time, which were social, to moral issues of our time that were very personal. I have continued that relationship up until the present. Tony Campolo
[ Address After Bible Changed Continued Everything Issues Lewinsky Moral Moved Our Personal Present Relationship Scandal Social Time Until Up Using Very Were Which]
I also had to work through the violation of my date rape, my unhealthy relationships with men, my anger toward the people involved in the scandal, and those who exploited me afterwards. Donna Rice
[ Afterwards Also Anger Date Exploited Had Involved Men Relationships Scandal Those Through Toward Unhealthy Violation Work]
Scandal begins when the police put a stop to it. Karl Kraus
[ Begins Police Put Scandal Stop]
Me, I'd prefer to have a good reputation rather than getting press for being scandalous, getting drunk in public, staying out late and so on. Sophia Bush
[ Being Drunk Getting Good Late Out Prefer Press Public Rather Reputation Scandalous Staying Than]
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
[ Against Big Business Buyers Court Dangerous Investigative Judgments Line Lobbying Market Often Products Public Put Reporting Scandals Their Those]
We never search for scandal, but we use it if it cries out to excess. Peter Utley
[ Cries Excess Never Out Scandal Search Use]
There is a lust in man no charm can tame: Of loudly publishing his neighbor's shame: On eagles wings immortal scandals fly, while virtuous actions are born and die. William Harvey
[ Actions Born Charm Die Eagles Fly His Immortal Loudly Lust Man Neighbor Publishing Scandals Shame Tame Virtuous While Wings]
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
[ Baseball Competitive Harm Hidden League Major Message Scandal Sends Sports Steroid Wrong Young]
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
[ Address City Day Deal Fairly Forward Happens Honestly Keep Moving Openly Paper Quickly Report Scandal Some Someone Something Try Will Wrong]
Conversation may be compared to a lyre with seven chords - philosophy, art, poetry, love, scandal, and the weather. Anna Jameson
[ Art Chords Compared Conversation Love May Philosophy Poetry Scandal Seven Weather]
I hope there's a tinge of disgrace about me. Hopefully, there's one good scandal left in me yet. Diana Rigg
[ Disgrace Good Hope Hopefully Left Scandal Yet]
Virtue consisted in avoiding scandal and venereal disease. Robert Cecil
[ Avoiding Consisted Disease Scandal Venereal Virtue]
If you look at the British royal family and take away the scandals and the goofy stuff that's going on, people love to have this king to look up to - the royals are like celebrities. Kevin J. Anderson
[ Away British Celebrities Family Going Goofy King Look Love Royal Royals Scandals Stuff Take Up]
President Bush and his administration have tried to pull the wool over our eyes and distract the public from this possibly illegal domestic spying scandal. Ellen Tauscher
[ Administration Bush Distract Domestic Eyes His Illegal Our Over Possibly President Public Pull Scandal Spying Tried Wool]
It is the public scandal that offends; to sin in secret is no sin at all. Moliere
[ Offends Public Scandal Secret Sin]
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
[ Attempted Cover-Up Gets Happens Most Often Original Scandal Scandals Trouble Washington]
The writer of originality, unless dead, is always shocking, scandalous; novelty disturbs and repels. Simone de Beauvoir
[ Always Dead Disturbs Novelty Originality Repels Scandalous Shocking Unless Writer]
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
[ Europe Journalism Kind Lived Newspaper Scandal Seven Sheet Sort Thing Worked Years Yellow]
First, his job approval ratings have been trending down for many months, a trend that has accelerated in recent weeks as the war on terrorism has been supplanted in the public's mind by corporate scandals, stock market declines, and a growing sense of economic insecurity. Thomas E. Mann
[ Accelerated Approval Been Corporate Declines Down Economic First Growing His Insecurity Job Many Market Mind Months Public Ratings Recent Scandals Sense Stock Supplanted Terrorism Trend War Weeks]
The problem was with Bill Clinton, the scandals and rumored scandals, the incubating ones and the dying ones never ended. Whatever moral compass the president was consulting was leading him in the wrong direction. His closets were full of skeletons just waiting to burst out. Louis Freeh
[ Bill Burst Clinton Closets Compass Consulting Direction Dying Ended Full Him His Just Leading Moral Never Ones Out President Problem Rumored Scandals Skeletons Waiting Were Whatever Wrong]
Torture has been privatized now, so you have obviously the whole scandal in America about the abuse of prisoners and the fact that, army people might be made to pay a price, but who are the privatized torturers accountable too? Arundhati Roy
[ Abuse Accountable America Army Been Fact Made Might Now Obviously Pay Price Prisoners Privatized Scandal Too Torture Torturers Whole]
Gossip isn't scandal and it's not merely malicious. It's chatter about the human race by lovers of the same. Phyllis McGinley
[ Chatter Gossip Human Lovers Malicious Merely Race Same Scandal]
Longevity conquers scandal every time. Shelby Foote
[ Conquers Every Longevity Scandal Time]
This anniversary serves to help remind the American people that, in the wake of one of the greatest political scandals and misuse of power in our history as a nation, scandal produced important reforms that served this nation well for two decades. Elliot Richardson
[ American Anniversary Decades Greatest Help History Important Misuse Nation Our Political Power Produced Reforms Remind Scandal Scandals Served Serves Two Wake Well]
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
[ Absence After Back Because Broke Company Finally Go Leave Month Pharmaceutical Pressure Publicity Resigned Resulting Scandal Stress Tried Work]
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
[ Against Attack Ever Furious Importunate Kill Make More Movement Must Otherwise Quite Return Scandal Sure Than Unless Wasp Which Will]
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
[ Commission Countries Deplorable Examples Few Human Imperative Included Just Libya Membership Recent Records Reform Rights Scandal Such Sudan Un Which Whose Why Years]
I've dodged bullets but there's no scandal in my life. Hector Elizondo
[ Bullets Life Scandal]
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
[ Available Classified Document Does Every Freedom Investigative Journalism Journalists Made Mean Press Questioned Scandals Should State]
Watergate is an immensely complicated scandal with a cast of characters as varied as a Tolstoy novel. Bob Woodward
[ Cast Characters Complicated Immensely Novel Scandal Tolstoy Varied Watergate]
The real problem today is the ineffective and inconsistent oversight of professional boxing, which has led to continuing scandals, controversies, unethical practices, and unnecessary injuries and deaths in the sport. Charles W. Pickering
[ Boxing Continuing Controversies Deaths Inconsistent Ineffective Injuries Led Oversight Practices Problem Professional Real Scandals Sport Today Unethical Unnecessary Which]
A lie has no leg, but a scandal has wings. Thomas Fuller
[ Leg Lie Scandal Wings]
If you say that the history of the Church is a long succession of scandals, you are telling the truth, though if that is all you say, you are distorting the truth. Gerald Vann
[ Church Distorting History Long Say Scandals Succession Telling Though Truth]
Scandal dies sooner of itself, than we could kill it. Benjamin Rush
[ Could Dies Itself Kill Scandal Sooner Than]
Let's not overlook, though, what we do know about the campaign finance scandal, and the fact the Chinese were involved in our presidential campaign and our congressional campaigns. Fred Thompson
[ Campaign Campaigns Chinese Congressional Fact Finance Involved Know Our Overlook Presidential Scandal Though Were]
The United Nations is a mess, riddled with scandals. In fact, the U.N. itself is a scandal. Ginny B. Waite
[ Fact Itself Mess Nations Riddled Scandal Scandals United]
People equate sexy with promiscuous. They think that because I'm shaped this way, I must be scandalous - like running around and bringing men into my hotel room. But it's just the opposite. Jennifer Lopez
[ Around Because Bringing Equate Hotel Into Just Men Must Opposite Promiscuous Room Running Scandalous Sexy Shaped Think Way]
Your women of honor, as you call em, are only chary of their reputations, not their persons; and 'Tis scandal that they would avoid, not men. William Wycherley
[ Avoid Call Em Honor Men Only Persons Reputations Scandal Their Tis Women Would Your]