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There is no scandal like rags, nor any crime so shameful as poverty. (Quote by - George Farquhar)

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. (Quote by - Richard Brinsley Sheridan)

These are the spiders of society; They weave their petty webs of lies and sneers, And lie themselves in ambush for the spoil, The web seems fair, and glitters in the sun, And the poor victim winds him in the toil Before he dreams of danger or of death. (Quote by - Letitia Elizabeth Landon)

Malice may empty her quiver, but cannot wound; the dirt will not stick, the jests will not take. Without the consent of the world, a scandal doth not go deep; it is only a slight stroke upon the injured party, and returneth with the greater force upon those that gave it. (Quote by - John Faucit Saville)

Pointing fingers, trying to catch each other in scandal does not bring honor to this House. (Quote by - Mark Foley)

Watergate is an immensely complicated scandal with a cast of characters as varied as a Tolstoy novel. (Quote by - Bob Woodward)

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. (Quote by - Nicolas Chamfort)

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. (Quote by - J. William Fulbright)

To converse with Scandal is to play at Losing Loadum, you must lose a good name to him, before you can win it for yourself. (Quote by - William Congreve)

And there's a lust in man no charm can tame Of loudly publishing our neighbour's shame; On eagles' wings immortal scandals fly, While virtuous actions are but borne to die. (Quote by - Decimus Junius Juvenal)

I have Dalinian thought: the one thing the world will never have enough of is the outrageous. (Quote by - Salvador Dali)

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. (Quote by - John Hickenlooper)

Her mouth is a honey-blossom, No doubt, as the poet sings; But within her lips, the petals, Lurks a cruel bee that stings. (Quote by - William D. Howells)

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. (Quote by - Fred Thompson)

If hours did not hang heavy, what would become of scandal? (Quote by - George Bancroft)

Scandal breeds hatred; hatred begets division; division makes faction, and faction brings ruin. (Quote by - Francis Quarles)

Nothing moves more quickly than scandal. (Quote by - Livy)

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. (Quote by - Richard Brinsley Sheridan)

Scandal begins when the police put a stop to it. (Quote by - Karl Kraus)

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. (Quote by - John Yoo)

A cruel story runs on wheels, and every hand oils the wheels as they run. (Quote by - Ouida)

Scandal: gossip made tedious by morality. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

We know that second terms have historically been marred by hubris and by scandal. (Quote by - David R. Gergen)

There's no scandal like rags, nor any crime so shameful as poverty. (Quote by - George Farquhar)

How awful to reflect that what people say of us is true. (Quote by - Logan P. Smith)

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