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Socrates, when informed of some derogating speeches one had used concerning him behind his back, made only this facetious reply, "Let him beat me too when I am absent. (Quote by - Jean de la Fontaine)

The mightier man, the mightier is the thing That makes him honored or begets him hate; For greatest scandal waits on greatest state. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

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. (Quote by - James Bovard)

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. (Quote by - Saint Ambrose)

Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice; And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you. (Quote by - Bible)

The objection of the scandalmonger is not that she tells of racy doings, but that she pretends to be indignant about them. (Quote by - H. L. Mencken)

Everybody says it, and what everybody says must be true. (Quote by - James Fenimore Cooper)

Longevity conquers scandal every time. (Quote by - Shelby Foote)

The scandal's so unbelievable that I cannot repeat it here. (Quote by - Marion Zimmer Bradley)

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. (Quote by - Elliot Richardson)

Scandal is the sport of its authors, the dread of fools, and the contempt of the wise. (Quote by - William Benton Clulow)

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. (Quote by - Ellen Tauscher)

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

And though you duck them ne'er so long, Not one salt drop e'er wets their tongue; On eagles' wings immortal scandals fly, While virtuous actions are but borne to die. (Quote by - Decimus Junius Juvenal)

Scandalis 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 - Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort)

Dead scandals form good subjects for dissection. (Quote by - George Gordon Noel Byron)

No particular scandal one can touch but it confounds the breather. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Conversation may be compared to a lyre with seven chords - philosophy, art, poetry, love, scandal, and the weather. (Quote by - Anna Jameson)

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. (Quote by - Ayatollah Khomeini)

I hope there's a tinge of disgrace about me. Hopefully, there's one good scandal left in me yet. (Quote by - Diana Rigg)

Scandals are like dandelion seeds--they are arrow-headed, and stick where they fall, and bring forth and multiply fourfold. (Quote by - Ouida)

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

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. (Quote by - Simon Newcomb)

It was generally agreed, and with indignation by a few, that it had been a great scandal. (Quote by - Taylor Caldwell)

Gossip isn't scandal and it's not merely malicious. It's chatter about the human race by lovers of the same. (Quote by - Phyllis McGinley)


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