10 Olivia Pope Quotes to Power You Through The Rest of the Week

Wednesday *sigh*  But forget that asshole co-worker.  Forget that ignorant person on your commute.  Forget the little voice inside your head that says 'well, it's Wednesday, too late to do anything productive this week now!'  You can and you will get through the second half of the week - Scandal's Olivia Pope will handle it.

1.

Are we gladiators, or are we bitches?

2.

You can dance with me or you can get off my dance floor. I’m fine dancing alone.

3.

If it doesn’t work, it doesn’t work, but you have to try, because if you try, if you leap and you try, and it doesn’t work out, it’s not on you.

4.

I don’t want to talk. I want to eat too many fries, and drink way too much wine and have a relaxing evening.

5.

You’re the biggest bitch I know, don’t tell me you can’t do this.

6.

If you want me, earn me.

7.

The men outside these oval walls, they want to take it all away from us because they are terrified, because they are outraged, because they have come to the realisation that all those centuries of misogyny and privilege and status quo are finally over. That is why you never listen to a man over me.

8.

I want painful, difficult, devastating, life-changing, extraordinary love. Don’t you want that, too?

9.

I’m NEVER out of options.

10.

I’ll be gracious out there. In here, I’ll be spiteful and petty.
— (this one's thanks to Mellie Grant)