Scold Quotes

Scold Quotes by John C. Calhoun, Pearl S. Buck, Roald Dahl, Nicholas Stoller, Maggie Haberman, Amy Sedaris and many others.

The strong should always permit the weak and aggrieved

The strong should always permit the weak and aggrieved to talk, to bluster, and scold without taking offence; and if we had so acted, and exercised proper skill in the management of our affairs, Mexico and ourselves would, by this time, have quietly and peaceably settled all difficulties and been good friends.
John C. Calhoun
Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together.
Pearl S. Buck
The writer has to force himself to work. He has to make his own hours and if he doesn’t go to his desk at all there is nobody to scold him.
Roald Dahl
There are still movies where females are just there to be cool, or they are there to lambaste their husbands and scold. But female comedy characters are changing for the better.
Nicholas Stoller
I wasn’t always a Twitter devotee. During the 2012 campaign, the first during which Twitter was widely used by journalists and campaign aides, I became something of a scold to younger reporters who I thought misused the medium.
Maggie Haberman
My father and I have a very good relationship. We always got along. But I always scold him.
Amy Sedaris
The brank, or scold’s bridle, was unknown in America in its English shape: though from colonial records we learn that scolding women were far too plentiful, and were gagged for that annoying and irritating habit.
Alice Morse Earle
All those articles that scold Millennials for their supposed entitlement? Forget them. Millennials are great employees.
Neil Blumenthal
When old people in power scold children and young people for ‘selfishness’ if they don’t get triple-vaxxed, or if they let their mask slip below their nose occasionally, or try to have some fun in the sun, it’s obvious who actually is being selfish.
Miranda Devine
Treat your kid like a darling for the first five years. For the next five years, scold them. By the time they turn sixteen, treat them like a friend. Your grown up children are your best friends.
Fans will praise you, scold you, and offer helpful advice. Fans will also defend you.
Charley Pride
Women encourage men to be childish, then scold them.
Mason Cooley