Top 19 Scarlet Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Scarlet Quotes from famous people such as Whitney Wolfe Herd, Hilaire Belloc, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Lauren Willig, Hugh Hefner, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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I’m so proud of the community we’ve been able to bring together, and the notion of women making the first move is no longer taboo; it’s no longer a scarlet letter to have a voice.
Whitney Wolfe Herd
When I am dead, I hope it may be said: His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.
Hilaire Belloc
Britain can sometimes feel like a very small village, and you’re this, I dunno, scarlet woman they’re all gossiping about.
Sam Taylor-Johnson
When I was 6, a family friend gave me E.L. Konigsburg’s ‘A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver’ and launched me on a full-blown Eleanor obsession. I wanted to ride off on Crusade, to launch a thousand troubadour songs, to marry a king – and then jilt him and marry another.
Lauren Willig
Historically the Puritans left England to escape religious persecution, and they promptly turned around and started persecuting the people they didn’t agree with – the scarlet letter A, and the stocks and the dunking board came from that. That puritanism is still there.
Hugh Hefner
A tiny radish of passionate scarlet, tipped modestly in white.
Clementine Paddleford
Mary and Carrie and baby Grace and Ma had all had scarlet fever. The Nelsons across the creek had had it too, so there had been no one to help Pa and Laura.
Laura Ingalls Wilder
I still have in my memory, almost agonizing impressions of a serious illness which I had when I was about eight years old. Those about me called it scarlet fever, and its very name seemed to have a diabolical quality.
Pierre Loti
Bright reds – scarlet, pillar-box red, crimson or cherry – are very cheerful and youthful. There is certainly a red for everyone.
Christian Dior
Hypocrisy is the scarlet letter in politics.
Mark McKinnon
History could pass for a scarlet text, its jot and title graven red in human blood.
Eldridge Cleaver
‘The Scarlet Gospels’ does, by general consensus, seem to mark a new high – or low, depending on your point of view – in its excessiveness, in its extremities.
Clive Barker
When I was a kid, I had scarlet fever. I wasn’t supposed to have survived it. When I got out of bed, my bones were so soft that they kind of bent. I had a slight limp for probably three years after.
Scott Glenn
The U.S. is supposed to be a nation of second chances, but for the 70 million Americans with a criminal record, we’re not doing such a great job. Even among those whose crimes were nonviolent and committed long ago, too many still bear a scarlet letter.
Cass Sunstein
Style icons feel like they have to be so thin, and when I see somebody with a fuller figure like Scarlet Johansson, who is sexy and happy, I find it such a relief.
Jade Jagger
I can still remember. I was ill, and I was seven, and my father didn’t want me to just read children’s books. He came with Conan Doyle. I tried, and I liked it. I think the first I read was ‘The Sign of the Four’; ‘Study in Scarlet’ was the next one. Then I guess I stayed home a few extra days from school to read.
Henning Mankell
Regardless of any thing that I’ve done that people might think, ‘Oh, well, that deserved a scarlet letter,’ that’s not how it works.
Hannah Brown
Apes are apes, though clothed in scarlet.
Ben Jonson
After the scarlet fever and the whooping cough, I remember I started to get mad about it all… I went through the stage of asking myself, ‘Wilma, what is this existence all about? Is it about being sick all the time? It can’t be.’ So I started getting angry about things, fighting back in a new way with a vengeance.
Wilma Rudolph