33 Olivia Benson Quotes That Are Better Than A Hug

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Here Are The Absolute Best Olivia Benson Quotes from Law & Order: SVU

While Law & Order: SVU might just be a television show, it's no easy feat to create humanizing characters. But Olivia Benson is one of the best characters on television and certainly a force to be reckoned with. Whether you just enjoy watching Law & Order marathons are truly connect with Olivia Benson you will absolutely love reading some of her most badass and profound quotes.

Mariska Hargitay does a tremendous job when playing Olivia Benson and these quotes prove how important a strong, smart, loving female character can be on national television. So, if you need motivation or a support system, read these Olivia Benson quotes ASAP.

Olivia Benson Quotes

  • "You're my bitch now."

  • "Once you tell your story, it can be empowering."

  • "Over half a million women are raped in this country every year, and only a fraction report it because they’re too ashamed. It’s a really screwed up world but it’s not your fault; and what happened to you, it doesn’t make you a monster."

  • "I understand the shame and the stigma. But keeping the abuse secret doesn’t make it go away."

  • "We blame all kinds of people for creating monsters, why not ourselves?"

  • "You’re a fighter. Look at everything you’ve overcome. Don’t give up now."

  • "I’ll never be over it, but I can live with it now and I have my life back now."

  • "I trust my instincts. If I don’t have that, I shouldn’t be here."

  • "You think I'm a bitch, don't you? You're not the first."

The Best Olivia Benson Quotes

  • "Healing begins when someone bears witness. I saw you. I believe you."

  • "Gotta wipe that smile off of that son of a bitch's face."

  • "She could run around naked. That doesn't excuse the rape."

  • "It's the guys responsibility not to take advantage of the situation."

  • "Just because a person can't admit or is in denial about their abuse, doesn't mean that the abuse didn't happen, or won't worsen."

  • "I don't need help from either of you."

  • "You know what I’ve seen is that people who go through unfair, horrific experiences, is that they have this will. And when they get support, a chance, they can not only survive but they can thrive."

  • "You survived the abuse. You’re going to survive the recovery."

  • "We’re all branded I guess. By our parents, our childhoods."

Olivia Benson Quotes Law & Order SVU

  • "Healing begins when someone bears witness. I saw you. I believe you."

  • "Having a little balance is not so bad."

  • "How about we get something straight, I ask you the questions here."

  • "And I'd like your balls in a blender but ain't life a bitch?"

  • "Well, Elliot and I have been into each other for so long that we decided to spread our wings a little."

  • "I know exactly what I want. I want you dead."

  • "You have the right to keep your mouth shut."

  • "I'm telling you, something's not right here."

  • "I said shut up!"

  • "They say that the average lifespan of an SVU detective is 4 years. People can't do it longer than that because it's so difficult."

  • "It takes time, but you will get through this, I promise."

  • "We don't blame victims here."

  • "You can be whatever you want to be."

  • "That door stays closed."

  • "He's not getting away with this."

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