Clark Gable quote

"Honey, we all got to go sometime, reason or no reason. Dying's as natural as living. The man who's too afraid to die is too afraid to live."

Clark Gable

Born: February 1, 1901

Die: November 16, 1960

Occupation: Film actor

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