Clark Gable quote

"The things a man has to have are hope and confidence in himself against odds, and sometimes he needs somebody, his pal or his mother or his wife or God, to give him that confidence."

Clark Gable

Born: February 1, 1901

Die: November 16, 1960

Occupation: Film actor

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I'm just a lucky slob from Ohio who happened to be in the right place at the right time.

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Rhett: Don't start flirting with me. I'm not one of your plantation beaus. I want more than flirting from you. Scarlett: What do you want? Rhett: I'll tell you, Scarlett O'Hara, if you'll take that Southern-belle...

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The only reason they come to see me is that I know that life is great - and they know I know it.

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