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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When the public doesn't want me any longer, I'll quit.

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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.

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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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Disagreeing with the fervent patriotism of the Confederates: "I think it's hard winning a war with words, gentlemen. . . . I'm saying very plainly that the Yankees are better equipped than we. . . . All...

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It is an extra dividend when you like the girl you've fallen in love with.

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They see me as an ordinary guy, like a construction worker or the guy who delivers your piano

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I hate a liar. Maybe because I'm such a good one myself, heh? Anyway, to find someone has told an out and out lie puts him on the other side of the fence from me for all time.

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I'm no actor and I never have been. What people see on the screen is me.

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I am intrigued by glamorous women A vain woman is continually taking out a compact to repair her makeup. A glamorous woman knows she doesn't need to.

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Marilyn is a kind of ultimate. She is uniquely feminine. Everything she does is different, strange, and exciting, from the way she talks to the way she uses that magnificent torso. She makes a man proud...

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I want so badly to believe that there is truth, that love is real

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Only interested in himself and profiting from the war as an unscrupulous entrepreneur, and not in being a patriot: "I believe in Rhett Butler. He's the only cause I know. The rest doesn't mean much to...

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Types really don't matter. I have been accused of preferring blondes. But I have known some mighty attractive redheads, brunettes, and yes, women with grey hair. Age, height, weight haven't anything to...

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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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