Clark Gable quote

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

Clark Gable

Born: February 1, 1901

Die: November 16, 1960

Occupation: Film actor

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The things a man has to have are hope and confidence in himself against odds... And he must be ready to choose death before dishonor without making too much song and dance about it.

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

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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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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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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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