Clark Gable quote

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

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

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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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