Clark Gable quote

"I bring to a role everything I am, was and hope to be."

Clark Gable

Born: February 1, 1901

Die: November 16, 1960

Occupation: Film actor

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Clark Gable

Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.

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Clark Gable

I bring to a role everything I am, was and hope to be.

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Clark Gable

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

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Clark Gable

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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Clark Gable

Hell, if I'd jumped on all the dames I'm supposed to have jumped on, I'd have had no time to go fishing.

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Clark Gable

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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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. He's got to have some...

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Clark Gable

I never laugh until I've had my coffee.

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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.

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Clark Gable

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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Clark Gable

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

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Clark Gable

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

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I never did like the idea of sitting on newspapers. I did it once, and all the headlines came off on my white pants. On the level! It actually happened. Nobody bought a paper that day. They just followed...

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It's a chain of accidents. When you step into Hollywood, you wind yourself into thousands of chains of accidents. If all of the thousands happen to come out exactly right-and the chance of that figures...

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Clark Gable

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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Clark Gable

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

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Clark Gable

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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Clark Gable

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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Clark Gable

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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Clark Gable

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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I am not what I ought to be, I am not what I want to be, I am not what I hope to be in another world; but still I am not what I once used to be, and by the grace of God I am what I am

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But whether there's some grand design really matters little to me. My only hope was this. To see what could be, and to believe that it should be, and then to do all I could to bring it to pass, whatever...

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