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

— Clark Gable

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I never laugh until I've had my coffee.

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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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When it's over it's over. No questions, no tears, no farewell kisses.

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

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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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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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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 do with glamour.

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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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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 to be a man.

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I don't discuss women at all with anyone.

There are good qualities in all women. Some may be lacking in some of these qualities and should have them. I'm liable to say so and hurt their feelings, and it wouldn't be meant that way at all.

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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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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 me."

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About Clark Gable

Quotes 37 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Birthday February 1, 1901

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This power that I'm supposed to have over women was never noticed when I was a stage actor on Broadway. I don't know when I got it. And by God, I can't explain it.

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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 me around over town and read the news on the seat of my pants.

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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 we've got is cotton and slaves, and arrogance." "I seem to be spoiling everybody's brandy and cigars and dreams of victory."

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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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Working with Marilyn Monroe on The Misfits (1961) nearly gave me a heart attack.

I have never been happier when a film ended.

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Method actors are like hams.

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Every picture I make, every experience of my private life, every lesson I learn are the keys to my future. And I have faith in it.

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Single men never have any problems. I suppose that the public builds some kind of idea from what they've seen of me on the screen.

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Everything Marilyn does is different from any other woman, strange and exciting, from the way she talks to the way she uses that magnificent torso.

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I don't want a lot of strangers looking down at my wrinkles and my big fat belly when I'm dead.

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It's an extra dividend when you like the girl you're in love with.

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

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

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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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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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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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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 out to be one in eight million-then you'll be a star.

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When you smile it's like the sun coming up.

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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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If any child of mine becomes an actor I will turn in my grave.

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Clark Gable was the only real he-man I've ever known, of all the actors I've met.

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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 inner standards worth fighting for or there won't be any way to bring him into conflict. And he must be ready to choose death before dishonor without making too much song and dance about it. That's all there is to it.

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Rhett: Don't start flirting with me. I'm not one of your plantation beaux. 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 simper off your face. Someday I want you to say to me the words I heard you say to Ashley Wilkes: "I love you!" Scarlett: That's something you'll never hear from me, Captain Butler, as long as you live.

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