In our film profession you may have Gable's looks, Tracy's art, Marlene's legs or Liz's violet eyes, but they don't mean a thing without that swinging thing called courage.
— Frank Capra

I watched Gene Kelly for his smile, for his energy. Vittorio Gassman for his movement. Clark gable for his mustache. And I watched Lassie who was happy as a dog.
— Jean Dujardin

People like Spencer Tracy held up because they had the background originally, but to this day they never have changed Mr. Gable's role, or most of them.
— Jackie Cooper

Clark Gable was the first to have called me a mermaid.
— Esther Williams

I learned early on, having known the most handsome, successful, Gary Cooper, Clark Gable, Robert Taylor, don't ever spend too much time looking in the mirror.
— Robert Stack