margaret mitchell Quotes

I bare my soul and you are suspicious! No, Scarlett, this is a bona fide honorable declaration. I admit that it's not in the best of taste, coming at this time, but I have a very good excuse for my lack of breeding. I'm going away tomorrow for a long time and I fear that if I wait till I return you'll have married some one else with a little money. So I thought, why not me and my money? Really, Scarlett, I can't go all my life waiting to catch you between husbands.

- Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind

Did you ever hear the Oriental proverb, "The dogs bark but the caravan passes on"? Let them bark, Scarlett. I fear nothing will stop your caravan.

- Margaret Mitchell

Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect.

- Margaret Mitchell

Death and taxes and childbirth. There's never any convenient time for any of them.

- Margaret Mitchell

I told you once before that there were two times for making big money, one in the up-building of a country and the other in its destruction. Slow money on the up-building, fast money in the crack-up. Remember my words. Perhaps they may be of use to you some day. (Rhett Butler)

- Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind

Until you've lost your reputation you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.

- Margaret Mitchell

Death and taxes and childbirth! There's never any convenient time for any of them!

- Margaret Mitchell

I want peace. I want to see if somewhere there isn't something left in life of charm and grace.

- Margaret Mitchell

There ain't nothing from the outside can lick any of us.

- Margaret Mitchell

Death and taxes and childbirth! There's never any convenient time for any of them!

- Margaret Mitchell

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.