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“Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect.”
Margaret Mitchell
“Burdens are for shoulders strong enough to carry them.”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“With enough courage, you can do without a reputation.”
Margaret Mitchell
“After all, tomorrow is another day!”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“Well, my dear, take heart. Some day, I will kiss you and you will like it. But not now, so I beg you not to be too impatient.”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“My dear, I don't give a damn.”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“I can't think about that right now. If I do, I'll go crazy. I'll think about that tomorrow.”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“I'll think of it tomorrow, at Tara. I can stand it then. Tomorrow, I'll think of some way to get him back. After all, tomorrow is another day.”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“Sir,"she said,"you are no gentleman!"

An apt observation,"he answered airily."And, you, Miss, are no lady.”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“Hardships make or break people.”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“It was better to know the worst than to wonder.”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“Perhaps - I want the old days back again and they'll never come back, and I am haunted by the memory of them and of the world falling about my ears. ”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
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“Until you've lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“Dear Scarlett! You aren't helpless. Anyone as selfish and determined as you are is never helpless. God help the Yankees if they should get you." -Rhett Butler”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“Death, taxes and childbirth! There's never any convenient time for any of them.”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“I'd cut up my heart for you to wear if you wanted it.”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“You're so brutal to those who love you, Scarlett. You take their love and hold it over their heads like a whip.”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect. We take what we get and are thankful it's no worse than it is.”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“And apologies, once postponed, become harder and harder to make, and finally impossible.”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken - and I'd rather remember it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived. ”
Margaret Mitchell
“I loved something I made up, something that's just as dead as Melly is. I made a pretty suit of clothes and fell in love with it. And when Ashley came riding along, so handsome, so different, I put that suit on him and made him wear it whether it fitted him or not. And I wouldn't see what he really was. I kept on loving the pretty clothes—and not him at all.”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“If I said I was madly in love with you you'd know I was lying.”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“Never pass up new experiences [Scarlett], They enrich the mind." - Rhett Butler”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“Child, it's a very bad thing for a woman to face the worst that can happen to her, because after she's faced the worst she can't ever really fear anything again. ...Scarlett, always save something to fear— even as you save something to love...”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“That is the one unforgivable sin in any society. Be different and be damned!”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“No, my dear, I'm not in love with you, no more than you are with me, and if I were, you would be the last person I'd ever tell. God help the man who ever really loves you. You'd break his heart, my darling, cruel, destructive little cat who is so careless and confident she doesn't even trouble to sheathe her claws.”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“Vanity was stronger than love at sixteen and there was no room in her hot heart now for anything but hate.”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“I've always had a weakness for lost causes once they're really lost.”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“Say you’ll marry me when I come back or, before God, I won’t go. I’ll stay around here and play a guitar under your window every night and sing at the top of my voice and compromise you, so you’ll have to marry me to save your reputation.”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“I wish I could care what you do or where you go but I can't... My dear, I don't give a damn.”
Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind

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