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    There ain't nothing from the outside that can lick any of us.
    — Margaret Mitchell
    Until you have lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.
    tags: freedom lost
    — Margaret Mitchell
    My dear, I don't give a damn.
    — Margaret Mitchell
    The Irish are the damnedest race. They put so much emphasis on so many wrong things.
    tags: wrong race
    — Margaret Mitchell
    Like most girls, her imagination carried her just as far as the altar and no further.
    tags: girls imagination
    — Margaret Mitchell
    He had never known such gallantry as the gallantry of Scarlett O'Hara going forth to conquer the world in her mother's velvet curtains and the tail feathers of a rooster.
    tags: world mother
    — Margaret Mitchell
    I want peace. I want to see if somewhere there isn't something left in life of charm and grace.
    tags: peace grace charm
    — Margaret Mitchell
    All wars are sacred to those who have to fight them. If the people who started wars didn't make them sacred, who would be foolish enough to fight?
    tags: people fight sacred war
    — Margaret Mitchell
    Now you are beginning to think for yourself instead of letting others think for you. That's the beginning of wisdom.
    tags: wisdom
    — Margaret Mitchell
    The usual masculine dissillusionment is discovering that a woman has a brain
    tags: women brain
    — Margaret Mitchell
    With enough courage, you can do without a reputation.
    tags: courage
    — Margaret Mitchell
    Every problem has two handles. You can grab it by the handle of fear or the handle of hope.
    tags: fear problem hope
    — Margaret Mitchell
    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.
    tags: broken
    — Margaret Mitchell
    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
    The liar was the hottest to defend his veracity, the coward his courage, the ill-bred his gentlemanliness, and the cad his honor
    tags: courage liar honor
    — Margaret Mitchell
    Until you've lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was.
    tags: lost
    — Margaret Mitchell
    In the end what will happen will be what has happened whenever a civilization breaks up. The people who have brains and courage come through and the ones who haven't are winnowed out.
    tags: people brain civilization courage
    — Margaret Mitchell
    Vanity was stronger than love at sixteen and there was no room in her hot heart now for anything but hate.
    tags: heart hate
    — Margaret Mitchell
    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.
    tags: night god marry
    — Margaret Mitchell
    Burdens are for shoulders strong enough to carry them.
    tags: strong
    — Margaret Mitchell
    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.
    tags: world memory
    — Margaret Mitchell
    Men and women, they were beautiful and wild, all a little violent under their pleasant ways and only a little tamed.
    tags: men women beautiful wild violent
    — Margaret Mitchell
    It had been so long since she had seen him and she had lived on memories until they were worn thin.
    tags: memory
    — Margaret Mitchell
    Her lips on his could tell him better than all her stumbling words.
    — Margaret Mitchell
    It was better to know the worst than to wonder.
    tags: wonder
    — Margaret Mitchell
    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
    Scarlett O'Hara was not beautiful, but men seldom realized it when caught by her charm as the Tarleton twins were.
    tags: men beautiful charm
    — Margaret Mitchell
    Death, taxes and childbirth! There's never any convenient time for any of them.
    tags: death time tax
    — Margaret Mitchell
    Hardships make or break people.
    tags: people
    — Margaret Mitchell
    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.
    tags: tomorrow
    — Margaret Mitchell
    Land is the only thing in the world that amounts to anything.
    tags: world
    — Margaret Mitchell
    I wonder if anyone but me realizes what goes on in that head back of your deceptively sweet face.
    tags: wonder
    — Margaret Mitchell
    In a weak moment, I have written a book.
    tags: moment book
    — Margaret Mitchell
    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.
    tags: fear dog
    — Margaret Mitchell
    That is the one unforgivable sin in any society. Be different and be damned!
    tags: society sin
    — Margaret Mitchell
    Supposed I don't want to redeem myself? Why should I fight to uphold the system that cast me out? I shall take pleasure in seeing it smashed.
    tags: fight pleasure seeing
    — Margaret Mitchell
    The world can forgive practically anything except people who mind their own business.
    tags: people world mind business
    — Margaret Mitchell
    I can't make you understand because you don't know the meaning of fear. You have the heart of a lion and an utter lack of imagination and I envy you both of those qualities. You'll never mind facing realities and you'll never want to escape from them as I do.
    tags: fear heart reality meaning envy mind imagination quality
    — Margaret Mitchell
    Now she had a fumbling knowledge that, had she ever understood Ashley, she would never have loved him; had she ever understood Rhett, she would never have lost him.
    tags: lost
    — Margaret Mitchell
    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.
    tags: heart kiss
    — Margaret Mitchell
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    margaret mitchell
    Birth    : November 8, 1900
    Death  : August 16, 1949
    Occupation  : Author