Margaret Mitchell

Gone with the Wind

Mariaцитирует5 лет назад
I believe women could manage everything in the world without men’s help—except having babies, and God knows, no woman in her right mind would have babies if she could help it.
Mariaцитирует5 лет назад
“All you’ve done is to be different from other women and you’ve made a little success at it. As I’ve told you before, that is the one unforgivable sin in any society. Be different and be damned!
alevtinau94цитирует5 лет назад
The very mystery of him excited her curiosity like a door that had neither lock nor key.
alevtinau94цитирует5 лет назад
Ashley was born of a line of men who used their leisure for thinking, not doing, for spinning brightly colored dreams that had in them no touch of reality.
Mariaцитирует5 лет назад
What most people don’t seem to realize is that there is just as much money to be made out of the wreckage of a civilization as from the upbuilding of one.
Liza Starovoitovaцитирует6 лет назад
And a good notion it is! All this American business of running around marrying for love, like servants, like Yankees! The best marriages are when the parents choose for the girl. For how can a silly piece like yourself tell a good man from a scoundrel?
Saškaцитирует10 месяцев назад
Scarlett O’Hara was not beautiful, but men seldom realized it when caught by her charm
Anastasia Kuznetsovaцитирует5 лет назад
Beneath his choleric exterior Gerald O’Hara had the tenderest of hearts. He could not bear to see a slave pouting under a reprimand, no matter how well deserved, or hear a kitten mewing or a child crying; but he had a horror of having this weakness discovered.
alevtinau94цитирует5 лет назад
He accepted the universe and his place in it for what they were and, shrugging, turned to his music and books and his better world.
Mariaцитирует5 лет назад
For your information, I was in England, not a month ago, and I’ll tell you this. England will never help the Confederacy. England never bets on the underdog.
Liza Starovoitovaцитирует6 лет назад
No wife has ever changed a husband one whit, and don’t you be forgetting that.
Liza Starovoitovaцитирует6 лет назад
They can have ’em. Give me a good horse to ride and some good licker to drink and a good girl to court and a bad girl to have fun with and anybody can have their Europe. . . .
Thảo Nguyễnцитирует15 дней назад
veils and mittens
kkladiosaцитирует2 месяца назад
Your children will probably be soft, prissy creatures, as the children of hard-bitten characters usually are. And to make them worse, you, like every other mother, are probably determined that they shall never know the hardships you’ve known. And that’s all wrong. Hardships make or break people.
kkladiosaцитирует2 месяца назад
‘The dogs bark but the caravan passes on?’ Let them bark, Scarlett. I fear nothing will stop your caravan.”
kkladiosaцитирует2 месяца назад
All you’ve done is to be different from other women and you’ve made a little success at it. As I’ve told you before, that is the one unforgivable sin in any society. Be different and be damned!
kkladiosaцитирует2 месяца назад
Death and taxes and childbirth! There’s never any convenient time for any of them!
kkladiosaцитирует2 месяца назад
It was not that she was basically unkind. It was because she was so frightened and unsure of herself she was harsh lest others learn her inadequacies and refuse her authority.
kkladiosaцитирует3 месяца назад
she could not love anyone who was weak
kkladiosaцитирует3 месяца назад
Never pass up new experiences, Scarlett. They enrich the mind
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