Southerners can never resist a losing cause.
1936 Rhett Butler. Gone with the Wind, ch.34.
I'mtired ofeverlastingly being unnatural and neverdoing anything Iwantto do?and I'mtired of pretending Idon't know anything, so men can tell me things and feel important while they're doing it.Margaret Mitchell
Land is the only thing in the world worth working for, worth fighting for, worth dying for, because it's the only thing that lasts. It will come to you, this love of the land.Margaret Mitchell
Young misses whut eats heavy mos'gener'ly doan never ketch husbands.Margaret Mitchell
Until you've lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.Margaret Mitchell
I'm going to live through this, and when it's over, I'm nevergoing tobe hungryagain.No, noranyof my folks.If I have to steal or killas God is my witness, I'm never going to be hungry again.Margaret Mitchell
Fighting is like champagne. It goes to the heads of cowards as quickly as of heroes. Any fool can be brave on a battlefield when it's be brave or else be killed.Margaret Mitchell
Death and taxes and childbirth! There's never any convenient time for any of them!Margaret Mitchell
What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at its best than mend it and see broken places as long as I lived? 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
Tomorrow, I'll think of some other way to get him back. After all, tomorrow is another day.Margaret Mitchell
Death and taxes and childbirth! There’s never any convenient time for any of them!Margaret Mitchell