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30 Best Scarlett O'Hara Quotes From 'Gone With The Wind'

Scarlett O'Hara quotes from 'Gone With The Wind', rings with strength of character.

Scarlett O'Hara is the titular character in Margaret Mitchell's best-selling novel, 'Gone With The Wind' where she is portrayed as a symbol of bravery and strength of character.

As the oldest living child of Gerald and Ellen O Hara, she has learned how to take her life by the reigns. Initially a vain, snobbish, and spoiled woman, Scarlett grows through the trials and tribulations that life puts her through and has her heart deeply rooted in her hometown, Tara, her birthplace.

O'Hara symbolizes both the Old and New South, Her failed romance with a man, Ashley Wilkes, forces her to marry three times out of jealousy and also the need for stability, eventually making her fall in love with her third husband, Rhett Butler. Her character is played by legendary actress Vivien Leigh in the movie adaptation of the book, this list of quotes by Scarlett are iconic.

If you like our content, check out ['Gone With The Wind' quotes] and [Rhett Butler quotes].

Famous Scarlett O'Hara Quotes

Scarlett O'Hara quotes are remarkable and memorable.

If you are looking for some famous quotes from Scarlett O'Hara, this wholesome list will bring back memories.

1. "I loved something I made up, something that's just as dead as Melly is."

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

2. "Well, if you think I'll marry you just to pay for the bonnet I won't."

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

3. "I can shoot straight, if I don't have to shoot too far."

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

4. "Great balls of fire. Don’t bother me anymore, and don’t call me sugar."

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

5. "If I said I was madly in love with you you’d know I was lying."

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

6. "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."

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

7. "Vanity was stronger than love at sixteen and there was no room in her hot heart now for anything but hate."

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

8. "I can’t think about that right now. If I do, I’ll go crazy. I’ll think about that tomorrow."

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

9. "You're a conceited, blackhearted varmint Rhett Butler. I don't know why I let come and see me."

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

10. "No woman would want a child of a cad like you... I wish for anybody's child but yours."

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

'Gone With The Wind' Movie Quotes By Scarlett O'Hara

Quotes by Scarlett O'Hara show what it takes to be a headstrong woman in a male-dominated society.

Here is a list of some more of the best 'Gone With The Wind' quotes from the film, including Scarlett O'Hara's quotes about tomorrow.

11. "As God is my witness, as God is my witness they're are not going to lick me. I'm going to live through this and when its all over, I'll never be hungry again. No, nor any of my folk. If I have to lie, steal, cheat, or kill, as God is my witness I'll never be hungry again."

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

12. "Marriage, fun? Fiddle-dee-dee. Fun for men you mean."

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

13. "I'll think about that tomorrow. Tomorrow is another day."

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

14. "Scarlett O'Hara: Where shall I go? What shall I do?

Rhett Butler: Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn."

-'Gone With The Wind', this line is iconic and the most famous line from the movie.

15. "What a cool liar you are, Melly!"

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

16. "After all, tomorrow is another day!"

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

17. "Ashley Wilkes: She's part of my blood and we understand each other.

Scarlett : But you love me!"

-'Gone With The Wind'.

18. "My life is over. Nothing will ever happen to me anymore."

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

19. "You'd rather live with that silly little fool who can't open her mouth except to say 'yes' or 'no' and raise a passel of mealy-mouthed brats just like her."

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

20. "Scarlett O'Hara: Rhett I'm so sorry, for everything.

Rhett Butler: My darling your such a child, you think by saying 'I'm Sorry' all the past can be corrected."

-'Gone With The Wind'.

21. "This war talk is spoiling the fun at every party this spring."

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

22. "Now isn't this better than sitting at a table? A girl hasn't got but two sides to her at the table."

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

23. "You led me on... you made me believe you wanted to marry me."

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

24. "I’d cut up my heart for you to wear if you wanted it."

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

25. "If he’s forgotten me, I’ll make him remember me. I’ll make him want me again."

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

26. "Scarlett: Sir, you are no gentleman.

Rhett Butler: And you, Miss, are no lady."

-'Gone With The Wind'.

'Gone With The Wind' Book Quotes Of Scarlett O'Hara

Here is a list of quotes extracted from the words of Scarlett O'Hara from the book.

27. "He never really existed at all, except in my imagination."

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

28. "I'll think of it all tomorrow, at Tara. I can stand it then."

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

29. "There was nothing else she did have, nothing but this red land, this land she had been willing to throw away like a torn handkerchief only a few minutes before. Now, it was dear to her again and she wondered dully what madness had possessed her to hold it so lightly."

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

30. "How wonderful to know someone who was bad and dishonourable and a cheat and a liar, when all the world was filled with people who would not lie to save their souls and who would rather starve than do a dishonourable deed!"

-Scarlett O'Hara, 'Gone With The Wind'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Scarlett O'Hara then why not take a look at 'It's A Wonderful Life' quotes, or ['Little Women' quotes].

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