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'Gone With The Wind' is a classic novel, written by Margaret Mitchell.

The novel was later adapted as a film in 1939, which won ten Academy Awards. The real name of Rhett Butler is Clark Gable.

'Gone With The Wind' is not only a story of romance, but also of how a woman, Scarlett O'Hara, paved her way to the top in the patriarchal society, and about the things she had to lose in the process. The most famous line from 'Gone With The Wind' is when Rhett Butler says that he doesn't give a 'whoop'. Below is a list of the most famous Rhett Butler quotes for you to enjoy.

For more relatable content, check out Scarlett O'Hara quotes and quotes from 'Gone With The Wind'.

Rhett Butler Quotes From The Book 'Gone With The Wind'

Quotes by Rhett Butler are witty.

'Gone With The Wind' is such a novel that will make you cry, angry and happy, all at the same time. With different characters like Melanie, Ashley Wilkes, Cathleen Calvert, each with their own story to tell, this novel is a masterpiece. The following is a list of quotes from the iconic character Rhett Butler.

1. "Mr. Lincoln, the merciful and just, who cries large tears over Mrs. Bixby's five boys, hasn't any tears to shed about the thousand of Yankees dying at Andersonville."

- Rhett Butler.

2. "They died to the last man at Thermopylae, didn't they, Doctor?"

- Rhett Butler.

3. "Yes, the money the Yankees were so curious about. Scarlett, it wasn't altogether meanness that kept me from giving you the money you wanted."

- Rhett Butler.

4. "You are never so charming or absurd as when you are airing some hypocrisy like that."

- Rhett Butler.

5. " Surely I have the right o know, after your little trip out to the jail not long ago. Hasn't Frank as much money as you hoped?

- Rhett Butler.

6. "Ashley is too sublime for my earthly comprehension."

- Rhett Butler.

7. "And, you, Miss, are no lady."

- Rhett Butler.

8. "If you were run over by a railroad train your death wouldn't sanctify the railroad company, would it?"

- Rhett Butler.

9. "I still want you more than any woman I have ever seen and now that Frank's gone, I thought you would be interested to know it."

- Rhett Butler.

10. "I am asking you to marry me. Would you be convinced if I knelt down?"

- Rhett Butler.

Scarlett O'Hara And Rhett Butler Quotes

Rhett Butler sayings are the best.

The iconic love between Scarlett and Rhett is what every person craves for. The end might be uncertain, but the journey they both endure is something to make you believe in love. Below is a list of movie quotes from 'Gone With The Wind'.

11. "Scarlett O'Hara: You can't leave me, please. I'll never forgive you.

Rhett Butler: And if a bullet gets me, so help me, I'll laugh at myself for being an idiot. But there's one thing I do know and that is that I love you, Scarlett."

- 'Gone With The Wind'.

12." Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn."

- Rhett Butler.

13. "Scarlett O'Hara: I shall never marry again.

Rhett Butler: Oh yes, you will. You were born to be married. Why not me?"

- 'Gone With The Wind'.

14. "Rhett Butler: Why didn't you come up here to see if the light was burning?

Scarlett O'Hara: Don't be a fool, Rhett. She gets this way because you humor her."

- 'Gone With The Wind'.

15. "Rhett Butler: Can this wanness mean that you have been missing me?

Scarlett O'Hara: It's because I am going to have a baby."

- 'Gone With The Wind'.

16. "I was mad, crazy with jealousy. She never cared for me and I thought I could make her care. But she never cared. She doesn't love me. She never has."

- Rhett Butler.

17. "I never before knew anybody who was really good. You wouldn't believe me, would you?"

- Rhett Butler.

18. "Scarlett O'Hara: No Klan? Are you lying to try to soothe me?

Rhett Butler: My dear, when did I ever try to soothe you?

- 'Gone With The Wind'.

19. "What does matter is that everyone knows I have worked for it and that I have spent money on it and that'll be remembered in Bonnie's favor in years to come."

- Rhett Butler.

20. "Scarlett O'Hara: For Heaven's sake, Rhett, tell her how unsuitable it would be and how dirty it will get.

Rhett Butler: Oh, let her have the blue velvet. If it gets dirty, we will make her another one."

- 'Gone With The Wind'.

21. "No, I don't think I will kiss you, although you need kissing, badly. That's what's wrong with you. You should be kissed and often, and by someone who knows how."

- Rhett Butler.

Best Quotes By Rhett Butler

This story teaches us a lot about life and how to achieve our goals, no matter how difficult it gets sometimes. Scarlett is perhaps one of the strongest fictional female characters to exist in the world of books. Here's a list of some of the best quotes by Rhett Butler for you to enjoy.

22. "It's convenient to have the first wife's permission, isn't it?"

- Rhett Butler.

23. "My pet, it's written plainly on your face."

- Rhett Butler.

24. "He's only a gentleman caught in a world he doesn't belong in, trying to make a poor best of it by the rules of the world that's gone."

- Rhett Butler.

25. "Did it ever occur to you that I loved you as much as a man can love a woman? Loved you for years before I finally got you?

- Rhett Butler.

26. "You are so brutal to those who love you, Scarlett. You take their love and hold it over their heads like a whip ."

- Rhett Butler.

27. "Laugh if you like, but I wanted to take care of you, to pet you, to give you everything you wanted. I wanted to marry you and protect you and give you a free rein in anything that would make you happy."

- Rhett Butler.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for quotes by Rhett Butler, then why not take a look at Jay Gatsby quotes or 'The Notebook' quotes.

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