29+ Best Scarlett O’Hara Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Katie Scarlett O’Hara is a fictional character and the protagonist in Margaret Mitchell’s 1936 novel Gone with the Wind and in the later film of the same name, where she is portrayed by Vivien Leigh. Profoundly inspirational Scarlett O’Hara quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

Famous Scarlett O’Hara Quotes

After all, tomorrow is another day. – Scarlett O’Hara

Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn. – Scarlett O’Hara

Scarlett, from the ashes of the war-ravaged land at Tara, remembering what she was taught by her father in happier times: As God is my witness, as God is my witness, they’re not going to lick me! I’m going to live through this, and when it’s all over, I’ll never be hungry again – no, nor any of my folks! If I have to lie, steal, cheat, or kill! As God is my witness, I’ll never be hungry again. – Scarlett O’Hara

Scarlett O’Hara didn’t think she was manipulating. That’s just the way she got what she wanted. – Scarlett O’Hara

Land is the only thing in the world that amounts to anything. – Scarlett O’Hara

I shall play Scarlett O’Hara. – Scarlett O’Hara

If I said I was madly in love with you, I’d be lying and what’s more, you’d know it. – Scarlett O’Hara

I can’t think about that right now. If I do, I’ll go crazy. I’ll think about that tomorrow. – Scarlett O’Hara

I can’t go all my life waiting to catch you between husbands. – Scarlett O’Hara

With enough courage, you can do without a reputation. – Scarlett O’Hara

Take my handkerchief, Scarlett. Never, at any crisis of your life, have I known you to have a handkerchief. – Scarlett O’Hara

I want peace. I want to see if somewhere there isn’t something left in life of charm and grace. – Scarlett O’Hara

Forgive me for startling you with the impetuosity of my sentiments, my dear Scarlett-I mean, my dear Mrs. Kennedy. It cannot have escaped your notice that for some time past the friendship I have had in my heart for you has ripened into a deeper feeling, a feeling more beautiful, more pure, more sacred. Dare I name it you? Ah! It is love which makes me so bold! – Scarlett O’Hara

I’ve always had a weakness for lost causes once they’re really lost. – Scarlett O’Hara

There was a land of Cavaliers and Cotton Fields called the Old South. Here in this pretty world, Gallantry took its last bow. Here was the last ever to be seen of Knights and their Ladies Fair, of Master and of Slave. Look for it only in books, for it is no more than a dream remembered, a Civilization gone with the wind. – Scarlett O’Hara

I’m tired of being Scarlett O’Hara. In my next life I’m going to come back as Melanie Wilkes, fragile and helpless. – Scarlett O’Hara

Like Scarlett O’Hara, I won’t be broke again. – Scarlett O’Hara

I feel like if you’re a girl in the South, you know ‘Gone with the Wind’ better than anything. Scarlett O’Hara is such a quintessential Southern woman. – Scarlett O’Hara

I’ve found out that money is the most important thing in the world and, as God is my witness, I don’t ever intend to be without it again. I’ll never be hungry again. – Scarlett O’Hara

Carol Burnett probably had the biggest influence on me as kid. Although I was very young and watched her a lot in reruns, I was mesmerized by the way she transformed, by her physical comedy and the rolling laughter from the live studio audience. I loved her most as Scarlett O’Hara and her well known Cleaning Lady character. – Scarlett O’Hara

I’ll be like Scarlett O’Hara-I’ll think about it tomorrow. – Scarlett O’Hara

I’m not asking you to forgive me. I’ll never understand or forgive myself. And if a bullet gets me, so help me, I’ll laugh at myself for being an idiot. There’s one thing I do know… and that is that I love you, Scarlett. In spite of you and me and the whole silly world going to pieces around us, I love you. Because we’re alike. Bad lots, both of us. Selfish and shrewd. But able to look things in the eyes as we call them by their right names. – Scarlett O’Hara

Rhett: Don’t start flirting with me. I’m not one of your plantation beaux. I want more than flirting from you. Scarlett: What do you want? Rhett: I’ll tell you, Scarlett O’Hara, if you’ll take that Southern-belle simper off your face. Someday I want you to say to me the words I heard you say to Ashley Wilkes: I love you! Scarlett: That’s something you’ll never hear from me, Captain Butler, as long as you live. – Scarlett O’Hara

Scarlett O’Hara is going to be a thankless and difficult role. The part I’d like to play is Rhett Butler. – Scarlett O’Hara

You should be kissed and by someone who knows how. – Scarlett O’Hara

Scarlett O’Hara was not beautiful, but men seldom realized it when caught by her charm as the Tarleton twins were. – Scarlett O’Hara

I won’t need you to rescue meM. I can take care of myself, thank you. – Scarlett O’Hara. – Scarlett O’Hara

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. – Scarlett O’Hara

I had a dresser who literally squeezed me in like Scarlett O’Hara in Gone With The Wind. – Scarlett O’Hara

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