Margaret Mitchell — American Novelist born on November 08, 1900, died on August 16, 1949

Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell was an American author and journalist. One novel by Mitchell was published during her lifetime, the American Civil War-era novel, Gone with the Wind, for which she won the National Book Award for Most Distinguished Novel of 1936 and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1937. In more recent years, a collection of Mitchell's girlhood writings and a novella she wrote as a teenager, Lost Laysen, have been published. A collection of articles written by Mitchell for The Atlanta Journal was republished in book form... (wikipedia)

Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect.
I want peace. I want to see if somewhere there isn't something left in life of charm and grace.
The south produced statesmen and soldiers, planters and doctors and lawyers and poets, but certainly no engineers and mechanics. Let Yankees adopt such low callings.
Until you have lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.
With enough courage, you can do without a reputation.