13. Why, land is the only thing in the world worth workin’ for, worth fightin’ for, worth dyin’ for, because it’s the only thing that lasts

Oh how times have changed… or have they? This line in the film is, of course, about the characters’ present situation but it’s also a political statement that has withstood the test of time.

14. Most of the miseries of the world were caused by wars. And when the wars were over no one ever knew what they were about
Another political reference so poignant and applicable to current times, we shiver.

15. He looks as if… as if he knows what I look like without my shimmy
Scarlett sees Rhett for the first time and doesn’t appreciate how he’s ogling her. We can’t blame the girl though.