Rick Blaine: I stick my neck out for nobody.
Major Strasser: What is your nationality?
Rick Blaine: I'm a drunkard.
Captain Louis Renault: That makes Rick a citizen of the world.
Victor Laszlo: I know a good deal more about you than you suspect. I know, for
instance, that you're in love with a woman. It is perhaps a strange circumstance
that we both should be in love with the same woman. The first evening I came to
this café, I knew there was something between you and Ilsa. Since no one is to
blame, I-- I demand no explanation. I ask only one thing. You won't give me the
letters of transit: all right, but I want my wife to be safe. I ask you as a
favor, to use the letters to take her away from Casablanca.
Rick Blaine: You love her that much?
Victor Laszlo: Apparently you think of me only as the leader of a cause. Well,
I'm also a human being. Yes, I love her that much.
[Of Victor Laszlo, who wants to escape from Casablanca]
Captain Louis Renault: No matter how clever he is, he still needs an exit
visa... or I should say two?
Rick Blaine: Why two?
Captain Louis Renault: He is traveling with a lady.
Rick Blaine: He'll take one.
Captain Louis Renault: I think not. I have seen the lady.
Captain Louis Renault: My dear Ricky, you overestimate the influence of the
Gestapo. I don't interfere with them and they don't interfere with me. In
Casablanca I am master of my fate! I am--
Police Officer: Major Strasser is here, sir!
Rick Blaine: You were saying?
Captain Louis Renault: Excuse me.
Rick Blaine: I congratulate you.
Victor Laszlo: What for?
Rick Blaine: Your work.
Victor Laszlo: I try.
Rick Blaine: We all try. You succeed.
Rick Blaine: You know what I want to hear.
Sam: [lying] No, I don't.
Rick Blaine: You played it for her, you can play it for me!
Sam: [lying] Well, I don't think I can remember--
Rick Blaine: If she can stand it, I can! Play it!
Captain Louis Renault: We are very honored tonight, Rick. Major Strasser is one
of the reasons the Third Reich enjoys the reputation it has today.
Major Heinrich Strasser: You repeat *Third* Reich as though you expected there
to be others!
Captain Louis Renault: Well, personally, Major, I will take what comes.
Rick Blaine: Who are you really, and what were you before? What did you do, and
what did you think, huh?
Rick Blaine: Here's looking at you, kid.
Senor Ferrari: Might as well be frank, monsieur. It would take a miracle to get
you out of Casablanca, and the Germans have outlawed miracles.
[After observing the gambling tables at Rick's]
Customer: Are you sure this place is honest?
Carl: Honest? As honest as the day is long!
[As he goes to hand Renault a bribe.]
Jan Brandel: Captain Renault... may I?
Captain Louis Renault: Oh no! Not here please! Come to my office tomorrow
morning. We'll do everything businesslike.
Jan Brandel: We'll be there at six!
Captain Louis Renault: I'll be there at ten.
Rick Blaine: How can you close me up? On what grounds?
Captain Louis Renault: I'm shocked, shocked to find that gambling is going on in
[A croupier hands Renault a pile of money]
Croupier: Your winnings, sir.
Captain Louis Renault: [sotto voce] Oh, thank you very much.
Captain Louis Renault: Everybody out at once!
Rick Blaine: Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks
Ilsa Lund: Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
Rick Blaine: And remember, this gun is pointed right at your heart.
Captain Louis Renault: That is my least vulnerable spot.
Captain Louis Renault: Major Strasser has been shot. Round up the usual
Rick Blaine: Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Captain Louis Renault: Realizing the importance of the case, my men are rounding
up twice the usual number of suspects.
Captain Louis Renault: Oh no, Emil, please. A bottle of your best champagne, and
put it on my bill.
Emil: Very well, sir.
Victor Laszlo: Captain, please...
Captain Louis Renault: Oh, please, monsieur. It is a little game we play. They
put it on the bill, I tear up the bill. It is very convenient.
Victor Laszlo: Welcome back to the fight. This time I know our side will win.
Ilsa Lund: Who is Rick?
Captain Louis Renault: Mamoiselle, you are in Rick's! And Rick is...
Ilsa Lund: Who is he?
Captain Louis Renault: Well, Rick is the kind of person that. Well, if I were a
woman, and I were not in love. I should be in love with Rick, but what a fool I
am talking to a beautiful woman about another man.
Rick Blaine: How long was it we had, honey?
Ilsa Lund: I didn't count the days.
Rick Blaine: Well, I did. Every one of them. Mostly, I remember the last one,
the wild finish. A guy standing on a station platform in the rain, with a
comical look on his face, because his insides have been kicked out.
Ilsa Lund: Thank you for the coffee, monsieur. I shall miss that when I leave
Senor Ferrari: It was gracious of you to share it with me.
[Ugarte gives exit visas to Rick for safe keeping.]
Ugarte: Rick, I hope you're more impressed with me, now? Now, if you'll excuse
me, I'll share my luck with your roulette wheel.
[Starts to walk away.]
Rick Blaine: [stands up. Ugarte stops.] Just a moment. I heard a rumor those two
German couriers were carrying letter of transit.
Ugarte: Huh? Oh, huh, I heard that rumor too. Poor devils.
Rick Blaine: You're right, Ugarte. I am a little more impressed with you.
[Rick exits casino.]
Captain Louis Renault: If he ever gets a word in, it'll be a major Italian
Major Heinrich Strasser: Last night you expressed an interest in Monsieur Ugarte.
Victor Laszlo: Well, its not important, but may I speak with him?
Major Heinrich Strasser: You would find the conversation a trifle one-sided.
Monsieur Ugarte's dead.
Captain Louis Renault: I'm just writing the report now. We haven't quite decided
whether he committed suicide or died trying to escape.
Rick Blaine: I don't like disturbances in my place.
[to the German officer]
Rick Blaine: Either lay off politics, or get out.