Favourite Movie Quotes: 10 Quotes from ‘Casablanca’

Rick and Ilsa in Paris Movie Quotes Casablanca

We’ll always have Paris

“What in heaven’s name brought you to Casablanca?” “…My health, I came to Casablanca for the waters.” “The waters? What waters? We’re in the desert.” “...I was misinformed.”

Cpt. Louis Renault to Rick Blaine

10 Movie Quotes from Casablanca

Today we are coving off our Favourite Movie Quotes from Casablanca.


As time goes by, this movie still holds its place in movie infamy. The 1942 classic, an adaptation of the unproduced stage play, Everbody Comes to Rick’s, is set in French Morocco with the coming of the second world war.

After we hear that two German officials are killed with two exit visas, a scurry in the streets occurs to round up the ‘usual suspects’. A recurring line in the movie that holds its own against some of the great dialogue on display.

We meet Captain Renault and Major Strasser before we inevitably end up at Rick’s. in the evening. A long scene here at the cafe introduces us to all of the characters we have come to know and love.

An interesting fact that you may not have known. The movie only has 22 speaking roles which are still more than the original stage play of 16. There are a number of extra’s who join in throughout the movie.

The main characters are as follow;
Rick Blaine – Humphrey Bogart
Ilsa Lund – Ingrid Bergman
Victor Laszlo – Paul Henreid
Captain Renault – Claude Rains
Major Strasser – Conrad Veidt
Signor Ferrari – Sydney Greenstreet
Signor Ugarte – Peter Lorre

Below we cover off 10 of famous quotes from the 3-time Academy Award-winning movie.

Round up the usual suspects

captain renault after major strasser is shot

Round up the usual suspects” #casablanca #quotesontravel

“Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.”

ilsa to rick before they plan to leave paris

“Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.” #casablanca #quotesontravel

“Not an easy day to forget.” “…I remember every detail. The Germans wore gray, you wore blue.”

rick as he speaks to ilsa among others in ricks cafe

“Not an easy day to forget.” “…I remember every detail. The Germans wore gray, you wore blue.” #casablanca #quotesontravel

“You know how you sound…? Like a man who’s trying to convince himself of something he doesn’t believe in his heart.”

victor laszlo to rick in private upstairs at ricks

“You know how you sound…? Like a man who’s trying to convince himself of something he doesn’t believe in his heart.” #casablanca #quotesontravel

“Are you sure this place is honest?” “…Honest as the day is long!“

carl the waiter responding to a patron at the roulette wheel

“Are you sure this place is honest?” “…Honest as the day is long!“ #casablanca #quotesontravel

“Remember, this gun is pointed right at your heart.” “…That’s my least vulnerable spot.”

rick and Cpt. Renault exchanges before they leave for the plane

Remember, this gun is pointed right at your heart…That’s my least vulnerable spot. #casablanca #quotesontravel

“What in heaven’s name brought you to Casablanca?” “…My health, I came to Casablanca for the waters.” “The waters? What waters? We’re in the desert.” “…I was misinformed.”

Cpt. Renault and Rick talking out the front of the cafe

“What in heaven’s name brought you to Casablanca?” “…My health, I came to Casablanca for the waters.” “The waters? What waters? We’re in the desert.” “…I was misinformed.” #casablanca #quotesontravel

“…Here’s looking at you, kid.”

a recurring line to ilsa spoken by rick

“…Here’s looking at you, kid.” #casablanca #quotesontravel

Our favourite quote below

“Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, she walks into mine…”

a drunken rick after hours

“Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, she walks into mine…” #casablanca #quotesontravel

“Louie, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.”

Rick to Cpt. Renault as they walk into the fog together

“Louie, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.” #casablanca #quotesontravel


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