Quotation by Julius J. Epstein

I stick my neck out for nobody. I'm the only cause I'm interested in.
Julius J. Epstein, screenwriter, Philip Epstein, screenwriter, and Howard Koch, screenwriter. Michael Curtiz. Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), in Casablanca (film) (1942).

In John Huston's film Key Largo (1948), Bogart also declares: "I fight nobody's battles but my own." A similar statement was made earlier by Clark Gable as Rhett Butler in Gone With the Wind (1939).
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