“I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.” – Humphrey Bogart as Dixon Steele
“You could have been anything. Anything. You had brains… ambition. You worked harder than any 10 men. But the wrong things. Always the wrong things…” – Gene Tierney as Mary Bristol
“One way or another, we all work for our vice.” – Sam Jaffe as Doc Erwin Riedenschneider
Thrilling Drama of the Invisible Network of Terror – Taken from an original poster advertising the film.
“I don’t mind if you don’t like my manners, I don’t like them myself. They are pretty bad. I grieve over them on long winter evenings.” – Humphrey Bogart as Philip Marlowe
“You think just because you made a little money you can get a new hairdo and some expensive clothes and turn yourself into a lady. But you can’t, because you’ll never be anything but a common frump whose father lived over a grocery store and whose mother took in washing.” – Ann Blyth as Veda Pierce
“It’s just like the first time I came here, isn’t it? We were talking about automobile insurance, only you were thinking about murder. And I was thinking about that anklet.” – Fred MacMurray as Walter Neff
“I don’t mind a reasonable amount of trouble.” – Humphrey Bogart as Sam Spade