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Rick: Last night we said a great many things. You said I was to do the thinking for both of us. Well, I've done a lot of it since then, and it all adds up to one thing: you're getting on that plane with Victor where you belong.
Ilsa: But, Richard, no, I... I...
Rick: Now, you've got to listen to me! You have any idea what you'd have to look forward to if you stayed here? Nine chances out of ten, we'd both wind up in a concentration camp. Isn't that true, Louie?
Captain Renault: I'm afraid Major Strasser would insist.
Ilsa: You're saying this only to make me go.
Rick: I'm saying it because it's true. Inside of us, we both know you belong with Victor. You're part of his work, the thing that keeps him going. If that plane leaves the ground and you're not with him, you'll regret it. Maybe not today. Maybe not tomorrow, but soon and for the rest of your life.
Ilsa: But what about us?
Rick: We'll always have Paris. We didn't have, we, we lost it until you came to Casablanca. We got it back last night.
Ilsa: When I said I would never leave you.
Rick: And you never will. But I've got a job to do, too. Where I'm going, you can't follow. What I've got to do, you can't be any part of. Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world. Someday you'll understand that.
[Ilsa lowers her head and begins to cry]
Rick: Now, now...
[Rick gently places his hand under her chin and raises it so their eyes meet]
Rick: Here's looking at you kid.

"Who says the hero always gets the girl?!"
Spider-Man, in his 80's solo cartoon

Patience: My Archibald!
Grosvenor: My Patience! (They embrace.)
Bunthorne: Crushed again!

Rex: And so the tired warrior journeys homeward. Crisis averted, world saved, villains vanquished.
Bobo: Girl not got, again.
Rex: Did you have to rub it in?
Generator Rex, "Alliance"

Anya: I believe there are still places on this earth where people can go and live happy.
B.J.: I believe so too. But not for me and you.

"I'm not gonna say I love you. I'm gonna say: I forget you. I forget you. I'm letting you go."
Church, Red vs. Blue season 9 ep. 20

“Heroes are lonely… and they walk off alone in the last scene.“
— Takeshi Aiza, Your Lie in April

"I work my brains out for nine reels, and some bit player from Paramount comes over and steals my girl. That's the last picture I'll ever make for Goldwyn!"


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