22 Great Humphrey Bogart Quotes

22 Great Humphrey Bogart Quotes

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Humphrey Bogart was an actor most famous for his iconic performances in classic films such as Casablanca, The Big Sleep, and High Sierra. He began his career on Broadway and after the stock market crash of 29 killed the theater he moved to film. He died in 1957 at the age of 57.

“A hot dog at the ball park is better than steak at the Ritz.”

“Acting is experience with something sweet behind it.”

“All you owe the public is a good performance.”

“Here’s looking at you,kid.”

“How can you close me up? On what grounds?”

“I always cry at weddings, especially my own.”

“I came out here with one suit and everybody said I looked like a bum. Twenty years later Marlon Brando came out with only a sweatshirt and the town drooled over him. That shows how much
Hollywood has progressed.”

“I made more lousy pictures than any actor in history.”

“I should never have switched from Scotch to Martinis.”

“I was born when you kissed me. I died when you left me. I lived a few weeks while you loved me.”

“If a face like Ingrid Bergman’s looks at you as though you’re adorable, everybody does. You don’t have to act very much.”

“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.”

“Louis, I think this is the start of a beautiful friendship.”

“People who don’t drink are afraid of revealing themselves.”

“The only point in making money is so you can tell some big shot where to go.”

“The only reason to have money is to tell any SOB in the world to go to hell.”

“The only thing you owe the public is a good performance.”

“Things are never so bad they can’t be made worse.”

“We didn’t exactly believe your story, Miss O’Shea, we believed your 200 dollars.”

“Well everybody in Casablanca has problems. Yours may work out.”

“You’re not a star until they can spell your name in Karachi.”