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Sam Spade: Say, what's on your mind beside your hat?

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Wilmer Cook: Well, make him lay off me or I'll fog him and nothing'll stop me.

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Effie Perrine: Sam, it's a gorgeous new customer.

Sam Spade: Gorgeous?

Effie Perrine: A knockout.

Sam Spade: Send her right in, honey.

Effie Perrine: [to the off-screen customer] Will you step in, please?

[Joel Cairo walks in.]

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Sam Spade: Holy wars? I'll bet that was a great racket!

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Casper Gutman: You're a close-mouthed man, sir.

Sam Spade: No, I like to talk.

Casper Gutman: We'll talk if you like. And I'll tell you right now that I'm a man who likes to talk to a man who likes to talk.

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Ruth Wonderly: You have a lot of trouble with your women, don't you, Sam?

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Casper Gutman: You are here, Mr. Spade, as Miss Wonderly's representative?

Sam Spade: No, I'm here looking out for myself.

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Sam Spade: [Asking operator for telephone exchange] Berkeley double o seven.

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Sam Spade: Listen, Dundy, it's a long time since I burst into tears because a policeman didn't like me.

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Sam Spade: Come on in, precious.

Police Lt. Dundy: [walking in] Who were you expecting, darling?

Sam Spade: You, sweetheart.

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Ruth Wonderly: I know I haven't any right to ask you to help me blindly. But I do ask it. Oh, be generous, Mr. Spade.

Sam Spade: You won't need much of anybody's help. You're pretty good. As a matter of fact, you're very good. It's chiefly your eyes, I think, and the throb you get in your voice when you say, "Oh, be generous, Mr. Spade."

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[repeated line]

Dr. Joel Cairo: You will please clasp your hands together at the back of your neck.

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Ruth Wonderly: Oh, I'm so tired, Sam. Tired of everything, of myself, of lying, of thinking up lies, until I don't know a lie from the truth.

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Sam Spade: I don't care who loves who! I won't play the sap! I won't walk in Thursby's, and I don't know how many others' footsteps! You killed Miles and you're going over for it.

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