written by Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, & Howard Koch; from the play by Murray Burnett & Joan Alison
Victor Laszlo: I know a good deal more about you than you suspect. I know, for instance, that you're in love with a woman. It is perhaps a strange circumstance that we both should be in love with the same woman. The first evening I came to this cafe, I knew there was something between you and Ilsa. Since no one is to blame, I-- I demand no explanation. I ask only one thing. You won't give me the letters of transit: all right, but I want my wife to be safe. I ask you as a favor, to use the letters to take her away from Casablanca.
Rick: You love her that much?
Victor: Apparently you think of me only as the leader of a cause. Well, I'm also a human being. Yes, I love her that much.
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