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The African Queen (film) Quotes

The African Queen (film) is a television show that debuted in 1970 . The African Queen stopped airing in 1970.

It features Sam Spiegel as producer, Allan Gray (composer) in charge of musical score, and Jack Cardiff as head of cinematography.

The African Queen (film) is distributed by United Artists (US).

The cast includes: Humphrey Bogart as Charlie Allnut, Katharine Hepburn as Rose Sayer, Humphrey Bogart as Charlie, and Katharine Hepburn as Rose.

The African Queen (film) Quotes

Humphrey Bogart as Charlie Allnut

  • (Humphrey Bogart) "It's a great thing to have a lady aboard with clean habits. It sets the man a good example. A man alone, he gets to living like a hog."
  • (Humphrey Bogart) "Can you make a torpedo? Well do so Mr. Allnut."
  • (Humphrey Bogart) "We can't do that."
  • (Katharine Hepburn) "How do you know? You never tried it."
  • (Humphrey Bogart) "Well, yeah, but I never tried shooting myself in the head neither."
  • (Humphrey Bogart) "There ain't nothing so complicated as the inside of a torpedo."
  • (Humphrey Bogart) "What a time we had Rosie, what a time we had."
  • (Humphrey Bogart) "Nobody in Africa, but yours truly, can get a good head of steam on the old African Queen."
  • (Humphrey Bogart) "You know why did the chicken cross the road."
  • (Katharine Hepburn) "I beg your pardon."
  • (Humphrey Bogart) "Nevermind, miss."
  • (Humphrey Bogart) "All this fool talk about The Louisa. Goin' down the river --"
  • (Katharine Hepburn) "What do you mean?"
  • (Humphrey Bogart) "I mean we ain't goin' to do nothin' of the sort."
  • (Katharine Hepburn) "Why, of course we're going. What an absurd idea."
  • (Humphrey Bogart) "What an absurd idea. What an absurd idea. Lady, I may be a born fool, but you got ten absurd ideas to my one, an' don't you forget it."
  • (Humphrey Bogart) "What are you being so mean for, Miss? A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature."
  • (Katharine Hepburn) "Nature, Mr. Allnut, is what we are put in this world to rise above."
  • (Humphrey Bogart) "I don't know why the Germans would want this God-forsaken place."
  • (Katharine Hepburn) "God has not forsaken this place, Mr. Allnut, as my brother's presence here bears witness."
  • (Humphrey Bogart) "Of course, it'll taste a little rusty, but we can't have everything, can we?"
  • (Humphrey Bogart) "Let's go while the going's good."

Katharine Hepburn as Rose Sayer

  • (Katharine Hepburn) "Oh stop it, Charlie, we've been through all that. I'm certainly not going to outlive you and that's all there is to it."
  • (Katharine Hepburn) "Dear Lord, We've come to the end of our journey, and in a little while we'll stand before you. I pray for you to be merciful. Judge us not for our weaknesses, but for our love and open the doors of heaven for Charlie and me."
  • (Katharine Hepburn) "Dear? -- Dear? -- What is your first name?"
  • (Katharine Hepburn) "Mr. Allnut?"
  • (Humphrey Bogart) "Yes, miss."
  • (Katharine Hepburn) "Fancy me a heroine."
  • (Katharine Hepburn) "Mr. Allnut. Mr. Allnut, you may come in out of the rain."
  • (Katharine Hepburn) "Could you see anything, dear?"
  • (Humphrey Bogart) "Yeah. The shaft's twisted like a corkscrew and there's a blade gone off the prop."
  • (Katharine Hepburn) "We'll have to mend it, then."
  • (Katharine Hepburn) "Who do you think you are ordering me about?"
  • (Humphrey Bogart) "I'm the captain, that's what."
  • (Katharine Hepburn) "Now that I've had a taste of it I don't wonder why you love boating."

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