phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions at

Phrases, Sayings and Idioms Home > Discussion Forum

Re: "I stick my neck out for nobody."

Posted by ESC on July 03, 2005

In Reply to: "I stick my neck out for nobody." posted by ae on July 03, 2005

: What is the meaning of the movie quote? "I stick my neck out for nobody."

It means looking out for No. 1 -- one's own self interest. Staying neutral and not helping either side. Not taking a risk for anyone else.

Casablanca :

Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart): I stick my neck out for nobody.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0034583/