• PG-13, 1 hr. 42 min.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:
    Paul Johansson
    In Theaters:
    Apr 15, 2011 Limited
    On DVD:
    Nov 8, 2011
  • Rocky Mountain Pictures

Atlas Shrugged: Part I Quotes

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    1. John Galt: Power-lust is a weed that grows only in the vacant lots of an abandoned mind.
    – Submitted by Rob M (3 years ago)
    1. Lillian Rearden: A chain. Appropriate, isn't it? It's the chain by which he holds us all in bondage.
    – Submitted by Harry W (3 years ago)
    1. Paul Larkin: Well, you know the stuff. That you're intractable. That you're ruthless. That you won't allow anyone any voice in the running of your mills. That your only goal is to make steel and to make money.
    2. Henry Reardon: But that is my only goal.
    3. Paul Larkin: But you shouldn't say it.
    – Submitted by Erin B (3 years ago)
    1. Reporter #1: Who is John Galt?
    – Submitted by Darren L (3 years ago)
    1. Francisco D'Anconia: If you saw Atlas, the giant who holds the world on his shoulders, if you saw that he stood, blood running down his chest, his knees buckling, his arms trembling but still trying to hold the world aloft with the last of his strength, and the greater his effort the heavier the world bore down upon his shoulders-what would you tell him to do?
    2. Henry "Hank" Rearden: I... don't know. What could he do? What would you tell him?
    3. Francisco D'Anconia: To shrug.
    – Submitted by Claudia W (3 years ago)
    1. Ellis Wyatt: "I am leaving it as I found it. Take over. It's yours"
    – Submitted by Susan C (3 years ago)
    1. Henry Reardon: Because it's mine, that's why.
    – Submitted by dr of many t (3 years ago)
    1. Henry "Hank" Rearden: I "AM" in the business of making money.
    – Submitted by Forrest F (3 years ago)
    1. Henry "Hank" Rearden: Because it's mine!
    – Submitted by Chip T (3 years ago)
    1. John Galt: The goal of the "liberals" as it emerges from the record of the past decades was to smuggle this country into welfare statism by means of single, concrete, specific measures, enlarging the power of the government a step at a time, never permitting these steps to be summed up into principles, never permitting their direction to be identified or the basic issue to be named.
    – Submitted by Froi V (3 years ago)
    1. John Galt: "Thou shalt think"
    – Submitted by Bob W (3 years ago)
    1. Dagny Taggart: Henry, let's get away.
    2. Henry Rearden: I wouldn't know what to pack.
    – Submitted by Andy L (3 years ago)
    1. Dagny Taggart: I know it.
    – Submitted by Sherri H (3 years ago)
    1. Henry Reardon: I do not seek the good of others as a sanction for my right to exist, nor do I recognize the good of others as a justification for their seizure of my property or their destruction of my life.
    – Submitted by Eric P (3 years ago)
    1. Dagny Taggart: Well, someone has to do it: Who is John Galt.
    – Submitted by Robert L (3 years ago)

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